17/04/2013 || World Schools Orienteering Championships Middle race ||News||

Today the first race was held in this year’s World Schools Championships, being staged this week on the Algarve coast in Portugal.


16/04/2013 || World Schools Orienteering Championships in Portugal ||News||

This week the World Schools Orienteering Championships take place beside the Algarve coast in Portugal. The two main races are at Middle Distance on Wednesday and Long Distance on Friday. The event has attracted participants from twenty countries, including an African country, Mozambique, for the first time.


16/04/2013 || IOC Trophy for Danish Orienteering Federation ||News||

A very successful development initiative mounted by the Danish Orienteering Federation (DOF) has resulted in the award of the IOC Trophy – Sport and Sustainable Development to the Federation. It was presented by Denmark’s IOC member Crown Prince Frederik at one of 43 events held in Denmark on Saturday to introduce newcomers to orienteering, in which more than 3,000 people in all took part.


10/04/2013 || Nations’ views on the WOC qualification and starting order ||News||

The IOF member federations took the decision at the 2012 IOF General Assembly to remove the qualification races for the Middle and Long finals of the World Orienteering Championships (WOC) 2014 and onwards. Now they have commented the IOF Council’s proposal on how to handle the question of how many runners a nation can have on the starting line.


10/04/2013 || Live TV broadcast from Junior World Championships 2013 ||News||

Czech Orienteering Federation, together with Sport Department of Czech Television, will broadcast live two events from the Junior World Orienteering Championships in Hradec Králov, Czech Republic.


09/04/2013 || Nordic Orienteering Tour 2014 and 2015 cancelled ||News||

The Nordic Orienteering Tour steering group informed the IOF that they are not going to organise the Tour in 2014 and 2015.


03/04/2013 || EOC and ETOC 2016 application forms published ||News||

Application forms for European Orienteering Championships and European Trail Orienteering Championships 2016 are now available. Applicants are asked to send their applications to the IOF Office by 19 May 2013.


01/04/2013 || “When I set my goals, I like to achieve them” ||News||

Our Athlete of April, Davide Machado, is one of the upcoming stars in mountain bike orienteering. He trains with the High Performance Group in Portugal; a special group of elite athletes from various sports who are subsidised by the Portuguese government, to help improve their performance and ensure yet more excellent results.


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