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  • Team Argentina

    The Organising Committee of the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games informs about the breaking squad representing the host country gearing up to take part in the 2018 World Youth Breaking Championships in Japan.

    21/02/2018 read more ...
  • Live From Sochi

    There will be a live blog from Sochi, RUS, to report on the events takin g place there over the upcoming weekend. European Championships in Youth Latin and Standard Formation plus a World Cup in Junior Rock 'n' Roll ...

    21/02/2018 read more ...
  • First Stop: Helsinki

    The first leg of the GrandSlam Series 2018 brings the world's best in Standard and Latin to the Finnish capital on 3 and 4 March. A new setting, the Vantaa Energia Arena, and a new visual concept for the GrandSlam are waiting.

    21/02/2018 read more ...
  • Your Brand Here

    With the launch of the DanceSport Total - DST LIVE streaming platform imminent, WDSF presents an important pilllar which should help to make the DST endeavour sustainable - and to keep DST affordable for all involved.  

    16/02/2018 read more ...
  • On A Tight Schedule

    The roll-out and launch of the new streaming platform DST has initially been scheduled for the first week of March but has now been advanced to the 16 and 17 of February. The pressure is on to deliver the concept on time!

    14/02/2018 read more ...
  • Divine Groove

    An article in the recent edition of the German news magazine DER SPIEGEL looks at dancing, its enduring appeal and its many health benefits. And it praises "Break The Tango," a dance show where Tango meets Streetdance.

    13/02/2018 read more ...

Thank You, Tommy! 20/01/2018

Tommy Shaughnessy © Roland At its meeting held one year ago in Barcelona, ESP, the WDSF Presidium voted unanimously to install Thomas "Tommy" Shaughnessy to the newly-created employment position of Sports Director. In order to fill his new role, Tommy committed to take on an enormous workload from one day to the next and to convert the living room of his house in Dublin, IRL, into the global hub for all sports matters of WDSF.

When Tommy had to undergo emergency treatment following a breakdown during the German Open Championships in Stuttgart, there were many who brought this in the context of stress brought about by his new professional assignment. Even though he recovered rapidly and was back on the job only two weeks later, Tommy eventually decided to reduce the levels of stress by presenting his resignation to members of the Presidium on 12 January 2018.

Today's Presidium meeting in Bucharest, ROU, acknowledged the significant contributions made by Tommy over the past year by rising for a standing ovation. WDSF President Lukas Hinder will contact  him to convey the sincerest thanks on behalf of WDSF and its executive.