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11/01/2019 || Ski Orienteering Athlete of the Year: Tove Alexandersson ||News, Newsletter, SkiO||

The Swedish athlete Tove Alexandersson is not only the current queen of FootO, but also of Ski Orienteering. She started FootO and also began practising SkiO at the age of ten. Now she is twenty-six, and she has been World Champion in SkiO eight times. In 2018 she has brought three gold medals home from the European Championships and has won the World Cup. So she has been chosen once again as the SkiO Athlete of the Year.

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21/12/2018 || Sigurd Dæhli, Norway – multi-talented medal winner ||FootO, Newsletter, SkiO, TrailO||

The first person ever to win World Championship medals in three different orienteering disciplines: that is the distinction achieved by Sigurd Dæhli when the Norwegian open relay team took the silver medals at last year’s World TrailO Championships in Lithuania.

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21/12/2018 || Orienteering is totally in line with the image of university sports whose motto is: “Excellence in mind and body”. ||FootO, Newsletter, SkiO||

FISU Secretary General Eric Saintrond about the cooperation between FISU and the IOF and the honour to have been chosen as a member of the IOF Ethics Panel.

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14/11/2018 || Invitation to IOF Ski Orienteering Event Advisers Clinic ||News, SkiO||

IOF Ski Orienteering Commission invites all member federations to participate in the IOF Ski Orienteering Event Advisers Clinic. The Clinic takes place in conjunction with World Ski Orienteering Championships in Piteå, Sweden.

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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. 

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01/11/2018 || Updated Competition Rules for Ski Orienteering published ||News, SkiO||

Updated Competition Rules for IOF Ski Orienteering Events has been approved and published. They can be found on the Ski Orienteering rules page. The updated rules are valid as of November 1, 2018.

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20/09/2018 || Information Technology Open Meeting 2018 – Presentations ||FootO, MTBO, News, SkiO, TrailO||

IOF IT Commission invited the orienteering world to present and discuss orienteering relevant technology – timekeeping, GPS, analysis, services, hardware, software etc. The Open Meeting were held at the 6th August 2018 during WOC 2018 in Riga, Latvia.

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19/09/2018 || Athletes rights in focus in The Athlete Charter and at WADA Global Athlete Forum ||FootO, MTBO, News, SkiO, TrailO||

The aim with The Athlete Charter is to be the world’s largest athlete-focused survey ever commissioned. All elite-level athletes are invited to share their voice. Integrity and Clean Sport is one of the key topics. Clean Sport was also the main topic on the 1st WADA Global Athlete Forum with the theme The sport we want. Erik Blomgren, coordinator of the Ski Orienteering Athletes Commission attended the forum on behalf of the IOF.

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18/09/2018 || IOF High Level Event Seminar 2019 Announcement ||FootO, MTBO, News, SkiO, TrailO||

The International Orienteering Federation, in cooperation with the Czech Orienteering Federation, is pleased to announce that the 2019 IOF High Level Event Seminar will be held on 2-3 February in Prague, Czech Republic.

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13/09/2018 || Call for WRE applications ||FootO, MTBO, News, SkiO, TrailO||

The general deadline for WRE applications in the 2019 season (2018-2019 season for SkiO) is in 30th September and applications are as usual entered in IOF Eventor. Note that it is very important to get the SkiO and MTBO applications by the deadline, 30 September. The FootO and TrailO application period is a bit more flexible, but still we want to have the majority of applications in by 30th September.

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