Re-opening of bidding period for IOF events

During the last Council meeting in Frankfurt, 10-12 January, Council decided to re-open the bidding period for some major IOF events to allow for further bidders. Major events that the bidding period is re-open for are; ...

Event appointments 2021 and 2022

The IOF Council made several major event appointments at its latest meeting January 10-12 2020: Foot Orienteering 2022 European Orienteering Championships (EOC) – Hungary MTB Orienteering 2021 World Masters MTB Ori...

Minutes of Council Meeting 197 published

The minutes from the IOF council meeting this past weekend (10-12 January 2020) have been published. Here is a short summary of the most important desicions/topics: *Philippines approved as a Provisional Member i.e. as I...

WADA takes RUSADA case to CAS

The WADA decision on RUSADA is subject to appeal at CAS (Court of Arbitration for Sport). The appeals process can be expected to be resolved by CAS first in late March/early April 2020 and no sanctions will be imposed on...

WADA decision on RUSADA and potential consequences for the IOF (updated)

This article has been updated following IOF participation in a WADA conference call, on December 13th, giving additional details about the CRC recommendations and process for implementation. On December 9th, the World An...