DSPY 2012 News

  • November 2012
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Many awards were given to Deaf athletes in front of a packed 650-seat theatre as Zebra Uno sponsored the Deaf Sports Personality of the Year 2012 Awards, which took place last Saturday 17th November 2012.  There are many different types of awards handed out such as Team of the Year, Coach of the Year, Young Player of the Year, Unsung Hero, Overseas Sports of the Year, Lifetime Achievement Award and Deaf Sport Personality of the Year 2012 Award.  To find out the winners check out DSPY website, click here.

The event held at Ricoh Arena in Coventry, is the home stadium of Coventry City Football Club.  The Ricoh Arena has reputation for being a world-class destination for entertainment and sport.  The stadium was also the host of a number of football matches for this years Olympic games.  The stadium additionally has one of the UK’s largest casinos, the ‘G Casino, on site.

Zebra Uno’s interpreting staff, both freelance and in-house travelled down to Coventry to provide communication support anywhere that was needed throughout the course of the event.  This included voice over of the awards, interpreting at the bar, with security and with select VIP guests.  The biennial event was held for the first time in 2010 and Zebra Uno were happy to provide the interpreting support for the event.  The event was bigger this year with lots of big sporting names within the industry there including and once again the Zebra Uno’s interpreters were happy to help out again in any way they could.

22nd November 2012

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