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  • Tommy Shaughnessy Resigns

    Tommy Shaughnessy, WDSF Sports Director for the past twelve months, steps down for health reasons. The Presidium accepts Tommy's resignation and thanks him for the extraorinary services he rendered at a very high cost.

    20/01/2018 read more ...
  • The YOG Breaking Picto

    The Organising Committee for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games rolls out the pictogrammes that will be used to identify 34 sports and disciplines featuring with competitions. Draw a b-boy - don't lift the pencil!

    20/01/2018 read more ...
  • Breaking For Gold | Stage Three

    The WDSF World Youth Breaking Championship in Kawasaki, JPN, is the third and final stage in the qualifying process for the 24 places at the Buenos Aires 2018 YOG. The Japan DanceSport Federation holds a press conference today!

    18/01/2018 read more ...
  • In The News

    The move of Gabriele Goffredo and Anna Matus from "Amateur" to the  Professional Division is stirring up the community. It is commented and reacted upon in the social media by their fans around the world. 

    17/01/2018 read more ...
  • Leaving It At Three!

    Gabriele Goffredo and Anna Matus, three-time World Champions in Latin (2015 - 2017) announce that they will forthwith dance in the Professional Division. A statement on Anna's Facebook page should make it official.

    15/01/2018 read more ...
  • THE FINAL PUSH

    The final push in the #voteJacekandAnna campaign! Make sure that you vote one more time on the last day of stage one in the ballotting for the IWGA Athlete of the Year award. They appear on track to make the cut ...

    15/01/2018 read more ...
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RDSU Shares Top Billing 08/02/2014

7 February 2014 - Sochi, RUS © IOC The ceremony showcased Russian ballet, with performances by Diana Vishneva, the star soloist with the Mariinsky Ballet, by Svetlana Zakharova, a principal dancer with the Bolshoi Ballet; and by Ivan Vasiliev, now with the American Ballet Theater.

In one scene, the stars enacted the famous ballroom scene from Tolstoy’s “War and Peace,” and Mr. Vasiliev drew gasps with his signature gravity-defying leaps.

Also in this scene were many of the dancers recruited by the Russian DanceSport Union to take part in the Sochi 2014 ceremonies. Here they are ... courtesy of RDSU!

Sochi 2015 Opening © RDSU Sochi 2015 Opening © RDSU