Russia were the dominant force on the first day of the inaugural World University Sambo Championships here, winning all six of the finals in which they were represented.
The first-ever World University Sambo Championships are set to begin here in Cyprus tomorrow as athletes battle it out for medals across 10 different men’s and women’s weight categories.
A leading sambo expert has led two days of seminars and training sessions in Tokyo in a bit to raise the profile of the sport.
Ukraine's Svitlana Yaromka prevented Russia from sealing a 100 per cent record on the final day of the World Sambo Championships here in Sofia as she was victorious in the women's over-80 kilogram final.
Bulgaria’s Mariya Oryashkova won an emotional gold medal on home soil today as competition continued at the 2016 World Sambo Championships here in Sofia.
International Sambo Federation (FIAS) President Vasily Shestakov believes the sport gaining International Olympic Committee (IOC) recognition would be a "huge success".
Russia have dominated the opening day of the World Sambo Championships here in Sofia by winning six of the nine medals available.
Canada, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and the Philippines were all awarded full membership to the International Sambo Federation (FIAS) here today as the heads of 66 National Federations convened in the Bulgarian capital.
The 2016 World Sambo Championships are due to begin here tomorrow in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia as the sport continues its efforts to gain International Olympic Committee (IOC) recognition.
International Sambo Federation (FIAS) President Vasily Shestakov has cooled talk of the sport he leads being added to the Olympic programme, insisting the most important step at this moment in time is to get full recognition from the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for "every effort" to be made to have sambo recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after the sport’s world governing body officially submitted its application.
Russia claimed their third consecutive team victory at the Sambo President's Cup at Meadowbank Arena in Edinburgh.
Scotland’s capital Edinburgh is set to host the third edition of the sambo President’s Cup on Saturday (September 24) as some of the sport's top athletes battle it out for honours at the Meadowbank Sports Centre.
Hosts Russia claimed a further nine gold medals at the Sambo World Cup here today to take their final total to 19 from 27 categories.
International Sambo Federation (FIAS) President Vasily Shestakov has revealed that four sambists, including two from Russia, have tested positive for meldonium.