07/06/2014 || Lundanes’ first victory since 2012 ||Arena||

Olav Lundanes was once again the very best today, but he thinks that his shape has to be better for success in Italy. “I felt it was hard physically”, he says. The Norwegian won just in front of Pasi Ikonen. He ran an almost perfect race technically in the forests around Kongsberg, just 100 kilometres […]


07/06/2014 || Pasi Ikonen – better than ever ||Arena||

  Pasi Ikonen just missed winning by five seconds, but the Finn is very glad for the good place. The World Champion from 2001 is really back. “Problems? Yes, I have had most of them”, Pasi considers. It has been a bit up and down for some years even though he has had a lot […]


07/06/2014 || World Cup Middle distance: big win for Tove Alexandersson ||News||

Tove Alexandersson, Sweden, enjoyed one of her best ever World Cup victories today in Kongsberg, Norway, winning the first of the two races this weekend by a margin of almost 2 minutes on the 4.58 km course. Olav Lundanes was a popular home winner in the men’s race by just 5 seconds over Finland’s Pasi Ikonen.


06/06/2014 || Norway and Finland host World Cup Round 3 ||News||

A Middle and a Long distance race in Norway and a city Sprint in Finland make up the third round of the 2014 World Cup starting tomorrow, with competitors from 20 nations taking part.


06/06/2014 || TrailO Event Advisers clinic at O-Ringen ||News||

The IOF Trail Orienteering and Rules Commissions, in cooperation with O-Ringen 2014, will be organising an IOF Trail Orienteering Event Advisers’ Clinic in Skåne, Sweden between 22-23 July 2014.


05/06/2014 || Record number of countries entered for the World Championships ||News||

The World Orienteering Championships and World Trail Orienteering Championships are attracting a record number of countries to Italy this summer.


03/06/2014 || Junior World Championships Development Project ||News||

The IOF Foot Orienteering Commission (FOC) was asked earlier this year by the IOF Council to further develop the programme of the Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC). The project group’s report should be presented to the Council by October 2014. Introduction of a possible new programme should take place by 2018 at the latest.


02/06/2014 || Athlete of June aims for the best possible race ||News||

Catherine Taylor took a surprise bronze medal to Great Britain in the European Championships long distance race. She has been close to the top before, but this was her first international medal.


02/06/2014 || Orienteering software list back on the IOF website ||News||

The Software for Orienteering section is again available on the IOF website. In this section we have listed commonly used orienteering software for different purposes ranging from event administration to training.


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