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Adam Kosa and Thomas Back share a friendly handshake in front of a table adorned with an Olympic symbol, with a scenic view through the window.

ICSD President meets with IOC President Bach in Lausanne

Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), received Adam Kosa, President of the International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD), at the Olympic House on 13 June 2023.
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Ankara 2024 - Site Inspection

Video announcing site inspection for the Winter Deaflympics in Türkiye.
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ICSD President' Message on the 2024 Winter Deaflympics

I would like to make a short report on the preparations for the 20th Winter Deaflympics. Next Winter Deaflympics will take place in Ankara, the capital of Turkey, from 18-28 February 2024, in 7 sports.

ICSD bans former Athletics Technical Director for sexual harassment

ICSD has banned for 30 years the former Athletics Technical Director from all sporting and official events organised by the ICSD, ICSD members, and associate member organisations after finding him guilty of sexually harassing one female member.

Closing Ceremony - ICSD President's speech

We received about 5,000 people here, 2401 athletes from 73 nations. 50 of the 73 countries that competed rose to the podium in Caxias do Sul that's fabulous. Thousands of athletes will take medals and memories, certainly positive from Caxias do Sul.