Watch the World Championships Live on BBC Alba!

We're thrilled to confirm that BBC Alba will be broadcasting live coverage of the Sprint Relay, Sprint Final, and Relay races at the 2015 World Orienteering Championships.

Last edited: 28th Jul  

The television coverage will be presented by Derek Mackay, with expert analysis from orienteering coach and former British international Lorna Eades. The coverage will feature profiles of some of the top participating athletes, including interviews with several of those representing the British team, with debutante Charlotte Ward and the experienced Murray Strain talking about the rise in the sport’s popularity and their own ambitions for the races.

BBC Alba will also hear from other British athletes including Ruth Holmes, Kris Jones, Hollie Orr and Hector Haines, and from British Development and Performance Coach Liz Campbell.

BBC Alba is available on Freeview channel 8 in Scotland, Sky channel 143 and Virgin Media channel 161 throughout the UK, and online via BBC iPlayer.

Date Race

Live BBC Alba


Sat 1st August Sprint Relay 18:00-19:25
Sun 2nd August Sprint Final 16:45-19:10
Wed 5th August Relay 16:00-18:10