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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.
Samsun 2017 - Anti-doping

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.

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.
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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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.

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.

Sam Ramsamy to attend 2017 Deaflympics

2017 Jun 30
Sam Ramsamy To Attend The 2017 Summer Deaflympics in Samsun

Samsun 2017 Deaflympics Torch Relay gets under way as Deaflympic Flame lit in Lausanne

2017 Jun 29
The Ceremony of lighting Torch for the Summer Deaflympcis Samsun 2017 will be held on Monday, 3rd July, in Lausanne, Olympic Capital of the world.
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A Tribute to Vasyl Sandugei

2017 Jun 27
It is with great sadness that the International Committee of Sports for the Deaf has learnt of the death of Vasyl Sandugei, the former President of Ukrainian Deaf Sport Federation in Ukraine, at the age of 61.
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Samsun is ready for the Deaflympics!

2017 Jun 26
Video Message from ICSD President Dr. Valery Rukhledev
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A Video Message of APDSC President

2017 Jun 25
A Video Message from Mr. Mohammad Pargar, APDSC President
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A Video Message from Gustavo Perazzolo, PANAMDES President

2017 Jun 22
A Video Message from Gustavo Perazzolo, PANAMDES President
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A Video Message from Mohamed Madoun, CADS President

2017 Jun 21
A Video Message from CADS President

Deaflympics Will Also Be Good For Tourism in Samsun

2017 Jun 20
23rd Deaflympics which will be opened with a magnificent ceremony in Samsun on July 18 and will continue until July 30, will make a great economic contribution to hotel and motel companies in Samsun and many other sectors.

The Official Name of the Mascot of 2017 Deaflympics

2017 Jun 19
We are thrilled to announce the official name of the Mascot of the Deaflympics 2017. The name of Mascot has been chosen by the votes of more than 100 thousand people on the internet platform.

Cakir the Olympic Mascot takes the field

2017 Jun 17
The official mascot of 2017 Deaflympics, Cakır, became the center of athletes' attention

Tthe man overcomes obstacles: Onur Kayihan

2017 Jun 11
Deaf Onur Kayıhan carries out his duty in Samsun as an instructor, although he could not attend Olympic Games as an athlete

The last event of

2017 Jun 07
The last event of "Olympic Day", which is celebrated worldwide was organized in Samsun, where host 23rd Summer Deaflympics.

"Olympic Day" was held in Samsun, Turkey

2017 Jun 05
The last event of "Olympic Day" was organized in Samsun, where host 23rd Summer Deaflympics.