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Summary on IOC - ICSD Meeting

2018 Sep 13
This is just a few examples of the exciting partnership that lie ahead of ICSD and IOC and I am feeling very inspired by these real and meaningful opportunities for ICSD and IOC to work side by side, going forward
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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
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ICSD President's Message on IOC - ICSD Meeting

2018 Sep 12
We have just had a 2 (two) hour long joint meeting with representatives from the IOC and ICSD in attendance. A very robust discussion was had with many topics covered including women in sports, our athletes commission and our governance.
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ICSD President's Message on Commissions

2018 Aug 28
The ICSD Commissions play a vital role in the effective functioning and governance of ICSD and we need more members involved to make them work
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ICSD President's Message on Extraordinary Congress

2018 Aug 24
More information about the recent request for an ICSD Extraordinary Congress (EC) received on 27 July 2018
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ICSD President's Message on IOC

2018 Aug 20
A short update about the ICSD situation with the IOC. Since then, ICSD has been working with the IOC Ethics and Compliance Office to provide the following information: • ICSD financial reports • ICSD accounts • ICSD reform documents
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New ICSD President's Message

2018 Aug 11
With every new ICSD President there inevitably comes a change in emphasis and culture. Under my leadership, ICSD will provide more transparency, increase the frequency of its communications, and improve its engagement with our stakeholders. We are worki
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ICSD President's Letter

2018 Aug 02
Following Dr. Valery Rukhledev’s decision to step down from the office of President, the ICSD Executive Board appointed Mrs. Adam as ICSD President at its board meeting in Yerevan, Armenia on Saturday 29 July 2018
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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
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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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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
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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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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
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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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Sam Ramsamy to attend 2017 Deaflympics

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