IOF Anti-doping work moves to the ITA

The International Orienteering Federation (IOF) has signed an agreement with the International Testing Agency (ITA) for the outsourcing of IOF anti-doping work. The agreement comes into effect as of January 1, 2022. The ...

Reminder: WADA’s 2022 Prohibited List comes into force on 1 January

Each year, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) updates its List of Prohibited Substances and Methods, the list which designates what substances and methods are prohibited in sport, both in- and out-of-competition. As suc...

A historic Council meeting

The IOF Council held its 6th fully digital meeting of 2021 on Friday November 19th. The meeting was historic as the Council welcomed for the first time 2 elected athletes representatives to the meeting. Foot Orienteering...

New World Ranking Awards

This month sees the launch of annual IOF World Ranking Awards, a scheme to recognise the highest ranked athletes in all four disciplines per region. The World Ranking leaders on the 1st of December each year in each of I...

Updated Competition Rules per disciplines are published

The Council Event Supervisory Board (ESB) has approved an updated version of the competition rules for all IOF disciplines. For Ski Orienteering the new rules take effect as of December 8, 2021. For the other 3 disciplin...