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Deaf All Africa Games shelved

By Consolata Makokha

THE inaugural Deaf All Africa Games earlier scheduled for April 14-26 in Nairobi has been postponed to August 6-13.

Local Organizing Committee made the decision after realization that only two countries confirmed their participation. Besides, LOC is yet to raise money to run the show hence the Kenya Deaf Sports Federation have no cash to adequately prepare Team Kenya.

Read more: http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2016/03/22/deaf-all-africa-games-shelved_c1317511

Source: The Star

Missouri wrestler J’den Cox claims second national crown

By Tod Palmer

NEW YORK - J’den Cox effused confidence throughout the season, which culminated Saturday during the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships at Madison Square Garden with a second national title in three seasons.

Cox brashly talked about dominating at the national meet, about how he felt unbeatable and about his desire to claim a second NCAA crown.

Read more & view video: http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article67168832.html

Source: The Kansas City Star

Missouri’s J’den Cox on mission to dominate NCAA national tourney

By Tod Palmer

COLUMBIA - It was a few days after Missouri returned from winning a fifth consecutive conference title March 6 at the Mid-American Conference Wrestling Championships.

Cody Shoemaker, the Tigers’ director of operations, took ticket requests from the team’s nine qualifiers for the NCAA Division I Wrestling National Championships, including junior 197-pounder J’den Cox.

Read more: http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article66517267.html

Source: The Kansas City Star

England lose to Pakistan in Deaf ICC final

England will rue their failure to break a 116-run stand as Pakistan chased down 226 to win the Deaf ICC Championship final in Sharjah.

England captain Paul Allen won the toss and elected to bat, with the team sheet showing one change from the side that faced India as Yorkshire's Jake Oakes replaced Dean Bedford.

Read more: http://www.ecb.co.uk/news/articles/england-lose-pakistan-deaf-icc-final

Source: England and Wales Cricket Board

England Deaf progress to final

By David Clark

England are through to the Deaf ICC Championship final at the Sharjah International Cricket Ground on Monday after recording a second win in three group matches.

Stephen George took 4-27 as India Deaf were bowled out for 240 in Dubai.

Read more & view video: http://www.ecb.co.uk/news/articles/england-deaf-progress-final

Source: England and Wales Cricket Board

Inspirational deaf rugby player looking forward to England V Wales clash

By Debbie White

But it is not because the teenager is being rude – it is just that he cannot hear the whistle as he is profoundly deaf.

A former pupil of Heathlands, a special school for deaf children in St Albans, Josh became the first deaf person to join a rugby academy at Oaklands College, Hatfield Road.

Read more: http://bit.ly/1LkEroR

Source: The Herts Advertiser

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