26/06/2018 || Development Seminar in China ||FootO, News||

At the end of 2017, the International Orienteering Federation (IOF) and the Orienteering Association of China (OAC) agreed upon several action items to further develop orienteering in China. One of these was an Event Organising Seminar, which would incorporate also an Event Advising Seminar.


21/06/2018 || 1:10000 for long distance competitions ||FootO, News||

At its latest meeting in Helsinki, the IOF Council (after voting) approved the IOF Foot Orienteering Commission’s proposal regarding a test period for allowing the use of map scale 1:10000 for long distance competitions (in WRE and regional championships only).
– This has been on the cards for a long time. Finally, we believe we found the right process on how to transform reality into our rules, says Aron Less, chairperson in IOF Foot Orienteering Commission.


04/06/2018 || Knock-Out Sprint is the favourite name ||FootO, News||

The public voting for the name of the new sprint format is finished and Knock-Out Sprint got 77 % of the votes.


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!


15/05/2018 || Alexandersson and Kyburz top World Cup rankings ||Arena, FootO, News||

Top athletes in this year’s World Cup after the European Championships are Tove Alexandersson, Sweden and Matthias Kyburz, Switzerland. Both dominated their competitions, winning two of the three individual races and finishing second in the other.


13/05/2018 || Alexandersson and Lundanes won the tough EOC long distance ||Arena, FootO, News||

Tove Alexandersson, Sweden, and Olav Lundanes, Norway are the new European champions in long distance. The two Scandinavian athletes managed to beat the Swiss team in the tough Swiss terrain.   


12/05/2018 || Switzerland and Norway European Champions in Relay ||Arena, FootO, News||

Switzerland won the women’s relay and Norway the men’s relay at the European Orienteering Championships in Ticino, Switzerland.


10/05/2018 || Switzerland European Champions in Sprint Relay ||Arena, FootO, News||

Switzerland won the Sprint Relay at the European Orienteering Championships in Ticino, Switzerland.


09/05/2018 || Marika Teini and Matthias Kyburz Middle distance champions ||Arena, FootO, News||

Finnish Marika Teini won the European Orienteering Championships Middle distance and took her first individual championships gold medal after an exciting competition. In the men’s competition the reigning champion Matthias Kyburz won the fourth EOC gold of his career.


06/05/2018 || Alexandersson and Hubmann/Kyburz European Champions in sprint ||Arena, FootO, News||

Tove Alexandersson, Sweden took her first senior sprint gold and Swiss Daniel Hubmann and Matthias Kyburz shared the victory in the first medal race at the European Orienteering Championships in Ticino, Switzerland.


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