Comité International des Sports des Sourds

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Comité International des Sports des Sourds Inc
International Committee of Sports for the Deaf[1]
Founded 1924[1]
52-2356133[2]
Legal status 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization[3]
Headquarters Frederick, Maryland, United States of America
Valery Rukhledev[4]
Revenue (2012)
$280,979[2]
Expenses (2012) $364,564[2]
Employees (2012)
0[2]
Mission To promote various sports events including Deaflympics for Deaf and Hard of Hearing athletes.[2]

Comité International des Sports des Sourds (CISS) is the apex body organizing international sports events for the deaf, particularly the Deaflympics (previously called World Games for the Deaf). It is also called the International Committee of Sports for the Deaf.

The organization was founded in Paris by Eugène Rubens-Alcais, who organized the first "International Silent Games" in 1924. Alcais was himself deaf and was the president of the French Deaf Sports Federation.

CISS, now also called ICSD, is headquartered in Maryland, USA.

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  1. ^ a b "About the ICSD". International Committee of Sports for the Deaf. Retrieved 9 August 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Form 990: Return of Organization Exempt from Income Taxes". Comité International des Sports des Sourds Inc. Guidestar. 31 December 2012.
  3. ^ "Comité International des Sports des Sourds Inc". Exempt Organizations Select Check. Internal Revenue Service. Retrieved 9 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Executive Board". International Committee of Sports for the Deaf. Retrieved 9 August 2016.

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