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Terence Parkin to raise money for the Deaf Children's Learn

2018 Jan 13
Parkin plans to cycle, swim and canoe a mammoth 902km between Johannesburg and Durban in order to generate funds for young South Africans with disabilities.
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2018 and 2019 World Deaf Championships Update

2018 Jan 12
Poland and Brazil have been confirmed as the host of World Championships in 2018 and 2019.
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Season's Greetings by ICSD President

2017 Dec 29
As the 2017 approaching to the end, it's time to say the warmest words to your colleagues and thank everyone for their understanding and support.
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Season's Greetings 2018

2017 Dec 28
Season's Greetings 2018 from ICSD Executive Board
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New ICSD Summer TDs (2017-2021)

2017 Nov 16
We are pleased to announce new ICSD Technical Directors for 2017-2021 term.
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Doping control and Audiology tests during the 23rd Deaflympics

2017 Nov 15
The last results of doping control after all the additional researches procedures are now known. We are thus now ready to provide the outcome of the 23rd Summer Deaflympics in Samsun, Turkey
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SportAccord Forum in 2017

2017 Nov 12
ICSD President and ICSD Vice President - World Sports attended the International Federations (IF) Forum 2017, which is regularly hold every year by Global Association of International Sports Federation
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ICSD President took part in IOC Commission

2017 Nov 06
Dr. Valery Rukhledev, ICSD President took part in Sport and Active Society Commission in Lausanne on 05 November 2017
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ICSD Executive Board ended first meeting

2017 Nov 05
The ICSD Executive Board ended its first meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland with several updates and decisions
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The Silent Torpedo (Part 2)

2017 Oct 12
Terence Parkin is the Deatlympics' most successful athlete since its inception in 1924. He has participated in 5 Deaflympics and also earned an Olympic Medal for the 200m breaststroke in the 2000 Olympics in Sydney
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Interview with Terence Parkin

2017 Oct 04
Terence Parkin is the Deatlympics' most successful athlete since its inception in 1924. He has participated in 5 Deaflympics and also earned an Olympic Medal for the 200m breaststroke in the 2000 Olympics in Sydney
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2021 World Deaf Ice Hockey Championship Update

2017 Sep 22
Canada has been confirmed as the host of the 2021 World Deaf Ice Hockey Championship
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2018 World Deaf Handball Championships Update

2017 Sep 08
Brazil has been confirmed as the host of the 2018 World Deaf Handball Championships
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A Month after the 2017 Deaflympics

2017 Aug 26
A Month Passed Since the Conclusion of the 2017 Deaflympics
Rukhledev, Kihtir and Baltacı at closing ceremony

Samsun Deaflympics 2017 Has Ended

2017 Jul 31
23rd Summer Deaflympic Games, which had started on July 18 and brought together more than 3 thousand athletes from 97 countries, has ended with an closing ceremony in Yaşar Doğu Sports Hall on the 30th of July
Mayor Yusuf Ziya Yilmaz & Ruhkledev at golf course

Samsun Makes History

2017 Jul 28
Samsun Golf Club has become a part of the history in Deaflympics
Samsun 2017 - Anti-doping

Doping and Audiogram Tests at the Deaflympics are historically the highest

2017 Jul 26
Fifteen (15) Doping Control Officers only from the Agency are working at the fields and sporting venues at the same time.
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Samsun - 23rd Summer Deaflympics 2017 is a Success Story

2017 Jul 25
Turkey is the center of attention from across the world for the deaf community. Samsun was given the chance to show the world what they could deliver.
Samsun 2017 - Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony Deaflympics 2017

2017 Jul 18
The 23rd Summer Deaflympics, which brought together 97 different countries from six continents, 3 thousand 148 athletes, and over 5,000 participants, began with an opening ceremony that was magnificent and worthy of its size.
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The 46th ICSD Congress Ended with New Board Members

2017 Jul 18
ICSD Press-Release: The 46th ICSD Congress Ended with New Board Members
46th ICSD Congress: Elections

46th ICSD Congress: Elections

2017 Jul 18
On July 18, 2017 at the Sheraton Grand Hotel during the final stage of the 46th ICSD Congress, the elections were held for the organization positions for the next four years: the Presıdent and the members of the Executive Committee.
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ISCD Workshop in Sheraton Grand Samsun Hotel

2017 Jul 16
On July 16, 2017 at the Grand Sheraton hotel the delegates of the International Sports Committee of the Deaf gathered to express their opinion and to give the feedback on the development of deaf sports around the world.
Samsun 2017 - ISCD Workshop in Sheraton Grand Samsun Hotel

The ICSD President Arrived to Samsun

2017 Jul 12
On the 12th of July, the ICSD President, Valery Rukhledev arrived to Samsun for the 23rd Summer Deaflympics.
Samsun 2017 - ISCD Workshop in Sheraton Grand Samsun Hotel

Deaflympics Torch Arrived to Samsun

2017 Jul 04
The torch of the 23rd Summer Deaflympics has arrived from Lausanne to Samsun, Turkey on July 3, 2017. People of Samsun greeted it in the grand ceremony held with the participation of Youth and Sports Minister Akif Çağatay KILIC in Batı Park.
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The 23rd Summer Deaflympics gets closer as the Deaflympics Torch Relay started!

2017 Jul 03
Torch of the 23rd Summer Deaflympics passed through Lausanne on the way to Turkey. The flame was lit in a very special ceremony at Maison du Sport International, where ICSD headquarters are.