Category: Deaflympics

Deaf Deaflympics Disability Japan

Tokyo to host Summer 2025 Deaflympics

The Summer Deaflympics, an international sporting event for the hearing impaired, will be held in Tokyo in 2025. This is the first time Japan will host the Deaflympics, and follows Tokyo’s hosting of the Paralympics in 2021, another major international sporting event for the disabled.

Deaf Deaflympics Disability Japan Paralympics

Deaf community looks to bring their own Olympics to Japan after 2020

“While there is no Paralympic category for athletes solely with hearing impairments, the deaf community is not just watching the momentum build from the sidelines, and the Japanese Federation of the Deaf has launched a campaign to bring the Deaflympics — Olympic Games for the deaf — to Japan for the first time.”