14/12/2018 || Qualification rules for The World Games 2021 approved ||FootO, News||

The World Games 2021 will be organised in Birmingham, Alabama, USA from July 15 – 25, 2021. Orienteering will be present with 3 competitions, an individual Sprint, an individual Middle Distance and a Sprint Relay. The Council Event Supervisory Board has approved the qualification rules which will be used to select the 40 female and 40 male athletes who will participate the The World Games 2021. 


27/11/2018 || Special Rules for the 2019 Orienteering World Cup ||FootO, News||

The Special Rules for the 2019 Orienteering World Cup have been published. The World Cup Final programme in China, Increased Prize money and the Long Distance chase start concept in Finland are some of the interesting things to highlight.


26/11/2018 || Updates to ISOM 2017 approved ||FootO, News||

Since the publication of the International Standard for Orienteering Maps (ISOM) 2017, the IOF Map Commission has collected feedback and assessed the need for updates to the standard, based upon actual use.


19/11/2018 || Foot Orienteering Commission meeting minutes published ||FootO, News||

Minutes – Foot Orienteering Commission – Meeting 4-2018 Place: Scandic Plaza Borås, Sweden


09/11/2018 || WADA publish 2019 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods ||FootO, MTBO, News, SkiO, TrailO||

Each year, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) updates their List of Prohibited Substances and Methods. The 2019 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List), which comes into force on 1 January 2019, was published by WADA in October. 


09/11/2018 || South American Orienteering Championships in Uruguay ||FootO, News||

The second official South American Orienteering Championships starts with a Long Distance (WRE) in Uruguay on November the 9th. For the first time also junior and youth champions will be awarded in South America.


31/10/2018 || PWT China Tour 2018 concludes in Beijing ||FootO, News||

The PWT China Tour 2018 took place around Beijing and nearby areas. The overall winners on the 2018 tour were Yannick Michiels (BEL) and Karolin Ohlsson (SWE).


19/10/2018 || PWT China Tour 2018 starts on Sunday ||FootO, News||

PWT China Tour 2018 consists of several competitions, of which two are IOF World Ranking Events, in the Beijing region starting on Sunday October 21. PWT China 2018 is organised together with the 3rd Beijing Orienteering Week (BOW) and the tour will have both international and local flavour. There will be several World Champions and championships medallists […]


17/10/2018 || FootO Event Advisers Clinic in Hong Kong ||FootO, News||

The invitation is published and registration is now opened for the FootO Event Advisers Clinic to be held in Hong Kong 21-22 December 2018.


16/10/2018 || Japanese student club invite Ugandan orienteers ||FootO, News||

University of Tsukuba Orienteering team, Japan, invited 5 athletes of Uganda Orienteering Federation.


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