COVID-19 UPDATES

IOF news related to the outbreak of the Corona (Covid-19) virus:

2020-08-04
WRE period prolonged due to the COVID-19 pandemic

2020-07-03
Dates set for 2022 major events and news about remaining 2020 event decisions

2020-06-24
Survey: Impact of the Corona virus on IOF member federations

2020-06-15
Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships 2021 to include sprint competitions

2020-06-05
Cancellation of the World Trail Orienteering Championships 2020

2020-05-29
News about the European Orienteering Championships 2021 and dates for the Junior World Orienteering Championships 2020

2020-05-15
European MTB Orienteering and Trail Orienteering Championships and other news

2020-05-14
Online events to be published in the IOF Calendar (Eventor)

2020-05-12
News dates for Euromeeting 2020

2020-05-11
IOF General Assembly news

2020-05-08
Another update on IOF Event news

2020-05-07
Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships 2020 and European Orienteering Championships 2021 cancelled

2020-04-17
Promising news for a World MTB Orienteering Championships 2020 and other Covid-19 related news

2020-04-08
A report from the IOF Council meeting and the work behind the scenes

2020-04-07
IOF Future Events Program

2020-03-31
Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships 2020 postponed (and other news)

2020-03-27
Update on IOF Events status in light of the Covid-19 pandemic

2020-03-27
No World Masters Orienteering Championships in Slovakia in 2020

2020-03-26
2020 FISU World University Orienteering Championship is cancelled

2020-03-25
New dates for the European Trail Orienteering Championships

2020-03-23
World Cup round #1 in Neuchâtel is dead. Long live Neuchâtel.

2020-03-17
Cancellation of all IOF events until May 31st

2020-03-15
Coronavirus (Covid-19) update from the IOF (revised 15 March)

 

General recommendations and resources for athletes and organisers:

As an IOC Recognized International Sports Federation the IOF has access to IOC resources. The IOC, working together with the World Health Organisation (WHO), have published a number of reference documents to assist federations, organisers and athletes in handling Covid-19 issues.  Relevant links to information:

COVID-19 guidelines from the International Olympic Committee (2020-05-08)

Link to Sports Event organisers guidelines published by the WHO
Link to Risk Assessment and mitigation check list for mass gatherings and events
Link to information for athletes (IOC Athletes 365)

The IOF, as a signatory of the World Anti-Doping Code references materials published by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

WADA: Covid-19 Athlete Q&A

 

The IOF follows the advice of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and we recommend the advice given from the WHO which can be found on their website.

Most important in all considerations will be the safety and well-being of participants, organisers and in fact the society that we are a part of.

To that effect please remember the following simple advice: