News & Announcements


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.

Brazil Declares Host for the Summer Deaflympics in 2021

2020 Feb 26
ICSD is pleased to release today that Brazil has been selected by ICSD and confirmed to win the bidding of the 24th Summer Deaflympics

Doping Control and Audiology Testing during the Winter Deaflympics 2019

2020 Feb 04
The 2019 Winder Deaflympics took place in Northern Italy from 12 to 21 December 2019. 923 people from 34 countries have joined hands under the umbrella of the deaf sports spirit.

Curling competitions at the 2019 Winter Deaflympics

2019 May 04
For the curling competition at the 2019 Winter Deaflympics from 11-20 December 2019 in Madesimo, Italy, ICSD Executive Board has decided to increase the maximum number of teams for both genders from ten (10) to twelve (12).
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Chess for 2019 Winter Deaflympics

2019 Feb 16
Information on chess for 2019 Winter Deaflympics in Italy
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ICSD President's Greeting to the 2019 Winter Deaflympics OC

2018 Dec 19
After Khanty-Mansiysk and Magnitogorsk in Russia, it will be the turn of the great nation of Italy to host the athletes of the Winter Deaflympics.
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ICSD President's Message on 2019 Winter Deaflympics

2018 Sep 13
It is with pleasure that I inform you that ICSD met with representatives from the Federazione Sport Sordi Italia (FSSI), the Organising Committee of the 2019 Winter Deaflympics in Italy and that we agreed to proceed with signing of the hosting agreement f

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

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
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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

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
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A Month after the 2017 Deaflympics

2017 Aug 26
A Month Passed Since the Conclusion of the 2017 Deaflympics

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

Samsun Makes History

2017 Jul 28
Samsun Golf Club has become a part of the history in Deaflympics

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 - 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.

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.
Valery Rukhledev walked down the stairs from airplane

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.

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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Samsun is ready for the Deaflympics!

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

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.