Show recent news

Latest News

  • 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 ...
  • 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.

    21/01/2017 read more ...
  • Coming Soon

    The WDSF Headquarters will conduct an online survey among the 89 National Member Bodies in the near future. Students of the Lausanne-based Academy of Sports Science and Technology are also involved in the survey process.

    20/01/2017 read more ...
  • Fifth Most Voted Sports Personalities

    Jaak Vainomaa and Taina Savikurki, the 2016 World Champions Ten Dance, were nominated for the "Sports Personalities of the Year" award in Finland. Sports journalist put them on the ballot and the TV audience in fifth place.

    18/01/2017 read more ...
  • The World Games 2017 Wroclaw

    One of the highlights of 2017 will undoubtedly be The World Games that are held in Wroclaw, POL, from 20 to 30 July. For the fifth consecutive time, DanceSport will be among the 30+ sports that are contested. Four disciplines are featured!

    17/01/2017 read more ...
  • U.S. A Success!

    The first figures are in for the six-part World DanceSport GrandSlam Series airing on public broadcast stations all across the United States. Six hours of Latin and Standard dancing in the GrandSlams were broadcast 2,000 times!

    16/01/2017 read more ...
Archives

More Than Ever 06/05/2014

Wheelchair DanceSport The IPC Wheelchair DanceSport has announced that five competitions will take place for the first time during 2014, bringing the total number of events for the year to eight.

Last year there were only three competitions approved by IPC Wheelchair DanceSport: one each in Germany, the Netherlands and Russia. In addition, 160 athletes from 20 countries took part in the IPC World Championships which were held in Tokyo, JPN, last December.

Two of the 2014 competitions have already taken place. The International German Open Championships 2014 were held in Rheinsberg, GER. The Yar Chally Open took place two weeks ago in Naberezhnye Chelny, RUS.

The events still to follow are:

7-8 June – International Serbian, Belgrade, SRB

5-6 July – 2014 Asian Pacific Competition, Beijing, CHN

25-28 July – 2014 IPC WDS Kazakhstan Open, Astana, KAZ

13-15 September – 2014 Continents Cup, St Ptersburg, RUS

27-28 September – Belgium Open, Lommel, BEL

 

And, most importantly, Wheelchair DanceSport will be one of 23 sports featuring in the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon, Korea.