Asia

Japan and Hong Kong the only East Asian teams in JWOC 2019

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The Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) 2019 in Denmark finished yesterday (Friday 12 July) with the forest relay. Japan and Hong Kong continue to be the only East Asian teams at JWOC. Both improved by one place in team ranking, concluding with 28th and 34th places respectively. Overall, the two teams performed as great as […]

Hong Kong

3-day orienteering fun in Singapore, and more

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Singapore held its second Orienteering League just this weekend from 14 to 16 June, attended by 40–50 orienteers. The three days include a night sprint in Tiong Bahru Park, a score-O in Kovan, and a final sprint in Woodlands. Singapore Orienteering Leagues normally last for three days over a weekend. Due to the lack of […]

Asia

World Orienteering Day: where to try orienteering in Asia?

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It’s time for World Orienteering Day again! The week-long initiative by IOF will start tomorrow (15 May) and last until 21 May. WOD was originally intended for school orienteering, but has now become a convenient occasion for orienteers around the world to promote their sport. While Europe still has the majority of WOD events registered […]