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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 Standing unopposed after the other two candidates had withdrawn, Giovanni Costantino was elected by acclamation.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 ...

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.