Deaf Athletes Triple Deaflympics Champion Simon Kibai Leads Kenya’s Squad to Samsun

Triple Deaflympics Champion Simon Kibai Leads Kenya’s Squad to Samsun

After grabbing the 10,000m men’s title at the Safaricom National Deaf Athletics Championships in Eldoret, Kenya, on May 24, 2017, Simon Kibai had the honour to cut the tape first where his wife and daughter were waiting.It was an emotional moment for the world record holder over the distance and triple Deaflympics champion, who also won …

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Deaf Athletes DeaflympicsGB Squads Are Getting Ready for Samsun

DeaflympicsGB Squads Are Getting Ready for Samsun

The 2017 Summer Deaflympics will kick off on Tuesday, July 18th, and run through Sunday, July 30th. This is the 23rd edition of the international multi-sport competition and will be held in Samsun, Turkey.The sports included at the 2017 Summer Deaflympics will be held in 21 disciplines, with 16 individual sports and 5 team sports. …

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Deaf Athletes Top Deaf Athletics Clubs in the UK

Top Deaf Athletics Clubs in the UK

Enjoying your favourite sport isn’t hard even if you suffer from hearing loss. Not all people with hearing loss become Olympic-class athletes, but with some adjustments, everyone can enjoy their favourite sport, be it tennis, gymnastics, golf, football or anything else.For those at the start of their sporting career who are in search of a good sports club …

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Deaf Athletes Meet Great Britain’s Deaflympics 2017 Swimming Squad

Meet Great Britain’s Deaflympics 2017 Swimming Squad

The 2017 Summer Deaflympics in Turkey are just around the corner, set to kick off on July 18th, and Great Britain’s team is in full preparation mode. Given that it’s summer and we all like swimming, even if we don’t practice it at an elite level, today we thought of presenting you the GB squad …

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Deaf Athletes Lack of Funding for Deaf Athletes

Lack of Funding for Deaf Athletes

Sports lovers know that it is hard to succeed and achieve great performances in sports without proper funding. And sadly, this has been a problem for the deaf sports communities all over the world in the last few years.Sure, for the fans at home, this aspect is not really noticeable, especially since they always have …

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Deaf Athletes How to become an athlete

How to become an athlete

Playing sports with hearing loss can be difficult, that’s for sure, but it is certainly not impossible. This has been proven time and time again by the numerous deaf athletes who managed great performances in their respective sports. But what are the requirements for a deaf-impaired person to become involved in sports? Here is what …

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Deaf Athletes Sports Coach UK Offers Course on How to Effectively Work with Deaf People

Sports Coach UK Offers Course on How to Effectively Work with Deaf People

For deaf people to be able to participate in sports and do so at a professional level, it is important to have well-prepared coaches. And a good coach in this situation is someone who is very skilled in sports, but also in communication techniques, especially communication with deaf and hard of hearing.Coaches in the UK …

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Deaf Athletes Best Deaf Athletes of All Time

Best Deaf Athletes of All Time

Deaf and hearing-impaired athletes participate nowadays in all kinds of sports, with limited or no modifications at all, but with impressive results, proving that a physical disability cannot deter their competitive spirit.If you were in need for some inspiration and motivation to start off your sporting career, we put together a list of some of …

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