28/12/2007 || World Games 2009 Qualification Rules ||News||

The International World Games Association (IWGA) has confirmed that the IOF may send a total of 40 male and 40 female runners to The World Games 2009 in Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei. The programme includes a middle distance event and a sprint race, and a mixed-team relay for teams of two men and two women. Click […]


21/12/2007 || O-zine 4/2007 has been published! ||News||

Click O-zine 4-2007 to see the latest version.


18/12/2007 || World Rankings: Sweden has most in top 25 ||News||

Autumn in Europe is over, and the outcome of the 2007 season in terms of World Rankings is now clear. Sweden has the most representatives in the top 25, with 5 women and 5 men in the lists, followed by Finland (5 women and 3 men) and Switzerland (4 + 4). Fourteen nations have one […]


17/12/2007 || Call for contributions to the Scientific Journal of Orienteering ||News||

A new issue of the Scientific Journal of Orienteering is meant to be launched in the first quarter of 2008. The editorial team is currently looking for new articles to be published in this issue. The contributions can either be new, unpublished articles or articles that have previously been published in a topic related journal. […]


14/12/2007 || Convincing relay victories for Finland and Sweden ||News||

The first relay event in the World Cup in Ski Orienteering ended with convincing wins for Finland’s women and Sweden’s men. Both teams came into the finish 2 minutes and 5 seconds ahead of their nearest rivals. The Finnish women’s team was Marttiina Joensuu, Liisa Anttila and Hannele Valkonen. Russia’s first and second teams finished […]


14/12/2007 || Second win for Arnesson ||News||

Peter Arnesson, Sweden recorded his second win in two races in the World Cup in Ski Orienteering at Idre, Sweden. He took victory in the long distance race (21.1 km) in a time of 1:19:40, an impressive lead of 2:30 over Russia’s Andrey Lamov. Jarkko Urpalainen, Finland took third place, a further 35 seconds behind. […]


14/12/2007 || World Cup wins for Anttila and Arnesson ||News||

Liisa Anttila Finland and Peter Arnesson Sweden became the first winners when the 2008 World Cup in Ski Orienteering started today in the Swedish winter sports paradise Idre. The premier event was a middle distance mass-start race with loops in a one-man relay format. The women’s race was tight all the way, but on the […]


05/12/2007 || 15 races in Ski-O World Cup ||News||

A really ambitious programme has been planned for this winter’s World Cup in ski orienteering, with four rounds of competition in Sweden, Switzerland, Bulgaria and Kazakhstan. There will be 11 individual races in all and 4 relays. The World Cup season kicks off in Idre, Sweden with a mass start middle distance race on 11th […]


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