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

July 14, 2015

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

February 3, 2014

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

January 20, 2014

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