29/05/2018 || Data protection at the IOF ||News, Newsletter||

EU: s new data protection regulations General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) come into effect on the 25th of May 2018.  The new regulations set higher standards on personal data protection and the IOF manages several information systems and databases containing personal data.


25/05/2018 || Eliminator or Knock-Out Sprint as the third sprint format? ||FootO, News, Newsletter||

Vote for your favourite name of the new sprint format!


25/05/2018 || Tom Hollowell about the IOF finances ||Newsletter||

Secretary General/CEO Tom Hollowell about the financial situation of the IOF: How we could in general describe financial situation of the IOF? The overall situation can be described as challenging but stable. In the past 12-18 months we have taken important steps to establishing a long-term stable financing platform and restructured cost elements to bring […]


25/05/2018 || EOC: Swiss success on home ground ||Newsletter||

The Swiss runners were very successful on the European Orienteering Championships in Ticino, Switzerland. On the final day of championships, the long distance titles went to Olav Lundanes, Norway and Tove Alexandersson, Sweden. The Swiss remained for the first time without a title after three golden days.


25/05/2018 || ETOC: Finland at top in Slovakia ||Newsletter||

Finland dominated ETOC with gold medals in PreO (Antti Rusanen, Open class), Relay (Open class) and TempO (Pinja Mäkinen). The most successful competitor was Antti Rusanen with two gold medals and one silver. PreO: Antti Rusanen, Finland and Pavel Shmatov, Russia were the gold medallists in PreO in the European TrailO Championships after a very […]


19/02/2018 || Singaporeans visit Japan ||News, Newsletter||

The sport of orienteering has just started in Singapore. The Orienteering Federation Singapore became a member of the IOF last summer. The federation was invited by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and sent 5 orienteers from Singapore to Japan on the 20-28th of November.


15/02/2018 || IOF sets the ball rolling with the Global Orienteering Volunteer Project ||News, Newsletter||

The Global Orienteering Volunteer Project was initiated in Autumn 2017 by the IOF Regional and Youth Development Commission. The principle aim is to bring orienteers who would like to share their expertise together with countries, clubs and orienteering communities which are in need of a helping hand.


28/01/2018 || Orienteering World 2017 released! ||News, Newsletter||

The Orienteering World 2017 magazine released! In the new issue You will find many interesting orienteering articles: Use the Evacuation Plan for Orienteering; Thierry Gueorgiou’s Final Triumph; IOF Athlete of the Year: Tove Alexandersson and many more!


26/01/2018 || Council meeting minutes published ||News, Newsletter||

The minutes of the latest (187) IOF Council meeting, which took place 19-20 January in Warsaw, Poland, are now published. Here are a few of the key items discussed at the Council meeting…


07/12/2017 || A word from the President: Critical to Quality ||Arena, News, Newsletter||

CTQ, or Critical to Quality, is a commonly used term in business. IOF President Leho Haldna expands on his thoughts about what is Critical to Quality for orienteering events. What are the challenges faced by organisers today? What can they prioritise to secure a high quality event?


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