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14/12/2018 || Qualification rules for The World Games 2021 approved ||FootO, News||

The World Games 2021 will be organised in Birmingham, Alabama, USA from July 15 – 25, 2021. Orienteering will be present with 3 competitions, an individual Sprint, an individual Middle Distance and a Sprint Relay. The Council Event Supervisory Board has approved the qualification rules which will be used to select the 40 female and 40 male athletes who will participate the The World Games 2021. 

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06/12/2018 || 10th IOF High Level Event Seminar to take place in Prague ||News||

The International Orienteering Federation, in cooperation with the Czech Orienteering Federation (ČSOS), is pleased to publish the invitation to the 2019 IOF High Level Event Seminar to be held at Hotel Golf in Prague, Czech Republic 2-3 February, 2019.

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27/11/2018 || Special Rules for the 2019 Orienteering World Cup ||FootO, News||

The Special Rules for the 2019 Orienteering World Cup have been published. The World Cup Final programme in China, Increased Prize money and the Long Distance chase start concept in Finland are some of the interesting things to highlight.

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26/11/2018 || Updates to ISOM 2017 approved ||FootO, News||

Since the publication of the International Standard for Orienteering Maps (ISOM) 2017, the IOF Map Commission has collected feedback and assessed the need for updates to the standard, based upon actual use.

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22/11/2018 || Updated Competition Rules for MTBO and TrailO ||MTBO, News, TrailO||

The Competition rules for IOF MTB Orienteering Events and IOF Trail Orienteering Events have been updated. The new set of rules are valid from 1 January 2019.

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19/11/2018 || Foot Orienteering Commission meeting minutes published ||FootO, News||

Minutes – Foot Orienteering Commission – Meeting 4-2018 Place: Scandic Plaza Borås, Sweden

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14/11/2018 || Invitation to IOF Ski Orienteering Event Advisers Clinic ||News, SkiO||

IOF Ski Orienteering Commission invites all member federations to participate in the IOF Ski Orienteering Event Advisers Clinic. The Clinic takes place in conjunction with World Ski Orienteering Championships in Piteå, Sweden.

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09/11/2018 || WADA publish 2019 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods ||FootO, MTBO, News, SkiO, TrailO||

Each year, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) updates their List of Prohibited Substances and Methods. The 2019 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List), which comes into force on 1 January 2019, was published by WADA in October. 

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