British Orienteering News
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The World Cup Final in the Czech Republic kicked off with the new ‘knock out sprint’ format on Thursday. This discipline will be part of the World Championships from 2020 and for a lot of athletes, this was their first opportunity to try it out.
British Orienteering is pleased to announce the selection criteria and races for the 2019 international season.
The first race of the 2018 JEC programme saw 14 GB athletes across four teams take to the streets of the Swiss village of Villars-Sur-Ollon, in a fast and frantic head-to-head format, the first of its kind at junior international level.
UK Orienteering League continues in Liverpool this weekend
Notice of Meeting A Conference of Association and Club representatives will be held on Saturday, 20th October at The Studio in Birmingham.
Today sees the final international competition of a long summer season for the GB junior squad, as the team makes its way out to Villas-Sur-Ollon, in Switzerland, for the 2018 Junior European Cup.
All the junior regional squads and coaches travelled to Derbyshire last weekend 29-30th September for the annual Junior-Inter Regional Championships. Teams in M/W14, 16 and 18 age categories from the nine English regions, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland assembled for the Individual race on Sa...
We are pleased to announce details of the 2019 British Orienteering Coaching Conference featuring keynote speaker Emil Wingstedt.
British Orienteering is pleased to announce the Junior Talent Squad for 2019. The squad will operate again in two tiers and you can read more about this on the GB Programme page.
We catch up with the webmaster of Potteries Orienteering Club - Mark Clews about the inspiration, challenges and benefits of the creation of new club website www.potoc.co.uk
British Orienteering is recruiting an Orienteering Services Development Officer to lead, develop, manage and support the services that British Orienteering offers.
Whilst the FootO athletes were busy at the Euromeeting in Denmark last weekend, just up the road, in Silkeborg, at the Nordic PreO competition, a GB team competing as guests came 7th ( & 5th nation) in the 2-day competition.
1 day to go to the first live online training
The September edition of the CEO News is now available and can be viewed here.
Talking about Parents in Sport Week
This weekend the world’s MTB Orienteers are heading to Portugal for the World Cup Final. The program is Middle Distance, Long Distance and the final Sprint on Sunday.
The free session will take place at 7 pm, Thursday 27th September, titled Coaching for mixed abilities.
Already Christmas seems not too far away and with it the deadline of 1st Jan 2019 approaches, by which time maps used for all levels of event should be drawn to ISOM 2017.
Closing Date: Friday 19th October
British Orienteering is pleased to announce that Helen Errington from Maprunner has been awarded a short-term contract to support British Orienteering’s Major Events, in particular the JK 2019 which is being held in the South Central Region from 19th – 22nd April 2019 in the Aldershot and Newbury ar...