Contracts with Orienteering Australia – Call for Expressions of Interest

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Orienteering Australia has cancelled all existing agreements with paid officers and is seeking a suitable person or personnel to contract services in relation to two newly created positions: Head Coach – from January 2006 to December 2007 for someone with coaching experience in orienteering Executive Officer – from April 2006 for someone with administrative skills in sport. Although details will … Read More

Rattray returns as Osterbo and Riabkina win again!

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David Brickhill-Jones has continued his outstanding Park World Tour form by finishing second behind series leader Oystein Kvaal Osterbo (NOR) in Jinhua. BJ has consolidated second place in the overall standings in front of new Swedish sprint sensation Martin Johansson (3rd in Jinhua), but will need to lift in the final two races to have any hope of overtaking Osterbo … Read More

Rattray returns as Osterbo and Riabkina win again!

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David Brickhill-Jones has continued his outstanding Park World Tour form by finishing second behind series leader Oystein Kvaal Osterbo (NOR) in Jinhua. BJ has consolidated second place in the overall standings in front of new Swedish sprint sensation Martin Johansson (3rd in Jinhua), but will need to lift in the final two races to have any hope of overtaking Osterbo … Read More

Riabkina and Osterbo win in Suzhou, BJ second by 3 seconds

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Tatiana Riabkina continued her successful 2005 season with a breakthrough win in the Park World Tour (PWT) event in Suzhou, China. Following top-ten finishes in the middle distance and long-distance finals at WOC2005, Riabkina became the first Russian woman to win a PWT race. Oystein Kvaal Osterbo, four seconds behind David Brickhill-Jones (BJ) in Tuesday’s race, won the Suzhou leg … Read More

BJ fourth in Shanghai

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David Brickhill-Jones, running his final series of races as an Australian orienteer, finished in 4th place in the first race of the Park World Tour China leg. Martin Johansson from Sweden won the first race of the 5 race China leg of the tour, from Ukrainian veteran Yuri Omeltchenko, with another veteran, Chris Terkelsen of Denmark, in third place. Australia’s … Read More

Selection Trials for WMTBOC 2006 in Finland

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The MTBO HPMG wishes to announce that two series of selection trials will be held in 2006. The trials will be raced over 2 days on 2 weekends in combination with events scheduled in both NSW and Victoria. The trials are open to anyone who is interested in racing and there will also be courses available for all standards of … Read More

MicrO microff?

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It looks like after a fair bit of hoo-haa MicrO will not be part of WOC 06. Although nothing official seems to have come out of IOF land the following message has been posted on the WOC 06 organisers website: Press Release: MicrO off the menu Posted by Kell Sønnichsen on October 18, 2005 at 15:35 MicrO is off the … Read More

BJ to run for GB

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David Brickhill-Jones (BJ) has announced his intention to compete as a British orienteer from 2006. BJ has been living in Scandinavia for several years, and has shown great potential, particularly in sprint races, winning a silver medal in the World Cup this year. In making his announcement, BJ said: I wish to announce that from January 1st 2006 I will … Read More

JWOC Manager 2006-2007

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Applications are invited for position of JWOC Manager for JWOC 2006-07. Please see attached. Junior World Championships 2006-07

Bushranger Test Matches 2006

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Australia and NewZealand have finalised their Test match program for 2006.  The first in NZL on 3-5 June (their long weekend) and the second on the QLD Champs NOL Event on 19/20 August.