Vasily Shestakov has vowed to achieve sambo's "dream" of achieving recognition from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after being unanimously re-elected unopposed as the President of the sport's world governing body here.
The 2017 World Sambo Championships are due to take place here from tomorrow as more than 1,000 athletes from over 90 countries compete for the 27 sets of medals on offer.
Vasily Shestakov is set to be re-elected unopposed as President of the International Sambo Federation (FIAS) when the world governing body holds its Congress here tomorrow.
The International Sambo Federation (FIAS) has launched a video marathon initiative as it strives to drum up interest for next month’s World Championships in Russian city Sochi through social media.
Russian athletes were in emphatic form at the International Sambo Federation (FIAS) World Youth and Junior Championships in Novi Sad.
International Sambo Federation (FIAS) President Vasily Shestakov expects at least 85 countries to participate at the 2017 World Sambo Championships in Sochi.
Russia have won their fourth consecutive International Sambo Federation (FIAS) President's Cup here today with a stunning win over Great Britain in the final.
International Sambo Federation (FIAS) President Vasily Shestakov has welcomed members of the sambo family to London on the eve of tomorrow's fourth President's Cup.
International Sambo Federation (FIAS) President Vasily Shestakov has said the world governing body is a "bit bemused" as to why it has not been granted recognition by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and has hinted his belief that the ongoing controversy surrounding Russia could be jeopardising the sport's chances.
International Sambo Federation (FIAS) Athletes' Commission member Laure Fournier has said it is an honour to have followed in the footsteps of Russia's Fedor Emelianenko, one of the sport's biggest stars, in becoming a Peace and Sport Champion for Peace.
A series of Serbian national sambo competitions have taken place in the city of Novi Sad, with more than 200 athletes featuring.
Plans to hold the International Sambo Federation (FIAS) Baikal Cup every year have been launched after a successful first edition in Irkutsk.
The memory of Victor Koga, one of Japan's first sambists, was honoured at the first All Japan High School Sambo Championships.
South Korea won a home gold medal on day two of the International Sambo Federation President's Cup in Donghae.
Russia led the way with three gold medals on day one of the International Sambo Federation President's Cup in South Korean city Donghae.