Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Deaf Games Begin This Weekend

Australian Deaf Games start Saturday and will run for a week in the Melbourne suburb of Geelong, along the southern coast. Some 900 athletes from Australia, New Zealand, Samoa and Fiji will compete in 17 sports, from aquatics and cycling. There will be about 1500 support personnel and 100 entertainers. The games started in 1964 and are held every four years.