18/04/2016 || Successful premiere of the Central European Youth Orienteering Cup ||News||

Young athletes from five countries gathered together on the first weekend in April to compete in the first edition of the Central European Youth Orienteering Cup, which was held in the surroundings of Hranice na Moravě, Czech Republic.


15/04/2016 || Letter from the IOC President ||News||

We are honoured to be able to share with you a letter from the IOC President Thomas Bach himself, in support of our first ever World Orienteering Day.


14/04/2016 || World Orienteering Day in Turkey ||News||

Turkey is moving towards record participation in World Orienteering Day. It is only a short while ago that the website for registering participation became active and with still nearly a month to go, the participation rate and involvement of schools in Turkey has taken the lead.


11/04/2016 || World Orienteering Day: What will your adventure be? ||News||

There’s only one month left until World Orienteering Day! As the big day approaches, more and more people have their events planned. Check out the latest WOD Newsletter for inspiration for what you can do, and to see what people are getting up to on May 11.


11/04/2016 || Athlete Survey: Estimated Winning Time for Women’s Long Distance Events ||News||

The IOF FootO Athletes’ Commission are conducting a survey of female elite athletes regarding the Estimated Winning Times for women’s long distance events.


08/04/2016 || Athlete of the Month: Inês Domingues ||News||

“I would be happy with a diploma; to get a medal would be awesome, and listening to the national anthem would be indescribable”


07/04/2016 || Athlete Licence Update prior to the MTBO and FootO World Cup Round 1 in May ||News||

The Athletes’ Licence was introduced in Nov 2015 and requires all Athletes that participate in World Cups and Senior World Championships to sign an application form and pay an annual licence fee. All details are found here. Today the IOF introduced a new list of all licenced athletes, which can be found in IOF Eventor/Athlete […]


07/04/2016 || The Embargoed Areas for the World Orienteering Championships 2019 are now published. ||News||

Bernt O Myrwold, part of the organising team, shares information about training and old maps of the area.


04/04/2016 || World Orienteering Championships 2019 goes to Østfold, Norway ||News||

After an IOF Council decision at its recent meeting in Warsaw, it is now revealed that Østfold in Norway will organise the World Orienteering Championships in 2019.

– We have received a very attractive bid from Norway for WOC 2019, and are pleased to be able to announce the award of the event to the region of Østfold, says Tom Hollowell, IOF CEO.


01/04/2016 || World Orienteering Day Registrations Continue to Increase ||News||

With just under 40 days until World Orienteering Day we already have over 200 events registered!


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