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Nopesport Shop Now Open!

At long last we are pleased to announce the opening of the nopesport.com shop! Bringing you the opportunity to easily purchase our wonderful merchendise from the comfort of your own home, without the difficulty that arises in tracking us down at events! Payment is totally secure through Paypal ...

Big thanks to our reporters!!

As you all know we who run nopesport.com from [nope] HQ do so in our spare time. we endevour to do as much as we can in the time we have but we often run out of it! This is when we rely heavily on some peoples good will to do work for us for very little in return!! Over the last 6-8 weeks the...

Possible Downtime

Unfortunately due to essential upgrades by our hosts you may find that you are unable to access nopesport around 5pm this evening, it is expected that the work will take no longer than an hour. Our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

JK Photos

Okay Folks, I've made the first instalment of photos onto the web from the JK. they can be viewed at: JK DAY 1 JK RELAYS thanks to peterg for supplying the webspace. All the prints are for sale at the following prices: 10x8 print: £10 (£1 from every print goes to Nopesport) ...

Nopesport at the JK

Happy Easter everyone and that can only mean one thing the JK festival of orienteering. This year Nopesport is lucky to have an active role in this year’s proceedings. Here is a selection of what we are involved in Nope Stall The Nope cartel has been given a stall in the JK Marquee. P...

Downtime

Redbus a data centre which hosts our hosting's servers had a an explosion in their power reactor at 10:30am this morning. the register writes Redbus Interhouse suffered a power failure this morning, leaving its irate customers to pick up the pieces once again. The colocation and managed ...

BOF Debate

Suse Coon of Compasssport has kindly put John Morris' article debating the purpose of BOF on the Compasssport Website. Thanks to Suse for doing this in order for the forum debate to continue. John's commentary to the planned membership proposals can be found here while the proposals themsel...

Do you have an RSS feed?

We are currently looking for RSS feeds for orienteering news of any kind. Does your club website have one? Or have you come across one on your web travels? RSS feeds allow us to keep track of news much more easily, which equates to a faster, higher quality service for you. This request has bee...

forum avatars

There are some avatars in the avatar gallery for you to spruce up how you look on the forum. Goto forum > profile > show gallery to check them out.

Merry Christmas

So the festive season is once again on us. Everyone in the [nope] cartel wishes everyone who visits nopesport a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

we've been hacked

Another site on your server was hacked by the ever popular (as of this week) santy worm and has overwritten some of our files. The site is still operational but will be operating with skeleton functionality over the festive period. You should all have better things to do than stay here over...

Relaunch!!!

Ladies and gentlemen, may I take the honour of welcoming you to the brand-spanking new, version 3 of your favourite orienteering website, nopesport.com*. As you'll no doubt have noticed it looks a bit different! If its looking a bit ugly you probably need to refresh your cache, if you don't know...

happy birthday to us

this is the first in a veritable torrent of editorial articles planned for the future. as i write this, nopesport is about to have its first birthday. well happy birthday nopesport. and may you have many more. the pyrat and i began the concept of this site about september 2003, during an msn c...

birthday!

[nope] cordially invite you to the 1st birthday party of nopesport.com sat 4th & sun 5th december 2004 edinburgh 2 days of fun and frolicks, including orienteering and partying. all welcome (18 or over) we would love to have each and every one of you with us to celebrate(?) ...

Interview with Thierry

By Kjell-Erik Kristiansen at Middle Race Press Conference Thierry Gueorgiou Last year you won the Gold when you were not the favourite , and so this year you were the Favourite, how did you find this? Of course it is very difficult to be favourite again… What have you been doing since...

Long Final Report

Reflections on the Long Final The Norwegian and Swedish flags were flying highest as the couple from Oslo – Bjornar Valstad and Hanne Staff claimed Gold and Silver. The loudest cheers were from the home crowd as Karolina Arewang Hojsgaard stormed to victory. The biggest upset of the day, al...

Relay Final

Norway's men and Sweden's women take the golds in a fierce relay world championships final involving sprint finished and amazing performances from many of the national teams. Great Britain acheived great podium positions, fifth in the mens and sixth in the womens. Men 1. Norway (Valstad, K...

Middle Final

Thierry Reigns Supreme and Hanne Staff retires at the top. As many predicted it was Gold for Thierry Gueorgiou of France by 21 secs with another superb example of technical supremacy. Hanne Staff caped the most decorated WOC career with her 11th medal, to take Gold with an impressive second ...

Classic Final

Final results: 1 Karolina A Höaard, Swe 1:22:25.4 2 Hanne Staff, Nor 1:23:26.5 3 Marika Mikkola, Fin 1:23:51.6 -------------------------------- 12 Heather Monro 1:27:36 31 Helen Winskill 1:41:38 40 Alison O'Neil 1:51:31 Men 1 Bjø Valstad, Nor 1:45:25.3 2 Mattias Karlsson,...

Sprint Final

Sprint Final The World Championships came to life with a great atmosphere at the sprint Final at Rocklunda as 3000+ supporters arrived to cheer on their Nations teams. Simone Niggli-Luder made it 5 gold in a row with a commanding 29 sec win and was able to celebrate on the run in as it was evi...

Simone Luder!

World champion number one of the year 2004 is the one and only Simone Niggli-Luder, claiming her 6th WOC gold medal. Silver goes to Karolina A Hojsgaard of Sweden and Bronze was taken by Elisabeth Ingvaldsen of Norway. The British Girls, Sarah Rollins and Helen Bridle finished in 21st and 4...

Sprint Qualifier Report

Sprint Qualifiers On an overcast morning the WOC Sprint Qualifiers got underway. First off were the women. Sarah Rollins and Helen Bridle both qualified with ease with an 8th and 9th respectively in their heats. Once they both warmed down they were headed back to the hotel for a massage a...

Sprint Qualifier

five out of six Brits qualified for todays Sprint final. Only Hannah Wooton failed to make the cut. Congratulations to GG, Speake, JD, Sarah and Helen. The final takes place this afternoon.

Middle Qualifier Report

Its our first day at WOC, we arrived fresh! On the early am Ryanair flight, and went straight to the Middle Qualifier race venue to cheer on the Brits. As you have seen from the results the predicted stars in the men’s and women’s qualified with ease. Novikov in particular just cruising into t...

Middle Qualification

Four out of the six Brits entered for the Middle distance have qualified for Saturdays final. Men Heat A 1. Valentin Novikov RUS 26.17 2. Anders Nordberg NOR 27.29 3. Edgaras Voveris LTU 28.14 6. Jamie Stevenson GBR 29.00 Men Heat B 1. Thierry Guergiou FRA 23.48 2. Johan Nasman SW...

Long Qualification

All GB runners entered in the Long have qualified for the final. Congratualtions to them. Results from today's Long qualification races: Men M-A 10990 meter 35 entered 1 Marius Mazulis Lithuania 62:16.6 2 Holger Hott Johansen Norway 62:19.6 3 Pasi Ikonen Finland 62:41.6 14 Daniel M...

Heather's Plans

A Good Luck email from the [nope] cartel prompted the following insightful response from one of the teams most experienced and successful members, Heather Monro: I for one will not be looking at nopesport, the papers, etc until its all over.. worrying about what the everyone else is saying abo...

Interview with GG

Graham Gristwood, first junior in the WOC team for... well ages. How does that feel? Have you been welcomed into the team? I suppose its not an overwhelming surprise that you won the selection race, after consistently strong performances in sprint races in the past, British Sprints for example, ...

Long Preview

The Long, or Classic as it was formerly known, is the ultimate discipline. It’s a race where the best guy or girl in the world will run over 90 or 75 minutes respectively. That’s the best person, at the peak of their fitness, and running the race of their life. The terrain is unforgiving, ...

Interviews With the Stars

While we here at nopesport can claim to have some contacts in the British Team, for the opinions and news of the foriegn favourites at WOC we are only gong to usher you in the direction of alternativet.nu's English pages. Check out alternativet for interviews with Hanne Staff, Thierry Gueorgio...

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