02/12/2016 || IOF Newsletter ||News||


The latest IOF Newsletter is here!


02/12/2016 || 98 days of SkiO ||News, Newsletter||

The SkiO season 2017 is upon us. An intense season lies ahead, with three major events within a little more than a month.


02/12/2016 || World Orienteering Day 2017 is open for registration ||News||


World Orienteering Day 2016 was a big success. Now is the time to start planning events for World Orienteering Day 2017.


30/11/2016 || Timo Ritakallio new President of the Finnish Olympic Committee ||News||

The now former President of the Finnish Orienteering Federation, Timo Ritakallio, has been elected new President of the Finnish Olympic Committee for the next four years. He has a vision of Finland hosting the Winter Olympics with SkiO on the programme.


29/11/2016 || New structure for Event Advising at the World Orienteering Championships ||News||


The IOF is putting in place a new team-based structure for event advising at WOC. And we are looking for a Project Manager to lead the team.


29/11/2016 || Invitation to Ski Orienteering Event Advisers’ and Organisers’ Clinic ||News||

In connection with the European Ski Orienteering Championships 2017, the IOF invites to a clinic for SkiO Event Advisors and organisers. The Clinic will be held in Imatra, Finland 8-10 February 2017.


25/11/2016 || World Military Orienteering Championships 2016 summary ||News||


Switzerland and Russia were the dominant nations at the World Military Orienteering Championships held in Brazil. Especially Matthias Kyburz finished an already incredible season, claiming four out of four victories.


22/11/2016 || Long distance for discussion ||News||

The GPS-tracking from the Long distance at this year’s World Orienteering Championships showed groups of elite runners catching each other up and running parts of the course together. A view that harms both athletes and spectators. Longer start interval, better forking or maybe a completely new format are some of the suggested solutions.


21/11/2016 || New rules for wearing GPS-watches at World Ranking Events ||News||

Many athletes are keen to wear their GPS watches at WRE and from January 2017, it will be allowed if nothing else is emphasized by the organiser.


18/11/2016 || Coming up: World Military Orienteering Championships 2016 ||News||

For the second time in five years, the World Military Orienteering Championships (WMOC) will take place in Brazil. From 19-22 November military personnel from 25 different countries compete in three distances; Middle, Long and Relay.


keep looking »
  • Search the Website

  • IOF Main Sponsor

    IOF Main Sponsor

    Nokian Tyres

  • IOF Sponsors

    IOF Sponsors

    Siven Sport
    BML Print

  • World Championships

  • World Ski Orienteering Championships 2017
    5-13 March 2017

  • Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships 2017
    30 June - 8 July 2017

  • World Trail Orienteering Championships 2017
    10-15 July 2017

  • World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships 2017
    19-27 August 2017

  • Other Upcoming Events

  • European Ski Orienteering Championships 2017
    7-12 February 2017

  • Junior World Ski Orienteering Championships 2017
    7-12 February 2017

  • World Masters Orienteering Championships 2017
    22-29 April 2017

  • Orienteering World Cup Round 1 2017
    25-28 May 2017

  • European Youth Orienteering Championships 2017
    29 June - 2 July 2017

  • IOF Partners

  • International Olympic Committee

  • ARISF_logos_05

    Association of IOC Recognised International Sport Federations

  • International World Games Association

  • International Masters Games Association

  • SportAccord

  • World Anti-Doping Agency

  • International University Sports Federation (FISU)

  • Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM)

  • European University Sports Association

  • International School Sport Federation