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    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.

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  • Marco Sietas: Resignation

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

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  • Europe Meets World

    The President and Vice-President of DanceSport Europe, Luis Vaño 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.

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  • 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.

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  • News From Barcelona

    14 members of the World DanceSport Federation Presidium are currently in Barcelona, ESP, for their first meeting of the year. Over the next three days, the body that is entrusted with governing DanceSport between the Annual General Meetings will do just that.

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Glorious Night at the Arena 25/07/2009

Avatar DanceSport shone bright at the Kaohsiung Arena when the medalists of the World Games Standard event took the floor for the honor dance. Tumultuous applause and shouts of "Encore!" had the three couples go all out and playing up to the fantastic crowd.

Earlier, the Italians Paolo Bosco and Sylvia Pitton had won gold, Germans Benedetto Ferruggia and Claudia Köhler silver, and Russia's Marat Gimaev and Alina Basyuk bronze.

Paolo and Sylvia received first place votes from all but one of the nine adjudicators.

1. Paolo Bosco/Sylvia Pitton, ITA (5)

2. Benedetto Ferruggia/Claudia Köhler, GER (10)

3. Marat Gimaev/Alina Basiuk, RUS (15)

4. Donatas Vezelis/Lina Chatkeviciute, LTU (20)

5. Marek Kosaty/Paulina Glazik, POL (25,5)

6. Salvatore Todaro/Violeta Yaneva, BUL (29,5)