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.


02/07/2018 || EYOC: Finnish dominance in Long Distance ||FootO, News, Newsletter||

The Finnish team were very strong in the Long Distance at the European Youth Orienteering Championships in Bulgaria, winning all four classes.


02/07/2018 || EMTBOC Summary ||Newsletter||

European MTBO Relay win for Czech Republic Czech and Russian wins in Middle Distance Epic MTBO Long Distance in European Championships MTBO World Cup 2018


05/06/2018 || Challenging but stable financial situation for the IOF ||News, Newsletter||

At the IOF Council meeting in April the financial accounts for 2017 were approved. 2017 was a challenging year, as the cost structure of the IOF operations was restructured, but ended with a positive result. The restructuring has meant that the overall positive economic trend from 2017 has continued into 2018.


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