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  • Day Two By Ashli

    Ashli Williamson continues reporting from Bangkok, THA, where she attends the different meetings held in conjunction with SportAccord. With the upcoming YOG being a major topic, discussions were held with the IOC.

    18/04/2018 read more ...
  • Ashli On Day One

    Ashli Williamson, the chair of the Athletes' Commission and currently member of the WDSF delegation to SportAccord in Bangkok, THA, keeps a diary on what  she sess, hears and does at this world summit of sports and business.

    17/04/2018 read more ...
  • Sixth Term For Hinder

    The executive board of the International World Games Association (IWGA) has been elected by the IWGA 2018 General Meeting in Bangkok, THA. WDSF President stood for re-election to a sixth term as IWGA Tresurer.

    16/04/2018 read more ...
  • Bangkok Bound

    A sizeable delegation of the World DanceSport Federation will soon be travelling to Bangkok, THA, for the 2018 edition of SportAccord, the "World Sport and Business Summit." WDSF President Hinder runs for the IWGA Board.

    13/04/2018 read more ...
  • All Of Russia

    Over the past weekend, the All Russian Federation of DanceSport and Acrobatic Rock 'n' Roll had two mega events taking place at locations which are 2,000 km apart and established an air bridge between the two.

    10/04/2018 read more ...
  • Breaking Rules

    Breaking Rules - something which admittedly sounds like a contradiction in terms - have been published by the World DanceSport Federation after several months of hard work by the authors. They will govern breaking at the YOG!

    09/04/2018 read more ...

SportAccord in Bangkok 13/04/2018

Lukas Hinder © IWGA This year's edition of SportAccord will be held from 15 – 20 April at the Centara Grand and at the Convention Centre in Bangkok, Thailand. Its focus will be on "Uniting A Global Audience: Marketing and Sponsorship for the Future." Expanding on the theme of sponsorship and marketing, high-profile speakers will represent organisations across the entire sports business landscape. International Sports Federations will also attend the general meetings of organisations such as GAISF, ARISF, IMGA and of the International World Games Association (IWGA).

WDSF will be represented at SportAccord by President Lukas Hinder, General Manager Guillaume Felli, Senior Adviser J.L. Bourquin and the Chair of the WDSF Athletes' Commission, Ashli Williamson. President Hinder stands unopposed for election to a sixth term as Treasurer on the IWGA executive. The elections will be held during the IWGA General Meeting on 16 April.

While in Bangkok, the WDSF delegation will also meet with a representative of the Thailand DanceSport Association, Mr Sittichai Preyadara, the chief organiser of the annual King's Cup.