Russia got off to a flying start at the 2018 World Sambo Championships here in Bucharest, winning five of the nine gold medals on offer on day one as well as three bronze.
FIAS President confident other countries becoming more competitive and will challenge Russian dominance in sambo
President of the International Sambo Federation (FIAS) Vasily Shestakov has claimed he is happy that more countries are winning medals at the World Championships but now wants to see them challenging Russia at the top of the podium.
by James Diamond at the Sala Polivalenta Bucharest Sports Hall
The International Sambo Federation (FIAS) held their annual Congress here today before the 2018 World Sambo Championships which start tomorrow.
The 2018 International Sambo Federation (FIAS) World Championships are due to begin here in Bucharest tomorrow, with almost 500 athletes from 80 different countries set to take part on what is the sport's 80th anniversary.
Chinese Taipei hosted a successful edition of the East Asia Sambo Championships as they prepare to welcome the entirety of the continent next year.
Sergey Eliseev, the President of the All-Russian and European Sambo Federations, has hailed the success of a project which has brought the martial art into schools.
A ceremony has been held in Moscow to mark the cancellation of a stamped postal envelope dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the sport of sambo.
The Colombian Sambo Federation (CSF) has reached an agreement with the national police of Colombia in a bid to tackle drug abuse among schoolchildren, the body has announced.
Russia’s domination of sambo appears likely to continue well into the future after the country claimed 27 of the 40 gold medals on offer at the 2018 World Youth and Junior Championships in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi.
Belarussian sambo athletes have taken part in a photo-shoot with cats to mark World Animal Day.
The President of the International Sambo Federation (FIAS) Vasily Shestakov has said he expects to see athletes from Great Britain winning World Championship medals in the sport "in a couple of years" after watching the President's Cup here in Ballymena today.
Russia have won the International Sambo Federation (FIAS) President's Cup for the fifth time today, after emphatically beating a joint team of the United States and Canada 6-1 in the final here in Ballymena in Northern Ireland.
The International Sambo Federation (FIAS) President's Cup will take place here in Ballymena in Northern Ireland tomorrow, with Russia looking to win the trophy for the fifth time in a row.
The International Sambo Federation (FIAS) has launched a campaign called #GameChangers to celebrate female athletes and promote gender equality.