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Dubai is ICSD president’s favorite to host Deaflympics 2021

By Alex Leach

ICSDLONDON: Dubai is the personal preference of the president of the International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD), Valery Rukhledev, to stage the 2021 Deaflympics, ahead of the newly-announced 2028 Olympic Games host city of Los Angeles.

Speaking at an overall evaluation meeting following this year’s edition in Samsun, Turkey, Rukhledev confirmed the two front-running candidates to stage the event in four years’ time — and disclosed his own opinion that the emirate should be selected ahead of LA.

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Source: Arab News