News & Announcements

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First message of the ICSD President

2019 Jul 09
All former Presidents of ICSD (CISS) have the same goal in putting the focus on Deaf Athletes who are the most important. We shall continue the same goal.
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New ICSD President

2019 Jun 21
The ICSD Executive Board wishes to announce the appointment of the ICSD Vice President of World Sports, Mr. Kang CHEN, as the ICSD Interim President with immediate effect.
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2019 Congress

2019 Jun 12
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2019 World Deaf Cycling Championships: update

2019 Jun 11
Please see the video for the 2019 World Deaf Cycling Championships
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2019 World Deaf Cycling Championships: confirmation

2019 Jun 05
Turkish Deaf Sport Federation (Turkey) has been confirmed as the host of the World Deaf Cycling Championships in Turkey
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2020 World Deaf Football Championships: update

2019 Jun 05
Korea Deaf Sport Federation has been confirmed as the host of the 4th World Deaf Football Championships in Changwon on 05 - 20 September 2020.
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SportAccord and GAISF meetings in Gold Coast

2019 May 21
It certainly shows we are not alone in dealing with these important issues and that we have a whole community of international federations for support and advice.
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2019 World Deaf Tennis Championships Update

2019 May 04
Turkish Deaf Sport Federation (Turkey) has been confirmed as the host of the 2nd World Deaf Tennis Championships in Antalya, Turkey
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Curling competitions at the 2019 Winter Deaflympics

2019 May 04
For the curling competition at the 2019 Winter Deaflympics from 11-20 December 2019 in Madesimo, Italy, ICSD Executive Board has decided to increase the maximum number of teams for both genders from ten (10) to twelve (12).
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ICSD Legal Committee invites candidates for members

2019 Apr 30
The ICSD is seeking for new members - representatives from EDSO (Europe), CADS (Africa) and PANAMDES (Americas) Regions.
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2019 World Deaf Cycling Championships: update

2019 Apr 29
Information on the 2019 World Deaf Cycling Championships in Turkey
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News from Lausanne

2019 Apr 14
The ICSD Board has been in meetings for the last two days. The meeting with the IOC was an opportunity to follow up on items discussed at our previous meeting. We also agreed to work on strengthening our partnership as per our memorandum of understanding
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2019 WADA Symposium

2019 Apr 05
A review of the World Anti-Doping Code (Code) and its associated International Standards, as well as compliance and capturing athletes’ views were among the main themes at the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA’s) 15th Annual Symposium held in Lausanne, Swi
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ICSD Announcement

2019 Mar 11
The ICSD Board and I are delighted to advise that the ICSD CEO, Mr Dmitry Rebrov has been appointed by the United Nations to sit on their Committee of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)
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2020 World Deaf Championships Update

2019 Mar 03
Switzerland has been confirmed as the host of the 2nd World Deaf Shooting Championships on 14-20 June 2020. Turkey has been confirmed as the host of the World Deaf Wrestling Championships on 01-06 June 2020.
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DIFA Seminar in Bangkok

2019 Mar 01
DIFA organized and held this football seminar on topical issues of development, which was very positive and informative for all participants.
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2020 World Deaf Volleyball Championships Update

2019 Feb 21
Italy has been confirmed as the host of the 4th World Deaf Volleyball Championships
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Chess for 2019 Winter Deaflympics

2019 Feb 16
Information on chess for 2019 Winter Deaflympics in Italy
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Update Brazil Symposium

2019 Feb 12
On the weekend, the ICSD Executive Board met to discuss advice received from the Organising Committee of the Brazil Symposium that due to low numbers of members indicating their intention to participate that they were not progressing with the symposium. I
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Voting privileges for Associate Members

2019 Jan 28
One is to review a possible change in voting privileges for associate members. Currently, only full members meaning national deaf sports federations can vote at the Congress.
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Status of the ICSD Technical Directors

2019 Jan 23
The TDs are on volunteer-based; moreover, they are ready to work for World Deaf Sports Championships and Deaflympics.
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Reform Commisison - Option on new MOU arrangement with our IDSFs

2019 Jan 22
At our recent meeting, the commission discussed establishing new MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) arrangement with our IDSFs (International Deaf Sports Federations).
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Independent ICSD Ethics and Complaints Commission

2019 Jan 21
We discussed having an independent Ethics and Complaints Commission at ICSD. Its purpose will be to resolve any complaints raised under its terms of reference.
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The ICSD Reform Symposium in Brazil

2019 Jan 20
It is with pleasure that I advise that the ICSD Executive Board have approved the hosting of the 2nd ICSD Reform Symposium