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Declaration of the IOC Executive Board

2017 Mar 16
12 principles for a more robust and independent global Anti-Doping System to protect clean athletes
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ICSD Video News: 2nd Chef De Mission Seminar in Samsun

2017 Mar 09
ICSD video in International Sign highlights the Chef de Mission Seminar in Samsun, Turkey
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ICSD and Olympic Channel Sign Landmark Memorandum of Understanding

2017 Mar 01
The International Committee of Sports for the Deaf and the Olympic Channel today announced that they have signed a MoU with the Olympic Channel to collaborate on content for the global digital platform.
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ICSD President makes an opening speech during the Chef de Mission

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.
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ICSD President's Message Safety Takes Priority

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.
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Happy Birthday Bjorn!

2017 Jan 26
EDSO President, Bjorn Roine, celebrates the 60th birthday
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ICSD President on Turkey Attack on 01 January 2017

2017 Jan 01
ICSD President on Istanbul Nightclub Attack, early Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017
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President's Update - Happy Holidays 2017

2016 Dec 30
Dr. Valery Rukhledev looks back at the events of 2016 that were accomplished under the current ICSD's administration.
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2016 Best Sportsmen and Sportswomen Award Finalists

2016 Dec 19
2016 Best Sportsmen and Sportswomen Award
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The First Edition of the ICSD Video News

2016 Dec 16
The first edition of the ICSD video news contains important information about the ICSD Activity
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ICSD President on Turkey Attack

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.
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Letter by the Minister of Youth and Sports, Republic 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.
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Ukrainian Deaf Delegation has visited 2017 Deaflympics Venues

2016 Dec 13
Last November, Ukrainian Deaf Delegation has visited Samsun for inspection on the preparatory work of the 2017 Summer Deaflympics.
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2017 World Deaf Ice Hockey Championship Update

2016 Dec 04
USA Deaf Sports Federation and American Hearing Impaired Hockey Association has been confirmed to as the host of the 3rd World Deaf Ice Hockey Championship.
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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
Group photo with IOC Sport and Active Society Commission members

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
ICSD President Dr. Valery Rukhledev and Youth and Sports Minister Akif Cagatay Kilic met in Istanbul on the 7  October 2016.

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
2017 World Deaf Curling Championships Poster

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.
2017 World Deaf Alpine Skiing & Snowboard Championships Poster

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.