The Ukrainian National Sambo Federation held a seminar for referees and coaches to increase standards.
Israeli Government official Konstantin Razvozov has vowed to support the inclusion of sambo at the 2021 Maccabiah Games.
Korean Sambo Federation President Chong-keum Moon believes the sport could possibly compete with more established martial arts in the future in Asia, but he admits it will not be an easy process.
Association of Sambo and Combat Sambo of Mexico President Antonio Ramírez Rebollar is hopeful of organising the next edition of the Pan American Championships.
Uzbekistan's sambo athlete Irina Kulakova has praised the doping education stand which was set-up at the Asian Championships in her home capital Tashkent.
Instructor certificates have been handed out for the first time to eight sambo specialists in The Netherlands.
Sambo will feature at the European Games after being included as one of 16 sports at Minsk 2019, but aquatics will not be at on the second edition of the multi-sport event.
The African Sambo Championships, due to be held in the Seychelles between May 12 and 14, are set to be the venue for the testing of proposed changes to sambo weight categories.
Helmets which can be used in visually impaired sambo competitions were put through their paces at an international exhibition in Moscow.
Cricket, skateboarding, sambo and surfing are among sports removed from the programme for the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang in order to reduce the burden on Indonesian organisers.
International Sambo Federation (FIAS) President Vasily Shestakov took part in a teleconference to discuss the impact of the sport across the world.
Possible changes to the number of weight categories was discussed at an International Sambo Federation (FIAS) Executive Board meeting held in Russian capital Moscow.
A total of 300 sambo athletes from 27 countries are set to compete at the A.A Kharlampiev Memorial event this weekend in Moscow.
A delegation of 11 Chinese sport experts have visited Moscow for a seminar and training camp organised by the International Sambo Federation (FIAS).
A Russian budget airline boss has said staff will be trained in sambo to help them should passengers become aggressive.