30/05/2010 || European Orienteering Championships: Jansson and Hertner take first golds ||News||

Sprint World Champion Helena Jansson, Sweden, took the first gold medal in the European Championships, winning by 20 seconds ahead of Simone Niggli, Switzerland in today’s sprint final held in Primorsko, Bulgaria. Rising star Maja Alm, Denmark took the bronze medal, a further 48 seconds down. The men’s gold medal went to Fabian Hertner, Switzerland, […]


25/05/2010 || Runners from 31 nations head for Bulgaria ||News||

The European Orienteering Championships, incorporating the first round of the 2010 World Cup, gets under way this weekend in Bulgaria. 244 athletes from 31 nations will be competing for medals in all three individual formats and a relay. The three individual finals count for World Cup points. The Event Centre is the Black Sea coastal […]


10/05/2010 || Invitation to International Conference on Orienteering Mapping ||News||

The IOF Map Commission welcomes you to the 14th International Conference on Orienteering Mapping that will take place in conjunction with the World Orienteering Championships in Trondheim, Norway. The conference has become a traditional event where mapmakers and map interested from around the world discuss and share information about the latest mapping standards, techniques and […]


08/05/2010 || Japan and China strong in Asian Championships ||News||

Participants from 11 countries competed this week in the Asian Orienteering Championships in Gifu and Aichi, Japan. The Chinese women and Japanese men showed their strength by dominating all distances. Notably enough, only one competitor managed to win more than one individual distance, which indicates that the teams are not only strong, but also have […]


08/05/2010 || Barbados new IOF member ||News||

At its meeting in Helsinki, Finland, the IOF Council provisionally approved the application for full membership from Barbados Orienteering Federation. To be final, the Council’s decision must be ratified by the XXV Ordinary General Assembly in Trondheim in August. For many years, the sport of orienteering has been promoted by the Barbados Cadet Corps as […]


06/05/2010 || Invitation to IOF Foot Orienteering Event Advisers Clinic in Sweden ||News||

An IOF Foot Orienteering Event Advisers’ clinic is organised in conjunction with O-Ringen Örebro in July 2010 in Sweden. This Event Advisers’ Clinic is organised for the education and recruitment of new IOF licensed Foot Orienteering Event Advisers. National orienteering federations are kindly asked to identify and enter suitable candidates. Organiser: IOF Rules Commission Date […]


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