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 Standing unopposed after the other two candidates had withdrawn, Giovanni Costantino was elected by acclamation.

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  • 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 ...
  • Meet The Elite

    The 2016 World Champions Latin, Gabriele Goffredo and Anna Matus, MDA, will be present at this year's SPORTEL convention in Monaco and showcase DanceSport to the leaders in the sports marketing and media industry.

    19/10/2016 read more ...

More Wheelchair DanceSport 30/07/2014

Wheelchair DanceSport IPC Wheelchair DanceSport announced on Monday that the 2014 European Championships will be held in Lomianki, POL, from 8 to 9 November.

Around 150 athletes from nearly 20 countries will gather at the Integracyjne Centrum Sportowo Dydaktyczne (ICDS) Lomianki for the first European Championships since 2009, as the sport continues to develop its competition calendar.

Xavier Gonzalez, Chief Executive of the International Paralympic Committee said, “We are delighted to be working with the Swing Duet Association and Polish National Paralympic Committee to put on the latest major international wheelchair dance competition.

“It follows on from the 2013 World Championships in Tokyo, Japan, which attracted a great number of athletes to Asia, adding to the growing profile of the sport in that part of the world.

“With Lominaki 2014 we now have a chance to cement the popularity of wheelchair dance in Europe and I have no doubt that we will see some great performances.”

Iwona Ciok, President of the Local Organising Committee, said, “We are very proud to host the European Championships. It is a pleasure to welcome the competitors and adjudicators who are some of the best ambassadors and leaders of wheelchair DanceSport in the world.

“The Swing Duet Association expects that hosting this important event will significantly contribute to raising awareness of para-sport in the local community and in Poland. The Championships will show people once again the grace and skill involved in wheelchair dance.”

In April, IPC Wheelchair DanceSport announced that the 2014 calendar would feature eight competitions, including the inaugural Asian Pacific Cup in China and newly sanctioned meets in Serbia, Kazakhstan, Belgium and Russia. The five new events accompany existing competitions in Russia and Germany.