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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 […]

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 performers and artists shine at London Paralympics opening ceremony

August 30, 2012

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Last night was a special night for a number of Deaf performers, artists and filmakers who graced the world stage […]

Reema Patel: Why we should get behind the Deaflympics and the GB Deaf Women’s football team

August 28, 2012

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I think that there are two signature emblems to the X-lympics – as I like to call them (the Olympics; […]

Deaf News: Five year old boy raises money for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People

June 28, 2012

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A five-year-old boy is raising funds for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People after starting his own Olympic-style ‘torch relay’ on […]

Meet: Maria Zedda, disability trainer

February 24, 2012

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Maria Zedda is Managing Director of Wideaware Training. She has worked in the Disability field for 17 years, running community based […]