29/01/2010 || The IOF seeks an Office Support Person ||News||

The position is full-time, based at the IOF Secretariat in Helsinki. The preferred starting date is 15 March 2010. Responsibilities general office duties such as word processing of letters and documents, dissemination of email, data entry, updating data base, photocopying, scanning, faxing, record keeping, archiving, distribution of material to members, assisting with reports, proof reading […]


23/01/2010 || Joint Event Advisers Clinic for foot and MTB orienteers ||News||

For the first time in IOF history, an event advisers clinic is organised for participants representing different disciplines. The clinic in Czech Republic 26-27 February will have joint programme for foot and mountain bike orienteers, as well as separate sessions concentrating on discipline-specific issues. Edmond Széchényi, Acting Chairman of the IOF Mountain Bike Orienteering Commission, […]


22/01/2010 || Gueorgiou, Nordberg and Smola awarded International Fair Play Diploma of Honour ||News||

The athletes Thierry Gueorgiou (FRA), Anders Nordberg (NOR) and Michal Smola (CZE) will be recognised by the International Committee for Fair Play for their sportsmanship during the World Orienteering Championships relay in Hungary in 2009. The three athletes were fighting for gold medal on the last leg in the World Championships relay, but sacrificed their […]


20/01/2010 || Ski Orienteering World Cup: Tomilova and Taivainen head standings ||News||

At the end of the first round of the World Cup held at St. Petersburg, it is Natalya Tomilova, Russia and Olli-Markus Taivainen, Finland who head the overall standings. Tomilova won two of the three individual races, whilst Taivainen had one victory and a second place. Natalia Tomilova, fourth in the World Cup overall in […]


20/01/2010 || Live TV broadcast from Ski Orienteering World Cup ||News||

Ski Orienteering World Cup continues in the beginning of February with rounds in Bulgaria and Romania. The competitions in Romania will be broadcast live on the sports channel SportKlub. There will also be live stream on the internet. According to the Romanian World Cup organisers, the tv signal is free of charge for interested TV […]


18/01/2010 || Ski Orienteering World Cup, Event 4: Emphatic victories for Lamov and Tomilova ||News||

Andrei Lamov, current Long distance World Champion, and Natalia Tomilova, winner of the middle distance race on Friday, were emphatic winners of today’s long distance race, the last in the present round of the World Cup held at St. Petersburg, Russia. Tomilova was 5 minutes and 45 seconds faster than Long distance World Champion Anastasia […]


16/01/2010 || Ski Orienteering World Cup, Event 3: Swedes and Russians edge in front in relays ||News||

The second event of the day was a sprint relay, two athletes per team each skiing three legs. Competition was fast and furious throughout, ending with tight wins for a women’s team from Sweden and a men’s from Russia. Sweden’s athletes will take great heart from their performance in the women’s race, in which they […]


16/01/2010 || Ski Orienteering World Cup, Event 2: Sprint victories for Novikova and Veselov ||News||

The first session of a busy day for the world’s leading ski orienteers ended with wins in the individual sprint race for Olga Novikova, now representing Kazakhstan, and home athlete Kiril Veselov. This afternoon there is a 2-person sprint relay. Novikova’s win was by 1.8 seconds over the Russian Alena Chukareva, who achieved her best-ever […]


15/01/2010 || Ski Orienteering World Cup, Event 1: Convincing wins for Taivainen and Tomilova ||News||

Olli-Markus Taivainen, Finland and Natalya Tomilova, Russia were the clear winners of the first World Cup event of the year, a mass-start Middle distance race held close to St. Petersburg, Russia. Taivainen, who won medals in all formats in both the junior and senior World Championships last year, set out his stall for this season […]


15/01/2010 || World Cup in Orienteering: Three new formats in 2010 programme ||News||

A Nordic Orienteering Tour with three new race formats will feature in the 2010 World Cup programme, which also includes the World Championships Finals in Norway, the European Championships in Bulgaria and a final round on the French-Swiss border, culminating in the well established and popular PostFinance Sprint in Geneva. There will be 12 races […]


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