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Community Sport and Recreation Awards

Wed, 2018-10-17 00:00
For the last Twenty years, the sport and recreation alliance have been celebrating the grassroots sports and recreation through their Community Sport and Recreation awards.

Sport and Community Awards

Tue, 2018-10-16 00:00
Community Sport & Recreation Awards Announced

Final live training announced - Developing your club

Thu, 2018-10-11 00:00
The final live online training will be taking place next Thursday 18th October at 7 pm and look at the subject of Developing your club.

Recruitment for Chair of British Orienteering

Wed, 2018-10-10 00:00
British Orienteering Chair An exciting opportunity exists to become Chair of British Orienteering, the national governing body for orienteering in the UK, and to succeed the current Chair, Judith Holt who is standing down to at the Annual General Meeting in April 2019. Judith is handing on the role...

JEC2018 Controversy Threatens To Over Shadow Some Fine GB Performances

Mon, 2018-10-08 00:00
Today's final race of the JEC 2018 programme was one filled with controversy and, unfortunately, was not the finale the race organisers nor the competitors would have wanted.

Much Tougher Day for British Team In The Forest at JEC2018

Sun, 2018-10-07 00:00
As expected, a much tougher day for Team GB in the forest middle race today, with many of the athletes struggling to get to grips with the challenges of a green, heavily contoured forest, where the runnability was greatly reduced by both the rock coverage and the seasonal vegetation.

Only Forest Race at World Cup 4

Sun, 2018-10-07 00:00
The sole forest race of the World Cup Final Round happened today in the famous bohemian paradise terrain near Turnov. With 4.3km/3.7km courses holding a large amount of climb for the men and women respectfully and winning times of 35mins, it was clear that the terrain would hold something special. S...

Reports from the Knockout Sprint and Mixed Sprint Relay at World Cup 4

Sun, 2018-10-07 00:00
The World Cup Final in the Czech Republic kicked off with the new ‘knock out sprint’ format on Thursday. This discipline will be part of the World Championships from 2020 and for a lot of athletes, this was their first opportunity to try it out.

2019 Selection Criteria and Races Announced

Sat, 2018-10-06 00:00
British Orienteering is pleased to announce the selection criteria and races for the 2019 international season. 

Junior European Cup Opens With Exciting Mixed Sprint Relay

Sat, 2018-10-06 00:00
The first race of the 2018 JEC programme saw 14 GB athletes across four teams take to the streets of the Swiss village of Villars-Sur-Ollon, in a fast and frantic head-to-head format, the first of its kind at junior international level.

The UK Orienteering League continues in Liverpool this weekend

Fri, 2018-10-05 00:00
UK Orienteering League continues in Liverpool this weekend

Association and Club Conference 2018 - Agenda Revealed

Fri, 2018-10-05 00:00
Notice of Meeting A Conference of Association and Club representatives will be held on Saturday, 20th October at The Studio in Birmingham.

Junior European Cup 2018

Fri, 2018-10-05 00:00
Today sees the final international competition of a long summer season for the GB junior squad, as the team makes its way out to Villas-Sur-Ollon, in Switzerland, for the 2018 Junior European Cup.

Scotland win the Junior Inter-Regional Championships

Thu, 2018-10-04 00:00
All the junior regional squads and coaches travelled to Derbyshire last weekend 29-30th September for the annual Junior-Inter Regional Championships.   Teams in M/W14, 16 and 18 age categories from the nine English regions, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland assembled for the Individual race on Sa...

2019 Coaching Conference Agenda Revealed

Mon, 2018-10-01 00:00
We are pleased to announce details of the 2019 British Orienteering Coaching Conference featuring keynote speaker Emil Wingstedt.

2018/19 Talent Squad Announced

Sat, 2018-09-29 00:00
British Orienteering is pleased to announce the Junior Talent Squad for 2019. The squad will operate again in two tiers and you can read more about this on the GB Programme page.

Read about the inspiration, challenges benefits of POTOC's new club website

Sat, 2018-09-29 00:00
We catch up with the webmaster of Potteries Orienteering Club - Mark Clews about the inspiration, challenges and benefits of the creation of new club website