Council discusses increased athletes’ representation

At the latest IOF Council meeting the Council discussed the importance of athlete representation in the Council and in the discipline commissions. Improving athletes’ representation in the governing bodies of the IOF,...

WADA 2019 Symposium from an athlete’s perspective

In March, the annual WADA Symposium invited athletes for the first time to participate in a specially curated programme running alongside the other sessions. The IOF representative was Jan Petržela of the Foot Orienteeri...

Successful Clinic with 38 participants in Russia

An Orienteering Event Advising Clinic has been held in Vladimir, Russia. The Clinic had 38 participants, all representing Russia. The Clinic was organised by IOF Foot Orienteering Commission and lead by the commis...

2019-04-29

New record for orienteering on mainstream live television

The television broadcasts from the Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships in Norway August 12 – 17 will be broadcast live on more mainstream channels than ever before. ERR in Estonia, NRK in Norway, SVT in Swe...

Erik Blomgren IOF representative at the biggest ever International Athletes’ Forum

More than 350 athlete representatives from 185 National Olympic Committees (NOCs), 50 International Federations (IFs), five continental Athletes Commissions (ACs), the ACs of all the Organising Committees of the upcoming...