News & Announcments


High level Meeting in Samsun

2016 Apr 09
The Meeting of the Organising Committee for the 2017 Samsun Summer Deaflympics was held on 8 April 2016 in Samsun, Turkey.

Samsun 2016-2017: High expectations and High level

2016 Apr 04
ICSD CEO Mr. Dmitry Rebrov and ICSD Doping Control Officer Mr. Artem Buerov met with the TDSF President Mr. Yakup Kihtir last week at the TDSF headquarters in Ankara, Turkey
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TDSF President's Update about 2017 Samsun Summer Deaflympics

2016 Apr 02
Mr Yakup KIHTIR, TDSF President gives information on 2017 Samsun Deaflympics in Samsun, Turkey
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SDSF - Toni Koller about MoU and future Deaf athletes

2016 Apr 01
Toni Koller, President of the Switzerland Deaf Sports Federation, attended the signing of the MOU ceremony, and shares that ICSD will have ongoing support from SDSF.
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Jurgen Endress about MoU with International Olympic Committee

2016 Mar 29
Jurgen Endress, Deaf International Basketball Federation (DIBF) Secretary General, shares that the MoU is now the foundation of building the future for ICSD and its athletes.

WADA hosted 12th Anti-Doping Organization Symposium focused on protecting the clean athlete

2016 Mar 19
16-18 March 2016 the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) held the 12th Anti-Doping Organisation Symposium in Lausanne, Switzerland. The Event hosted a record number of 500 delegates from around the world.
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ICSD Executive Board reacts to the MoU

2016 Mar 15
ICSD Executive Board reacts to the MoU and other important highlights
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MoU - ICSD CEO Rebrov's Thoughts

2016 Mar 12
ICSD has been standing alone for 92 years, and now the MoU has been signed. IOC did recognize ICSD in 1955, but there was no relationship between both. Now on this day of 8 March 2016, it is a new "birthday" for ICSD.

ICSD "Round Table" with Four Associate Members

2016 Mar 12
ICSD established roles and duties for the World Deaf Championships and cooperation works at the "round table" meeting with four associate members
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ICSD President: IOC Signs MoU with ICSD

2016 Mar 10
The MoU is signed by both the IOC and ICSD Presidents. It is a Memorandum of Understanding that confirms that both the IOC and the ICSD share the same objective of promoting physical and sporting activities for the well-being of society.

The IOC and the ICSD signed the Memorandum of Understanding at the International Olympic Committee headquarters

2016 Mar 09
On Tuesday, 8 March 2016 - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD) signed the Memorandum of Understanding at the International Olympic Committee headquarters.

Overview of ICSD President's UN Speech, 5 February 2016

2016 Feb 08
ICSD President, Dr. Valery Rukhledev, delivered a speech at the 54th session of the Commission for Social Development at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, USA
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President's Update - Happy Holidays

2015 Dec 29
Dr. Valery Rukhledev looks back at the events of 2015 that were accomplished under the current ICSD's administration.
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President's Update - World Olympian Forum

2015 Dec 03
Dr. Valery Nikititch Rukhledev shares his experience taking part in the work of the first World Olympian Forum.
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President's Update - ICSD Inspection Visit

2015 Dec 02
President Dr. Valery Nikititch Rukhledev shares an update about the ICSD Board members, staff and technical directors' trip to Samsun, Turkey for the 1st venue inspection. He gives praises to the Organising Committee (OC) for their satisfactory progress.

ICSD President's Statement on the Paris terrorist attacks

2015 Nov 16
A letter in response to the Paris attacks

45th ICSD Congress Minutes 2015

2015 Nov 10
Minutes of the 45th ICSD Congress held in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. 27 - 28 March 2015, just prior to 18th Winter Deaflympics

ICSD Looking For Winter Technical Directors

2015 Aug 26
Winter Technical Director positions are available for Alpine Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, Curling, Ice Hockey, and Snowboard.

2016 World Deaf Athletics Championships Update

2015 Aug 19
The Athletics competition will be hosted in Pravets, Republic of Bulgaria on 25 June to 03 July 2016.

WADA publishes new Guidelines

2015 Jul 07
A new Guideline publication is an update, changing the current hCG guidelines from v.1.0 to v2.0. The other Guideline publication is a new one on the hGH doping control analysis (v1.0).

2016 World Deaf Championships Update

2015 Jun 06
Updates cover the World Deaf Wrestling Championships to be hosted in Tehran, Islamir Republic of Iran on 01 May to 09 May 2016.

ICSD and WTF signs a Memorandum of Understanding

2015 May 16
The MOU will permit deaf taekwondo athletes to compete in the World Deaf Martial Arts Championships.

Haryana Government includes Deaflympics in its sports policy

2015 May 12
The inclusion will allow Deaflympian medalists to be awarded cash, jobs and other benefits from their state government.

2016 World Deaf Volleyball Championships Update

2015 May 05
USADSF confirmed to be the host for the 3rd World Deaf Volleyball Championship

ICSD Honorary Life Member Title to Dr. Donalda Kay Ammons

2015 Apr 29
Dr. Donalda Kay Ammons honored for her 40+ years of devotion to Deaf sports.