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DeafDigest Sports – July 17-19, 2018

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— no DeafDigest Sports, July 17 & 18

— random deafsports thoughts

— basketball player winning a gold

— deaf squash

— deaf cricket

— deaf chess

Deaf Sports Collections update
— baseball deaf triplets
http://deafdigestsports.com/deaf-sports-collections/

DeafSports picture of the day
http://deafdigest.com/usa-women-championship-team/

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There were no DeafDigest Sports editions on July 17th and
July 18th, so if you thought you missed getting an edition
these days, there were no editions at all.

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Indiana Tech player wins gold

Indiana Tech junior Jason Boateng helped Team USA win the gold medal in
the 2018 U21 World Deaf Basketball Championships, which ended Saturday at
Gallaudet University. Team USA defeated Japan 81-63 and captured its third
straight gold medal. Boateng finished the tournament with 13 points, 14
rebounds and three steals in 28 minutes.

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Deaf squash

9th World Deaf Squash Championship 2018 to be held at Toronto Athletic
Club, Canada from October 1 to 6.

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Deaf Cricket (India, Pakistan & Bangladesh)

Pak deaf team to feature in BD tri-series

LAHORE: Pakistan deaf cricket team will take part in tri-nation T20
cricket series being held in September in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
“The tri nation series involving India, Pakistan and hosts Bangladesh
will be a test of Pak team’s preparations for the inaugural T20 World
Cup being held in November in India,” said President, Pakistan Deaf
cricket, Suleman Zaheer, Secretary, Atta ur Rehman and Senior Vice
President, Ishtaiq Ahmad in a panel interview with APP here on Wednesday.

They said the tri-nation series is an important event ahead of
participation in the World Cup and it will help the Pak team to notice its
gray areas before the Cup and to prepare the team in professional manner
for throwing a strong challenge in the mega event.

PDCA officials disclosed that Pak team has never lost to India in any
format of the games since 2005 till today which is a unique record.“No
team in international deaf cricket is holding such an honour and we are
confident that our team will put up impressive show to win the tri-nation
event to show consistency,” they asserted.

They expressed their gratitude to Pakistan Cricket Board for extending all
out support to PDCA for the betterment of deaf cricket in Pakistan.“We
are thankful to Chairman, PCB, Najam Sethi for his personal interest in
the development of deaf cricket and to ensure team’s participation in
international events abroad”.

Answering a question, they said Pak team for the tri nation series will be
named in few days based on the performance of players in domestic events
at home and international tournaments abroad.

“The selection will be made in a transparent manner and talented players
will be given preference,” they added.PDCA officials said participation
in the tri-nation series will be step forward to give final touches to
team’s preparations for the World Cup which will be participated by
world’s top eight deaf teams.

“Deaf cricket is at rise with each passing day and we are mobilizing all
resources to organize domestic events in different parts of the country to
identify new talent,” they said adding “The key to success of Pak
cricket team’s sterling performance which it is showing in international
tournaments for the last thirteen years, is selection of players on merit
and hard work of coaches and good management of the team management”. To
a question they said Pak team has bright chances to win the World Cup.

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Chess

See one word in this brief announcement

International Chess Committee of the Deaf (ICCD) worldwide World
Deaf Blitz Chess Championship held from July 6 to 17 at Manchester
in the UK

the one word is – blitz – meaning speed chess!

Normally chess is slow paced, but speed only takes few seconds
to make a move

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random deafsports thoughts

Is chess a sport or a board game?
 

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