Open Letter from FIAS Vice President Mr. M.G.Shultz
During more than three years the direction of FIAS represented by its president Shestakov V.B. tries to create private commercial organization using the platform created during long-time history of development called “SAMBO”.
Essentially it is an attempt of theft, probably, with the aim of further sell of our kind of sport. For this it is used the tactics of defamation of people and organizations
that occupied with sambo development throughout their life. These are attempts of liquidation or compulsion to sell famous successful projects in Sambo. Read more...
[May 19, 2013]
Pan-American Federation Congress
The Congress of the Pan-American Amateur SAMBO Federation was held in Punta-Cana, Dominican Republic.
Five representatives out of 7 its official Members have been presented. The 6th official Member - the Panama, provided its voice with the power of attorney.
Presidents and other members of the National Federations discussed the past results, the present issues and the future positive developments of SAMBO in to the American continent Read more...
[March 4, 2013]
Decision of the XVIII FIAS Congress (November 7,9, 2007; Prague, Czech Republic)
Question no.1: "Sambo development in the world and tasks for 2008-2009"
Listented to: FIAS President D.Rudman Spoke: L. Airapetian (Armenia)
Decided: take into consideration
Question no.2: "Affiliation of new FIAS members"
Listented to: FIAS President D.Rudman Spoke: J. Kogan (USA), M. Undaganov (Kazakhstan)
Accept National Sambo Federations of Romania, Slovakia, Columbia, Singapore, Syria, Yemen, Pakistan, Indonesia, Lebanon, Malaysia as FIAS members (unanimously)
Introduce a new position of FIAS Vice-President on Sambo Development and to elect F.Pulatov (unanimously)
Question no.3: "Changes in FIAS Statute and Regulations"
Listented to: FIAS President D.Rudman Spoke: S. Ahmedzanov (Uzbekistan)
Accept the following changes to FIAS Statute:
1. The FIAS is registered in August'2006 in New-York state (USA) as a non-profit sports organization in accordance with laws of USA.
4.1 FIAS is composed of National Federations, managing Sambo in their respective countries, being the Continental Federations members, recognize the FIAS Statutes, and have satisfied the affiliation requirements.
8.1 Only high level athletes, recommended by National Federations are permitted to participate in international competitions
9.3 The decision, concerning sanctions in relation to athletes, officials, federations, violated the Anti-doping rules shall be taken due to the World Anti-doping Code regulations and WADA decisions.
12.1 The FIAS Congress shall take place on the day, preceding the World Championship (Sports and combat sambo among Adults). An Election Congress shall meet every four years. Congress shall be presided by the President or in his absence by the General Secretary. Election meetings shall be presided by the General Secretary.
24.3 All sambo international competitions, World and continental championships, are to be conducted due to FIAS regulations. Regulations may only be changed every four years.
Question no.4: "Any other business"
a. FIAS Calendar
Listented to: FIAS President D.Rudman Spoke: R. Stoilov (Bulgaria), E. Rudas (Lithuania), V. Perella (Venezuela), J.Kogan (USA), V.Perchik (Russia), P. Gorodnov (Czech Republic)
Decided: approve FIAS Calendar for 2008-2011, recommended by FIAS Executive Committee (unanimously)
b. Conditions of conducted World Championship in Prague
Spoke: M. Clark (Great Britain), K.Bruza (France), M.Undaganov (Kazakhstan), P.Gorodnov (Czech Republic), J.Cogan (USA)
Decided: found a special Committee on conducting competitions (unanimously)
c. Spain Sambo Federation
Listented to: General Secretary F. Compte Decided: take into consideration
d. Committees' work
Listented to: FIAS President D.Rudman Decided: take into consideration the decision of FIAS Executive Committee to appoint Mr. Angel Luis Gimenez Bravo - representative of police department of Madrid - Chairman of FIAS Army and Police Sambo Committee
e. About "TAFISA. Sport for All Games"
Listented to: S. Eliseev (Russia) Decided: take into consideration
f. About satisfying requirements of MOC, WADA, AGFIS
Listented to: N. Lentz (Russia) Decided: take into consideration
g. About accreditation and registration at FIAS events
Spoke: J. Kogan (USA), P.Gorodnov (Czech Republic) Decided: take into consideration
h. FIAS awards
Listented to: FIAS President D. Rudman Decided: take into consideration
i. Election of Honored FIAS General Secretary
Listented to: FIAS President D. Rudman Decided: elect posthumous Mr. Pranciskus Eigminas as Honored FIAS General Secretary (unanimously)
j. P.Eigminas tournament
Listented to: E. Rudas (Lithuania) about the Tournament - Memorial of Pranciskus Eigminas on December 12-14 Decided: take into consideration
Listented to: A. Aslakhanov (Russia) Spoke: FIAS President D. Rudman
National Sambo Federations should prepare letters stating their position on FILA illegal conducting Sambo competitions, and send it to FIAS Executive Committee
Based on letters from National Sambo Federations, compose and send the corresponding letter to Martinetti in FILA