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    A mere 24 hours after it was announced that Breakdance would be included in the Youth Olympic Games 2018, the World DanceSport Federation celebrated the opening of its headquarters at the International House of Sport in Lausanne, SUI.

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  • Olympic DanceSport | Buenos Aires 2018 YOG

    In its meeting held on 6 December 2016 in Lausanne, SUI, the Executive Board of then International Olympic Committee decides to add the DanceSport discipline Breakdance to the programme of the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games.

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  • 2016 World Formation Standard

    After Minsk, BLR, renounced from hosting the 2016 World Formation Standard, Pecs, HUN, stepped up to the plate and saved the day for the 13 formations that had put in practice for months. First place goes to Russia, second to Germany!

    05/12/2016 read more ...
  • Another Farewell To Champions

    Andrey Zaytsev and Anna Kuzminskay, RUS, win their second consecutive title as World Champions in Professional Division Latin in front of their home crowd in Moscow ... and immediately announce their retirement from competition.

    05/12/2016 read more ...
  • Live From ...

    A live stream covering the 2016 WDSF PD World Latin in Moscow, RUS, should become available soon. We're waiting for the embedding code to be sent. Our colleague Helmut Roland is in Pecs, HUN, to report form the World Formation Standard.

    04/12/2016 read more ...
  • Today's Release: 2016 World Ten Dance

    The close to two hours of coverage on the 2016 World DanceSport Championship Ten Dance held in Vienna, AUT, on 19 November are now available as a Vimeo on Demand programme: US$ 3.75 for 3-month streaming!

    02/12/2016 read more ...
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#Sochi2014 05/02/2014

126th IOC Session © IOC While the big story for DanceSport is still two days away, when it will feature in the Olympic Opening Ceremony on Friday 7 February (16:00 UTC/GMT), today's news coming out of Sochi were very positive already.

The 126th IOC Session kicked off today in Sochi with the full IOC membership involved in lively discussions on ideas that will eventually form a strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement, the so-called Olympic Agenda 2020.

What is most positive for DanceSport as well as other sports aspiring to be part of future Games is a line of text about IOC's intention to "introduce flexibility in the Olympic programme to balance tradition and modernity while containing costs." We suggest you look at slide # 19 of the IOC PowerPoint presentation "Olympic Agenda 2020" ...