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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 […]

Andy Palmer: It’s wrong to say deaf people weren’t treated like second class citizens at the 2012 Paralympics

January 28, 2014

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The IPC (International Paralympic Committee) have dismissed claims that deaf spectators and athletes were treated as ‘second class’ at the 2012 games in London. […]

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: Paralympic Committee clarify reports that deaf sports are in for Tokyo 2020

October 23, 2013

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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have moved to dismiss reports that deaf sports will be included in the Paralympic Games […]

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 […]

Charlie Swinbourne: How Deaf filmmaker Ted Evans’s career hit new heights at the Paralympics

December 6, 2012

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In August, 80,000 people piled into London’s Olympic stadium for the spectacular opening ceremony for the 2012 Paralympic Games. But […]

Watch: Total Permission, documentary about Deaf and disabled artists on The Space

November 26, 2012

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Following this year’s most successful Paralympic Games ever, a ground-breaking new documentary has been unveiled which follows British conductor Charles […]

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; […]