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13/04/2017 || There’s nothing like some good Kiwi-Aussie rivalry ||News, Newsletter||

The Oceania Orienteering Championships herald a two-week international orienteering extravaganza, from Easter 2017 (April 14–17), held in Auckland, New Zealand.

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13/04/2017 || New ISOM 2017, finally! ||Newsletter||

ISOM 2017, the International Specification for Orienteering Maps, was approved by the IOF Council a few weeks ago. The orienteering community, especially the mapping community, has been looking forward to the new, or at least updated, standard for a long time. The preparation of a new ISOM started already back in 2006, initiated by the […]

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06/04/2017 || Most important decisions at the IOF council’s meeting ||News, Newsletter||

ISOM 2017, the program för World Orienteering Championships 2019 and 2021, Ski Orienteering Major Events 2019, Transgender policy and a positive doping test in Brazil are some of the important topics discussed at the IOF Council meeting held in Madrid last weekend.

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27/03/2017 || From Uruguay to Uruguay with a stop at World Orienteering Championships ||News, Newsletter||

Pablo Sanguinetti from Uruguay was one of the participants at the WOC Clinic 2016. He has high goals and big plans about developing orienteering in Uruguay.

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22/03/2017 || 1st Trail Orienteering in Egypt ||News, Newsletter||

The 2nd Egyptian International Orienteering Championships took place in Sharm el Sheikh, Southern Sinai, Egypt in early February 2017. A surprise addition to the schedule was the first TrailO/PreO event to be held in Egypt.

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21/03/2017 || 1000 spectators at orienteering event in salt mine in Romania ||News, Newsletter||

Olt Cup 2017 was the first orienteering competition held in Romania this year. The competition was named the “First challenge” of 2017, and took place in a very special venue: a salt mine. The competition had almost 300 participants, but perhaps most notable was the number of spectators, which was almost 1000.

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20/03/2017 || Participate in O-Games, spectator races during the World Games in Poland! ||News, Newsletter||

O-Games 2017 follows orienteering competition of The World Games 2017. Participation in the competition is a unique opportunity to follow best runners in the world and at the same time to compare with them in the same terrain and sometimes even on the same controls.

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17/03/2017 || WADA launches Speak Up! ||News, Newsletter||

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) have launched Speak Up!, a new, secure digital platform intended for athletes and others to be able to report: Alleged Anti-Doping Rule Violations (ADRVs) under the World Anti-Doping Code Non-compliance violations under the World Anti-Doping Code Any other act or omission that could undermine the fight against doping in sport The […]

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16/03/2017 || Leho Haldna: Best WSOC ever! ||News, Newsletter||

A common opinion among the participants at the 22nd World Ski Orienteering Championships in Krasnojarsk, Russia was – best World Championships ever in Ski Orienteering.

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16/03/2017 || LIVE Orienteering’s first month ||News, Newsletter||

LIVE Orienteering was introduced as the new channel for orienteering fans to follow orienteering events and news in the beginning of February.

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