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New date of the 2021 World Deaf Wrestling Championships

2020 Dec 22
Turkey has officially requested postponing the 2020 World Deaf Wrestling Championships to 29 May – 05 June 2021. The Championships will take place in Trabzon.
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3rd World Deaf Handball Championships in 2022

2020 Dec 07
Denmark has been confirmed as the host of the 3rd World Deaf Handball Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark on 04-18 July 2022
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Inauguration of the Countdown Clock for the beginning of the 24th Summer Deaflympics

2020 Dec 05
Today we celebrate another milestone for the 2021 Summer Deaflympics: the inauguration of the 365-day countdown clock for the event.
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6th World Deaf Swimming Championships in 2023

2020 Nov 24
Confederacion Argentina Deportiva de Sordos (Argentina) has been confirmed as the host of the 6th World Deaf Swimming Championships. The Swimming Championships will take place in Buenos Aires, Argentina on 13-18 August 2023.
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New date of the 2021 World Deaf MTB Championships

2020 Nov 17
Turkey has officially requested postponing the 2020 World Deaf Mountain Bike Championships to 30 March – 04 April 2021.
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New ICSD Summer TDs (2020-2021)

2020 Nov 16
We are pleased to announce new ICSD Summer Technical Directors for 2020-2021 term
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ICSD seeks candidates for Ethics Commission vacancies

2020 Nov 11
The ICSD is now seeking applications for positions of its Ethics Commission in order to safeguard the ethical principles of the Olympic Movement and ICSD community
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ICSD Anti-Doping Rules for Deaflympics and World Deaf Youth Games

2020 Nov 10
The International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD) announces publication of the ICSD Anti-Doping Rules for Deaflympics and World Deaf Youth Games
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ICSD Update on COVID-19

2020 Nov 06
ICSD recognises the importance of maintaining the safety and health of athletes, coaches, ICSD staff and local organising committees during the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.
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ICSD publishes new Anti-Doping Rules for 2021

2020 Oct 26
Today ICSD has published the 2021 ICSD Anti-Doping Rules which will come into force on 1 January 2021. Reflecting the standards set out by WADA in the Code, these Rules make sure that our athletes across the world are held to the same high standards.
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ICSD Legal Commisssion - Ensuring justice for our Committee

2020 Oct 07
We are pleased to announce that the ICSD Legal Commission is now staffed and will start to work from this week on.
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Postponement of the 2020 World Deaf Judo Championships to 2022

2020 Oct 05
France has officially requested postponing the World Deaf Judo Championships to 21 April – 24 April 2022
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ICSD 2018 Financial Audit Report complies with Swiss Law

2020 Sep 30
Based on financial revisers recommendations and to comply with Swiss law, the ICSD Executive Team and the Secretariat took all necessary measures to set up and implement internal financial control system.
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ICSD invites new candidates for members of the Legal Commission

2020 Sep 25
The ICSD is seeking for representatives from EDSO (Europe), CADS (Africa), APDSC (Asia Pacific) and PANAMDES (Americas) Regions.
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New invitation for ICSD TD Application

2020 Sep 25
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - SUMMER TECHNICAL DIRECTOR POSITIONS (Length of term: 2020-2021 - ATHLETICS - SAILING
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The Current Status of ICSD Reform Process

2020 Sep 23
The ICSD Reform Commission is pleased to announce the submission of the revised ICSD Constitution and Bylaws to the ICSD Secretariat on September 18, 2020
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Postponement of 2021 World Deaf Ice Hockey Championship to 2025

2020 Sep 22
Canadian Deaf Sports Association and the World Deaf Ice Hockey Organising Committee decided to postpone World Deaf Hockey Championship from 2021 to 2025 due to COVID-19.
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Official Statement of ICSD Vice President

2020 Sep 17
It is high time we stopped the current confrontation and unrest, leading us and entire ICSD to distrustful chaos.
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The Current Status of ICSD Reform Process

2020 Jun 02
We, ICSD Reform Commission, would like to let you all know what is happening on ICSD Reform Process
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New date of the 2020 World Deaf Football Championships

2020 May 06
Korea has officially requested postponing the 4th World Deaf Football Championships to 02 November – 17 November 2020.
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Status of the 2020 World Deaf Shooting Championships in Switzerland

2020 Mar 16
ICSD has decided to cancel the 2020 World Deaf Shooting Championships in Switzerland because the Coronavirus situation