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 […]

Asia

Did you know…?

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Hong Kong is probably the earliest place in Asia to have orienteering as a sport. Being one of the last remaining British colonies in the 20th century, the British Armed Forces brought the sport from Europe to Hong Kong in the 1950s/1960s, then taught the police and the scouts how to play it, then taught […]

Taiwan

Taiwan events now available on our calendar

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Taipei

We have now loaded 32 Taiwan events (plus one overseas training camp in Japan by Moxina Orienteering) on our Asian events calendar. However, the sources (CTOA and Moxina) are almost exclusively in Chinese which means that most events are in Chinese and it will take some time to translate them. Anyway, enjoy! Most cities in […]