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Emergency funding of £400,000 for community sport in Wales

Fri, 03/04/2020 - 00:00
Source:  Press Release issued by Welsh Government and Sport Wales Emergency funding of £400,000 for community sport in Wales has been announced by Welsh Government and Sport Wales.
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Lockdown Orienteering Easter Championships - Competitions On Your Sofa

Fri, 03/04/2020 - 00:00
Orienteering is cancelled in the UK for some time to come. That includes the JK, Britain's biggest annual orienteering competition which takes places over Easter. To help soften this blow GB Squad member Chris Smithard has created a virtual orienteering competition - The Lockdown Orienteering Ea...
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Have you incurred losses as a club as a result of COVID 19? (England only)

Thu, 02/04/2020 - 00:00
Sport England has launched a new fund to help community sport and physical activity organisations who are experiencing short term financial hardship or the ceasing of operations due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
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Create your own Easter Magic at Home!

Wed, 01/04/2020 - 00:00
We are in an unprecedented position where all orienteering and similar sporting activities in the UK have been suspended, whilst at the same time being encouraged to keep active.
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Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships 2020 postponed and changes to other International Events

Wed, 01/04/2020 - 00:00
At a time when the world of sports is of minor relevance compared to the health and wellbeing of people all around the world, the International Orienteering Federation (IOF) and the organisers of the Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships (WOC) in Denmark, which were planned to be held in 7-1...
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Celebrating the JK Online

Tue, 31/03/2020 - 00:00
Easter is on the horizon and that usually means the JK for many of us. British Orienteering would like to express thanks and do recognise the disappointment with all of those that were involved in organising this year’s JK and all who were planning on taking a trip to the North East.  Sadly with the...
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COVID-19 Update from Peter Hart, CEO

Tue, 31/03/2020 - 00:00
Thank you for your support as we navigate these uncertain times.
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2020 Yvette Baker Trophy Report

Sun, 29/03/2020 - 00:00
Report by Sarah Mansel, Yvette Baker Trophy and Shield Coordinator The first three heats in this year’s Yvette Baker competitions have been completed.  Unfortunately, the Welsh heat was to be held at the Welsh Championships event on 29 February and it had to be cancelled due to heavy rain and flood...
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British Orienteering - 2020 Spring Photo Competition

Sat, 28/03/2020 - 00:00
This British Orienteering photo competition is sponsored by Cotswold Outdoor. Celebrating Orienteering!  
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Armchair Orienteering

Fri, 27/03/2020 - 00:00
By Duncan Bayliss, Wrekin Orienteers Can you really do orienteering from your sofa?  Well, during the current shut down of orienteering in the UK there is some good news that there is a surprising amount of orienteering fun to be had online. There are several orienteering games you can purchase suc...
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Can you help our athletes fulfil their full potential in 2020?

Fri, 27/03/2020 - 00:00
Senior Squad Volunteer Support Roles – Physio/Massage Support
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Winning UK Elite Orienteering Performances

Fri, 27/03/2020 - 00:00
Report by Pat Graham, Mar Orienteering Club UK Elite Orienteering League - Mar Orienteering Club Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 March 2020 enjoyed in stunning Scotland!  
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New 'Join The Movement ' Campaign launched today

Thu, 26/03/2020 - 00:00
Press Release:  Sport England Today Sport England have launched a nationwide campaign called ‘Join the Movement’. 
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Online Meeting Facility Available For Clubs

Tue, 24/03/2020 - 00:00
British Orienteering is pleased to announce a free online meeting platform for clubs across the country to utilise.  
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Webinar platform available for club training sessions

Mon, 23/03/2020 - 00:00
British Orienteering is pleased to announce access to our online webinar platform for clubs across the country to utilise and continue to provide club nights, all be it online.  
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Let’s Get Learning

Fri, 20/03/2020 - 00:00
Whilst we have much more time at home at the moment, why not look back over British Orienteering's webinar series and learn that new skill you always wanted to? 
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Development Statement

Fri, 20/03/2020 - 00:00
During this unprecedented time, British Orienteering would like to thank all the orienteers across the country for their support in cancelling their events and activities. These decisions are not easy, and we all truly feel for the volunteers who have put in many hours of work in order to provide th...
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POSTPONED - British Sprint Championships 2020

Wed, 18/03/2020 - 00:00
POSTPONED
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World Orienteering Day 2020 Cancelled

Tue, 17/03/2020 - 00:00
Source:  Press Release: International Orienteering Federation The International Orienteering Federation (IOF) Council has made a decision regarding World Orienteering Day 2020 in light of the Corona (Covid-19) virus outbreak.
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COVID19 Update - All Orienteering Activities Suspended

Tue, 17/03/2020 - 00:00
It is with great sadness that we are now in a position where all orienteering activities in the UK have to be suspended with immediate effect.
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