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Follow Venla and Jukola relays on IOF TV this weekend

More than 17.000 orienteers will set course for western Finland and one of the biggest orienteering competitions in the world, that happens this weekend. Venla and Jukola relays are gathering more than 3.000 teams in tot...

How to follow Orienteering World Cup Round 2 in Italy

We have only just said goodbye to Olten, Switzerland but it’s already time to continue the Orienteering World Cup in Genoa, Italy this weekend. Round 2 consists of a sprint on Saturday and a sprint relay on Sunday at the...

Heikkilä and Swiss duo lead World Cup standings before Genoa

Finland’s Tuomas Heikkilä leads the men’s World Cup, while Switzerland’s Natalia Gemperle and Simona Aebersold share first place in the women’s after this weekend’s Round 1 in Olten, Switzer...

CX80 EMTBOC: Europe’s MTBO stars gather in Poland

Poland is the host for this year’s CX80 World Cup first round, the European MTBO Championships, with four days of intense racing scheduled from Thursday to Sunday. 109 athletes from 20 nations will be striving for the me...

World Cup: Knock-Out wins for Hadorn and Alexandersson

Joey Hadorn (SUI) and Tove Alexandersson (SWE) took the first Orienteering World Cup wins of 2024 with their victories in Saturday’s Knock-Out Sprint in Switzerland. Yesterday’s heavy rain was nowhere to be seen in sunny...

World Cup: Athletes from 17 nations make it through Knock-Out Sprint qualifiers

The 2024 Orienteering World Cup got underway under very variable weather conditions Friday afternoon in Zofingen, Switzerland, where athletes from 17 out of the competing 32 nations managed to qualify for Saturday’s quar...

Podcast: Simona Aebersold on the World Cup in Olten and the 2024 international season

This year’s Orienteering World Cup begins in Switzerland this weekend with two sprint races. Simona Aebersold (SUI) claimed her first individual World Champs title on the long distance last year, where she was third in t...

Intense sprints will kick off the new World Cup season

Exactly 230 days after Tove Alexandersson (SWE) and Matthias Kyburz (SUI) crossed the finish line under Vicenza’s October sun to win both the KO Sprint titles at EOC and secure the overall 2023 Orienteering World Cup vic...

European TrailO Championships: success for Norway and Czechia in Relay

Norway and Czechia emerged as winners of the two relay classes, O and P; the six sets of medals awarded today go to teams from six different nations. All competitors completed a PreO course of 16 controls followed by two...

2024-05-11

European TrailO Championships: PreO gold medals to Italy and Norway

Aaron Gaio, Italy and Svein Jakobsen, Norway were the overall winners of the O and P classes respectively after the second day of competition on a cold, sunny and windy day in Turku, Finland. Open class medal winners   P...

2024-05-10

European TrailO Championships: young Slovakian leads in PreO

16-year-old Jonatán Furucz, Slovakia leads the O (Open) class field after the first day of the PreO competition, held in cold conditions in Turku, Finland. Svein Jacobsen, Norway heads the P (Physically Challenged) Class...

2024-05-09

2024 Finnish Relay League premieres in IOF TV on Friday

The spring really comes to Finland on Friday evening when the 2024 Finnish Relay League kicks off in the southwestern corner of the country. Kevätyönviesti is the first of seven rounds of the league in 2024, where Tamper...