20/12/2012 || Free entry to JWOC 2013 for the first three new countries to register ||News||

The organiser of the Junior World Orienteering Championships 2013 in Hradec Králové, Czech Republic, has decided to give a free entry to the first three national teams to register from countries that did not take part this year.


15/12/2012 || New medical certificate template for World Masters 2013 in Italy ||News||

The organisers of the World Masters Orienteering Championships 2013 have published a new template for the medical certificate that all competitors need to have with them to Italy.


14/12/2012 || Proposed system for allocating WMTBOC long distance start slots ||News||

The IOF Council decided in its October meeting to remove the Long distance qualification event from the World MTB Orienteering Championships programme and to replace it by an allocation of start slots to federations. The IOF MTB Orienteering Commission has now prepared a model proposal for the allocation of start slots. The proposal has been sent to all national federations for hearing.


13/12/2012 || New issue of Inside Orienteering available ||News||

Is sprint the only way forward? What made Matthias Kyburz year such a success? What to expect in New Zealand in January? Read about these topics and many more in the newest issue of Inside Orienteering!


13/12/2012 || Edgars Bertuks and Simone Niggli: Orienteering Achievements of the Year ||News||

Edgars Bertuks and Simone Niggli have been awarded with “The Orienteering Achievement of 2012″ titles in a vote by the big international readership of World of O. More than 4,500 unique votes from nearly 60 different countries have been cast – 50% more votes than last year.


12/12/2012 || Three SkiO Event Advisers’ Clinics organised during 2013 ||News||

The IOF Ski Orienteering Commission will organise a total of three Event Advisers clinics during next year.


05/12/2012 || Orienteering Achievement of 2012 ||News||

The prestigious annual poll to find the Orienteering Achievement of 2012 is now open. There are in fact two polls, one for women and one for men, and this year for the first time teams are included in the lists of nominations as well as individuals.


05/12/2012 || IOF FootO Event Advisers Clinic at O-Ringen 2013 ||News||

The IOF Rules Commission will be organising a Foot Orienteering Event Advisers clinic in conjuntion with O-Ringen in Boden, Sweden, on 23 July 2013. The purpose of the clinic is to educate and recruit new IOF licensed Foot Orienteering Event Advisers.


04/12/2012 || Three reigning World Champions prepare for The World Games ||News||

“I want to be on the podium at The World Games in Colombia”, says reigning Sprint World Champion Matthias Kyburz, Switzerland in an interview for Inside Orienteering made by Joaquim Margarido.


01/12/2012 || IOF Athlete of December ||News||

She was one of the absolute top names this year. She is remembered, amongst other successes, for mastering the fence on the last leg in the European Championships relay. A quick decision that brought gold to Russia. She is a mother of a small child, and she is a World Championships medallist from Lausanne 2012.


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