News & Announcements

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Deaf Football on Red Square with Legends and Veterans

2018 Jul 18
During the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia, an exhibition football match between a team of veterans and young football Deaf players took place at Moscow’s Football Park on Red Square

Italy Declares Candidature for the 2019 Winter Deaflympics

2018 Jul 04
The ICSD is pleased to release today the declaration of candidature by the FSSI for the 2019 Winter Deaflympics

2019 Winter Deaflympics Update

2018 Jun 20
ICSD wishes to inform you that we continue to work with FSSI about the 2019 Winter Deaflympics in Italy
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Pargar's Thoughts

2018 Jun 19
APDSC President Mr. Mohammad Pargar expressed his great satisfaction about the way the World FIFA Football Cup and World Deaf Greco-Roman & Freestyle Wrestling Championships are being conducted in Russia

ICSD Statement

2018 Jun 18
ICSD Executive Board wishes to thank you for the emails, videos and letters that have reached our office in the aftermath of recent events in Russia

Press Release: Mr. Kang Chen is appointed as ICSD Acting President

2018 May 28
The ICSD Executive Board wishes to announce the appointment of Mr. Kang Chen as the ICSD Acting President with immediate effect for 2 months.

Press Release: Dr. Valery Rukhledev

2018 May 27
The ICSD wishes to inform you that Dr Valery Rukhledev in his capacity as President of the All-Russian Society of the Deaf is currently under investigation by the Tverskoy Court of Moscow in regards to allegations of embezzlement

Italian Organisers Prepare for 2019 Winter Deaflympics

2018 May 21
The top-level managers of the ICSD, the Italian Deaf Sports Federation and the Italian Paralympic Committee met at the FSSI office

The ICSD President visits SportAccord Convention in Bangkok, Thailand

2018 Apr 23
ICSD and more than hundred federations join this outstanding event in the Kingdom of Thailand which is focused on driving positive change internationally and dedicated to engaging and connecting rights holders, organizing committees, host cities, press an

Malaysia Deaf Sport recognized by the Government of Malaysia

2018 Apr 05
The Government of Malaysia has finally recognised Malaysia Deaf Sports Association (MSDeaf) as the National Deaf Sports Federation for Malaysia

Werner Kliewer's 80 Anniversary

2018 Mar 29
We extend our best wishes to you on your birthday and want you to know how much we enjoyed you as a Secretary General of the European Deaf Sports Organisation

2018 WADA's Annual Symposium

2018 Mar 28
The ICSD Doping Control Officer and the Advisor to the ICSD President attended the WADA Symposium, which is the main event on the global anti-doping calendar

2021 World Deaf Curling Championships Update

2018 Mar 14
Canadian Deaf Sports Association has been confirmed as the host of the 4th World Deaf Curling Championships in Banff, Alberta, Canada on 18 to 28 March 2021
Dominik Dvorak and Jakub Nosek in bobsled

Deaf Czech Bobsledder, Jakub Nosek, at the Pyeongchang 2018

2018 Feb 26
A deaf Czech bobsledder participating in the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang.

ICSD establishes Women in Sports Commission

2018 Feb 24
International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD) has taken a major step towards empowering our deaf women in sports with the creation of its ICSD Women in Sport Commission.
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President's Message: Info about the upcoming Winter Deaflympics

2018 Feb 03
I would like to share with you that many people from different countries have asked about the upcoming Winter Deaflympics in Kazakhstan

ICSD Statement on the Fight against Doping

2018 Jan 31
To prevent any misunderstanding, the International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD) considers it necessary and expedient to publish the existing views.

2019 World Deaf Championships Update

2018 Jan 31
Estonia has been confirmed as the host of the 1st World Deaf Indoor Athletics Championships. Switzerland has been confirmed as the host of the 4th World Deaf Futsal Championships.

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.

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

New ICSD Summer TDs (2017-2021)

2017 Nov 16
We are pleased to announce new ICSD Technical Directors for 2017-2021 term.

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

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