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Latest news and information from the World Orienteering Championships 2015

Excitement builds as the world navigates to the Highlands

Moray schools have caught the Orienteering bug, Credit:Stuart Crowther

Public catching on to World Orienteering championships

Communities from throughout the Highland and Moray regions are being informed and encouraged to play their part in one of Scotland’s major sporting events of the year.

06th May   Read more...


What does a World Orienteering Championships look like

Video showing the highlights from WOC 2014 in Italy. It gives you an idea of the scale, excitement, variety of terrain and so what to expect when the World Orienteering Championships come to Scotland.

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24th Apr


100 Days before world comes to the Scottish Highlands

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Excitement builds in the countdown to the World Orienteering Championships

The countdown to Scotland’s major sporting event of the year is entering its final 100 days with athletes from throughout the world preparing to descend on the Highlands for the World Orienteering Championships.

22nd Apr   Read more...


First home athletes named for 2015 World Championships

Scott Fraser, Credit:WOC

Four athletes have done enough to earn early selection

The first four members of the UK team to compete in the World Orienteering Champions in Moray and the Highlands have been named.
 

14th Apr   Read more...


Azerbaijan - a rising nation in world orienteering

Suleyman Aliyev, Credit:Suleyman Aliyev

Suleyman: WOC2015 vital part of learning process

Athletes from almost every corner of the world are eagerly anticipating descending on the Highlands of Scotland this summer.  Today we have the third in our series of features on who they are, where they are from and why Orienteering is their sport of choice.

07th Apr   Read more...


Training Camp 3

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April 2015

Following the popularity of Training Camp 2, we are delighted to announce that Training Camp 3 will also be on Strathdee (Royal Deeside) in Aberdeenshire. It will run immediately after the JK, which is being held in the English Lake District. We are most grateful to MAROC for making this possible.

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23rd Mar   Read more...


Local community lines up behind World Championships

UK International Murray Strain signs up some young recruits, Credit:Mike Rodgers, Scottish Orienteering

Support from throughout Moray community for major world event

People from every walk of life are lining up to back the World Orienteering Championships with excitement building as the Highlands and Moray prepares for the event this summer.

18th Mar   Read more...


Highlands MSP set to welcome the world to her constituency

Colin Matheson and Rhoda Grant, Credit:(c) Rhoda Grant MSP

Scottish parliamentarian takes on an orienteering challenge

A Highlands and Islands MSP has been learning for herself some of the challenges that await the world's best athletes when they arrive for the World Orienteering Championships in the Highlands and Moray this year.

05th Mar   Read more...


Pablo is seeking a little help from his friends

Pablo Sanguinetti (Uruguay), Credit:© WorldofO.com

Uruguay international aiming for a Highland Fling in Scotland

Athletes from almost every corner of the world are eagerly anticipating descending on the Highlands of Scotland this summer.  Today we have the second in our series of features on who they are, where they are from and why Orienteering is their sport of choice.

04th Mar   Read more...


Scotland presents an entirely new challenge for Francisco

Francisco Buselli, Credit:© WorldofO.com

Argentine athlete looks ahead to WOC2015

Athletes from almost every corner of the world are eagerly anticipating descending on the Highlands of Scotland this summer. 

Today we begin a series of features on who they are, where they are from and why Orienteering is their sport of choice.

25th Feb   Read more...


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