News & Announcements


1st World Deaf Youth Table Tennis Championships in 2023

2021 Dec 08
Chinese Taipei has been confirmed as the host of the 1st World Deaf Youth Table Tennis Championships in Taipei, Chinese Taipei on 08-20 July 2023

WADA removes Deaf International Basketball Federation from World Anti-Doping Code Non-compliant List

2021 Dec 08
Following a vote of its Executive Committee in Paris, France, on 24 November 2021, the WADA has removed the DIBF from the list of Signatories that are non-compliant with the latest version of the World Anti-Doping Code that came into effect on 1 January 2

5th World Deaf Athletics Championships in 2024

2021 Dec 08
Chinese Taipei has been confirmed as the host of the 5th World Deaf Athletics Championships. The Athletics Championships will take place in Taipei, Chinese Taipei on 12-21 July 2024.
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New ICSD President First Message

2021 Nov 30
New ICSD President, Mr. Gustavo PERAZZOLO' First Message

Caxias du Sol Confirmed as the Host City for 24th Summer Deaflympics

2021 Nov 30
During the second day of ICSD Extraordinary Congress in Lausanne, Switzerland, the Brazil Deaf Sports Federation has made the decision to have Caxias du Sol be the host city for the Summer Deaflympics 2022. The decision was approved by the Congress.

Members of the ICSD Executive Board approved by Congress

2021 Nov 30
The last item of business before the Extraordinary Congress adjourned was the election of the Executive Board. Gustavo Perazzolo, who had been the Interim President since Kang Chen resigned in September 2020, was chosen to continue his presidential role u

ICSD Statement on the WADA decision declaring DIBF non-compliant with the Code

2021 Nov 14
The decision of the World Anti-Doping Agency of 7 October 2021 declaring the DIBF non-compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code will have the following consequences imposed on them.

Deaflympics recruits volunteers for an event that will bring together more than 6,000 athletes in Caxias

2021 Nov 08
The Organizing Committee estimates that around 1000 volunteers will be mobilized for the event, in addition to other contingents that will work in various areas.
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Caxias do Sul prepares to host the Summer Deaflympics in 2022

2021 Oct 21
In 24 editions, this is the first time that a city located in Latin America will host the event
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Updates of TC Chairperson’s Report on Caxias do Sul

2021 Oct 17
Technical Commission Chairperson Martin Bogard shares updates about the venues in preparation for 24th Summer Deaflympics as reported to him from the Technical Directors. He also has a couple other tidbits on what makes Caxias do Sul an ideal ho
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TC Chairperson’s Report on Caxias do Sul

2021 Oct 15
Martin Bogard, the chairperson of Technical Commission shares his initial impression about Caxias do Sul after being there for two days for site inspection.

WADA confirms non-compliance of DIBF

2021 Oct 09
On 7 October 2021, the WADA confirmed that, effectively immediately, the DIBF has been declared non-compliant with the WADA Code.

WADA publishes 2022 Prohibited List

2021 Oct 02
The 2022 Prohibited List enters into force on 1 January 2022 and replaces all previous lists. The WADA has made several modifications to the Prohibited List 2022 which have an impact on the prohibited status of various medications.
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Caxias is visited by the Organizing Committee of the 24th Deaflympics and the Regional Presidents of ICSD in Asia and Europe

2021 Sep 12
On Saturday the 11th of September, SER Caxias was visited by Deaflympics members and Caxias do Sul Organizing Committee.
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Vice Mayor receives international committee representatives

2021 Sep 10
Group visited spaces in the city that will host the Deaflympics, in May 2022
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MOBICAXIAS together with the organizing committee of the Deaf Olympics 2021, receive the visit of the ICSD regional presidents from Asia and Europe

2021 Sep 08
On 8 Sep 2021, the visit of the Regional Presidents of the ICSD and ICSD interim president meet the Caxias do Sul Organizing Committee with MobiCaxias members.

Official and authorised websites for the International Committee of Sports for the Deaf

2021 Aug 24
The official and authorised websites for the International Committee of Sports for the Deaf...
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WeThe15 is biggest ever human rights movement to end discrimination against persons with disabilities

2021 Aug 19
Harnessing sport’s unique ability to engage massive global audiences and create positive change the ICSD, the IPC, Special Olympics, Invictus Games Foundation have teamed up for the first time in history.

New Dates of the 2025 World Deaf Ice Hockey Championships

2021 Aug 17
World Deaf Ice Hockey Championships will be held in Vancouver, Canada from 08 May to 17 May 2025.

Summer Deaflympics 2021

2021 Aug 12
ICSD continues to take an active role, working alongside the Brazilian authorities and Organizing Committee, to deliver the best possible event with all necessary health and safety measures required.

Today marks ICSD's 97th anniversary!

2021 Aug 10
Every year on 10 August, we celebrate the spirit of deaf sports, the birthday of the Deaf Sports Movement with the history written by deaf athletes whose love of sport and challenges thrived for almost a century.