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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 […]

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 […]

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 – […]

Deaf News: Tennis Foundation announces Talent ID Day to find future deaf tennis stars

September 2, 2013

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The Tennis Foundation is staging a Deaf Tennis Talent ID Day at the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton, south-west London […]

The Question: Should the Paralympics include deaf sports?

August 22, 2013

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We’re one year on from the most successful Paralympic games ever. All the venues were almost completely sold out and […]

How to watch the 2013 Deaflympics!

July 26, 2013

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The 2013 Deaflympics start today, so here at Limping Chicken we thought we should tell you, our humble readers, how […]

Deaf News: Organiser of the failed 2011 Winter Deaflympics sentenced to prison for fraud

July 24, 2013

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Just days before the start of the 2013 Summer Deaflympics, a court in Slovakia has found Jaromir Ruda, the organiser of […]

Deaf News: Craig Crowley, President of the International Committee of Sports for the Deaf, announces he will seek second term

July 12, 2013

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Craig Crowley will run for a second four-year term as the President of the International Committee of Sports for the […]

Deaf News: Cyclists to carry Deaflympic Flame across Europe ahead of Sofia 2013

June 28, 2013

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A bicycle flame relay will be launched this Sunday (30th June) in Paris to raise awareness of deaf sports and […]

Deaf News: Deaf athletes race for funds ahead of Deaflympics

September 24, 2012

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ITV Tyne Tees News has featured two Deaf athletes who are struggling to raise money to enable them to participate […]