19/01/2014 || Ski Orienteering World Cup: repeat wins for Alexandersson and Lamov ||News||

In today’s Sprint race at Hamar, Norway, Tove Alexandersson and Andrey Lamov took victory for the second day in succession. Alexandersson showed strength and accuracy in the latter part of the course to come up to win by 9 seconds, whilst Lamov, fastest throughout, won by 14 seconds.


18/01/2014 || Lamov in front of everyone ||Arena||

Andrey Lamov had a super race in the first of the two World Cup races in Norway this weekend. “I felt in very good shape”, the Russian smiles. There were three loops in this Middle distance mass start race. Already at the first of the two map exchanges the Russian was in the lead. “I […]


18/01/2014 || “I try to avoid hearing messages” ||Arena||

Tove Alexandersson was well down on the lead when passing the finish arena, after almost half the course of the fourth individual race in this year’s World Cup, but the Swede could smile at the end. After 3.7 km of the 8.2 kilometre course with mass start at Gåsbu, close to Hamar, in Norway, Tove […]


18/01/2014 || Ski Orienteering World Cup: first win for Alexandersson, second for Lamov ||News||

Tove Alexandersson, Sweden enjoyed her first success in this season’s World Cup in the mass start Middle distance race today, the first race in the Cup’s second round. The Russian Andrey Lamov, leader in the World Cup standings, won the men’s race after being in front throughout.


17/01/2014 || Ski Orienteering European and World Masters Championships to Switzerland ||News||

The IOF Council has awarded the European Ski Orienteering Championships and the World Masters Ski Orienteering Championships 2015 to Switzerland.


17/01/2014 || Live TV from World Orienteering Championships 2014 ||News||

There will be live TV coverage of all – or almost all – the 2014 World Orienteering Championships finals in July in Italy. The broadcasts will be produced by Gearbox Production Company with the renowned Czech TV producer Karel Jonak.


17/01/2014 || Vote for the best athlete of The World Games ||News||

The International World Games Association has opened an online voting to find the best athlete of The World Games 2013 held in Cali, Colombia. They have shortlisted 10 athletes, amongst them one orienteer: the triple World Games winner Matthias Kyburz (SUI).


16/01/2014 || Ski Orienteering World Cup: upcoming races in Norway and Sweden ||News||

The second round of the 2013-2014 Ski Orienteering World Cup uses two venues – Hamar in Norway, where the World Ski Orienteering Championships will be held in 2015, and Orsa Grönklitt in Sweden. There are six races in all, two in Norway and four in Sweden.


14/01/2014 || New World Ranking: gender equity, world wide awareness, high level events ||News||

The World Ranking scheme for foot orienteering has been changed for 2014. Read about the background here!


10/01/2014 || Olympic medal hope designed WUOC medals ||Arena||

There are 213 days remaining before the World University Orienteering Championships 2014 in the Czech Republic will be officially opened. It is still quite a long time, but some activities need to be prepared in advance. One of these activities is designing the medals that will be awarded to the best competitors in the five […]


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