International

June 3, 2016

The World Games for the Deaf and the Paralympic Games

In the world of international sports, there are the Olympic Games and competitions for disabled athletes, such as the Paralympic Games, World Games for the Deaf, and the Special Olympics. The Olympic Games, by its very nature, is not accessible to most disabled athletes. The formation of special competitions for athletes, who are physically or mentally disabled, or who are Deaf, has been of tremendous benefit to athletes who have never been given the opportunity to strive to reach the pinnacle of competition. However, there is a common misconception among the non-deaf community that deafness is simply another form of […]
May 3, 2016

Going for Gold… again!

Hearing impaired waka ama paddler Vesna Aroha Radonich, world waka ama champion is going back to defend her World title in May this year. She is coming back after taking time of to have a baby and is certainly already dominating the waka ama world and letting her presence be known that she is serious about winning GOLD. This year already her team Kaiarahi Toa GOLD at NZ Waka Ama Sprint Championships 2016 in the: W6 500m W12 500m W6 1500m This is Vesna’s story…
April 18, 2016

50th year celebration of Sydney Deaf Rugby League

Come and join our 50th year celebration of Sydney Deaf Rugby League Football Club including NSW Deaf vs Queensland Deaf and Australia Deaf vs NZ Deaf The time has come to take a trip down memory lane & celebrate our 50th Year celebration luncheon. Sydney Deaf Rugby League Football Club is hosting SPECIAL 50 YEARS CELEBRATION LUNCHEON on Saturday 29 October 2016 from 11.00am to 5.00pm at: Bankstown Sports Club 8 Greenfield Parade Bankstown, NSW 2200 Major Event too good to be missed! Featured: Eight Large Displays of Filming | Photos of Deaf Rugby League History of Sydney Deaf Rugby League FC competition, NSW Deaf vs […]
March 10, 2016

IOC signs MoU with International Committee of Sports for the Deaf

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD) was signed on 8 March at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne.