Around 300 athletes took part in the Ukrainian Sambo Championships as the country selected their athletes for the new international year, including the Minsk 2019 European Games in Belarus.
The President of the International Sambo Federation (FIAS) Vasily Shestakov has described 2018 as "historic" in his end of year address to members.
Turkmenistan has crowned its national sambo champions after a tournament in capital Ashgabat.
Footage has been shot for a documentary on blind sambo.
Andrei Kazusionok of Belarus clinched the Sambo Absolute Cup at the Adler Arena in Sochi.
FIAS President Shestakov admits gaining Olympic place will be "difficult" but will continue to try to develop sport
International Sambo Federation (FIAS) President Vasily Shestakov has said it will be "difficult" for the sport to gain a spot on the Olympic programme, but that chances to achieve that goal still remain.
Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine claimed one gold medal each on the second and last day of competition at the International Sambo Federation (FIAS) World Cadet Championships in Novi Sad, but it was Russia who again stole the show by taking the other seven on offer.
FIAS Athlete Committee chair Fournier praises Olympic recognition for sambo as "amazing achievement"
Chair of the International Sambo Federation’s (FIAS) Athlete Committee has hailed the sport’s provisional recognition by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as "an amazing achievement".
Russia won eight of the 10 golds on offer today at the International Sambo Federation (FIAS) World Cadet Championships in Novi Sad.
This year's International Sambo Federation (FIAS) World Cadet Championships is set to begin in the Serbian city of Novi Sad tomorrow.
Commonwealth Sambo Association (CSA) President Michael Wynne-Parker has announced four new appointments to the organisation.
International Sambo Federation (FIAS) President Vasily Shestakov was awarded The Order of Alexander Nevsky at a celebration marking the 80th anniversary of the sport.
The 2018 International Sambo Federation (FIAS) World Championships came to an end here in Bucharest today with FIAS President Vasily Shestakov declaring them a success.
by James Diamond at the Sala Polivalenta Bucharest Sports Hall