Browsing All posts tagged under »deaf sport«

Go See: World Deaf Tennis Championships in Nottingham, 20th – 26th July

July 14, 2015


There’s a unique opportunity to go and see the world’s best deaf tennis players in action in Nottingham next week, with […]

Charlie Swinbourne: 5 reasons why swimming is a great sport for deaf people

September 9, 2014


A few minutes ago, we posted the news that the NDCS has received £160,000 funding from Sport England to run […]

UK Sport doubles funding for Winter Olympic and Paralympic athletes to £31 million… while Deaflympic athletes get nothing

July 2, 2014


The news last week that UK Sport are doubling the funding that Winter Olympic and Paralympic athletes get to £31 […]

10 clips of footballers using ‘sign language’ – starring Bale, Neymar, Fergie and Joey Barton

June 12, 2014


Forms of what could be deemed ‘sign language’ – or at least visual communication – are wide-spread in world football. […]

Deaf Sports Personality of the Year organisers accuse government of overlooking Deaf athletes’ achievements

June 4, 2014


Elite deaf athletes do not get the recognition that they deserve according to Richard Weinbaum and Jackie Harrison organisers of […]

Meet: Stuart Harrison, Vice President of UK Deaf Sport and author of Same Spirit Different Team

May 19, 2014


Stuart Harrison is the Vice Chair of UK Deaf Sports and has recently written a book called Same Spirit Different […]

Deaf News: Peter Baker becomes first prelingually deaf golf club captain

May 9, 2014


A deaf man has made British history by becoming the first prelingually deaf person to become captain of a mainstream […]

Deaf News: Deaflympics star killed in Ukraine

February 26, 2014


It has been reported that a Deaflympics Judo star has been killed in the recent fighting in the Ukraine. […]

Deaf sports news: Derrick Coleman becomes first deaf Super Bowl winner

February 3, 2014


Read: BBC Radio’s Sportshour debate on the future of the Deaflympics with Deputy Editor Andy Palmer

January 20, 2014


On Saturday, BBC World Service show Sportshour hosted a debate about the Deaflympics and it’s relationship with the Paralympics – […]