World Cup News

World Cup: Switzerland won nail-biting Sprint Relay

Switzerland won the first international sprint relay in 2024, when they were the first to cross the finish line after a nerve-wracking final at the Orienteering World Cup round in Genoa. Finland and Czechia continued to ...

World Cup: Aebersold and Fosser take huge margin wins in Genoa

Simona Aebersold (SUI) and Kasper Fosser (NOR) won today’s Orienteering World Cup sprint in Genoa, Italy by large margins. With an arena beautifully located on the waterfront in Genoa’s western end and a both...

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: Gemperle and Svensk win fast sprint in Switzerland

The old city center of Olten, Switzerland and the many energetic spectators in the arena created another nice backdrop for Sunday’s individual World Cup sprint Switzerland’s Natalia Gemperle took her first World Cup win ...

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...

IOF enters partnership with EBU to spread Orienteering Worldwide

The greatest international orienteering events will now be accessible to a significantly larger audience. The International Orienteering Federation, IOF, has entered a partnership with the European Broadcasting Union (EB...

How to follow the Orienteering World Cup Round 1 in Switzerland

The international orienteering season is about to start and you’re invited to follow all the action from the Orienteering World Cup 2024 closely. We start in Switzerland this weekend with Round 1 – a Knock-Out Spri...

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...