04/10/2018 || The World Cup Final Round kicks off with Knock-Out Sprint in Praha ||FootO, News, Newsletter||

The World Cup Round 4 starts with a Knock-Out Sprint in Praha on the 4th of October. The semi-finals and the finals will be held in Výstaviště in the northern part of central Prague.


03/10/2018 || Prague is buzzing: World Cup Finals start tomorrow! ||FootO, News, Newsletter||

Excitement is building in Prague as athletes from 29 nations prepare for four World Cup events in successive days, starting tomorrow. The first event, a Knock-Out Sprint, is a trial of the final form of this new format. This is a sprint-dominated World Cup final series with only one forest race (Middle distance), but that promises to be very technically demanding in an area with masses of huge sandstone boulders and cliffs.


02/10/2018 || Follow the World Cup Final live ||FootO, News, Newsletter||

Tove Alexandersson, Sweden has a commanding lead in the women’s standings, but there are three athletes in serious contention for the men’s title. Switzerland has a small lead in the Team World Cup. Don´t miss out: All you need to know about how to follow the competitions live.


02/10/2018 || Big interest for IOF Conferences ||Newsletter||

On October 5th a number of IOF Conferences and Meetings will be held, among them: 2nd IOF Global Development Conference (GDC) Invitation and Programme 18th International Conference on Orienteering Mapping (ICOM) Invitation and Programme a Pre-General Assembly meeting, 18:00-21:00 More than 90 participants from 30 different nations spread over 5 continents will take part in the IOF Global Development Conference. […]


08/08/2018 || Sprint World Orienteering Championships 2022 awarded to Edinburgh ||FootO, News, Newsletter||

Scotland, Edinburgh will host the Sprint World Orienteering Championships 2022. The IOF Council made its decision at its meeting in connection with the ongoing World Orienteering Championships in Latvia.


08/08/2018 || First ever World Masters Orienteering Championships in Asia ||FootO, News, Newsletter||

The IOF Council has awarded the WMOC 2021 to Japan.The other shortlisted bidders were Italy and Bulgaria. All bids were of very high quality. The WMOC will be held in conjunction with the World Masters Games Kansai  in late May 2021 and it is the first time WMOC will be held in Asia. In 2016, […]


08/08/2018 || Junior World Orienteering Championships 2021 awarded to Portugal ||FootO, News, Newsletter||

The IOF Council has decided to award JWOC 2021 to Portugal.


09/07/2018 || JWOC kicks off with the longest Long distance in JWOC history ||FootO, News, Newsletter||

The Junior World Orienteering Championships start on Monday in Kecskemét, Hungary. Junior athletes from all over the world will compete in the challenging Hungarian terrain.


04/07/2018 || WOD 2018: The final number of participants landed at 358 734 ||Newsletter||

This year’s WOD figures have been collected, and the final number of participants landed at 358 734, participating in one of 2213 events organised in 81 different countries and territories. This is an increase of approximately 70 000 participants compared with last year’s WOD.


04/07/2018 || One of the biggest ever World Masters ||FootO, News, Newsletter||

Almost 4,200 WMOC participants are registered for the World Masters Orienteering Championships 2018. That is comparable with the biggest WMOC so far; 2007 in Finland.  We are looking forward to a big event, hopefully with the most competitors ever since the event started in 1983 as the Veteran World Cup.


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