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 Standing unopposed after the other two candidates had withdrawn, Giovanni Costantino was elected by acclamation.

    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 ...
  • 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 ...

Paolo Bosco, ITA, Honoured 25/09/2013

Paolo Bosco - Joanne Clifton, ITA © Roland

Paolo Bosco, ITA, World Champion in Standard on four occasions, including one as professional, World Games Champion in 2009 and - most recently - World DanceSport Games Champion, is the first recipient of the WDSF Athlete's Award.

On 19 September and on the occasion of the World DanceSport Games 2013 Athletes' Party, Paolo received the award from the hands of WDSF President Carlos Freitag.

Freitag held the award speech for one of the most outstanding athletes in recent WDSF history, putting emphasis not only on Paolo's many sporting achievements but also on his unwavering commitment to the World DanceSport Federation and its perception of dance as genuine sport.

Paolo was the first of the reigning World Champions who opted for the WDSF PD as his career path upon turning professional in 2010.