News & Announcements
2017 Jun 26
Video Message from ICSD President Dr. Valery Rukhledev
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.
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.
2017 Jun 17
The official mascot of 2017 Deaflympics, Cakır, became the center of athletes' attention
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
2017 Jun 07
The last event of "Olympic Day", which is celebrated worldwide was organized in Samsun, where host 23rd Summer Deaflympics.
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.
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
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
97th Anniversary of April 23 National sovereignty and children's day was calabrated in Samsun enthusiatically
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
2017 Apr 13
The Coordinatorship of Deaflympics is learning "Sign Language"
2017 Apr 04
Media Accreditation for 2017 Summer Deaflympics in Samsun, Turkey
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.
2017 Mar 09
ICSD video in International Sign highlights the Chef de Mission Seminar in Samsun, Turkey
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.
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.
2017 Jan 01
ICSD President on Istanbul Nightclub Attack, early Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017
2016 Dec 14
We stand together today with people of Turkey and we express our deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government of Turkey.
2016 Dec 14
Akif Cagatay Kilic, Turkish Minister of Youth and Sports, released a letter with updates on Turkey's preparations for the 23rd Summer Deaflympics and giving strong assurances on security.
2016 Dec 13
Last November, Ukrainian Deaf Delegation has visited Samsun for inspection on the preparatory work of the 2017 Summer Deaflympics.
2016 Oct 13
ICSD President Dr. Valery Rukhledev and Turkish Youth and Sports Minister Mr. Akif Cagatay Kilic met in Istanbul on 7 October 2016
2016 Jul 21
This military coup in Turkey was deeply shocking. ICSD strongly condemns it as barbaric and cowardly act. This is not only attack on the government of Turkey, on humanity but on all humanitarian and Olympic Values.
2016 Jul 14
The highlight of the event will be the launch of the 2017 Summer Deaflympics countdown clock. The clock will be counting down the time to the 2017 Deaflympics Opening Ceremony, which is to take place on 18 July 2017.