10/02/2010 || Ski Orienteering World Cup: No difference, being married ||News||

Photo: Erik Borg Staffan Tunis (27) has got married since the last ski season, but that’s made no difference to his sporting life. More time spent on studies has had a bigger influence. – We had lived together before our marriage last summer, so that hasn’t changed anything in my orienteering, says Staffan Tunis. The […]


08/02/2010 || Amendments to foot orienteering competition rules ||News||

At its recent meeting in Helsinki, the IOF Council decided to make some amendments to the Competition Rules for IOF Foot Orienteering Events. Independent navigation and fair competition are key characteristics of orienteering. To this end, the definition of the sport in chapter 1 was refined. The rules now clearly state that the competition course […]


07/02/2010 || Ski Orienteering World Cup: Russians ahead in Sprint and Relay standings ||News||

The Russians Natalya Tomilova and Kiril Veselov hold the lead in the Sprint World Cup standings after the mixed sprint relay, the last race in the Bulgaria round. Russia also holds a narrow lead in both the men’s and women’s Relay standings. In the women’s Sprint list, Tomilova leads by 10 points ahead of Sweden’s […]


06/02/2010 || Ski Orienteering World Cup: Norwegians first and third in mixed sprint relay ||News||

The second round ended today with a mixed sprint relay for teams of two, skiing three legs each. The Norwegian team Marte Reenaas and Lars Moholdt was first to the finish with a lead of 1 minute and 20 seconds on a very successful day for Norway. The Reenas/Moholdt combination led almost throughout but several […]


05/02/2010 || Updated guidelines published for World Masters and World Ranking Events ||News||

The IOF Foot Orienteering Commission has updated the Guidelines for World Masters Orienteering Championships and World Ranking Events. Both guidelines include significant changes to the previous versions. To download the guidelines, please go to the Document Library.


05/02/2010 || Technical Introduction to Trail Orienteering for Experienced Foot Orienteers ||News||

The IOF Trail Orienteering Commission has published a new document to introduce the discipline to foot orienteers. The document has been prepared in order to assist anyone who wishes to try trail orienteering and who would like to gain some familiarity with the format before stepping out on a course. Click here to view the […]


05/02/2010 || Ski Orienteering World Cup: Russians dominate Middle distance ||News||

Russian athletes took the first two places in the women’s race and the first three in the men’s in today’s Middle distance event in Uzana, Bulgaria. Race winners were Alyona Trapeznikova and Andrei Lamov. World Cup overall leader Natalya Tomilova was beaten by just 2 seconds today by the up-and-coming Russian star Alyona Trapeznikova. Third […]


03/02/2010 || Ski Orienteering World Cup: Huge success for Norway’s Reenaas ||News||

The rapidly improving Norwegian skier Marte Reenaas was the outstanding winner of the women’s Long distance mass start race at Uzana, Bulgaria today, finishing 44 seconds ahead of the highly experienced Finn Liisa Anttila. Andrey Grigoriev, Russia won convincingly in the men’s race. Reenaas, second in the Sprint yesterday, out-skied all the opposition on the […]


03/02/2010 || An amended version of World Cup 2010 Special Rules has been published ||News||

A few small changes have been made to the rules for the second event of the Nordic Orienteering Tour. Click here to view the amended World Cup 2010 Special Rules rules.


02/02/2010 || Ski Orienteering World Cup: The old master is back! ||News||

Eduard Khrennikov, Russia, winner of 13 gold medals in Ski Orienteering World Championships and now 37 years old, was back at the top of the results list in the World Cup Sprint race today. It was a double for Russia, with overall World Cup leader Natalya Tomilova victorious in the women’s race. Khrennikov, overall winner […]


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