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  • Combat Competition Manipulation | White Paper

    The members of the Presidential Task Force to Combat Competition Manipulation in DanceSport publish a "White Paper" that should serve as the basis to their discussions on and their efforts in improving integrity in DanceSport.

    22/10/2016 read more ...
  • Better Late Than Never

    At long last, the WDSF Communications team releases the second of its "My Very Best 2015" programmes: the Latin Edition. To say that it is merely a compilation of the very best Latin dancing during 2015 doesn't do it justice! It's more: it shows you the human side of it all!

    21/10/2016 read more ...
  • 2016 World Formation Standard

    The WDSF Sports Director advises the Member Bodies that the 2016 World DanceSport Championship Standard Formation will take place in Pécs, HUN, on 4 December. Another major event saved in less than one week!

    21/10/2016 read more ...
  • Meet The Elite

    The 2016 World Champions Latin, Gabriele Goffredo and Anna Matus, MDA, will be present at this year's SPORTEL convention in Monaco and showcase DanceSport to the leaders in the sports marketing and media industry.

    19/10/2016 read more ...
  • Platja d'aro-bound

    The number of couples that have registered online for the upcoming GrandSlam leg in Platja d'Aro, ESP, has increased by 100% overnight. A total of 67 have entered Standard and Latin so far. Top-ten couples included!

    19/10/2016 read more ...
  • Counting On You

    The World DanceSport Federation and the organisers of the relocated GrandSlam leg are counting on the dancers to make the competitions in Platja d'Aro, ESP, a success - in terms of participation as well as of level of competition. 

    18/10/2016 read more ...

Air Konovaltsev Forever! 16/03/2014

Sergey Konovaltsev - Olga Konovaltseva © Römling A couple that shaped the look and feel of Standard dancing in a truly unique way over the past few years has put an end to its joint career.

Sergey Konovaltsev and Olga Konovaltseva, RUS, held off until the last possible moment in announcing that they would no longer compete together. Just prior to the Russian Championship Standard in St Petersburg, Sergey and Olga let everyone know that their splendid career as one of the most charismatic couples in recent history had come to an end.

They picked the moving "Ne me quitte pas!" - a French chançon made famous by Edith Piaf and Jacques Brel - as their musical farewell from competition at the highest level.

JCO2Vemo1EM|Sergey Konovaltsev - Olga Konovaltseva, RUS