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15/04/2018 || 3rd Sprint format testing ||Arena, FootO, News||

It’s less than 6 months left before the first official race of the new 3rd Sprint format. The race is scheduled for 4th October 2018 at the IOF Orienteering World Cup Final in Prague, Czech Republic. The 3rd Sprint format consists of a qualification race followed by 3 elimination rounds (quarterfinals, semifinals and final). This […]

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29/03/2018 || World Orienteering Day newsletter published ||Arena, FootO, News||

A new World Orienteering Day newsletter published.
In this newsletter You will find a video from our new WOD Ambassador, World Orienteering Champion Daniel Hubmann; a success story of indoor orienteering in Latvia; a story of a project to map more than 100 school areas in Østfold, Norway and more.

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23/03/2018 || China – a new opportunity for Orienteering ||Arena, FootO, News||

The Orienteering Association of China became a member of the International Orienteering Federation in the summer of 1992. During 2008-2012, China had several high-level athletes and the Chinese orienteers reached their top results ever at the major IOF events: 7th place in the women’s Relay at WOC 2008, and Shuangyan Hao’s 10th place in the […]

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19/03/2018 || Team allocations for the Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships 2018 ||Arena, FootO, News||

The national quotas for the Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships 2018 are published. Eight top ranked countries in each class (women and men) are placed in Division 1 and could enter 3 athletes in the Middle and the Long distances. Next 14 countries in each class are in Division 2 and could enter 2 athletes; […]

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19/02/2018 || 3rd sprint format update ||Arena, FootO, News||

A 3rd sprint race format will be added to the existing individual sprint and mixed sprint relay races in the World Orienteering Championships programme starting 2020. A development project runs in a full speed with many test races taking place, and the first scheduled official race on 4th October 2018 at the IOF Orienteering World […]

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18/01/2018 || A very special WOC on a very special year for Latvia ||Arena, FootO, News||

In early November 2017, the IOF office team visited the organisers of the Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships 2018 in Latvia. This is a relatively new process that IOF office has instituted. Since WOC 2016 they have visited the organisers on site to offer assistance and understand their preparations in a number of areas which […]

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17/01/2018 || Application documents for major SkiO and FootO events 2019-2022 published ||Arena, FootO, News, SkiO||

Application documents for the major FootO and SkiO events in 2019-2022 are published on our webpage.
Application period ends on 31 March 2018.

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06/01/2018 || WMOC2018 – first registration deadline on 12th of January ||Arena, FootO, News||

The first registration deadline for World Masters Orienteering Championships 2018 is approaching fast! The last chance for early registration is 12th of January. Entry is open at IOF’s Eventor page.

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04/01/2018 || Thierry Guergiou’s career – in a special edition magazine ||Arena, FootO, News||

The legend. The superstar. The “King of Middle Distance”…
French Orienteering Federation published a special edition of the magazine, dedicated to Thierry Gueorgiou after his retirement from national team at end of 2017.

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01/01/2018 || Matthias Kyburz nominated for The World Games Athlete of the Year 2017 award! ||Arena, FootO, News||

Matthias Kyburz was nominated for The World Games Athlete of the Year 2017 award!
Swiss orienteer won all three races at The World Games 2013 in Cali, Colombia and he was one of the favourites in Wroclaw as well. He finished “only” third in the opening Sprint, but recovered quickly and won the Middle distance.
Support Matthias by voting once per day until 15 January!

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