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World Championships Middle Distance - Street takes 13th

Wed, 2018-08-08 00:00
With the urban disciplines completed, the WOC 2018 competitors moved inland to the town of Sigulda. Situated on the Gauja river, the remaining races of the week will all take place around the town, across the valley carved through the local sandstone by the Gauja River.

WTOC Day 1 and 2 - TempO and PreO

Tue, 2018-08-07 00:00
The first day of WTOC 2018 competition, the TempO event, which took place in the picturesque setting of Daugavpils fortress, was a good one for the GB team. Competitors had to achieve a top 18 place in the heats to qualify for the final, and John Kewley stormed in with a 4th place in Heat A, with Ia...

World Orienteering Championships Mixed Sprint Relay - GB take 7th

Mon, 2018-08-06 00:00
Arguable the most exciting race of the world championship week, the Mixed Sprint Relay was the second round of racing to take place in Riga this weekend, after the individual Sprint Discipline on Saturday. With teams of four – two women and two men – teams tactically place their best runners on diff...

World TrailO Championships 2018, Daugavpils, Latvia

Mon, 2018-08-06 00:00
Most of the British TrailO team plus a few other squad members had warmed up for the 2018 World Championships in Latvia, by competing in the Falco Cup event in Klaipeda in neighbouring Lithuania during the previous week. This event also hosted a round of the European TrailO Cup, and all three days w...

World Orienteering Championships Sprint

Sat, 2018-08-04 00:00
Kicking off the 35th World Orienteering Championships in Riga, Latvia was the Sprint Distance event.

British Sprint and Middle Championships 2018 – entries close 12 August!

Fri, 2018-08-03 00:00
Entries for the British Sprint and Middle Championships will close in 9 days time! You can enter the Championships through SiEntries.

Scotland sets its sights on World Orienteering Championships and Island Games

Fri, 2018-08-03 00:00
Scotland is hoping to add to its already packed portfolio of events in the coming years, submitting bids for both the World Orienteering Championships for Edinburgh in 2022 and the Island Games for Orkney in 2023.

The Lakes 5 Days - Day 5

Fri, 2018-08-03 00:00
Day 5 - Dale Park, Graythwaite Day 5: Friday 3 August 2018, Dale Park, Graythwaite, Newby Bridge Organising Club:  Lakeland Orienteering Club

England Competitions Officer Vacancy

Thu, 2018-08-02 00:00
Closing Date: Friday 24th August

Major Events Consultant Vacancy Closing Date tomorrow (Friday 3rd August)

Thu, 2018-08-02 00:00
An exciting opportunity for a short-term Major Events Consultant to assist British Orienteering to deliver specific major events within our portfolio of events.

#11: Alice Leake: Selected to compete in the World Orienteering Championships 2018

Thu, 2018-08-02 00:00
WOC 2018 Selected athlete interviews

The Lakes 5 Days - Day 4

Thu, 2018-08-02 00:00
Day 4: Thursday 2 August 2018, Askham Fell, Pooley Bridge Organising Club: Border Liners

HALO introduce #findacontrol initiative

Wed, 2018-08-01 00:00
It’s often the simplest ideas that are the best and make you wonder why people weren’t doing that before and the same can easily be said for Humberside and Lincolnshire Orienteers new ‘find a control’ initiative appearing on their Twitter account.

British Orienteering to launch new online training

Wed, 2018-08-01 00:00
British Orienteering are pleased to announce a new pilot training programme providing three interactive sessions delivered through the online webinar format. The sessions will cover three very different areas initially with presentations in Coaching, Planning and Developing Clubs.

Volunteering, what does your club do?

Wed, 2018-08-01 00:00
Orienteering is a sport that without volunteers, couldn’t bring enjoyment and activity to thousands of people of all ages. Volunteers are the lifeblood of any sport providing a wealth of experience and varying skills to ensure clubs are sustainable and continue to grow.

#10: Jo Shepherd: Selected to compete in the World Orienteering Championships 2018

Wed, 2018-08-01 00:00
WOC 2018 Selected athlete interviews

UK Sport is currently running a consultation about funding for Olympic and Paralympic sports

Tue, 2018-07-31 00:00
Here's a message from Peter Hart, Chief Executive who is urging those who are passionate about orienteering to get the sport's voice heard in the consultation for elite funding.

#9: Charlotte Watson: Selected to compete in the World Orienteering Championships 2018

Tue, 2018-07-31 00:00
Charlotte Watson WOC 2018 Selected Athlete Interviews  

The Lakes 5 Days - Day 3

Tue, 2018-07-31 00:00
Day 3 takes place today (Tuesday 31 July 2018) in  Whinlatter, near Keswick.

#8: Megan Carter-Davies: Selected to compete in the World Orienteering Championships 2018

Mon, 2018-07-30 00:00
WOC 2018 Selected Athlete Interviews