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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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