World Ranking Rules and System updated part 2

In January 2021 several changes were implemented in the IOF World Ranking System (WRS). These were: Prolongation of ‘Counting months’ due to COVID-19 restrictions (decided at Council meeting 204) A follow-up ...

World Ski Orienteering Championships to go ahead as planned

The Organisers of the World Ski Orienteering Championships have received the go-ahead from the Estonian Ministry of Culture for the organisation of the event in Kääriku from February 22nd to 28th, 2021. At the entry dead...

2021-01-13

Athletes to watch in 2021

With most of the international events in 2020 cancelled or postponed due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, we thought it would generate some much needed New Years enthusiasm to look forward to the 2021 season. As ...

Who will be Athlete of the Year 2021?

The nominations are in, now it’s time to vote to see who is the favourite to become Athlete of the Year 2021. At the end of the nomination period December 20th we had received 124 nominations for 69 athletes. Among...

Inside the IOF: New Anti-Doping Rules

The new IOF Anti-Doping Rules come into force on 1 January 2021. IOF Anti-Doping Officer Kirsty McIntyre describes the process of updating them....