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.


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.


15/03/2017 || WADA Symposium 2017 ||Newsletter||

The annual WADA Symposium is currently taking place in Lausanne, Switzerland (13-15 March). The theme of this year’s edition of the event is “Tackling our Challenges and Strengthening the Future of Clean Sport”. IOF Anti-Doping Officer Kirsty McIntyre is attending the symposium, and tells us about the importance of the event: Meeting and learning from […]


15/03/2017 || Be a part of LIVE Orienteering – audition as commentator ||Newsletter||

LIVE Orienteering is the IOFs new platform for external communication about orienteering, the place to live orienteering. IOF Events most often have a live streaming production sent out via LIVE Orienteering and we are now looking for future commentators. A commentating team is made up of 2 persons, a ”play-by-play” commentator and an expert to […]


15/03/2017 || Are you a Youth Journalist? ||Newsletter||

The International Orienteering Federation are preparing to launch a new fan portal with focus on youth and making Orienteering a cool sport to follow. The fan portal will build on live events, news articles, videos, vlogs/blogs, social medias and more. It shall present new and exciting stories about the essence of Orienteering from elite level […]


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.


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