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  • Chengdu Offers Record Purse

    Chengdu, CHN, has been a perennial and generous host to top DanceSport events for quite some time. With the 2016 World Championships in Latin as well as Showdance Latin and Standard the city ups the stakes to record levels.

    23/06/2016 read more ...
  • 2016 World Standard Formation Not In Belarus

    The 2016 World DanceSport Championship Standard Formation that was scheduled to be held in Minks, BLR, on 17 December has been cancelled by the Belarus DanceSport Alliance for financial reasons.

    22/06/2016 read more ...
  • Looking Forward To The World Games

    Evaldas Sodeika and Ieva Zukauskaite, LTU, are the first DanceSport athletes to appear in the "Looking Forward To The World Games" Facebook campaign of the International World Games Association.

    20/06/2016 read more ...
  • Adjudicators' Congress in Taipei

    The DanceSport Academy holds an Adjudicators' Congress with close to 100 participants at the National Olympic Committee headquarters in Taipei, TPE, to get the judges ready for the upcoming National Games.

    19/06/2016 read more ...
  • 2016 GrandSlam Standard Hong Kong

    The 92-minute Vimeo on Demand programme covering the 2016 GrandSlam Standard Hong Kong has been released. An in-depth interview with Dmitry Zharkov and Olga Kulikova is the extra feature.

    17/06/2016 read more ...
  • Coming Soon!

    The 90-minute Vimeo on Demand programme that the WDSF Communications team produced jointly with host broadcaster TVB of the recent GrandSlam Standard Hong Kong will become available on 17 June.

    16/06/2016 read more ...
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Press Review 30/03/2011

Nicole and Eric © Marinscope

From the Mercury News, a paper servicing the Silicon Valley:

"The International Olympic Committee officially has "recognized" ballroom dancing, which sometimes goes by the name "Dancesport" ...

Errata: What the IOC recognised back in 1997 was in fact DanceSport ... No hyphens required at all!

But let's talk about 14-year-old Eric Rosenberg, member of the U.S. team in Moscow, and his struggle to start a DanceSport Club at Bellarmine College Prep ... more

 Or about Eric's partner Nicole Akhmerova, 13, of Novato ... more

“Every year, only two couples are chosen to represent their country in the world championships,” explained Nicole’s mother, Yana Akhmerova of Novato. “This year, Nicole and Eric, and a couple from New York, were selected to represent the U.S.A.”

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