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    Tommy Shaughnessy is elected to the position of Sports Director by his colleagues on the WDSF Presidium. He will perform the duties as an employee of DanceSport's world governing body. The elected position remains vacant until the 2017 AGM.

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  • Marco Sietas: Resignation

    The resignation of Marco Sietas, who had held the positions of Sports Director, Chairman of the Sports and of the Membership Commissions, among others, over the past years, of all of his offices with WDSF is accepted by the Presidium.

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  • Europe Meets World

    The President and Vice-President of DanceSport Europe, Luis VaƱo and Heidi Estler, respectively, present their continental organisation together with a concept to fund its operations to the members of the WDSF Presidium in Barcelona.

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  • Giving It Another Spin

    The IOC Communications Department publishes another article on DanceSport in the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games: five things you need to know about the B-Boying and B-Girling taking the stage in Argentina in October of next year.

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  • News From Barcelona

    14 members of the World DanceSport Federation Presidium are currently in Barcelona, ESP, for their first meeting of the year. Over the next three days, the body that is entrusted with governing DanceSport between the Annual General Meetings will do just that.

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Southern African DanceSport Federation Festival 17/03/2011

RSA Footballers Dance

All DanceSport associations in Southern Africa - Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe - unite in the first ever festival from 25 to 27 March in Gaborone Botswana.

A facebook event page for the DanceSport festival shows that anticipations are high across the region.

"This is Swaziland's PRO ... On behalf of team Swazi, we are ready and looking forward to a lot of fun and dance over there," writes Sammy Msibi, the public relations officer of the Swaziland DanceSport Association.

Sammy also ensured that the local press took up on the event and published articles on the Swazi contingent traveling to Gaborone. With ambitions as high as their anticipation! The Swazi Observer reports below. Having as active a PRO as Sammy Msibi, it shouldn't surprise that DanceSport outperforms football in growth and popularity among young people in Southern Africa.

Local Dancers Promise Gold in Botswana

The Swaziland Dance Sports Association promised to bring home gold medals from the Southern African Dance Sport Federation Festival to be held in Botswana next weekend.

According to the association’s Public Relations Officer (PRO) Sammy Msibi, they were impressed with the performance of their young dancers during the recent intervarsity games held in Botswana a fortnight ago.

Msibi sounded optimistic that the 21 couples that have been selected to represent the country in Botswana will perform to expectations.

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