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Asian Orienteering Championships cancelled

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The Asian Orienteering Championships (AsOC) is cancelled, as announced by the Chinese Taipei Orienteering Association (CTOA) citing a notification from the International Orienteering Federation (IOF). The AsOC was due to happen in Pohang on the east coast of South Korea in late August this year, itself having been rescheduled from May already due to the […]

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Any real orienteering events still going on now?

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The answer is, yes—despite the stringent social distancing regulations set down by governments worldwide, physical orienteering events are still possible for some. Taiwan is relatively less affected by the coronavirus pandemic thanks to quick action in containing the spread of the virus. This makes bans on public assembly unnecessary and orienteering events (albeit at a […]

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Chinahealth launches home orienteering campaign amid coronavirus epidemic

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Chinese families are trapped at home as the coronavirus epidemic ravages. But that doesn’t mean a complete stop in orienteering! The Shenzhen-based orienteering timing system Chinahealth has launched a home orienteering campaign, in cooperation with clubs all around China. Families are encouraged to draw maps of their homes, set an orienteering course, and share on […]