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AFRICAN SAMBO CHAMPIONSHIP 2018
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AFRICAN SAMBO CHAMPIONSHIP 2018

African SAMBO Championships 2018 was held on 23-25 June in Hammamet, Tunisia. Over 100 athletes from 14 countries arrived to compete for medals in 3 disciplines: Sport, Combat and Beach SAMBO. This year the tournament was crossed with Olympic Day on the 22 of June. Celebrating of the Olympic Day gave an inspiration for SAMBO […]

EUROPEAN SAMBO CHAMPIONSHIP 2018
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EUROPEAN SAMBO CHAMPIONSHIP 2018

European SAMBO Championships 2018 was held on 17-21 May in Athens, Greece. This year Athens hosted one of the continental SAMBO tournament bringing together over 200 athletes from 29 countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, […]

DEBUT OF GRENADA AND CURAÇAO AT SAMBO COMPETITIONS AND OTHER FEATURES OF THE CARIBBEAN SAMBO INVITATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
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DEBUT OF GRENADA AND CURAÇAO AT SAMBO COMPETITIONS AND OTHER FEATURES OF THE CARIBBEAN SAMBO INVITATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Caribbean SAMBO Invitational Championships took place on April 28 in Trinidad and Tobago. Athletes from 10 countries competed for medals in the arena of the National Cycling Centre in Couva. The grandstands of this modern sports complex accommodate more than 2500 spectators, and live television broadcast of the event was shown in 22 countries […]

FIAS Athletes’ Commission head attends WADA Global Athlete Forum
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FIAS Athletes’ Commission head attends WADA Global Athlete Forum

The chairperson of the FIAS Athletes Commission attended the 1st WADA Global Athlete Forum in Calgary, along with more than 100 athlete leaders representing 54 countries from all around the world. The athlete forum was hosted by the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) with the support of the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport. Under the […]

ASIAN SAMBO CHAMPIONSHIP 2018
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ASIAN SAMBO CHAMPIONSHIP 2018

Asian SAMBO Championships & Asian Youth and Junior SAMBO Championships 2018 was held on 11-13 May in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The tournament was opened by the President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga, who in 1983 was World SAMBO Champion. From his interview to journalists: “This year, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of SAMBO in Mongolia. It is […]

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 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 […]