The 2016 World Sambo Championships are due to begin here tomorrow in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia as the sport continues its efforts to gain International Olympic Committee (IOC) recognition.
International Sambo Federation (FIAS) President Vasily Shestakov has cooled talk of the sport he leads being added to the Olympic programme, insisting the most important step at this moment in time is to get full recognition from the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for "every effort" to be made to have sambo recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after the sport’s world governing body officially submitted its application.
Russia claimed their third consecutive team victory at the Sambo President's Cup at Meadowbank Arena in Edinburgh.
Scotland’s capital Edinburgh is set to host the third edition of the sambo President’s Cup on Saturday (September 24) as some of the sport's top athletes battle it out for honours at the Meadowbank Sports Centre.
Hosts Russia claimed a further nine gold medals at the Sambo World Cup here today to take their final total to 19 from 27 categories.
International Sambo Federation (FIAS) President Vasily Shestakov has revealed that four sambists, including two from Russia, have tested positive for meldonium.
Sambo referees from five different continents have taken part in an international seminar here in Russia’s capital as part of the programme for the ongoing World Cup.
insidethegames reporter Daniel Etchells has been chosen for the Sambo Journalist of the Year award, it was announced in Moscow today.
Russia delighted the home crowd this evening by claiming 10 of a possible 12 gold medals on the opening day of the Sambo World Cup here today.
The Sambo World Cup is set to begin here in Russia’s capital tomorrow as athletes from 25 countries battle it out for honours across two days of action at the Druzhba Multipurpose Arena.
insidethegames reporter Daniel Etchells has been named as a nominee for the Sambo Journalist of the Year award.
Russia seal place at top of World Sambo Championship medal standings with five more golds on final day
Russia claimed a further five gold medals on the final day of the World Sambo Championships here to rubber stamp their place at the top of the overall standings with 13 in all.
International Sambo Federation (FIAS) President Vasily Shestakov has claimed all members of the world governing body are now "united" in their views on how best to move the sport forward after admitting significant conflicts of opinion had existed for some time following his election in 2009.
Georgia’s Davit Loriashvili won the men’s 100 kilogram title on day two of the World Sambo Championships here, denying Russia a clean sweep of gold medals from the five finals they were represented in.