31/07/2015 || World Orienteering Championships: 25 nations represented in Sprint Final ||News||

After today’s Sprint Qualification heats, twenty-five nations will be represented in the Finals on Sunday. Five nations had all their starting runners through to the Finals: Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Great Britain and Switzerland.


30/07/2015 || 2016 World Mountainbike Orienteering Championship ||News||

Bulletin 2 for the 2016 World MTB Orienteering Championships has now been published and can be accessed in IOF Eventor. The Championship will be held at the cities of Águeda, Mealhada and Cantanhede, Portugal, from 23:rd to 31:st of July. This bulletin contains more detail about the program, venues and races, together with information about accommodation alternatives […]


27/07/2015 || Count-down to World Championships ||News||

The 2015 World Orienteering Championships (WOC) start in five days time, this year being held in the scenic Highlands of Scotland with the Event Centre in Inverness. Fifty nations in all will be represented at the Championships, with Cameroon, Egypt, Nepal and Uganda attending for the first time.


27/07/2015 || New gold medal for Simone Niggli ||News||

Athletes from ten different nations won gold medals in today’s World Masters Championships Sprint Final in Gothenburg, Sweden. One of the most well-known names in the winners’ list is Simone Niggli.


25/07/2015 || World Masters Championships in Sweden ||News||

More than 3,000 competitors from 38 nations have gathered in Gothenburg, Sweden for this year’s World Masters Orienteering Championships (WMOC), which take place throughout the coming week.


24/07/2015 || First World University Ski Orienteering Championships ||News||

The first World University Ski Orienteering Championships will take place in Tula region in Russia 11-16 February 2016. The World University Championships is a great arena for athletes to develop from junior to senior category and a fantastic possibility to experience a top level event. In 1998 Tula Region organised the Junior World Championships in Ski Orienteering. The Orienteering Federation of Tula […]


23/07/2015 || What a month – a finnish future ||News||

Our Athlete of the Month for July is junior Olli Ojanaho of Finland. 18 year old Olli earned 6 Gold medals in a 15 day time period at the European Youth Orienteering Championships and Junior World Orienteering Championships in July. Read more about Olli Ojanaho in Athlete of the month


21/07/2015 || Invitation to Development seminar for mapping ||News||

The IOF and the South East European Orienteering Association (SEEOA) invites you to a Development seminar for mapping and printing sprint and urban orienteering maps. The seminar takes place on 15-18th October 2015 Sofia, Bulgaria. For more information about the seminar, please download the Invitation and don’t forget to download and fill in the entry form.  


20/07/2015 || Invitation to FootO Commission seminars at WOC 2015 ||News||

The IOF Foot Orienteering Commission welcomes you to attend two exciting seminars to be organised during the World Championships 2015 week in Inverness, Scotland: Open Forum and Course Setting Seminar for Long and Middle distance.


20/07/2015 || Open “Technology Coffee” to be held in Inverness ||News||

The IOF IT Commission invites everyone to an open, relaxed get-together “Technology Coffee” in conjunction with the World Orienteering Championships in Inverness, Scotland, on 5 August 2015.


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