Sambo (FIAS)

SAMBO is a unique, modern sport with great history and values, which every year attracts more fans and…

About Sambo (FIAS)

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SAMBO is a unique, modern sport with great history and values, which every year attracts more fans and followers around the globe. Our sport does not bring hostility, but rather gives people peace in mind, physical strength and health, self-confidence, the ability to protect their loved ones and themselves, motivates to do good deeds and to the tolerance for each other. Our mission - to improve the lives quality of people around the world trough SAMBO. 

SAMBO - is the sport that promotes the values of respect, equality, fair play and clean sport. In spite of diversity of the martial arts, over 4.5 million people from all continents choose SAMBO and discover its beauty and various techniques. Nowadays, SAMBO is the sport without any limits. It is free for all regardless of gender and age. We invite all to plunge into the fascinating world of SAMBO and pursue together of each SAMBO athlete to the Olympic dream. 

Great exchange on women and sport: FIAS at the 7th IWG World Conference
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Great exchange on women and sport: FIAS at the 7th IWG World Conference

The International SAMBO Federation (FIAS) participated at the 7th IWG World Conference on Women and Sport from 17th to 20th May in Gaborone, Botswana. The IWG legacy presented in the frame work of local authorities and Botswana government was in three phases including a local legacy that aims to benefit the outgoing hosts immediate sport […]

FIAS and Maria Guedez Foundation awarded by Peace & Sport
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FIAS and Maria Guedez Foundation awarded by Peace & Sport

On 6-8 December 2017 in Monaco at the X Peace and Sport International Forum, The Maria Guedez Foundation and the International SAMBO Federation (FIAS) won the award “In memory of Guo Chan: coup de Coeur”, thanks to their work in Venezuela, giving them more recognition on the international stage. Peace and Sport is an organisation […]

Lucas Borregales: “Doping is cheating”
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Lucas Borregales: “Doping is cheating”

Venezuelan sambist Lucas Borregales won again at the Pan-American SAMBO Championships in Colombia. On the first competition day, he obtained the gold medal in the weight category under 62 kg in Sport SAMBO, and the second day he achieved the same results – in Combat SAMBO. Lucas as well as many other athletes participated in […]

FIAS at the AIPS Congress 2017
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FIAS at the AIPS Congress 2017

The International SAMBO Federation (FIAS) participated at the 80th Congress of the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) from 10 to 12 of May 2017 in Seoul – PyeongChang, Republic of Korea.

FIAS TAKES PART ON THE UNITED NATIONS CELEBRATION OF THE WOMEN’S DAY
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FIAS TAKES PART ON THE UNITED NATIONS CELEBRATION OF THE WOMEN’S DAY

In celebration of the International Women’s Day, FIAS joined important global organisations in the United Nations Office in Geneva to discuss gender equality. One of the highlights of the day was the roundtable debate on the role of sports in promoting equal opportunities and women’s empowerment.+ Embracing the celebrations, FIAS also released in the social […]

FIAS launches gender equity video campaign
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FIAS launches gender equity video campaign

Adding up to the current efforts to encourage and promote the female participation in SAMBO, FIAS has recently launched a video campaign addressing gender equity in sport. The video that carries the name “Who Cares About Women in Sport?” showcases examples of four women that have been making a difference in SAMBO around the world, […]

Behind the scenes: what happened in the World Sambo Championships out of the field of play
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Behind the scenes: what happened in the World Sambo Championships out of the field of play

The World SAMBO Championships were held last weekend in Sofia, Bulgaria. The competition that brings face-to-face the best sambists in the world is also a unique chance for the Sambo stakeholders to evaluate the progress of the sport in different continents and discuss future paths at the FIAS Congress. This year’s encounter preceded the very […]

Belarusian sambist Stepan Popov receives Fair Play prize
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Belarusian sambist Stepan Popov receives Fair Play prize

The Fair Play award ceremony took place on October 15 in Budapest, Hungary. Belarusian sambist Stepan Popov was awarded a special diploma for gallantry during competitions at the 2015 European Games in Baku. The hero talked about the ceremony in an exclusive interview with the FIAS website.

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