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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.
Attendees watches the big TV behind Valery while he speaks to the audience

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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ICSD first Youth Commission meeting in Lausanne

2016 Jan 11
ICSD Youth Commission meeting in Lausanne
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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.
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ICSD President's Statement on the Paris terrorist attacks

2015 Nov 16
A letter in response to the Paris attacks
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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
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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.
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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.
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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).
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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.
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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.
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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.
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2016 World Deaf Volleyball Championships Update

2015 May 05
USADSF confirmed to be the host for the 3rd World Deaf Volleyball Championship
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IOC Executive Board launches Implementation Plan for Olympic Agenda 2020 – announces progress on a number of recommendations

2015 Mar 01
The adoption of the strategic roadmap for the future of Olympic Movement, covering social, sporting, environmental and economic environment criteria of Olympic Games.
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New ICSD Legal Commission

2015 Feb 27
The roles and responsibilities of the new commission outlined and the composition of five members including the chair.
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For immediate release

2014 Dec 23
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2016 World Deaf Championships Update

2014 Dec 22
FSSI to host the 2016 World Deaf Football Championship in Capaccio, Salerno.
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IOC Session unanimously approves Olympic Agenda 2020

2014 Dec 09
Each of the 40 recommendations for the Olympic Agenda 2020 received full backing of the IOC members in attendance.
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2015 World Deaf Championships Update

2014 Dec 08
FSSI confirmed as the host of the 3rd World Deaf Bowling Championships.
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Olympic Agenda 2020: Strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement unveiled

2014 Nov 18
40 proposals revealed in making up the Olympic Agenda 2020 to safeguard the uniqueness of the Olympic Games and strengthening the sport society.
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Media Accreditation for 2015 Winter Deaflympics is now available

2014 Sep 30
Links are provided here for more information on the media accreditation.
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Khanty-Mansiysk 2015

2014 Aug 26
ICSD has decided to hold the Winter Deaflympic games 2015 in Khanty-Mansiysk.