30/04/2012 || Tonna and Jeanneret to IOF Ski Orienteering Commission ||News||

The IOF Council decided in its April meeting to appoint Eivind Tonna (NOR) and Thierry Jeanneret (SUI) new members of the IOF Ski Orienteering Commission.


28/04/2012 || Alison Crocker new member of Ski Orienteering Athletes’ Commission ||News||

The IOF Ski Orienteering Athletes’ Commission has appointed Alison Crocker, USA, as a new member to the commission. The IOF Council noted the decision at its meeting last weekend.


25/04/2012 || Rules updates published ||News||

The following rules updates and special rules are now available: Competition Rules for IOF Ski Orienteering Events valid from 1 July 2012, Special Rules for MTB Orienteering World Cup 2013, Special Rules for World Masters MTB Orienteering Championships 2013.


24/04/2012 || Council discussed the proposals to the General Assembly ||News||

At its meeting on 20-21 April 2012, the IOF Council discussed the proposals sent by the member federations to the IOF General Assembly. The official views of the Council will be published, as usual, in the Congress Binder that will be sent to the federations at the latest 2 months before the General Assembly, i.e. by 20 May 2012.


24/04/2012 || Nominations for IOF Council 2012-2014 ||News||

The IOF Council 2012 – 2014 will be elected at the XXVI Ordinary IOF General Assembly on 20 June 2012 in Lausanne, Switzerland. By the deadline, the IOF Secretariat received 14 nominations for the Council.


23/04/2012 || Inside Orienteering, issue 2/2012 ||News||

Sandor Talas on why organising MTBO events is so much fun; the man behind the IOF Rules, David Rosen; Orienteering and the Environment survey results; Tove Alexandersson – and much more in the newest issue of Inside Orienteering!


20/04/2012 || IOF 50 years video published online ||News||

The IOF 50 years video that was launched at the World Orienteering Championships in France last year is now published on the IOF website.


19/04/2012 || Joint Foot and MTB Orienteering Event Advisers’ clinic to be organised in Portugal in May ||News||

Registration for IOF Foot and MTB Orienteering Event Advisers’ clinic to be organised in Marinha Grande, Portugal, during 19-20 May 2012 has started.


03/04/2012 || Live TV production at European Orienteering Championships 2012 ||News||

The European Orienteering Championships 2012 will take place in Falun-Mora, Sweden, during 14-20 May. The Swedish national broadcasting company SVT will send three of the events, Middle distance, Sprint and Relay, live with onsite commentary.


01/04/2012 || “Where there is a will, there is a way” ||News||

Ionut Zinca made Romanian orienteering history by finishing fifth in the World Orienteering Championships sprint last year in Chambery, France. For those who know orienteering it was no surprise though; Zinca has achieved good results in IOF Events for several years now. But how did he come here, from a small town of Plopeni in Romania to the podium in France? And what are his plans for this season?


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