British Orienteering News

Subscribe to British Orienteering News feed
Latest news from the British Orienteering Foundation
Updated: 16 hours 24 min ago

Pre-JWOC 2020 Camp, Kocaeli, Turkey

Fri, 23/08/2019 - 00:00
Pre-JWOC 2020 Camp: 25th – 30th August 2019, Kocaeli, Turkey 
Categories: Orienteering News

Head of Development, Craig Anthony, to Leave British Orienteering

Thu, 22/08/2019 - 00:00
British Orienteering has today announced that Craig Anthony, Head of Development, will be leaving the governing body at the end of the month after 5 and a half years in the sport to take up a post as Chief Executive of British Wrestling. 
Categories: Orienteering News

Projects to help improve the university orienteering clubs’ experience

Thu, 22/08/2019 - 00:00
For the month of July, Development Intern, Georgia Jones, has been working on several projects that focus on improving the university orienteering clubs’ experience.
Categories: Orienteering News

Final week to enter 2019 Scottish Score Championships!

Wed, 21/08/2019 - 00:00
There’s less than one week to enter the 2019 Scottish Orienteering Score Championships, as entries will close on Monday 26 August, less than a week before the Sunday 1 September event.
Categories: Orienteering News

Round Up of the 2019 World Orienteering Championships

Wed, 21/08/2019 - 00:00
Athletes from 48 nations took part in the Middle distance, Long distance and Relay races at Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships 2019.   Congratulations to the Great Britain Team who competed at the 2019 World Orienteering Championships (WOC) in Norway last week (12 - 17 August 2019).
Categories: Orienteering News

British Sprint and British Middle Championships - Entries Close in 8 Days!

Tue, 20/08/2019 - 00:00
Who will be crowned this year's British Sprint and British Middle Distance Champions?
Categories: Orienteering News

WOC Relay: Double victory for Sweden

Sun, 18/08/2019 - 00:00
The final race of the 2019 World Orienteering Championships was the Forest Relay.
Categories: Orienteering News

WOC 2019: Time for the Relay!

Sat, 17/08/2019 - 00:00
Today (Saturday, 17 August) is the last competition at this year's World Orienteering Championships with the Relay for men and women.
Categories: Orienteering News

The WOC Middle Distance is a tough technical race

Sat, 17/08/2019 - 00:00
The Middle Distance is a tough technical race and this years World Championships final was no exception. The forest was in high quality; rough; rocky and tough terrain making it hard going for all runners. Great Britain qualified 5 out of 6 runners for the final. The placings in the final were Ralph...
Categories: Orienteering News

Second GOLD medal for Alexandersson and Lundanes

Sat, 17/08/2019 - 00:00
A fascinating women’s Middle distance race built up to an intensely exciting climax, as Swedish Tove Alexandersson chased down Swiss Simona Aebersold’s time on the long run-in from the edge of the forest – and won gold by just 5 seconds.
Categories: Orienteering News

World Orienteering Championships Relay 2019

Sat, 17/08/2019 - 00:00
Today's races are the WOC Relays.
Categories: Orienteering News

Race the Castles in Yorkshire starts tomorrow!

Fri, 16/08/2019 - 00:00
12 different orienteering events in just 9 days, all with a castle theme.
Categories: Orienteering News

World Orienteering Championships 2023 awarded to Switzerland and WOC 2025 to Finland

Fri, 16/08/2019 - 00:00
The Council of the International Orienteering Federation (IOF), at its meeting in Sarpsborg Norway in connection with the World Orienteering Championships 2019, has awarded the World Orienteering Championships 2023 to Switzerland.
Categories: Orienteering News

Today is the Middle Distance race at the World Orienteering Champs

Fri, 16/08/2019 - 00:00
Today we will find who will win the Middle distance Final for men and women.
Categories: Orienteering News

Start Lists for WOC Middle distance Final announced

Thu, 15/08/2019 - 00:00
The World Orienteering Championships 2019 Middle distance Final is all set to take place tomorrow (Friday 16 August) in Mørk, Øsold in Norway.  The women’s race starts first at 13.27 local time (UK time: 12:27), and the men’s starts around 15.45 (UK time: 14:45)..
Categories: Orienteering News

Yesterday's Long Distance was the first of the finals at WOC 2019

Thu, 15/08/2019 - 00:00
Great Britain had four athletes running and there were a series of good results from the athletes.
Categories: Orienteering News

Master-class Gold show by Lundanes and Alexandersson

Thu, 15/08/2019 - 00:00
Olav Lundanes, Norway is proving to be one of the greatest Long distance competitors of all time, taking his sixth gold in this format and the fourth in succession, a convincing win by 1.39. His compatriot Kasper Fosser, still a junior, took the silver medal and Daniel Hubmann, Switzerland the bronz...
Categories: Orienteering News

Today is Rest Day at the World Orienteering Championships

Thu, 15/08/2019 - 00:00
Today athletes are taking a well earned rest day today in preparation for Friday's Middle Distance event. 
Categories: Orienteering News

WOC 2019: Time for Long distance final!

Wed, 14/08/2019 - 00:00
Today (Wednesday, August 14) we will find who will win the Long distance for men and women.
Categories: Orienteering News

World Orienteering Championships Long Distance

Wed, 14/08/2019 - 00:00
Day 2 of the Nokian Tyre World Orienteering Championships kicks off with the Long distance event in Mørk, Spydeberg. 
Categories: Orienteering News

Pages