19/02/2018 || Singaporeans visit Japan ||News, Newsletter||

The sport of orienteering has just started in Singapore. The Orienteering Federation Singapore became a member of the IOF last summer. The federation was invited by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and sent 5 orienteers from Singapore to Japan on the 20-28th of November.


15/02/2018 || IOF sets the ball rolling with the Global Orienteering Volunteer Project ||News, Newsletter||

The Global Orienteering Volunteer Project was initiated in Autumn 2017 by the IOF Regional and Youth Development Commission. The principle aim is to bring orienteers who would like to share their expertise together with countries, clubs and orienteering communities which are in need of a helping hand.


28/01/2018 || Orienteering World 2017 released! ||News, Newsletter||

The Orienteering World 2017 magazine released! In the new issue You will find many interesting orienteering articles: Use the Evacuation Plan for Orienteering; Thierry Gueorgiou’s Final Triumph; IOF Athlete of the Year: Tove Alexandersson and many more!


26/01/2018 || Council meeting minutes published ||News, Newsletter||

The minutes of the latest (187) IOF Council meeting, which took place 19-20 January in Warsaw, Poland, are now published. Here are a few of the key items discussed at the Council meeting…


07/12/2017 || A word from the President: Critical to Quality ||Arena, News, Newsletter||

CTQ, or Critical to Quality, is a commonly used term in business. IOF President Leho Haldna expands on his thoughts about what is Critical to Quality for orienteering events. What are the challenges faced by organisers today? What can they prioritise to secure a high quality event?


24/11/2017 || Inside the Office: WOC 2018 visit ||Newsletter||

A few weeks ago, three of us from the IOF Office took our customary trip to visit the upcoming WOC organisers. This time, we made our way to Sigulda in Latvia, to meet the WOC 2018 organising team there. After a late arrival on Friday night, we kicked off the meeting on Saturday morning with […]


12/10/2017 || A special ceremony for redistribution of medals from ESOC and WSOC 2017 ||News, Newsletter||

Following the conviction of a Ski Orienteering athlete for doping earlier this year, there are several medals which now need to be awarded to the correct winner.


11/10/2017 || Get your own copy of the International Specification for Orienteering Maps ISOM 2017! ||News, Newsletter||

You can now purchase a high-quality printed version of ISOM 2017. Orders are being handled by our printing partner BML Print.


10/10/2017 || A rewarding experience – The IOF and FISU in cooperation ||News, Newsletter||

At the International University Sports Federation (FISU) Gala in Chinese Taipei, the IOF was awarded the FISU award for ”Best International Sports Federation”. Orienteering also received another award at the Gala when the Hungarian National University Sports Federation received the FISU award for ”Best 2016 World University Championship” for the orienteering championships held in Miskolc.


03/10/2017 || Are you searching for a volunteer to help you with orienteering development? ||News, Newsletter||

Are you in need of some expertise in mapping, coaching or organizing an event to develop orienteering? Would you like to recruit a volunteer but not sure where to search?


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