The application process for accreditation for the Winter Deaflympics in Khanty-Mansiysk was finished in Ugra capital. The total number of received application forms is around 80. 45 media teams will come to Khanty-Mansiysk to produce coverage of the Games.
The accredited media include international, national and regional TV channels, newspapers, magazines and internet pages. Besides, the application forms are received from press-services of the regions whose athletes are participating in the Deaflympics and bloggers writing about sport. In addition to Russian media representatives, Ugra will welcome journalists from Canada, Japan, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Poland, Bulgaria, Austria, Italy, etc.
Hotel rooms from media teams are booked in 2 hotels of Khanty-Mansiysk: “Taray” and “Ugra”.
During the Games every Deaflympic venue will have a media-center that will provide journalists with any information required. Besides, media-centers will host press-conferences with medal-winners of the competitions.
It is to be reminded that the Deaflympics will take place on 4 sport venues of the capital of Ugra. Athletes will compete in the cultural and entertainment complex “Arena Ugra”, in the Ice Palace, in the Alexander Filipenko Winter Sport Centre and in the alpine-skiing complex “Khvoyny Urman”. According to the official internet page of the competitions, all the events will also be broadcasted online. Some games and races will also be broadcasted on internet page Sportbox.ru.
These days the internet page contains news dedicated to the Games of the deaf and videos about the process of getting ready for the Deaflympics. To make the search simpler, all the materials about the forthcoming competitions are collected in the separate section.