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wc :: World Cup Startlists

The Sprint qualification and relay startlists are up and make for interesting reading. In the womens qualification there are some good early running such as Emma Dahlstedt, Helen bridle, Martina Fritschy & Vroni Kö Salmi which should give a good indication of qualifying times. Remember its the...

wc :: World Cup Build-up

The build-up gathers pace and the excitement grows as we move ever closer to what’s billed as being the largest event held in the UK – The World Cup. Accreditation opens on Thursday and then on with the opening of the long weekend on Friday afternoon with a parade accompanied by The Ben Steinit...

event :: Tiomila ends

Yet another exciting conclusion to tiomila this year with the top two seperated by just two seconds. There had been a pack for most of the race but Jarkko Huovila & Jon-Are Myhren put distance between them and the pack on leg 8 with superb runs. This gap was extended to 6mins by Mats Haldin & Ni...

event::TioMila Part 1

Legs 1-5. The lead chopped and changed over the first half of tonights mass relay, with all the major player looking like they could make a break at any stage. But it was a clinical route choice on langa-natten which has given one team an advantage which might make all the difference. First...

event:: Tiomila Continues

Karolina A Hojsgaard anchored Domnarvets OK to Tvaamila victory this afternoon, while last years champions Ulricehamn with Simone Niggli-Luder on last leg had to settle for second. Half way round last leg Simone had closed the gap to her Swedish rival to nearly 30 seconds however a 'bomm' whe...

event :: Tiomila Begins...

The epic relay that is tiomila weekend has kicked off this weekend already. The main event of the weekend is the mens relay which starts at 20.00 this evening running through the night with the winner predicted to finish around 6.45am! Before this mammoth race is a veteren & youth relay which...

wc::swedish news

Last year's WOC queen, two golds and one silver, Karolina A Höaard, will not run 2005's World Cup in Guilford, outside London, 29 April - 3 May. "Karro" has abandoned the World Cup in order to concentrate on the season's high point, the World Championships in Aichi, Japan, 7 - 14 August. Eve...

event::elitserien

In Britain we have the UKCup to provide top class elite competition. in Sweden they have the Elitserien, a tough series of racesthrough the spring, with big cash prizes and a lot of prestige in doing well. In the run up to last years World Championships in Sweden the series was a truly interna...

event::spring cup

Every year at the end of winter the orienteering world descend on the Danish Island of Zealand to kick off the Scandinavian orienteering season with the Danish Spring Cup. The British Junior squad make the trip every year, and this year they were joined by a delegation from the Start Squad, a ...

pwt::round two

In today's race it was two runners taking their first PWT victories, as Australian David Brickhill-Jones continued his fine form along with Lithuanian Ieva Sargautyte, both taking top spot from the race around the historic town of Brindisi. As well as this, they were also both crowned Mediterran...

pwt::round one

Victory in the first Park World Tour race of the season went to Dana Brozkova of the Czech Republic and Norway's Østein Kvaal Øterbøwarm and sunny conditions in Otranto, Southern Italy. Times in the mens race were much closer compared to the Prologue, where David Brickhill-Jones ran out an e...

mm::arctic kimm

For those Mountain Marathon fans out there, or those of you looking to try one for the first time, a new event this year looks like a great opportunity for experts and beginners alike. Thoes put off by tales of the KIMM and a freezing October weekend on a British hillside could well be in for a ...

pwt::prologue

Australia's David Brickhill-Jones got off to the perfect start today at the prologue event of the Mediteranean Open Sprint Championships, held in historic Gallipoli in Italy. Over the 2.6km course BJ went out hard and had a lead of 5 seconds after only 4 controls, and managed to stretch this lea...

pwt::media coverage boost

taken from PWT site: The largest Italian Newspaper and the main sponsor of one of the world’s biggest cycling races, the 'Giro di Italia' - La Gazzetta dello Sport – will promote the PWT events in its Sportweek magazine released on Saturday 26 February. Then, after the Italian PWT week's concl...

Tracking a maybe for World Cup

Bulletin 3 for the World Cup races to be held in Guildford in early May is out now. The bulletin was released yesterday and contains the latest information on the event. Included in it was the first mention of a tracking system possibly being used for the leaders on some of the days. The trac...

Interland

England have successfully defeated the oposition at this years Interland, held in the Ossendrecht area of Belgium. The English team were strong accross the board with wins for: Jess Halliday (W20), Jane Morgan (W40), Victoria Stevens (W17), Hilary Bloor (W50), Catherine Bushnell (W14), Graham ...

Spain WRE

While Craney was off winning in Portugal there was far more fierce competition at the Tropheo Costa Calida in southern Spain. Used by many of the worlds top elites to test their racing skills while on a training camp in the warm climate spain offers, the starts were out in force for this one. ...

Portuguese WRE

Matthew Crane of ShUOC won a World Ranking Event in Portugal at the weekend. He held off a strong Austrian contingent and a number of scandinavian runners to win the Obidos Event. Neil Northrop finished 11th while Alice Bedwell of BOK finished 10th in the Womens class. Matthew is now ranked 16...

Portuguese O-Meet

There was a low turn-out of Brits at the previously popular Partuguese O-Meet this year, especially on the elite classes. JWOC winner Helena Jansson of Sweden showed good form on W21E by winning by 6 minutes overall. She also won the WRE on day 2 by 4 seconds from Aline Hermans of Belgium, who...

Spring Cup Update 2

Spring Cup has just announced a new feature to be implemented in the Men's Open Relay. The first 10 last leg runners to go into the forest will be fitted with a tracking device. These devices allow the runners' positions in the race to be monitored in real time. This will appear on a big screen i...

Orienteering World-record!

A Norwegian Orienteer set a new World Record last year - for competing in the most events! Frode Konst of the Oslo club IL Tyrving ran in 142 races last year, beating Mark Thomson's (FVO) record of 140. He ran in 19 countries en route to his record and even took in a North Gloucester local ev...

Spring Cup Update

The Spring Cup organisers have released the 4th installment of information about the 2005 Danish race series. The storms which hit the UK earlier this month also affected Denmark, as well as much of Northern Europe. A large amount of forest was damaged, and some events have had to be cancelled...

Deaflympics Orienteering

The Ukraine Deaf Orienteering Team reigned supreme along with Deaf Orienteering legend Tomas Kuzminskis at the 20th Deaflympics held in Melbourne. The Orienteering races with Sprint, Classic & Relay formats were held near Balarat, recent host to the World MTB Orienteering Championships. The D...

Hjsgaard Nomination

Karolina A Höaard has made it through to the final ten sports people in the nominations for Sweden’s Jerringpris (similar to the BCC Sports Personality Award). Höaard won 2 golds at this years world championships, held in Sweden, 1 in the long distance and 1 in the relay, where she caught Heli J...

Park World Tour 2005

2004 isn't even over but the World's premier city hopping orienteering gladatorial tournament known as the Park World Tour rumbles on. Next year's PWT will once again consist of qualifying rounds in Southern Italy. The rounds will be on the 1st, 3rd and 5th of March retaining the traditional fo...

Alternativet SwedenTour 2005

Following the success of their tour following the Oringen this year, website Alternativet is planning another tour for 2005. The tour will begin directly after the 2005 Jukola relay. The aim is to tour the best terrain that Sweden has to offer, and this year focuses on the north of the country. ...

Want to be big in Japan?

Well with only 258 days to go until WOC'05 here's a host of information to get you interested and see you through these dark days of winter. Hanne Staff & Bjø Valstad have recently published on their website Staff-Valstad.com Part 1 of a guide to the World Champs in Japan. Part 1 (of 4) cover...

PWT round eight

The final round of this years Park World Tour was fought out in the Hongkou Peace Park in China's second largest city, Shanghai. In the men's race Finn Mars Haldin was the winner from Ukraine's Yuri Omeltchenko. The two were seperated by a mere seven seconds showingt he excitment that park rac...

PWT round seven

Johan Näan and Simone Niggli-Luder made it three wins in a row and in doing so secured the overall Park World Series titles on Saturday. The 7th, and penultimate race, of the PWT series was held in Suzhou Amusement Park near Shanghai, China. With Johan Näan (SWE) starting last, Østein Kvaal Øterb...

PWT round six

Preliminary results are in and it was normal business resumed in Nanjing as both Simone Niggli-luder and Johan Näan won their races as they consolidate their overall top spots. Simone won the 3.1km course from Anne Margrethe Hausken in a time of 19.14 with Czech Republics Dana Brozkova in 3rd. ...

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