The Japan Sambo Championships and Russian President's Cup have been postponed until July 25, when the Olympics are due to be underway, because of coronavirus concerns.
The International Sambo Federation (FIAS) is set to host an educational online training session next week to help prevent injuries in the sport and improve performance.
The annual Japanese Sambo Championships, is still set to be held in Tokyo on February 7, despite the state of emergency declared in the city due to COVID-19.
Combat sambo under-74-kilogram world champion Vladislav Rudniev and women's under-64kg world champion Anastasia Shevchenko have been named Ukraine's top sambists for 2020.
The coronavirus pandemic continues to impact the international sambo calendar, with this month's European Sambo Cup in Romania having to be postponed.
Roman Novikov, a member of the International Sambo Federation (FIAS) Commission for Athletes with Disabilities, deems 2020 a productive year for blind sambo off the back of international rules being approved by the FIAS.
Uzbek sambist Sarbon Ernazarov claims the attitude towards sambo in his country has "changed a lot" as the combat sport’s popularity continues to rise.
A project which brings sambo into schools has been rolled out in Cyprus for the first time.
International Sambo Federation (FIAS) President Vasily Shestakov has said that 2021, while difficult, "was not in vain for us", pointing to innovations such as the Online Sambo Cup and the staging of the World Championships in Novi Sad.
International Sambo Federation (FIAS) President Vasily Shestakov has visited the site where the International Sambo Center is currently being built in Russian capital Moscow.
The International Sambo Federation (FIAS) has signed up to the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) One Humanity campaign.
Russia's dominance of the International Sambo Federation (FIAS) World Cup in Moscow continued as they claimed 12 of the 14 gold medals on offer on day two of competition.
Russia dominated the opening day of the International Sambo Federation (FIAS) World Cup in Moscow after winning 10 gold medals.
A memorial to the founders of sambo - Vasily Oshchepkov, Anatoly Kharlampiev and Viktor Spiridonov has been unveiled in Moscow on what has been described as a "historic day" for the sport.
Moscow is set to host the International Sambo Federation (FIAS) World Cup with the two-day event taking place at the Luzhniki Sports Complex.