Morocco enjoyed an emphatic start to the African Sambo Championships in the Seychelles today as they won three gold medals.
The 2017 African Sambo Championships, due to be held in the Seychelles, are set to begin tomorrow.
The first Russian Sambo Championship among the blind is due to be held in Moscow from May 20 to 21, it has been confirmed.
The Belgian Sambo Federation (BASFAD) has opened the entry process to the Belgian Sambo Open, due to be held in Tournai in June.
The African Sambo Championships, due to be held in the Seychelles between May 12 and 14, are set to be the venue for the testing of proposed changes to sambo weight categories.
Helmets which can be used in visually impaired sambo competitions were put through their paces at an international exhibition in Moscow.
More than 150 athletes competed at the 20th edition of the Yury Potapov Memorial sambo tournament, which was hosted by Russky Island off the Russian city of Vladivostok.
International Sambo Federation (FIAS) President Vasily Shestakov took part in a teleconference to discuss the impact of the sport across the world.
British Sambo Federation (BSF) President Martin Clarke has hailed the development of the sport in the United Kingdom.
Asian Sambo Union President Alamjon Mullaev spoke about the pace of the sport's development across the world during a speech on its upcoming debut appearance at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.
The International Sambo Federation (FIAS) has provided 50 sets of free kit to the Vietnamese Sambo Association, which it is hoped will aid the development, training and participation of the country's athletes in future competitions.
The International Sambo Federation (FIAS) has today become a partner of the International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG) during the SportAccord Convention here.
Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) President Alexander Zhukov has said sambo is on the right track for one day featuring on the programme of the Olympic Games, but has admitted the process will not be a quick one.
Possible changes to the number of weight categories was discussed at an International Sambo Federation (FIAS) Executive Board meeting held in Russian capital Moscow.
France and Georgia both opened their gold medal tallies on the final day of the Sambo World Cup in Moscow, but it was hosts Russia who dominated proceedings once more at the Luzhniki Small Sports Arena.