The World Sambo Championships have been officially opened in Novi Sad, with three days of competition to follow.
The International Sambo Federation (FIAS) Congress has extended the term of the FIAS President Vasily Shestakov, with the Russian's reign now set to last until November 2025.
By Michael Houston
The World Sambo Championships are set to get underway in Serbia tomorrow, with youth, junior and senior competitions to take place over four days in a bio-secure environment.
No spectators will be present when the World Sambo Championships take place later this week in Serbia because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Mauritius has become the latest country to hold its National Sambo Championships, although will not send athletes to next month's World Championships.
The International Sambo Federation (FIAS) Executive Committee has approved rules and classification rules for sambo for the blind and athletes with visual impairments.
The Spanish Sambo Championships have been held in Murcia despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
International Sambo Federation (FIAS) vice-president Sergey Eliseev has been honoured with a golden belt award in Moscow.
The European Sambo Championships, which were due to take place in Russia next month, have been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Jamaica Sambo and Combat Sambo Federation (JSCSF) President Daniel Chacko-Wilmot has hailed recognition from the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) as "a very important step" for the sport in Jamaica.
A Russian rocket decorated with sambo symbols has completed a journey to the International Space Station.
The International Sambo Federation (FIAS) has confirmed Moscow will host the 2021 World Sambo Championships and voted for Ashgabat to stage the 2022 edition.
Representatives from the Dutch Sambo Federation organised a presentation of the sport for school children in the city of Ommen.
The legendary Russian Sambo-70 school has celebrated the 50th anniversary of its existence, having opened its doors to some of the best in the sport in 1970.