12/03/2017 || WSOC: Sweden won the most golds, but Russia the most medals ||Arena, News, Newsletter||

Sweden took five of the nine gold medals on offer this week, with Tove Alexandersson claiming a personal tally of three. But Russia won more medals overall – eleven compared to Sweden’s seven, counting team medals as one.


16/02/2017 || First European University Orienteering Championships will be in 2019 ||News, Newsletter||

University students can begin to set new orienteering goals, as the European University Sports Association last year decided to add orienteering to its portfolio.


04/02/2017 || IOF and ISF have signed a Memorandum of Understanding ||News, Newsletter||

IOF is very happy to announce that a memorandum of understanding has been signed between IOF and the International School Sport Federation.


02/02/2017 || MTBO riders race it all ||News, Newsletter||

Whilst FootO has experienced an increase in specialisation, most MTBO riders race all distances at the World MTBO Championships. However, there are signs which indicate an early development towards more specialisation.


02/02/2017 || Specialisation in orienteering ||News, Newsletter||

Fewer and fewer athletes are running all five distances at WOC. Specialisation has been called an inevitable development. A super specialist, a successful coach and a former World Champion give their view on the case.


27/01/2017 || Don´t miss out the new WOD Guidelines ||Newsletter||

In the 52-pages of WOD Guidelines you will find ideas of how to carry out a WOD event. In the guidelines you will find a lot of inspiring examples from all over the world and from different kind of activities. 7 steps to a successful WOD event; Mini guide with two pages including seven steps […]


27/01/2017 || Leho Haldna: Great Start for IOF Team ||Newsletter||

Each year, IOF Council and Commission meetings have traditionally been held during the third weekend in January, and so this year we met in Warsaw, Poland. The IOF organisation is bigger than ever, because we have one new commission, our temporary Ethics Commission, and our Environment Commission has increased in membership for 2017. The Environment […]


27/01/2017 || Council minutes highlights ||Newsletter||

Many important topics were on the agenda for the recent IOF Council Meeting in Warsaw, 20-21 January. Here is a summary of some key decisions from the meeting. The Council discussed the bid from Sweden for the World Ski Orienteering Championships 2019, and viewed the application favourably. However, since the application incorporates more events than […]


27/01/2017 || European SkiO Championships in Finland coming up ||Newsletter||

The best Ski Orienteers will gather in Finland 7-12 February to compete in the European SkiO Championships (ESOC). Imatra, situated a few kilometres from the Russian border, will be the venue for the championships consisting of five events spread on six days.


24/01/2017 || From Argentina to Argentina with a stop at WOC ||Newsletter||

Sonia Mabel Caminos (Argentina) was one of the participants at the WOC Clinic 2016. She travelled to Strömstad, Sweden, with little experience from major events, to represent her country on the big orienteering stage. Today Sonia is trying to improve the events in her country, and trying to set the pace in Argentina.


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