11/07/2013 || “Next year I will be in the final” ||Arena||

The 74th member of the IOF, Azerbaijan, is taking part in the World Championships for the first time and the runners are very eager to do well. They also look forward to making fast progress. There was nobody from the European country that managed to get to the Middle final, but the runners aren’t that […]


11/07/2013 || “Almost like home” ||Arena||

Charlotte Bouchet fought hard and got a good eighth spot in the qualification in the Middle distance. She is beginning to feel at home. “Well it’s maybe not exactly the same in the way the terrain looks, but there is a lot of similarity in the navigation”, she says. The 26-year-old French woman is taking […]


11/07/2013 || World Trail Orienteering Championships: Jana Kostova and Jari Turto are World Champions ||News||

The leaders from Day 1, Jana Kostova (Czech Republic) and Jari Turto (Finland) both managed to keep their leads on Day 2 to be crowned as World Champions. In Kostova’s case it was with an impressive 3-point lead, and for Turto it was a much closer affair with time difference only separating first from second.


11/07/2013 || IOF’s Olympic journey ||News||

President Brian Porteous announced at an IOF Press Conference this afternoon that the Council has been considering the future of the Olympic vision for orienteering, and taking soundings from within the IOC.


11/07/2013 || Hosts announced for 2016 Junior World and World Masters Championships ||News||

At an IOF Press Conference this afternoon it has been announced that the 2016 Junior World Orienteering Championships has been awarded to Switzerland, and that the World Masters Orienteering Championships the same year will be held in Estonia.


11/07/2013 || 75th member for the IOF! ||News||

The IOF Council has accepted the application from Association Sportive D’Orientation du Cameroun to become a member of the IOF.


11/07/2013 || World Orienteering Championships, men’s Middle qualification: two Swiss heat winners ||News||

Swiss stars Matthias Kyburz and Daniel Hubmann both won their heats today, with Kalvis Mihailovs from Latvia winning the third. Twenty-four nations have runners in the final, and seven of these have three finalists – Estonia, Latvia, Norway, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland and Ukraine.


11/07/2013 || World Orienteering Championships, Middle qualification: 22 nations in women’s final ||News||

Twenty-two nations will be represented in the women’s final tomorrow afternoon, including Japan with a runner in a final for the first time this year.


11/07/2013 || Bulletin 1 for 2015 World Championships now published ||News||

Bulletin 1 for the 2015 World Orienteering Championships, to be held from 1st to 8th August 2015 in Scotland, has been published and can be downloaded from the event page.


11/07/2013 || IOF Press Conference today ||News||

The International Orienteering Federation will announce the appointment of the organisers for the World Masters Orienteering Championships and Junior World Orienteering Championships in 2016 on 11 July 2013 at 16:00 at Sokos Hotel Vuokatti, Sotkamo, Finland. In addition, two further announcements will be made.


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