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6th World Deaf Badminton Championships in 2023

2021 May 26
Brazil has been confirmed as the host of the 6th World Deaf Badminton Championships in Para de Minas, Brazil on 10-25 July 2023
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5th World Deaf Futsal Championships in 2023

2021 Apr 06
Brazil has been confirmed as the host of the 5th World Deaf Futsal Championships in Nova Petrópolis, Brazil on 10-19 November 2023
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ICSD Interim President expressed condolences on the passing away of Mr. Haider Majeed Shafi Al-Sudani

2021 Apr 05
It is with great sadness and deep sorrow that I was informed on Saturday, April 3rd 2021 of the passing of Mr. Haider Majeed Shafi Al-Sudani, President of the Iraq National Deaf Sports Federation
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Thomas Bach re-elected as IOC President

2021 Mar 17
The International Committee of Sports for the Deaf expresses the sincerest congratulations to Thomas Bach on being re-elected as President of the IOC at the recent 137th IOC Session.
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First APDSC Women in Sports Zoom Workshop

2021 Mar 08
Today the first Asia Pacific Deaf Sports Confederation (APDSC) Women in Sports Zoom Workshop took place, which was attended by deaf women representatives from 7 countries. The organizer of this Workshop was Ms. Sonu Anand Sharma of India
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International Women's Day

2021 Mar 08
All best wishes on International women's day. Keep shining and smiling always!
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New dates of the World Deaf Championships in 2021

2021 Mar 03
ICSD has changed dates of the 2021 World Deaf Championships
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Hsin-Ta Lee, the unforgettable backstage driving force of Deaf Basketball

2021 Mar 02
Mr. Hsin-Ta Lee is passed away at the age of 56 while engaging in his favorite activity-Rock Fishing. He is the former president and current Executive Board member of Chinese Taipei Deaf Sports Federation (CTDSF)
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New Dates of the 2022 World Deaf Curling Championships

2021 Feb 15
Canada has officially requested postponing the World Deaf Curling Championships (WDCC) to 12-26 March 2022 in Banff, Canada. There will be three (3) official curling events at WDCC: Mixed Doubles Curling, Men Curling, Women Curling
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Postponement of the 2021 Summer Deaflympics

2021 Feb 03
It was decided that the 2021 Summer Deaflympics should take place between the 01 and 15 May 2022 in Caxias do Sul, Brazil.
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6th World Deaf Basketball Championships in 2023

2021 Jan 23
Greece has been confirmed as the host of the 6th World Deaf Basketball Championships in Heraklion on 13-24 June 2023
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New dates of the World Deaf Championships in Poland

2021 Jan 16
Poland has officially requested postponing following events: the World Deaf Sailing Championships, the World Deaf Athletics Championships, the World Deaf Beach Volleyball Championships in 2022.
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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.