WMTBOC 2021 will go ahead as planned

The IOF and organisers of the World Mountainbike Orienteering Championships 2021 (WMTBOC), to be held in Kuortane, Finland from June 10-18, have determined that the event can be held as planned. One final approval for th...

World Champion Maja Alm will be back in the forest for WOC 2021

The 7-time World Champion from Denmark, Maja Alm, has announced that she will be back in orienteering in 2021. – My goal will be the long distance and the relay at the World Orienteering Championships in the Czech ...

Ski Orienteering included in FISU World University Games compulsory sports programme

Ski Orienteering has been approved as part of the compulsory programme of the FISU World University Games from 2027. The FISU Executive Committee took the decision at its meeting on November 6th and Ski Orienteering is n...

Cortina d’Ampezzo host to the final competition of Orienteering World Cup 2021

The final competition of the 2021 Orienteering World Cup will be held in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy. The Sprint Relay competition will be held on October 3, 2021, rounding out the final round of the Orienteering Worl...

GA review – Meet the new IOF Council members

At the IOF General Assembly on July 10th, the IOF members elected Council members for the period 2020 – 2024. In addition to President Leho Haldna, Vice President Astrid Waaler Kaas and members Vincent Frey and Lás...

General Assembly Review – Statutes changes

At the IOF General Assembly on July 10th a number of changes were adopted in the Statutes of the IOF. The changes affect some of the basic premises of IOF governance so it may be worthwhile understanding why the changes ...

Interesting proposals for the General Assembly

The IOF General Assembly will be held on Friday and the digital GA attracts record participation. All material for the GA can be found here: orienteering.sport/general-assembly-2020 The pre-General Assemby was held today...

GA-proposals: Athlete representation, provisional membership, fair play etc

Both the IOF Council and 3 national federations have made proposals for the General Assembly. The proposals are presented here: The IOF Council has made proposals for changes to the IOF Statutes in a number of areas, the...

Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships 2020 and European Orienteering Championships 2021 cancelled

The IOF regrets to announce that the Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships 2020 (WOC) which were planned to be held in Denmark, initially at the beginning of July and postponed until October, will not be held thi...

IOF and .sport domain update

The International Orienteering Federation (IOF) continues to migrate into the new .sport domain. The next step is moving our default email domain to .sport. This will take effect on the 30th April 2020. Emails sent to th...

Promising news for a World MTB Orienteering Championships 2020, and other Covid-19 news

The IOF continues to follow closely the developments of the novel Corona (Covid-19) virus outbreak and its impact on IOF events and activities. Focus for the past few weeks has been on following up on the principles esta...

A report from the IOF Council meeting and the work behind the scenes

Despite the challenges presented by the Covid-19 global pandemic, there is a lot of work going on behind the scenes throughout the IOF organisation. The Covid-19 global pandemic has had significant impact of the global s...