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The First Female Olympic Champion was Deaf

2016 Nov 23
Charlotte Cooper Sterry was a female tennis player from England who won five singles titles at the Wimbledon Championships and in 1900 became Olympic champion.
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ICSD President visits SportAccord International Federation Forum

2016 Nov 12
ICSD President visits SportAccord International Federation Forum in Lausanne November 9, 2016
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ICSD President took part in IOC Sport and Active Society Commission

2016 Nov 10
ICSD President took part in IOC Sport and Active Society Commission
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Declaration of the 5th Olympic Summit

2016 Nov 09
5th Olympic Summit held in Lausanne agreed on in-principle proposals concerning the full review of the WADA anti-doping system.
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2015 Best Sportsmen and Sportswomen Award Finalists

2016 Nov 05
2015 Best Sportsmen and Sportswomen Award
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2014 Best Sportsmen and Sportswomen Award Finalists

2016 Oct 25
2014 Best Sportsman and Sportswomen Award
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2013 Best Sportsmen and Sportswomen Award Finalists

2016 Oct 17
2013 Best Sportsmen and Sportswomen Award
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ICSD President and Turkish Youth and Sports Minister met in Istanbul on 7 October 2016

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
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2017 World Deaf Curling Championships Update

2016 Oct 07
Updates cover the 3rd World Deaf Curling Championships to be hosted in Sochi, the Russian Federation on 05 March to 13 March 2017.
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WADA publishes 2017 Prohibited List

2016 Sep 30
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) publishes the 2017 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods; along with, the 2017 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes.
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2017 World Deaf Alpine Skiing and Snowboard Championships Update

2016 Sep 29
Updates cover the 2nd World Deaf Alpine Skiing and Snowboard Championships to be hosted in Innerkrems, Austria on 12 March to 18 March 2017.
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ICSD President completed a working visit to Poland

2016 Sep 22
ICSD President, Dr. Valery Rukhledev completed a working visit to Poland. Meeting with PZSN. Attended ODIHR and OSCE.
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New ICSD Technical Directors

2016 Sep 20
We are pleased to announce new ICSD Technical Directors
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Athlete Learning Gateway

2016 Aug 31
The Athletes Learning Gateway provides information on such important areas as Professional Sport Management; Sports Media; Sponsorships; Sport Event Management; Career Management/Transition from Athlete to Coach; Smarter Eating for Better Performance.
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2019 World Deaf Badminton Championships Update

2016 Jul 25
Updates cover the 5th World Deaf Badminton Championships to be hosted in Taipei City, Chinese Taipei on 11 July to 22 July 2019.
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ICSD Statement about Turkey. The 365-Day Countdown Began!

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.
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The 365-day Countdown to the 2017 Summer Deaflympics will begin on 18 June

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.
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ICSD Delegation attend at the 18th Congress of EDSO

2016 Jul 12
The 18th Congress of the European Deaf Sport Organisation (EDSO) took place in Yerevan, Armenia
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PANAMDES Seminar and Congress at Gallaudet University

2016 Jul 08
The PANAMDES Seminar and Congress is being held on the Kendall Green at Gallaudet University.
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Working meetings of ICSD during the SportAccord Convention

2016 Apr 27
The ICSD President held a working meeting with Mr. Chungwon Choue, President of World Taekwondo Federation (WTF), where discussions were held about developing the sport of taekwondo for deaf athletes.
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ICSD President Dr. V. Rukhledev attended Stone Laying Ceremony at the site of AISTS's new headquarters

2016 Apr 25
ICSD President Dr. Valery Rukhledev participated in a Stone Laying Ceremony at the Synathlon building in Lausanne, which will become the future centre of International sport education and research in Switzerland.
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ICSD President at SportAccord Convention, Lausanne 2016

2016 Apr 24
It was a busy week for the ICSD President and his team in Lausanne, Switzerland during the week of 17-22 April 2016 for six days of meetings, and high-level networking.
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ICSD President, Dr. Rukhledev is awarded with the LCCF Edward Miner Gallaudet Award at Gallaudet University

2016 Apr 10
Dr. Valery Rukhledev, the ICSD President was bestowed the LCCG Edward Miner Gallaudet Award for the "Cultural Advancement of the Deaf Community" for his significant contribution into the Cultural advancement of the Deaf Community