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Swim England and UK Deaf Sport begin to make swimming more accessible

Swim England and UK Deaf Sport have teamed up to make swimming more accessible for deaf participants. The start of a swimming race can be challenging for deaf athletes: particularly those who are unable to wear hearing aids or cochlear implants in the water.

Deaf cricket player Matthew Bailey aiming for World Cup

18 year old Matthew Bailey could soon be playing cricket for England, as a member of the England Deaf Cricket Team in the Deaf Cricket World Cup.
Sarah Shaw from Exeter Deaf Academy and Ben Tisdall from Sportiva Events celebrate the launch of their partnership in Exmouth.

Take on a Tri to support young Deaf lives

Exeter Deaf Academy is delighted to partner with local Devon based Sportiva Events, to support the new Adult and Junior Triathlon events coming to...

It’s not a Disability, it’s a Special Ability

Long-standing club coach Gareth Waterfield – the inspirational girls coach at Winscombe RFC in Somerset – has won the BBC Sports Personality of the...
Who says deaf people can't do anything? - Dean Barton-Smith

Look back: Sporting greats – Dean Barton-Smith

It’s 25 years since Dean Barton-Smith, Member of the Order of Australia, became Australia’s first deaf Olympian at the Barcelona Olympic Games to compete...
Great Britain at 2017 Deaflympics

The forgotten athletes

The doors close in the stadium. The bleachers are empty. The flags that proudly flew in the winds are taken down. The last of...
Marcel - President of England Deaf Rugbyvideo

England Deaf Rugby to host Deaf All Blacks

https://youtu.be/eTXF6bxyVYM Text transcript for BSL video above: Hello, my name is Marcel and I am the president of England Deaf Rugby.  We have got exciting news to inform...
Exeter Deaf Academy Sport Team - 2017

Exeter Deaf Academy wins National Deaf Schools Sports Day

Exeter Deaf Academy have won a nation-wide track and field competition for Deaf schools. The annual National Deaf Schools Track and Field Sports Day took...

GB Deaf Women’s footballers hope University of Worcester training can give medal boost

Extracted from Worcester News The Great Britain women’s deaf football squad have been training at the University of Worcester ahead of the Summer Deaflympics in Samsun, Turkey,...
Deaf runners at Hove

Deaf and Hard of Hearing parkrun takeover events

Extracted from parkrun blog site - 18 May 2017 Last weekend there were Deaf and Hard of Hearing Takeover Events at Huddersfield parkrun and Hove Promenade parkrun...