2014 Prohibited List

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WADA releases 2014 Prohibited List The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has released the 2014 Prohibited List which will come into effect on 1 January 2014. It is important to familiarise yourself with the List to ensure you are ready for the change. Most changes for 2014 seek to provide greater clarity to the List, with the majority of amendments being … Read More

MTBO – Triple Gold for Carolyn Jackson at World Masters

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The recent MTB Orienteering World Championships in Portugal saw Australia’s contingent of 5 riders have great success. Victoria’s Carolyn Jackson won gold in all three distances, sprint, middle & long in W50. Peter Cusworth (M60) was 2nd in sprint, 3rd in long and 8th in middle. Thor Egerton (W40) was 2nd in sprint and took the bronze in the other two events.  Jon … Read More

MTB Orienteering – ACT & MASTERS WORLD CHAMPS.

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Entries for the final MTBO national series round on Oct 18-19 in Canberra close THIS Friday via Eventor.  With the Australian Sprint title and the ACT middle and long titles being held in the intricate track networks of Sparrow Hill and Kowen Forest, there is plenty of fun to be had. The World Masters MTBO Championships are being held in Portugal this weekend(October 10-12th) with … Read More

Thrilling races in Australian Relay Championships.

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The 2013 Australian Championship carnival concluded today with some thrilling relay races across all categories. It really was a stampede from the rodeo corral when almost 300 first leg runners grabbed their maps and literally headed for the hills. Many of the longer courses had a long leg with options of going straight over the main granite hill, or run … Read More

Thrilling races in Australian Relay Championships.

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The 2013 Australian Championship carnival concluded today with some thrilling relay races across all categories. It really was a stampede from the rodeo corral when almost 300 first leg runners grabbed their maps and literally headed for the hills. Many of the longer courses had a long leg with options of going straight over the main granite hill, or run … Read More

Grace & Matt Crane win Middle Distance Championships.

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Grace & Matt Crane (Tasmanian Foresters and Canberra Cockatoos respectively) claimed both elite Australian Middle Distance Championships today. This was held on a new granite terrain area – “The Gib” near Bungendore, about 40 kilometres from Canberra. Matt had a nervous wait as Simon Uppill stormed into the finish challenging his time. However Simon finished 7 seconds in arrears. While … Read More

Kiwi Duo win elite Australian Sprint Championships

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The Australian sprint championships were held today in the hallowed grounds of Canberra Grammar School. Although this was the first time an orienteering event was held there, the school has produced many fine orienteers including current Orienteering President, Blair Trewin. A large contingent of New Zealanders were present and two of their very best in Lizzie Ingham & Tim Robertson … Read More