01/02/2019 || TV: Running camera gives a true feeling of the speed ||FootO, News||

Today, a running cameraman is a must for high-quality TV production in orienteering. The running camera brings a true feeling of the runner’s speed and demonstrates the difficulty of the terrain.
– It gives the viewer a kind of insider look, something you can´t get when you watch other sports such as football or ice hockey, says Karel Jonak.


01/02/2019 || The Orienteering World 2018 magazine released! ||FootO, MTBO, News, SkiO, TrailO||

In the new issue you will find many interesting orienteering articles; orienteering in TV, athletes role in orienteering development, orienteering in Singapore and much more. Don´t miss out!


21/01/2019 || IOF Major Event Appointments ||FootO, News, TrailO||

The IOF Council made several major event appointments in connection with its meeting in Warsaw January 18-19, 2019. Among them the World Masters Orienteering Championships 2022.


17/01/2019 || New IOF World Ranking ||FootO, MTBO, News, SkiO, TrailO||

At the October meeting of Council, changes were approved to the IOF World ranking System (WRS) with effect from January 1 2019 following a review of the WRS.


11/01/2019 || Foot Orienteering Athlete of the Year: Tove Alexandersson ||FootO, News, Newsletter||

Tove Alexandersson has done it again: she has been at her very best over the whole season. This year at the World Championships in Latvia she won 4 out of 5 possible medals: gold in Long and Mixed Relay, and silver in Sprint and Relay. And she is the winner of the 2018 World Cup.


27/12/2018 || Orienteering in the spotlight – vote for Tove! ||Arena, FootO, News||

Do you think that Tove Alexandersson was the greatest Swedish athlete in 2018? If so – vote for Tove to win the Jerring Prize!


21/12/2018 || Plans for the 2019 WOC Clinic announced ||FootO, News||

The IOF has cooperated with the organisers of World Orienteering Championships since the 2011 to put on a WOC Clinic. The aim of the Clinic is to encourage and support participation from member federations who otherwise would not be able to participate at the World Orienteering Championships due to economic challenges.


21/12/2018 || Sigurd Dæhli, Norway – multi-talented medal winner ||FootO, Newsletter, SkiO, TrailO||

The first person ever to win World Championship medals in three different orienteering disciplines: that is the distinction achieved by Sigurd Dæhli when the Norwegian open relay team took the silver medals at last year’s World TrailO Championships in Lithuania.


21/12/2018 || Orienteering is totally in line with the image of university sports whose motto is: “Excellence in mind and body”. ||FootO, Newsletter, SkiO||

FISU Secretary General Eric Saintrond about the cooperation between FISU and the IOF and the honour to have been chosen as a member of the IOF Ethics Panel.


20/12/2018 || Updated competition rules for FootO published ||FootO, News||

The Council Event Supervisory Board has approved an updated version of the competition rules for IOF Foot Orienteering Events. These new rules are valid as of January 1, 2019.


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