26/03/2009 || Last chance to give your opinion on the IOF Elite Events programme ||News||

The IOF is currently conducting a project in order to evaluate various aspects of the Elite Events programme in foot orienteering, and in particular the World Orienteering Championships. As part of the project, we are seeking the opinions of different target groups in a number of questions relating to the Elite Events programme. The survey […]


26/03/2009 || Barbro Rönnberg re-elected Secretary General of ARISF ||News||

At its Annual General Meeting held in Denver on 24 March, the Association of the IOC Recognised International Sports Federations re-elected the IOF Secretary General Barbro Rönnberg Secretary General and Member of the ARISF Council. The position is honorary and the term of office is four years. The ARISF Council consists of six members, namely […]


25/03/2009 || A new issue of Scientific Journal of Orienteering published ||News||

Click here to read the two latest issues of the journal.


20/03/2009 || Invitation to the IOF Ski Orienteering Event Advisers Clinic in Helsinki, Finland, 23-24 May 2009 ||News||

The IOF Ski Orienteering Commission welcomes you to the IOF Ski Orienteering Event Advisers’ Clinic in May 2009. This Event Advisers’ Clinic is organised for education and recruitment of new IOF licensed Ski Orienteering Event Advisers. The national orienteering federations are kindly asked to identify and enter suitable candidates. Organiser: IOF Ski Orienteering Commission Date: […]


19/03/2009 || Ski orienteers head for Austria, Sweden and Japan ||News||

The ski orienteering season has already begun with several World Ranking Events held in November and December. The new year kicks off this weekend with World Masters Ski Orienteering Championships in Postalm, Austria. However, it is not only the masters that compete in Austria, as the WMOC is held in conjunction with the new Ski-O […]


18/03/2009 || Invitation to International Conference on Orienteering Mapping ||News||

The IOF Map Commission welcomes you to the 13th International Conference on Orienteering Mapping, which will take place in conjunction with the World Orienteering Championships in Miskolc, Hungary. The conference has become a traditional biennial event where map makers and map interested from around the world discuss and share information about the latest mapping standards, […]


17/03/2009 || Ambitious programme for next ski orienteering season ||News||

A preliminary programme for the World Cup in Ski Orienteering 2009-2010 has been published on the IOF homepage. The World Cup consists of four rounds and altogether sixteen events, of which twelve are individual races and four relays. Click here to view the preliminary programme.


17/03/2009 || The World Games: Russia sends a strong team headed by Khramov ||News||

As the deadline for the athlete entries to The World Games is approaching, the federations have started to select their teams. Russia was the first country to nominate its runners to Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei, where The World Games take place in mid-July. The strong Russian team is headed by the reigning sprint world champion Andrey […]


10/03/2009 || World Ski Orienteering Championships in Japan an important milestone ||News||

The World Ski Orienteering Championships took place in Hokkaido, Japan last week. This was the first time the event was held in Asia. The chairman of the IOF Ski Orienteering Commission, Markku Vauhkonen, was extremely satisfied with the championships: “The organisers did an excellent job, and the conditions in Hokkaido proved perfect for ski orienteering. […]


10/03/2009 || World Cup quotas for 2009 ||News||

The number of athletes that each nation can enter in the World Cup events in 2009 is based on the World Ranking List Federation League table as at 31 December 2008. As last year, the six best nations – separately for men and women – may enter eight athletes in the World Cup events (with […]


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