Show recent news

Latest News

  • CCM TF Announcement

    The Presidential Task Force to Combat Competition Manipulation announces two measures which will be taken with immediate effect to further ensure the transparency and the fairness in the process of ajudicating WDSF DanceSport.

    18/08/2017 read more ...
  • Almost There!

    The Opening Ceremony of The World Games 2017 is only hours away. And with seven days to go until the DanceSport athletes and officials go into action next Thursday, WDSF circulates a second Bulletin with in-depth information.  

    20/07/2017 read more ...
  • Russia Returns

    The "All Russian Federation of DanceSport and Acrobatic Rock 'n' Roll" is the new Member Body of the World DanceSport Federation - provsionally and for the term of one year - 13 months after the expulsion of its predecessor RDSU.

    14/07/2017 read more ...
  • The World Games 2017 | Bulletin

    With 30 days to go until the Opening Ceremony of The World Games 2017 gets underway at the Wroclaw Stadium, WDSF issues its first of two bulletins to everyone in its contingent. More than 150 athletes make it the biggest ever.

    20/06/2017 read more ...
  • Combat Competition Manipulation | Part 1

    The Task Force established to combat competition manipulation in DanceSport presented its interim report and the key findings after its first hearings to the 2017 Forum held on 11 June in Singapore. Here is the first of two parts!

    17/06/2017 read more ...
  • DanceSport | University Sport

    The decision of the International University Sports Federation to grant DanceSport recognition makes it eligible (as an optional sport) for the programme of the Universiade. Many top-level dancers are also university students. Great!

    23/05/2017 read more ...
Archives

DanceSport in Russia: Important Information 24/01/2012

Russian Ministry for Sports Russian Olympic Committee

 

 

The governmental and sporting authorities in Russia have informed the World DanceSport Federation that its National Member Body, the Russian DanceSport Federation (RDSF), had the recognition by the Ministry for Sports suspended for a period of 90 days from 23 December 2011.

The Russian Ministry for Sports decided to suspend the recognition of the national federation governing DanceSport in Russia on the grounds of serious and substantiated allegations that the latter’s conduct was not in compliance with the laws and ethics relating to the proper governance and administration of sports in Russia.

As a consequence, the World DanceSport Federation Presidium decided to suspend Mr Pavel Dorokhov, President of RDSF, as a Member of the WDSF Presidium, without any prejudice at this time, in order to facilitate an impartial and expeditious investigation into the serious allegations brought forward by the Russian governmental and sporting authorities. The duration of the suspension is subject to the ongoing investigations into the allegations, which are carried out by the Russian authorities and, independently, by the World DanceSport Federation.

At the same time, the World DanceSport Federation communicates that the foremost Russian authorities have formally assured the Presidium that all competitions granted to the Russian DanceSport Federation will be conducted under the terms agreed upon by the latter, and that all championships and opens will take place as scheduled starting from 2 February 2012.

KNVS The Committee of National and Non-Olympic Sports, under the mandate of the Ministry for Sports and the Russian Olympic Committee, will supervise the proper staging of all WDSF DanceSport competitions in Russia until further notice.

The World DanceSport Federation will provide further information on the matter in the near future.