Ivan Aniskevich, a gold medallist for Belarus at the 2015 World Sambo Championship in Casablanca, has returned to form after some frustrating years - just in time to contend for home glory in this summer’s European Games in Minsk.
Folkestone hosted a tournament dedicated to the memory of the late British Sambo Federation President Martin Clarke.
Sambo was introduced to Qatar at the country's National Day of Sports in Doha.
A training camp for sambo athletes from the Pan American region has taken place for the first time in the Colombian city Cali.
Medals were decided across 13 weight categories today at the Japan Sambo Championships and Russian President's Cup in Tokyo.
The Japan Sambo Championships and Russian President’s Cup are due to be held in Tokyo tomorrow, with more than 100 athletes set to take part in the two events.
Around 120 athletes took part in the German National Sambo Championships in Marburg, the International Sambo Federation has announced.
Rishon LeZion has played host to the Sambo Cup of Israel as a dress rehearsal for the Alex Nerush Memorial tournament, scheduled to be held in the same city later this year.
The traditional sambo and judo open training camp has been held in Moscow with more than 600 athletes from 11 countries, including hosts Russia, sparring for four days across two sessions.
Hosts Belarus hope to win at least 10 sambo medals at this year;s European Games in Minsk, they have revealed.
Around 300 athletes took part in the Ukrainian Sambo Championships as the country selected their athletes for the new international year, including the Minsk 2019 European Games in Belarus.
The President of the International Sambo Federation (FIAS) Vasily Shestakov has described 2018 as "historic" in his end of year address to members.
Turkmenistan has crowned its national sambo champions after a tournament in capital Ashgabat.
Footage has been shot for a documentary on blind sambo.
Andrei Kazusionok of Belarus clinched the Sambo Absolute Cup at the Adler Arena in Sochi.