News & Announcements


ICSD announces the implementation of the CAS award

2021 Jul 12
The decision taken by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on 17 December 2020 regarding the case of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency needs to be strictly and consistently implemented across the Deaflympics Movement.
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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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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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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.
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Official Statement of ICSD Vice President

2020 Sep 17
It is high time we stopped the current confrontation and unrest, leading us and entire ICSD to distrustful chaos.

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.
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2020 Happy New Year Wishes and Greetings

2019 Dec 24
Our sincerely thanks to all our members for their hosting and support of all World Deaf Sports Championships this year. In addition, we thank FSSI (Italy) for their great effort in hosting the 19th Winter Deaflympics with 493 athletes from 34 countries
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ICSD Executive Board meeting in September 2019

2019 Oct 05
ICSD Executive Board was held in Lausanne, Switzerland recently. We have already discussed on many issues during the meeting, and here is the summary in 4 key issues as follows,
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First message of the ICSD President

2019 Jul 09
All former Presidents of ICSD (CISS) have the same goal in putting the focus on Deaf Athletes who are the most important. We shall continue the same goal.

New ICSD President

2019 Jun 21
The ICSD Executive Board wishes to announce the appointment of the ICSD Vice President of World Sports, Mr. Kang CHEN, as the ICSD Interim President with immediate effect.
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2019 Congress

2019 Jun 12
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SportAccord and GAISF meetings in Gold Coast

2019 May 21
It certainly shows we are not alone in dealing with these important issues and that we have a whole community of international federations for support and advice.

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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News from Lausanne

2019 Apr 14
The ICSD Board has been in meetings for the last two days. The meeting with the IOC was an opportunity to follow up on items discussed at our previous meeting. We also agreed to work on strengthening our partnership as per our memorandum of understanding
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ICSD Announcement

2019 Mar 11
The ICSD Board and I are delighted to advise that the ICSD CEO, Mr Dmitry Rebrov has been appointed by the United Nations to sit on their Committee of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)
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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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Update Brazil Symposium

2019 Feb 12
On the weekend, the ICSD Executive Board met to discuss advice received from the Organising Committee of the Brazil Symposium that due to low numbers of members indicating their intention to participate that they were not progressing with the symposium. I
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New ICSD Legal Commisison

2019 Jan 11
The ICSD board has approved the establishment of the ICSD Legal Commission. Its main work will be to provide legal review of the current constitution and bylaws as well the proposed new constitution and bylaws.
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2019 Happy New Year Wishes and Greetings

2018 Dec 21
As we greet the New Year, I am delighted to join all ICSD members and athletes in welcoming the year 2019 both at home and abroad. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the ICSD Board, Staff, ICSD Members and athletes for their efforts in the pas
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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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New chair of the ICSD Technical Commission

2018 Dec 13
ICSD is thrilled to announce the appointment of Mr Martin Bogard to the role of Chair of the ICSD Technical Commission.
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New member of the ICSD Reform Commission

2018 Nov 19
I am pleased and delighted that we have a new person from that region to fill the vacancy on the commission. His name is Yukata Osugi and he is an ideally qualified to fill this role having been involved in ICSD’s work on reform in the early days of ICSD’