Papers are currently being processed for recognition of the Pilipinas Sambo Federation (PSFI) by the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC), according to International Sambo Federation (FIAS) national secretary general Paolo Tancontian.
A special concert has taken place in Moscow in honour of Vasili Oshchepkov, the Soviet martial arts expert credited as the founding father of sambo.
Russia capped off a successful three days here at the World University Sambo Championships by claiming the mixed team title at the expense of Kyrgyzstan.
International Sambo Federation (FIAS) President Vasily Shestakov has described the sport’s failure to secure provisional recognition from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as a "big disappointment".
Russia sealed top spot in the medal standings at the inaugural World University Sambo Championships here in Cyprus’ capital after claiming a further four golds today to take their tally to 10.
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).