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  • Next Stop: 2017 Wroclaw

    On the day the International World Games Association announces that IOC President Bach will attend the 2017 Wroclaw Opening Ceremony, the WDSF Sports Commission is at work to ensure that DanceSport will shine again in The World Games.

    24/01/2017 read more ...
  • Chairman of the Sports Commission

    Michael Eichert is voted unanimously to the position of Chairman of the  Sports Commission by the WDSF Presidium. After serving as a member of the commission for a decade already, he assumes his new role well prepared.

    22/01/2017 read more ...
  • New WDSF Sports Director

    Tommy Shaughnessy is elected to the position of Sports Director by his colleagues on the WDSF Presidium. He will perform the duties as an employee of DanceSport's world governing body. The elected position remains vacant until the 2017 AGM.

    22/01/2017 read more ...
  • Marco Sietas: Resignation

    The resignation of Marco Sietas, who had held the positions of Sports Director, Chairman of the Sports and of the Membership Commissions, among others, over the past years, of all of his offices with WDSF is accepted by the Presidium.

    22/01/2017 read more ...
  • Europe Meets World

    The President and Vice-President of DanceSport Europe, Luis VaƱo and Heidi Estler, respectively, present their continental organisation together with a concept to fund its operations to the members of the WDSF Presidium in Barcelona.

    22/01/2017 read more ...
  • Giving It Another Spin

    The IOC Communications Department publishes another article on DanceSport in the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games: five things you need to know about the B-Boying and B-Girling taking the stage in Argentina in October of next year.

    21/01/2017 read more ...
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DanceSport in Sochi 2014 01/03/2014

Sochi 2014 © IOC After hundreds of dancers casted by the Russian DanceSport Union (RUDSU) were involved in the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics already, many of them got to repeat in the closing cermony too.

This time they brought the history of art and literature back to life. Anastasia Titkova, a RUDSU Vice President as well as choreographer and trainer of the sequences with DanceSport, was quoted in "Russia Behind the Headlines."

"Over 300 dancers took part in both of the Olympics ceremonies. The soldiers of the Peter the Great era, dancing couples at the ball, the residents of the fantasy village, the literary characters and librarians – those were all dancers we have trained, who have come from various Russian cities. It was the first time that dancesport professionals were invited to work at the Olympics. I hope that the dream of the president of the Russian Union of Dancesport, Valentin Yudashkin, to see dancesport included on the list of Olympic events will soon become a reality."

Anastasia Titkova