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Andy Palmer: I want to see a deaf footballer in the Premier League

By Andy Palmer

I got involved in deaf football coaching when I noticed that there were no other deaf players in the local football league division that my son played in. Read full story.

Source: The Limping Chicken

Deaf cyclist from Cardiff has hopes of taking part in the Tour de France

By Kathryn Williams

A severely deaf cyclist has been awarded for his triumph over adversity after overcoming serious injuries and childhood bullying to become one of Britain’s top cyclists - and a hopeful for the Tour de France. Read full story.

Source: WalesOnline

DSA 5 Strategic Goals

As part of DSA's future directions, we have set out a 5 point Strategic Goal which is open to the public for reading and feedback. Read full story.

Source: Deaf Sports Australia

Kuwait opens sports facility for Deaf

KUWAIT, June 22 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah patronized and attended the opening of a multi-purpose hall for the deaf at Kuwait sport club for the deaf on Saturday evening.

Sheikh Jaber inaugurated the hall which consisted of a handball court, a volleyball court and a swimming pool, all built in line with international standards for people with special needs. Read full story.

Fuerst headed to Deaflympics as coach

Steven Fuerst has coached football, track and basketball. He’s coached in Wisconsin and Minnesota. He’s won Great Plains Schools for the Deaf championships and National Deaf Prep 8-Man football championships. He’s been named Coach of the Year and has served on the USA Deaf Prep Track and Field Committee.

And it all leads to Sofia, Bulgaria. Read full story.

Deaflympian Klucar breaks Indoor American and Collegiate Record

Senior Eric Klucar of Ashland University broke the Indoor American and Collegiate Record in the pole vault with 5.10m (16' 8 ¾").

With this new record, Klucar broke Patrick Southern’s indoor record of 5.02m (16' 5 ½") which stood since February 17, 2006. At that time, Patrick was competing for University of Nebraska and Patrick currently owns the outdoor pole vault World Record at 5.06m (16' 7 ¼"). Klucar is already no stranger at that height and can break the world mark when spring comes. Read full story.

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