News & Announcements

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Stay informed with the latest updates from the Athletes Commission The ICSD Athletes Commission empowers Deaf athletes through accessible educational resources and representation in decision-making. Utilize workshops, guides, and the IOC's Athlete 365 platform for valuable support.
Posted: 2024 May 01

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Communication from TOKYO 2025 Accommodation Team Essential instructions from TOKYO2025 Accommodation Team about lodging reservations for the Deaflympics in Tokyo.
Posted: 2024 May 01

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World Deaf Beach Volleyball Championships 2024 The Czech Republic Organizing Committee is preparing to host the World Deaf Beach Volleyball Championships in Prague this August, alongside the Czech National Championships.
Posted: 2024 May 01

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Protecting Personal Identity Information ICSD cares about keeping your data safe and shares some important points with members.
Posted: 2024 May 01

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100 Years of Deaflympics Celebrated with Exhibition in Paris Discover Deaflympics' centenary history at the ICSD-INJS exhibition in Paris.
Posted: 2024 May 01

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Headquarters Location The ICSD is actively exploring opportunities to relocate its legal seat, headquarters, and operational hub from Lausanne, Switzerland.
Posted: 2024 May 01

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Message from ICSD Ethics Commission The ICSD Ethics Commission upholds the Code of Ethics to ensure a safe and inclusive environment for all athletes and members.
Posted: 2024 May 01

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Centenary Congress in France Join the ICSD Centenary Congress in Paris. Don't miss this unique opportunity to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the inaugural International Silent Games.
Posted: 2024 May 01

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Asia-Pacific Basketball Teams Selection for the Tokyo 2025 The ICSD Executive Team has decided that the basketball teams will be selected based on two championships in Asia/Pacific which will qualify for the Tokyo 2025.
Posted: 2024 May 01

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Call for Bids to host the World Deaf Championships in 2025 (Winter Sports) The ICSD invites NDSFs and cities to bid for hosting the Winter World Deaf Championships 2025, featuring various sports such as Alpine Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, Curling, Futsal, and Snowboard. Interested parties can apply through the Host Bid Applicat
Posted: 2024 Apr 01

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Tokyo 2025 - Accommodation Guide The Tokyo 2025 OC created the Accommodation Guide to provide necessary information for reserving accommodation during the Tokyo 2025 Deaflympics.
Posted: 2024 Apr 01

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Update on Team Sports Qualifying System for Tokyo 2025 This updates outline regions requiring qualifying rounds, submission deadlines, and procedures for additional entries, along with details on how selections will be determined in case of multiple entries for Tokyo 2025.
Posted: 2024 Apr 01

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Opportunity for Winter Sports Director Roles Opportunity for winter sports directors overseeing Alpine Skiing, Chess, Curling, Futsal, Ice Hockey, and Snowboarding during ICSD's major events.
Posted: 2024 Apr 01

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International Women's Day! International Women's Day! On this International Women's Day, we at ICSD extend our warmest wishes to all women around the globe! Let's join hands to strive towards a more equitable sports world. Today, we celebrate not only the achievements of women i
Posted: 2024 Mar 08

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Inaugural World Deaf Youth Games Transform Sao Paulo, Brazil The first World Deaf Youth Games in Sao Paulo, Brazil, organized by the Brazilian Deaf Sports Confederation, provide young athletes with international competition experience and educational workshops. The event marks the 100th anniversary of the Internati
Posted: 2024 Jan 18

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ICSD decision on participation of Russian and Belarusian deaf athletes in ICSD-sanctioned competitions and events Following the IOC's decision, the ICSD allows Russian and Belarusian deaf athletes in sanctioned events from 1 February 2024. Emphasizing solidarity with Ukraine, efforts focus on solutions, not conflict. ICSD aims for a transparent eligibility framework
Posted: 2023 Dec 19

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Ukrainian Delegation Visits Erzurum for the Winter Deaflympics 2023 Leonid Kasitskyi, President of the Ukraine Deaf Sports Federation, praises Turkiye's readiness for the event in Erzurum. Impressed by snow-covered mountains, he commends the Turkiye Organizing Committee and ICSD for their professional coordination, expres
Posted: 2023 Dec 19

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World Deaf Youth Games 2024 - Final Entry From January 15th to 22nd, 2024, youth athletes from around the world will come together to compete and celebrate in 6 sports: Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Futsal, Swimming, and Table Tennis.
Posted: 2023 Sep 05

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News on 5th World Deaf Orienteering Championships ICSD informs that the 5th World Deaf Orienteering Championships and 1st World Deaf Junior Orienteering Championships in Stockholm on 29 August - 05 September 2023.
Posted: 2023 Aug 27

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World Deaf Youth Games in 2024 CBDS Brasil is set to host the first-ever World Deaf Youth Games 2024 in Sao Paulo from 15.1. - 22.1.2024!
Posted: 2023 Aug 07

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ICSD President meets with IOC President Bach in Lausanne Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), received Adam Kosa, President of the International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD), at the Olympic House on 13 June 2023.
Posted: 2023 Jun 21

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Ankara 2024 - Site Inspection Video announcing site inspection for the Winter Deaflympics in Türkiye.
Posted: 2023 Jun 09