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Sprint Preview

The first medals to be decided at WOC2004 will be the sprint races, next Wednesday. The sprint race was first added to the WOC programme in 2001 as an opportunity to make the sport more spectator friendly. It is an event which is continually dogged with controversy and discussion, seen as compro...

What They Are Fighting For

These are the medals they all want, what they've been aiming for and picturing every time they have been training for the last year or more. 36 of these will be won next week, with an addtional 6 up for grabs in the two trail-o competitions. They are being giving a swedish twist with blue and ye...

All You Need to Know...

...about WOC2004! WOC 2004 is going to be held around the town of Väerå 100km west of the Swedish capital Stockholm. Until 2003 WOC was a biannual event, alternating with the World Cup. Now it is part of the World Cup and held every year. The first race is on Sunday – Long qualification...

Countdown to WOC

For the next couple of weeks the Nope Bulletin is being taken over be coverage of the World Orienteering Championships which start on Saturday. After two medals last year in Switzerland the British team will again be striving to be on top of the world. Over the next few days we will be looking...

Apologies

Nopesport.com would like to apologise for the down time experienced this morning (Thursday). We appreciate that this was an unfortunate time for the server to go down. Unfortunately this was out with our control. We were not warned that there may be downtime this morning. This is what unfortunate...

maps gallery

the maps section of the gallery has been taken offline. this is unfortunately due to some copyright issues we need to resolve. it may return in the future. if you have knowledge on this subject, please email us at gallery@nopesport.com

THE PLAN

With the slightly quieter atmosphere at [nope] hq of late, samsonite thought he would let you all in on what the plans are in the near future for the cartel et al. Site-wide Login In the near future the whole nopesport.com site will acquire login capabilities. Everything that is available at ...

...And Again

FCC League Tables updated after round 8 at Breakneck Bank. Check the FCC section and click League Tables.

FCC Scores Updated

FCC league tables, including points from the JK last weekend, are now available in the FCC section. Click the FCC button on the left and choose LEAGUE TABLES.

Mrs H Trophy

Well this is the Mrs h. toilet brush trophy - which I offered after I had the idea for an all inclusive competition whilst cleaning the loo. I got it from Argos but Mr H. made the base from a piece of very nice hard wood and the plaque cost more than the toilet brush !! I don't know what it is...

Junior Forum Update

You may have recently noticed some changes to the junior section of the nopesport forum. In recent weeks, access has been restricted to only allow approved junior members to post in this section. The section is, however, still open for anyone to read. This measure is part of our ongoing commitmen...

FCC Update

The up-to-date FCC league tables after round 5 are available for download in the FCC section.The FCC section has been overhauled slightly to make it a bit more structured, and some extras have been added. We hope to have a Round 5 report online in the next day or two, and we would appreciate map ...

Apologies for downtime

We would like to apologise for the downtime of the site today. This was due to a vast increase in site traffic lately. When we launched the site, we wanted it to be popular, but were not initially expecting this level of interest. We therefore paid for a server with a relatively small limit on th...

PWT Photos

There are some lovely PWT Round 2 photos up in the gallery, courtesy of the lovely people at the Park World Tour. Unfortunately there were only a few of the GB members.

BOC Maps Wanted

We would greatly appreciate any scans of maps from BOC on Saturday. These can be of any course, and with or without your route drawn on. We appreciate that many maps were greatly damaged due to the weather and suspect printing, but any state is okay with us. Please send any scans to gallery@nopes...

Possible Service Interruption

Unfortunately there may be a small interruption to our service on Thursday (4th March). Due to our service provider updating its settings, there may be some downtime when you may not be able to access the site. This interruption will hopefully improve our service overall, and we apologise for...

Private Forums

After the success of the "Edinburgh Elite Training Group" private forum, we have decided to offer this service to everyone. Are you part of a training group/squad/team/club/any kind of group? Do you want to have private place for the members to discuss issues within the group? Well now you ...

BUSA

Sample maps for BUSA are now in the gallery, courtesy of Supersaint.

Inspiration

We ran through blizzards, thunderstorms, freezing rain, covered bridges, creeks, campgrounds, cemeteries, city parks, parking lots, a nuclear power plant, county fairs, and, once, a church service. We were chased by goats, geese, a crazed ground hog, guards (the nuclear power plant), a mo...

clothing launch pics

Photos from the [nope] clothing launch party last night are now in the gallery. Just click on the GALLERY link on the left to see them. You can see the t shirt designs actually being worn. And please dont contact us asking how you can get your hands on the [nope] cartel design, because you can...

[nope] young team

we are pleased to announce the [NOPE] YOUNG TEAM FOR 2004 MEN oleg cheplin "uncle" dickie wren WOMEN mhairi mackenzie laura daniel we wish them all luck and success in 2004

MERCH!

[nope] cartel are proud to present the first range of nope clothing. Click on the MERCHANDISE button on the left, or visit http://www.nopecartel.co.uk

From Us To You

Today nopesport.com are pleased to announce our first of many free gifts, from us to you. Our first gift is the nopesport wallpaper 1. It is based on the site background, lovingly crafted by samsonite. Download it at 1024x768 or 800x600 screen resolution. Enjoy.

Maps

Check out the new MAPS section in the gallery. So far we have the maps from the Nordic Ski-O Champs from last week, and samples of areas similar to what competitors can expect at JWOC 2007 in Australia. Thanks to Robbo for them. If you have any maps you think would be of interest, for example for...

Happy New Year!

Nopesport.com would like to wish all its users a very Happy New Year. We hope to see you all at some events very soon.

Wanted: Xmas Events

Its that time of year again, and it can mean only one thing: throw away the rule book in an effort to make orienteering round some freezing cold bramble patch 'fun'. Novelty score events, fancy dress races, handicap races and all the rest make an appearance round this time. Given that there's...

samsonites picks

Good evening my good men and women. I have decided that for my second instalment of samsonite's picks i shall challenge your mind slightly with a series of questions. Here goes - Why is it that people say things like "She's got an amazing voice" as if that makes an awful band better? Take Eva...

New team member

Only hours ago, Supersaint was confirmed as the fifth member of team nopesport. He will reporting for us once there is a bit more to report in the near future.

LAUNCH PARTY

The official nopesport.com launch party will take place on Thursday, December 4th at Chez Dickalot, 5/1 Nicolson Street, Edinburgh. Times are as yet unconfirmed, but will be posted as they become apparent. All welcome. Bring running shoes to win prizes. Lots of Banter. Hosted by your favourites, ...

more pics

new pics from the cambridge sprint-o and elite alc-o at the weekend are in the gallery now. click on the gallery button on the left to view them. meanwhile, pics have been added to the party! section of jane forrest's birthday night out, and we are still looking for photos for our first album, 20...

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