15/04/2018 || 3rd Sprint format testing ||Arena, FootO, News||

It’s less than 6 months left before the first official race of the new 3rd Sprint format. The race is scheduled for 4th October 2018 at the IOF Orienteering World Cup Final in Prague, Czech Republic. The 3rd Sprint format consists of a qualification race followed by 3 elimination rounds (quarterfinals, semifinals and final). This […]


13/04/2018 || The Minutes of IOF Council meeting 188 are published ||News||

The IOF Council met on April  6 and 7 in Namur, Belgium. The primary topic and most of the time in the meeting was spent discussing the Strategic Directions for the IOF for the next strategic period (2019 – 2022) and focus areas for the period until the General Assembly in 2020.


10/04/2018 || Event application status ||News||

The latest event application period ended the 31st March and IOF received 17 applications from 15 Federations.


01/04/2018 || UPDATED. First World Indoor Orienteering Championships will be held in 2018 ||Arena, News||

UPDATED. Definitely World Indoor Orienteering Championships would be an exciting event. Sadly, not this year… Yesterday we celebrated April Fool’s Day! Nevertheless, You can try Indoor Orienteering this summer in Riga, Latvia! On 5th of August you are welcomed to the National Library of Latvia. A library situated only 5-minutes walking distance from WOC Sprint […]


29/03/2018 || World Orienteering Day newsletter published ||Arena, FootO, News||

A new World Orienteering Day newsletter published.
In this newsletter You will find a video from our new WOD Ambassador, World Orienteering Champion Daniel Hubmann; a success story of indoor orienteering in Latvia; a story of a project to map more than 100 school areas in Østfold, Norway and more.


23/03/2018 || China – a new opportunity for Orienteering ||Arena, FootO, News||

The Orienteering Association of China became a member of the International Orienteering Federation in the summer of 1992. During 2008-2012, China had several high-level athletes and the Chinese orienteers reached their top results ever at the major IOF events: 7th place in the women’s Relay at WOC 2008, and Shuangyan Hao’s 10th place in the […]


19/03/2018 || Team allocations for the Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships 2018 ||Arena, FootO, News||

The national quotas for the Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships 2018 are published. Eight top ranked countries in each class (women and men) are placed in Division 1 and could enter 3 athletes in the Middle and the Long distances. Next 14 countries in each class are in Division 2 and could enter 2 athletes; […]


15/03/2018 || Ski Orienteering World Cup 2017-2018 final: Maps ||Arena, News, SkiO||

The maps of the IOF Ski Orienteering World Cup Round 3, in Craftsbury, Vermont, US. Sprint Women Men Middle distance Women 1 Women 2 Men 1 Men 2 Long distance … Sprint Relay Women Men


11/03/2018 || Ski Orienteering World Cup: titles to Alexandersson and Lamov ||Arena, News, SkiO||

Tove Alexandersson, Sweden and Andrey Lamov, Russia won the IOF Ski Orienteering World Cup 2017-2018. Alexandersson won 6 of 9 individual races this season and secured an overall win before the final individual race of the season. Mariya Kechkina of Russia finished second in the overall standings. The Russian athlete had a great season with […]


10/03/2018 || Ski Orienteering season ended with a victory for Sweden ||Arena, News, SkiO||

Sweden team won the Mixed Sprint Relay at the IOF Ski Orienteering World Cup final in the Craftsbury, Vermont, USA. Despite an early mistake on the first leg and a broken ski on the last leg, the Swedish duo of Erik Rost and Tove Alexandersson repeated their success from the European Championships and won a […]


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