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  • The Night of The Legends

    It was awards night at Sportel yesterday. The best television images and the best books in sports were recognised by juries made up of outstanding athletes, true sports legends, who assigned the 12 prizes to the winners. And then it was the turn of Peter, Gabi and Anna ...

    26/10/2016 read more ...
  • Gabi And Anna @ Sportel

    Gabriele Goffredo and Anna Matus, two-time World Champions in the Latin American dances, visit Monaco and Sportel 2016, the Sports Marketing and Media Convention, on 25 October. There they showcase top-level DanceSport.

    24/10/2016 read more ...
  • New President For FIDS

    The Italian DanceSport Federation FIDS held its ordinary Elective General Meeeting on Saturday 22 October in Rome. Standing unopposed after the other two candidates had withdrawn, Giovanni Costantino was elected by acclamation.

    24/10/2016 read more ...
  • 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 ...

DanceSport in Cali 2013 03/05/2013

Cali - Salsa Capital

Almost all International Sports Federations have now completed the selection of athletes for the 9th edition of The World Games, held from 25 July to 4 August in Cali, Colombia.

So far, athletes from 86 nations - from Algeria to Vietnam - will compete in the 26 regular sports plus the 5 invitational sports. With regard to the number of participating nations per sport, DanceSport and gymnstics are in a league of their own, with nearly 40 different countries each. Find out more about the qualification and selection of the athletes for The World Games 2013, click here!

Another 200 dancers have been selected by the Organising Committee - through auditions - to take part in the Games' Opening Ceremony on 25 July. Well over 1,000 Salsa dancers from all the different schools in Cali auditioned at the Buenaventura Theatre under the watchful eyes of the ceremony choreographers.

Here is one of the promotional videos for The World Games 2013.

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