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20/07/2015 || Update to IOF Protocol Guideline published ||News||

An update to the IOF Protocol Guide has been published. The main changes are related to the clarification of flowers and awards ceremonies protocol for IOF events. Link to the updated guide IOF Protocol Guide 30 June 2015

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20/07/2015 || Orienteering World Cup 2015 rules update ||News||

With the cancellation of the World Cup sprint competition held in Lysekil, Sweden June 6th, there is a need to clarify the rules related to the number of competitions to be counted in the overall World Cup score. The overall World Cup will be based upon the best 9 of 10 competition results, instead of […]

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15/07/2015 || O-Ringen Academy 2015 kicks off ||News||

The O-Ringen Academy for international development starts July 15th in connection with the 51st O-Ringen week which is being held in Borås, Sweden from July 15-24. O-Ringen Academy is an important part of the IOFs strategic plan for the international development of orienteering and is organized by the O-Ringen organization with the support of the IOF. […]

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14/07/2015 || Updated advice for Emit and SportIdent (for Event Advisers) ||News||

Event Advisers can now find updated versions of the two documents. The SPORTident one contains a bit more information about Air+ and the Emit one has new advice about minimum control separation. You can find the documents here: Documents for Event Advisers

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10/07/2015 || The best-ever Great Britain men’s result on the Long ||Arena||

Aidan Smith is not really used to the mountain terrain in Norway, but has experience and speed and made history during the championships. Smith finished fourth on the Long Distance, just 39 seconds from a medal. “It’s good to do so well”, he says. The result is the best ever by a runner from Great […]

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10/07/2015 || Matthias Gröll: Used to hard ground, success on the soft ||Arena||

Matthias Gröll has grown up with quite hard ground under his feet, but he can also do very well in the soft surroundings in Norway. The marshes are a bit Nordic and the runners from the Nordic countries did very well at JWOC in Rauland in the middle of the southern part of Norway. Of […]

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10/07/2015 || The Finns had a plan for success ||Arena||

The Finns were the favourites, and they had big plans on how to get their first victory for some years in the JWOC Relay. Topi Raitanen had the first leg and already out from the start he was some metres in front of the other teams! There was no plan to escape from the other […]

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10/07/2015 || JWOC Relay: Almost like last year for Sara ||Arena||

It was a remarkable last leg in the women’s class, but at the very end it again ended with a triumph for Sara Hagström and Sweden. At the beginning of the last leg there were two Norwegian teams in front. Later, the double individual bronze medal winner Sandrine Müller from Switzerland was in front in the landscape […]

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10/07/2015 || JWOC Relay: favourites take gold medals ||News||

Sweden’s women and Finland’s men took the golds in the final race of the Junior World Orienteering Championships, the Relay, at Rauland, Norway today.

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09/07/2015 || Hagström’s biggest gold ||Arena||

Last year Sara Hagsröm won three golds at JWOC, but this gold in the Long Distance at JWOC in Norway is ranked higher. At these Championships, Sara is the person from whom most has been expected. She has in some way to defend last year’s success; there’s much more pressure. Sara far prefers to have […]

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