With WOC 2011 due to get underway tomorrow, orienteers across the country will be backing the British team in France, but there is an added element to this year's World Championships which presents the need for crossed fingers, as the decision is made over who will host WOC 2015 - Scotland or Sweden.
Tomorrow sees the start of the World Orienteering Championships in France, with the Long Qualification races heading a week of tough and technical competition in the Savoie Grande region of France
Previously known as the Alpine KIMM or Euro KIMM, this event now forms part of the OMM Event Series. This year the event takes place in the Jura Mountains on the French/Swiss border on 3rd/4th September.
Earlier this year we found out about Geco, new software freely available for managing orienteering events, so we thought we'd catch up with developer Simon Denier to find out more about the project and its development.
Entries for the second Cambridge City Race are now open, with access to many Cambridge Colleges already secured, it promises to be an exciting urban event.
With the UK relay league close, the largest entry field for 10 years, live GPS tracking, results and updates, the Harvester Relay promises to be possibly the most exciting event to hit Britain since the world slicing bread championships.
There have been many updates and new content added to the website in the last few days. Start times, programme, bib collection, merchandise, are just a few.
The Maccabiah Sports Committee has conditionally agreed to include the sport of orienteering at the Maccabiah Games in 2013, provided the Israel Sport Orienteering Association (ISOA) submits a list of 50 non-Israeli Jewish orienteering athletes by July 31, 2011.
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