Hosts Morocco won two of the six gold medals on offer as the African Beach Sambo Championships took place on Plage Aïn Diab in Casablanca today.
The African Sambo Championships are set to begin in Casablanca tomorrow, marking the start of three days of action.
The number of qualifiers for the men's and women's beach volleyball tournaments at the 2019 African Games has been doubled from the 2015 event owing to its popularity among fans.
The Moroccan Royal Federation of Judo and Assimilated Martial Arts has launched plans to increase the popularity of judo in the country's child welfare institutions.
Casablanca held Morocco's first beach sambo competition, which attracted 60 athletes across the different age and weight categories.
Daniel Etchells: Russia maintain status quo but that doesn't tell full story of World Sambo Championships
I must admit, I’ve completely lost count of the number of times I’ve heard the Russian national anthem being played across the four sambo events I’ve covered for insidethegames over the past six months.
Russia gave an early indication of their superiority by winning four of the nine gold medals available on the opening day of the World Sambo Championships here.
International Sambo Federation (FIAS) President Vasily Shestakov is confident that this year’s World Sambo Championships will be one of the best in the 42-year history of the event.
The 39th edition of the World Sambo Championships is set to begin here tomorrow, marking the first time that the sport’s flagship event has been held in Africa.