30/01/2013 || “I thought I had retired two years ago, but it hasn’t turned out that way.” ||News||

Inside Orienteering is out with the first issue of this year. Brazil is preparing for World Masters 2014, Finland for World Orienteering Champonships 2013, and the ski orienteering season is under way. The king of the early ski orienteering season thought he had retired two years ago, but now wins again – another top ski orienteer did retire, but works now more than ever for the sport. Read about this and more in Inside Orienteering.


29/01/2013 || IOF Strategic Directions 2012-2018 and Activity Plan 2012-2014 ||News||

The IOF General Assembly 2012, i.e. the representatives of the national federations, decided on the IOF Strategic Directions 2012-2018 and Activity Plan 2012-2014. These documents have been published on the IOF website.


29/01/2013 || Minutes of the XXVI IOF General Assembly published ||News||

The Minutes from the XXVI IOF General Assembly held in Lausanne, Switzerland, have been published.


29/01/2013 || EYOC 2013 shortlist ||News||

The European Working Group (EWG) received 5 applications to organise the European Youth Orienteering Championships 2013.


23/01/2013 || Special Rules for MTBO World Cup and WMMTBOC 2014 ||News||

Special Rules for MTB Orienteering World Cup and World Masters MTB Orienteering Championships 2014 have been published.


22/01/2013 || Slides from Joint Meeting available ||News||

The IOF Council’s and Commissions’ Joint Meeting was held last weekend in Vantaa, Finland. A joint session for all was held on Saturday morning. The slides from that meeting are now available on the IOF website.


21/01/2013 || Marek Pospisek new member of the MTBO Athletes’ Commission ||News||

The IOF Mountain Bike Orienteering Athletes’ Commission has appointed Marek Pospisek, Czech Republic, new member of the commission.


20/01/2013 || Denmark and Estonia on WMOC 2016 short list ||News||

“All four bids [Denmark, Estonia, France, and Japan] were of a very good standard, and all met the minimum criteria for a successful WMOC”, the Foot Orienteering Commission reported to the Council when proposing a short list for World Masters Orienteering Championships 2016: Denmark and Estonia.


20/01/2013 || Long and middle distance qualification process soon for hearing ||News||

The national federations will soon have the chance to comment on the model for qualification for long distance in the World Orienteering Championships.


20/01/2013 || Start slot allocation model for MTB orienteering long distance ||News||

The IOF Council has now decided on the qualification model for the long distance event at the World MTB Orienteering Championships.


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