News & Announcments

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New ICSD President's Message

2018 Aug 11
With every new ICSD President there inevitably comes a change in emphasis and culture. Under my leadership, ICSD will provide more transparency, increase the frequency of its communications, and improve its engagement with our stakeholders. We are worki
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ICSD President's Letter

2018 Aug 02
Following Dr. Valery Rukhledev’s decision to step down from the office of President, the ICSD Executive Board appointed Mrs. Adam as ICSD President at its board meeting in Yerevan, Armenia on Saturday 29 July 2018
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PRESS RELEASE: ICSD Announcement

2018 Jul 31
The ICSD Executive Board is hereunder sharing the first results of its executive meeting in Yerevan, Armenia on the 30 July 2018
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ICSD Executive Board Statement

2018 Jul 22
In these uncertain times, the Acting President of the ICSD, Mr. Kang Chen would like to take the opportunity to provide an update to members about the present challenges that the ICSD is currently facing.
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Deaf Football on Red Square with Legends and Veterans

2018 Jul 18
During the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia, an exhibition football match between a team of veterans and young football Deaf players took place at Moscow’s Football Park on Red Square
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Italy Declares Candidature for the 2019 Winter Deaflympics

2018 Jul 04
The ICSD is pleased to release today the declaration of candidature by the FSSI for the 2019 Winter Deaflympics
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2019 Winter Deaflympics Update

2018 Jun 20
ICSD wishes to inform you that we continue to work with FSSI about the 2019 Winter Deaflympics in Italy
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Pargar's Thoughts

2018 Jun 19
APDSC President Mr. Mohammad Pargar expressed his great satisfaction about the way the World FIFA Football Cup and World Deaf Greco-Roman & Freestyle Wrestling Championships are being conducted in Russia
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ICSD Statement

2018 Jun 18
ICSD Executive Board wishes to thank you for the emails, videos and letters that have reached our office in the aftermath of recent events in Russia
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PRESS RELEASE: Mr. Kang Chen is appointed as ICSD Acting President

2018 May 28
The ICSD Executive Board wishes to announce the appointment of Mr. Kang Chen as the ICSD Acting President with immediate effect for 2 months.
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Press Release: Dr. Valery Rukhledev

2018 May 27
The ICSD wishes to inform you that Dr Valery Rukhledev in his capacity as President of the All-Russian Society of the Deaf is currently under investigation by the Tverskoy Court of Moscow in regards to allegations of embezzlement
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Italian Organisers Prepare for 2019 Winter Deaflympics

2018 May 21
The top-level managers of the ICSD, the Italian Deaf Sports Federation and the Italian Paralympic Committee met at the FSSI office
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The ICSD President visits SportAccord Convention in Bangkok, Thailand

2018 Apr 23
ICSD and more than hundred federations join this outstanding event in the Kingdom of Thailand which is focused on driving positive change internationally and dedicated to engaging and connecting rights holders, organizing committees, host cities, press an
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Malaysia Deaf Sport recognized by the Government of Malaysia

2018 Apr 05
The Government of Malaysia has finally recognised Malaysia Deaf Sports Association (MSDeaf) as the National Deaf Sports Federation for Malaysia
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Werner Kliewer's 80 Anniversary

2018 Mar 29
We extend our best wishes to you on your birthday and want you to know how much we enjoyed you as a Secretary General of the European Deaf Sports Organisation
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2018 WADA's Annual Symposium

2018 Mar 28
The ICSD Doping Control Officer and the Advisor to the ICSD President attended the WADA Symposium, which is the main event on the global anti-doping calendar
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1st World Deaf Youth Games in 2019

2018 Mar 22
Armenia has agreed to host the WDYG2019 in its capital city of Yerevan during the period of 10-21 June 2019.
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2021 World Deaf Curling Championships Update

2018 Mar 14
Canadian Deaf Sports Association has been confirmed as the host of the 4th World Deaf Curling Championships in Banff, Alberta, Canada on 18 to 28 March 2021
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Deaf Czech Bobsledder, Jakub Nosek, at the Pyeongchang 2018

2018 Feb 26
A deaf Czech bobsledder participating in the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang.
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ICSD establishes Women in Sports Commission

2018 Feb 24
International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD) has taken a major step towards empowering our deaf women in sports with the creation of its ICSD Women in Sport Commission.
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President's Message: Info about the upcoming Winter Deaflympics

2018 Feb 03
I would like to share with you that many people from different countries have asked about the upcoming Winter Deaflympics in Kazakhstan
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ICSD Statement on the Fight against Doping

2018 Jan 31
To prevent any misunderstanding, the International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD) considers it necessary and expedient to publish the existing views.
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2019 World Deaf Championships Update

2018 Jan 31
Estonia has been confirmed as the host of the 1st World Deaf Indoor Athletics Championships. Switzerland has been confirmed as the host of the 4th World Deaf Futsal Championships.
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ICSD invites cities interested in hosting 24th Summer Deaflympics and 19th Winter Deaflympics

2018 Jan 29
The International Committee of Sports for the Deaf has announced the bid for the 24rd Summer Deaflympics in 2021 and 19th Winter Deaflympics in 2019
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Terence Parkin to raise money for the Deaf Children's Learn

2018 Jan 13
Parkin plans to cycle, swim and canoe a mammoth 902km between Johannesburg and Durban in order to generate funds for young South Africans with disabilities.