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Idaho School for the Deaf and the Blind enjoys sports and sunshine in Sun Valley

By DeSiree Fawn

SUN VALLEY, Id. ( KMVT / KSVT ) - Students from the Idaho School for the Deaf and the Blind in Gooding, spent Wednesday enjoying sports and sunshine in Sun Valley.

The school works with Higher Ground, a Blaine County based non-profit, that provides therapeutic recreation and education for people with disabilities.

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Source: KMVT

Islington youngsters compete in ground-breaking London sports tournament

The 12-strong team of boys and girls, aged between eight and 11, pitted their skills against rivals from Brent, Haringey and Hounslow in the capital’s first ever multi-sport contest specifically for deaf and hearing-impaired children.

The tournament featured the sports of boccia, new-age kurling, table cricket and polybat – a specially adapted form of table tennis – along with a series of athletic field events.

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Source: Islington Gazette

Deaf waka ama star takes on the world

By Amanda Gillies

She's a world champion, a national champion, on her own and with a team.

But to get there Vesna Radonich has had to overcome being deaf, depressed and addicted to drugs and alcohol.

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Source: 3 News

Fiji Deaf team commended for their achievements

2016 Australian Deaf GamesMinister for Youth and Sports, Laisenia Tuitubou says the Fiji Deaf squad has brought prestige and pride to the country, following an impressive performance at the Australian Deaf Games in Adelaide earlier this month.

Fiji finished in third place on the medal tally with 13 gold, 5 silver and 5 bronze medals.

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Source: Fiji Broadcasting Corporation

Dagestan wrestlers to perform at Russian Deaf Championship

Makhachkala, January 19, 2016. Dagestan freestyle wrestling team consisted of 13 athletes, will participate January 25-27 in the Russian Deaf Championship in the city of Vladimir, the head coach of the republican freestyle wrestling team Yakub Akhmedov says.

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Source: Republican Information Agency

Albury-Wodonga set to host 2018 Deaf Games

By Peter de Krujiff

2016 Australian Deaf GamesAn elite sporting event for hearing impaired Australian athletes is expected to give the Border’s economy a $3 million boost in 2018.

At the closing ceremony of the 2016 Australian Deaf Games on Saturday in Adelaide, it was announced the twin cities of Albury-Wodonga would host the next event.

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Source: The Border Mail


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