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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 […]

What is happening in the world of disability SAMBO? International digest
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What is happening in the world of disability SAMBO? International digest

Turkey On September 14, a working meeting on the development of SAMBO for the visually impaired in Turkey was held in the office of the International SAMBO Federation. Roman Novikov, the Head of the Commission on SAMBO Development for the Blind and Visually Impaired at the Russian SAMBO Federation shared his experience of the organization’s […]

Journalists applaud SAMBO once again
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Journalists applaud SAMBO once again

The 79th Congress of the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) is now being held in Doha. As part of this major event, Nikolai Dolgopolov, AIPS Vice President and Chairman of the SAMBO Commission, presented a report on the development of SAMBO last year. There was special emphasis on the development of SAMBO worldwide: the President’s […]

AIMS Thanks Sambo Federation
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AIMS Thanks Sambo Federation

AIMS held three important General assemblies this year with the 1st being in Sochi in May, the 2nd in Bangkok in August and the 3rd in Lausanne in November. AIMS is about working together for the benefit of sport and activities on all levels. The practice of sport is a human right and every individual […]

How sambo won a huge popularity in Serbia in a blink of an eye
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How sambo won a huge popularity in Serbia in a blink of an eye

June became a month when a new bright page in the sports history of Serbia was written. The inclusion of sambo in the program of the I European Games in Baku allowed this single combat to flare brightly in this country and around the world. After winning a gold medal in the weight category of […]

Stepan Popov – a hero of our time
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Stepan Popov – a hero of our time

Within a few days this story spread around the world and the act of a Belarusian sambist Stepan Popov delighted a lot of people many of whom have never heard about sambo before. After winning the final sambo tournament during the European Games 2015 over the representative of Azerbaijan Amil Gasimov, Stepan Popov then picked […]