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Reports from the Knockout Sprint and Mixed Sprint Relay at World Cup 4

Sun, 2018-10-07 00:00
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.

2019 Selection Criteria and Races Announced

Sat, 2018-10-06 00:00
British Orienteering is pleased to announce the selection criteria and races for the 2019 international season. 

Junior European Cup Opens With Exciting Mixed Sprint Relay

Sat, 2018-10-06 00:00
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.

The UK Orienteering League continues in Liverpool this weekend

Fri, 2018-10-05 00:00
UK Orienteering League continues in Liverpool this weekend

Association and Club Conference 2018 - Agenda Revealed

Fri, 2018-10-05 00:00
Notice of Meeting A Conference of Association and Club representatives will be held on Saturday, 20th October at The Studio in Birmingham.

Junior European Cup 2018

Fri, 2018-10-05 00:00
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.

Scotland win the Junior Inter-Regional Championships

Thu, 2018-10-04 00:00
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...

2019 Coaching Conference Agenda Revealed

Mon, 2018-10-01 00:00
We are pleased to announce details of the 2019 British Orienteering Coaching Conference featuring keynote speaker Emil Wingstedt.

2018/19 Talent Squad Announced

Sat, 2018-09-29 00:00
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.

Read about the inspiration, challenges benefits of POTOC's new club website

Sat, 2018-09-29 00:00
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

Commercial Development Officer Vacancy

Fri, 2018-09-28 00:00
British Orienteering is recruiting an Orienteering Services Development Officer to lead, develop, manage and support the services that British Orienteering offers.

Nordic TrailO Meeting 22nd-23rd September

Fri, 2018-09-28 00:00
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.

Don't forget the first online training tonight!

Thu, 2018-09-27 00:00
1 day to go to the first live online training

CEO News Available

Fri, 2018-09-21 00:00
The September edition of the CEO News is now available and can be viewed here.

Parents in Sport Week, 1 - 7 October 2018

Fri, 2018-09-21 00:00
Talking about Parents in Sport Week

MTBO World Cup Final

Thu, 2018-09-20 00:00
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.

1 week to go before the first live online training session - Coaching for Mixed Abilities

Thu, 2018-09-20 00:00
The free session will take place at 7 pm, Thursday 27th September, titled Coaching for mixed abilities.

Map Updates to ISOM 2017 by 1st Jan 2019

Wed, 2018-09-19 00:00
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.

England Development Officer (Maternity Cover)

Wed, 2018-09-19 00:00
Closing Date: Friday 19th October 

Major Events Consultant

Tue, 2018-09-11 00:00
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...