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President's Message - 1 June 2024
Posted: 2024 Jun 01

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Headquarters Location The ICSD is actively exploring opportunities to relocate its legal seat, headquarters, and operational hub from Lausanne, Switzerland.
Posted: 2024 May 01

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Centenary Congress in France Join the ICSD Centenary Congress in Paris. Don't miss this unique opportunity to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the inaugural International Silent Games.
Posted: 2024 May 01

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World Deaf Beach Volleyball Championships 2024 The Czech Republic Organizing Committee is preparing to host the World Deaf Beach Volleyball Championships in Prague this August, alongside the Czech National Championships.
Posted: 2024 May 01

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International Women's Day! International Women's Day! On this International Women's Day, we at ICSD extend our warmest wishes to all women around the globe! Let's join hands to strive towards a more equitable sports world. Today, we celebrate not only the achievements of women i
Posted: 2024 Mar 08

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Inaugural World Deaf Youth Games Transform Sao Paulo, Brazil The first World Deaf Youth Games in Sao Paulo, Brazil, organized by the Brazilian Deaf Sports Confederation, provide young athletes with international competition experience and educational workshops. The event marks the 100th anniversary of the Internati
Posted: 2024 Jan 18

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ICSD decision on participation of Russian and Belarusian deaf athletes in ICSD-sanctioned competitions and events Following the IOC's decision, the ICSD allows Russian and Belarusian deaf athletes in sanctioned events from 1 February 2024. Emphasizing solidarity with Ukraine, efforts focus on solutions, not conflict. ICSD aims for a transparent eligibility framework
Posted: 2023 Dec 19

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Ukrainian Delegation Visits Erzurum for the Winter Deaflympics 2023 Leonid Kasitskyi, President of the Ukraine Deaf Sports Federation, praises Turkiye's readiness for the event in Erzurum. Impressed by snow-covered mountains, he commends the Turkiye Organizing Committee and ICSD for their professional coordination, expres
Posted: 2023 Dec 19

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World Deaf Youth Games 2024 - Final Entry From January 15th to 22nd, 2024, youth athletes from around the world will come together to compete and celebrate in 6 sports: Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Futsal, Swimming, and Table Tennis.
Posted: 2023 Sep 05

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News on 5th World Deaf Orienteering Championships ICSD informs that the 5th World Deaf Orienteering Championships and 1st World Deaf Junior Orienteering Championships in Stockholm on 29 August - 05 September 2023.
Posted: 2023 Aug 27

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World Deaf Youth Games in 2024 CBDS Brasil is set to host the first-ever World Deaf Youth Games 2024 in Sao Paulo from 15.1. - 22.1.2024!
Posted: 2023 Aug 07

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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.
Posted: 2023 Jun 21

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Ankara 2024 - Site Inspection Video announcing site inspection for the Winter Deaflympics in Türkiye.
Posted: 2023 Jun 09

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ICSD Athletes Commission News ICSD, Athletes Commission of ICSD, and ICSD Executive Board would like to inform you that two elected members of the Athletes Commission have been replaced by two new members. The decision to replace these members was made due to their lack of availabili
Posted: 2023 Apr 28

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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.
Posted: 2023 Apr 28

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2nd World Deaf Judo Championships in 2024 Iran has been confirmed as the host of the 2nd World Deaf Judo Championships in Tehran on 01-05 February 2024.
Posted: 2023 Apr 21

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The World Deaf Orienteering Championships Information The 5th World Deaf Orienteering Championships and 1st World Deaf Junior Orienteering Championships will be held in Stockholm from 29 August to 05 September 2023.
Posted: 2023 Mar 22

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Summer Games of Deaf Athletes in Russia The International Committee of Sport for the Deaf (ICSD) has announced about the Summer Games of Deaf Athletes "We are together. Sport" - which will be held in the Russian Federation this summer.
Posted: 2023 Mar 21