NationalSee also: International Orienteering Federation Members
There are governing bodies for most of the individual nations that are represented in the sport of orienteering. These national bodies are the rule-making body for that nation. For example the British Orienteering Federation is the national governing body for the United Kingdom. The federation was founded in 1967 and it is made up of 13 constituent associations.
Other articles related to "national":
... by the Slovene Romantic poet France Prešeren, considered the national poet of Slovenes ... On 27 September 1989, it became the national anthem of Slovenia ... March Revolution in 1848 elevated into a national political programme ...
... The German musician Nico sometimes performed the national anthem at concerts and dedicated it to militant Andreas Baader, leader of the Red Army ... on the album Volk, which contains fourteen songs with adaptations of national anthems ... In a subsequent television interview German national coach Rainer Kiessler said that he was appalled and could not accept what had happened ...
... a four brigade combat team division with National Guardsmen from throughout the Pacific/Western United States and Oceania ... World War I as a depot division, it was reorganised as the National Guard division for California, Nevada, and Utah, before seeing service in the Pacific Theatre of World War II ... The division was redesignated the National Guard unit for California alone, and it continues to serve domestically as such, mostly in homeland security operations ...
... Instead of October 3, the National Reunification should be celebrated on the first Sunday of October ... an increased working hours would be seen as a provocation and devaluing the national holiday ... meant that it would sometimes fall on 7 October, which happens to have been the national day of East Germany this date would thus have been seen as commemorating the division of ...
Famous quotes containing the word national:
“Perhaps our national ambition to standardize ourselves has behind it the notion that democracy means standardization. But standardization is the surest way to destroy the initiative, to benumb the creative impulse above all else essential to the vitality and growth of democratic ideals.”
—Ida M. Tarbell (18571944)
“But for the national welfare, it is urgent to realize that the minorities do think, and think about something other than the race problem.”
—Zora Neale Hurston (18911960)
“The Federated Republic of Europethe United States of Europethat is what must be. National autonomy no longer suffices. Economic evolution demands the abolition of national frontiers. If Europe is to remain split into national groups, then Imperialism will recommence its work. Only a Federated Republic of Europe can give peace to the world.”
—Leon Trotsky (18791940)