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How Jodie Overcame Hearing Loss To Become An International Athlete

Aug 16, 2018 Other

Meet Jodie Ounsley. She’s a cochlear implant user and international athlete. After representing her country in several sports, Jodie is now at the start of a successful career in professional...

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College Basketball: UC Davis guard leads Team USA to gold at World Deaf Championships

Aug 16, 2018 Basketball

By Mack Drake Roger Printup’s experience representing Team USA at the World Deaf Basketball Championships in Taoyuan, Taiwan three years ago was an enjoyable one. The UC Davis junior guard buried the...

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High school football preview: Class A local teams at a glance

Aug 16, 2018 Football

Indiana Deaf (5-5): Coach Garrett Wooten’s team returns several key players, including junior quarterback Jared Beckler (653 passing yards), senior receiver Kyle Jenkins (35 catches, 472 yards, eight TDs) and...

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Texas volleyball starts season against stiff competition

Aug 13, 2018 Volleyball

TSD Rangers Volleyball participated in the AISD (Austin Independent School District) Tournament last weekend. On the first day of the tournament, the Rangers lost to Midlothian (25-21, 25-20), Rudder (25-16,...

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Texas athletes gears up for the 2018 fall season

Aug 13, 2018 Other

Texas School for the Deaf kicked off their football and volleyball camps last Sunday with 42 boys and 21 girls. The players are eager to have a great fall season! TSD...

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In memoriam: Stan Mikita

Aug 13, 2018 Hockey

The Board of USA Deaf Sports Federation is deeply saddened by the news of Stan Mikita who died peacefully on August 7, 2018, at 78 years old. Stan Mikita, with...

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In Kiev, in August will take place the European Championship on beach volleyball

Aug 13, 2018 Volleyball

By Lisa Flanders In Hydropark will be competing athletes with hearing impairment Monday, August 13, at 12:00 in Gidropark (Kyiv) will take place solemn opening ceremony of the IV European championship on...

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North Florida Football Conference title up for grabs again

Aug 13, 2018 Football

By Corey Davis Florida Deaf is hoping longtime wrestling coach Travis Homewood can bring some of his success from the mat over to the gridiron. Over the last two years the...

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Multi-sport athlete Kamden Romano transitions, excited to compete again

Aug 13, 2018 Other

By Ross Forman Kamden Romano. Kamden Romano has quite the sporting resume: football, soccer, marathons, triathlons and more, yet Romano's future sporting ventures are, perhaps, most exciting for him.Romano, 32, who lives...

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A Year After Getting Their Medals, Indian Deaflympics Winners Are Still Waiting for Prize Money

Aug 13, 2018 Deaflympics

By Parthshri Arora “We keep going to offices of sports ministries, in Haryana and the central government, but nothing happens" From left to right; Ajay Kumar, Virender Singh and Sumit Dahiya. Image:...

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Deaf sports crisis deepens after almost 50 countries oppose appointment of new ICSD President

Aug 02, 2018 Deaflympics

By Nick Butler Crisis levels surrounding the International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD) have intensified today after 46 countries called on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to intervene in...

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Hockey mom’s deafness pushed her boys to be better

Jul 31, 2018 Hockey

By Evan Radford The Wiesblatts pose for a photo on the backyard deck of a friend's home in Calgary on July 18. They include siblings Orca, Ozzy (standing from left), Oceania,...

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Gallaudet star soared on both the basketball and volleyball courts

Jul 31, 2018 Other

By Matthew Holmes Gallaudet retired Ronda Jo (Miller) Donatucci’s basketball jersey in 2014 and plans to retire her volleyball jersey in October. With the era of specialization underway, making participation in multiple...

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PRESS RELEASE: ICSD Announcement

Jul 31, 2018 Deaflympics

30 July 2018, Yerevan, Armenia Dear International Deaf Sports Community, The ICSD Executive Board is hereunder sharing the first results of its executive meeting in Yerevan, Armenia on the 30 July 2018. First...

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Matthew Klotz breaks 2 Deaf world records at US Nationals

Jul 31, 2018 Swimming

By Braden Keith Matthew Klotz broke Deaf Swimming World Records in the 50 backstroke and freestyle. American Deaflympian Matthew Klotz has broke three World Deaf Swimming Records last week in Irvine at...

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Somalia's deaf footballers create their own league

Jul 31, 2018 Soccer

A group of deaf football players in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, have set up their own league after being blocked from joining existing teams. The teams have been playing since 2010, and...

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Deaf amateur golfer Allen John nearly claims European Tour title in Germany

Jul 31, 2018 Golf

By Ryan Herrington A journeyman golfer winning his first European Tour title in his 17-year pro career provided plenty of theater at the Porsche European Open. But Richard McEvoy had a...

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Aussies soar to world deaf crown

Jul 31, 2018 Golf

By Mark Hayes Jack McLeod couldn't win a second individual world crown, but was central to Australia's team victory. It’s already been a big week for Deaf Golf Australia, but it got...

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Wausau native bringing the sounds of NASCAR to the deaf community

Jul 31, 2018 Other

  By Dale Ryman   WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW)-- Ann Howell-Davis grew up in Wausau.   "She was born profoundly deaf," said mom Sue Davis. "Went to school here in Wausau and a great grade school...

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Redskins’ pass rusher Ryan Kerrigan discusses hearing loss in his left ear

Jul 31, 2018 Football

By Kimberley A. Martin RICHMOND — Preston Smith had blurted out his question quickly, hoping to glean some intel from Ryan Kerrigan before the next play. But an answer never came....

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