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Deaflympics Will Also Be Good For Tourism in Samsun

2017 Jun 20
23rd Deaflympics which will be opened with a magnificent ceremony in Samsun on July 18 and will continue until July 30, will make a great economic contribution to hotel and motel companies in Samsun and many other sectors.
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The Official Name of the Mascot of 2017 Deaflympics

2017 Jun 19
We are thrilled to announce the official name of the Mascot of the Deaflympics 2017. The name of Mascot has been chosen by the votes of more than 100 thousand people on the internet platform.
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CAKIR THE OLYMPIC MASCOT TAKES THE FIELD

2017 Jun 17
The official mascot of 2017 Deaflympics, Cakır, became the center of athletes' attention
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THE MAN OVERCOMES OBSTACLES: ONUR KAYIHAN

2017 Jun 11
Deaf Onur Kayıhan carries out his duty in Samsun as an instructor, although he could not attend Olympic Games as an athlete
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THE LAST "OLYMPIC DAY" WAS HELD IN SAMSUN

2017 Jun 07
The last event of "Olympic Day", which is celebrated worldwide was organized in Samsun, where host 23rd Summer Deaflympics.
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"Olympic Day" was held in Samsun, Turkey

2017 Jun 05
The last event of "Olympic Day" was organized in Samsun, where host 23rd Summer Deaflympics.
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ICSD Executive Board and Turkish Authorities held 5th Progress Report

2017 May 19
Delegation members of the ICSD Executive Board visited the remaining sports venues that were in the final stages of construction. The venues for athletics, shooting, bowling are now fully constructed. These sports venues are now undergoing final work.
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ICSD Video News: 2017 World Deaf Ice Hockey Championships

2017 May 18
ICSD video in International Sign highlights the 2017 World Deaf Ice Hockey Championships in Amherst, NY, USA
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SAMSUN IS LEARNING INTERNATIONAL SIGN

2017 May 14
Before 23rd Summer Deaflympics Samsun, a social event was held in a shopping centre on the purpose of taking attention to International Sign
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VOLUNTEERS ARE LEARNING "SIGNS"

2017 May 10
The volunteers, who deserved to participate in internatonal sign training after interviews of the 23rd Summer Deaflympics that will be held on 18-30 July in Samsun, are learning sign language
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97TH ANNIVERSARY OF APRIL 23 NATIONAL SOVEREIGNTY AND CHILDREN'S DAY WAS CELEBRATED IN SAMSUN ENTHUSIASTICALLY

2017 Apr 23
97th Anniversary of April 23 National Sovereignty and Children's Day was celebrated with the participation of Mr. Ibrahim SAHIN, Samsun Governor, and protocol members of Samsun in Mustafa Dagıstanlı Sports Hall
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THE COORDINATORSHIP OF DEAFLYMPICS IS LEARNING "SIGN LANGUAGE"

2017 Apr 13
The Coordinatorship of Deaflympics is learning "Sign Language"
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ICSD invites cities interested in hosting 24th Summer Deaflympics in 2021

2017 Apr 10
The International Committee of Sports for the Deaf, organization recognized by the IOC in 1955, the global governing body for the organization of Summer and Winter Deaflympics, has announced the bid for the 24rd Summer Deaflympics in 2021.
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2nd World Deaf Alpine Skiing and Snowboard Championships took place in Innerkrems

2017 Apr 09
From March 12 to 18th, 2nd World Deaf Alpine Skiing and Snowboard Championships took place in Innerkrems, Kärnten region, Austria.
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Media Accreditation for 2017 Summer Deaflympics

2017 Apr 04
Media Accreditation for 2017 Summer Deaflympics in Samsun, Turkey
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ICSD Video News: 2017 WADA Symposium

2017 Apr 03
ICSD present at 2017 WADA Annual Symposium at the Swiss Tech Convention Center in Lausanne
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ICSD Video News: 3rd World Deaf Curling Championships in 2017

2017 Apr 02
ICSD video in International Sign highlights the 3rd World Deaf Curling Championships in Sochi, the Russian Federation
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Samsun 2017 Inspection

2017 Mar 29
From February 18 to 22, more than 70 delegates from 34 countries came to Samsun, Turkey to inspect the sports venues and Village of the Deaflympics to ensure that it's ready for the 23rd Summer Deaflympics.
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WADA's Annual Symposium

2017 Mar 16
The 13th edition of WADA's Annual Symposium, held from 13 to 15 March 2017 at the Swiss Tech Convention Center in Lausanne. ICSD Doping Control Officer, Mr. Artem Buerov and Advisor to the ICSD President, Ms. Xenia Morfopoulos were attending this event.
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Declaration of the IOC Executive Board

2017 Mar 16
12 principles for a more robust and independent global Anti-Doping System to protect clean athletes
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ICSD Video News: 2nd Chef De Mission Seminar in Samsun

2017 Mar 09
ICSD video in International Sign highlights the Chef de Mission Seminar in Samsun, Turkey
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ICSD and Olympic Channel Sign Landmark Memorandum of Understanding

2017 Mar 01
The International Committee of Sports for the Deaf and the Olympic Channel today announced that they have signed a MoU with the Olympic Channel to collaborate on content for the global digital platform.
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ICSD President makes an opening speech during the Chef de Mission

2017 Feb 23
ICSD President, Dr. Valery Rukhledev, makes an opening speech during the 2nd Chef de Mission in Sheraton Grand Hotel in Samsun, Turkey.
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ICSD President's Message Safety Takes Priority

2017 Jan 27
There were a lot of rumors recently about unsafe environment during the 2017 Summer Deaflympics. I would like to share with all of you that Samsun historically has been a non-political, quiet and conservative city.
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Happy Birthday Bjorn!

2017 Jan 26
EDSO President, Bjorn Roine, celebrates the 60th birthday