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Kenya to host continental Deaf Games

By Elizabeth Mburugu

Announcing this yesterday, the Kenya Sports Federation of the Deaf President Peter Okumu Kalae confirmed that 10 countries have so far confirmed participation.

“More entries are streaming in and we expect more countries by end of this month,” said Okumu, also President of Confederation of African Deaf Sports (CADS).

Read more: http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/sports/article/2000192346/kenya-to-host-continental-deaf-games

Source: Standard Digital

Matt Hamill vs Sokoudjou added to epic Venator FC event on May 21 in Milan

By Jesse Holland

If you think Venator FC peaked with the addition of Jason Miller vs. Luke Barnett, think again.

The international mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion recently announced the addition of Matt Hamill vs. Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou, as well as Che Mills vs. Roberto Rigamonti to its May 21 fight card, locked and loaded for Palasesto Arena in Milan, Italy.

View video: http://www.mmamania.com/2016/2/15/10998080/matt-hamill-vs-sokoudjou-added-to-epic-venator-fc-event-on-may-21-milan-mma

Source: SB Nation MMA Mania

“The best bit was the banter!” Charlie Swinbourne: What it’s like to take a fitness class in BSL with a Deaf instructor

About two years ago, I started getting fitter through swimming (check out my blog on why swimming is a great sport for Deaf people), and more recently, by going to the gym.

I feel a lot better for it, but the challenge of swimming up and down a pool, or doing a regular programme in the gym, is coping with the sheer repetitiveness of it.

Read more: http://limpingchicken.com/2016/02/11/the-best-thing-was-the-banter-charlie-swinbourne-what-its-like-to-take-a-fitness-class-in-bsl-with-a-deaf-instructor/

Source: The Limping Chicken

OAS to hold day snow camp for teens who are deaf, hard of hearing

A young boy fell off his couch after jumping up and down with joy from finding out he would get to go to the Oregon Adaptive Sports Snow Camp for teenagers who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Like this boy and many other people who are deaf and hard of hearing, live in a world that is hearing. Each day consists of navigating through a world of sound where the primary mode of communication is spoken language.

Read more: http://www.ktvz.com/news/OAS-to-hold-day-snow-camp-for-teens-who-are-deaf-hard-of-hearing/37909382

Source: KTVZ

Marlee Matlin Disappointed By Super Bowl Tv Snub

Deaf actress Marlee Matlin was "genuinely surprised" to discover her stint signing for Lady GaGa at the Super Bowl was cut from the TV broadcast.

The Oscar winner took on the job of translating the singer's performance of the U.S. National Anthem into American Sign Language on behalf of the National Association of the Deaf during the football extravaganza in Santa Clara, California on Sunday (07Feb16).

Read more: http://www.contactmusic.com/marlee-matlin/news/marlee-matlin-disappointed-by-super-bowl-tv-snub_5124592

Source: Contact Music

Kilsyth coach Brent Reid sets the tone for deaf sport

By Sam Bidley

Deaf Sports AustraliaA KILSYTH man who didn’t even know a deaf person before 2013 has been named the 2015 Deaf Sports Australia Coach of the year.

Brent Reid’s life has changed dramatically in the past two years.

Read more: http://www.heraldsun.com.au/leader/outer-east/kilsyth-coach-brent-reid-sets-the-tone-for-deaf-sport/news-story/77a827910186a188423620657ceb8209

Source: Leader

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