09/07/2018 || JWOC kicks off with the longest Long distance in JWOC history ||FootO, News, Newsletter||

The Junior World Orienteering Championships start on Monday in Kecskemét, Hungary. Junior athletes from all over the world will compete in the challenging Hungarian terrain.


04/07/2018 || WOD 2018: The final number of participants landed at 358 734 ||Newsletter||

This year’s WOD figures have been collected, and the final number of participants landed at 358 734, participating in one of 2213 events organised in 81 different countries and territories. This is an increase of approximately 70 000 participants compared with last year’s WOD.


04/07/2018 || One of the biggest ever World Masters ||FootO, News, Newsletter||

Almost 4,200 WMOC participants are registered for the World Masters Orienteering Championships 2018. That is comparable with the biggest WMOC so far; 2007 in Finland.  We are looking forward to a big event, hopefully with the most competitors ever since the event started in 1983 as the Veteran World Cup.


02/07/2018 || EYOC: Finnish dominance in Long Distance ||FootO, News, Newsletter||

The Finnish team were very strong in the Long Distance at the European Youth Orienteering Championships in Bulgaria, winning all four classes.


02/07/2018 || EMTBOC Summary ||Newsletter||

European MTBO Relay win for Czech Republic Czech and Russian wins in Middle Distance Epic MTBO Long Distance in European Championships MTBO World Cup 2018


05/06/2018 || Challenging but stable financial situation for the IOF ||News, Newsletter||

At the IOF Council meeting in April the financial accounts for 2017 were approved. 2017 was a challenging year, as the cost structure of the IOF operations was restructured, but ended with a positive result. The restructuring has meant that the overall positive economic trend from 2017 has continued into 2018.


30/05/2018 || Central European Orienteering Cooperation has officially started ||News, Newsletter||

The cooperation among Central-European orienteering federations (CEOC – Central European Orienteering Cooperation) has been officially established at a meeting in Csákvár, Hungary. Two fundamental documents were adopted: the code of functioning of the cooperation and special rules for the Central European Youth Orienteering Cup (CEYOC).


29/05/2018 || Data protection at the IOF ||News, Newsletter||

EU: s new data protection regulations General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) come into effect on the 25th of May 2018.  The new regulations set higher standards on personal data protection and the IOF manages several information systems and databases containing personal data.


25/05/2018 || Eliminator or Knock-Out Sprint as the third sprint format? ||FootO, News, Newsletter||

Vote for your favourite name of the new sprint format!


25/05/2018 || Tom Hollowell about the IOF finances ||Newsletter||

Secretary General/CEO Tom Hollowell about the financial situation of the IOF: How we could in general describe financial situation of the IOF? The overall situation can be described as challenging but stable. In the past 12-18 months we have taken important steps to establishing a long-term stable financing platform and restructured cost elements to bring […]


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