Powerlifting

Paralympic champion Othman smashes powerlifting world record three times at Dubai World Cup

By Emily Goddard

Sherif Othman has smashed the men's under 59 kilograms powerlifting world record three times on his way to gold at the IPC Powerlifting World Cup in Dubai ©Getty ImagesTwo-time Paralympic champion Sherif Othman has smashed the men's under 59 kilograms powerlifting world record three times on his way to gold at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Powerlifting World Cup in Dubai.

Georgian powerlifter Iago Gorgodze banned for four years for failing doping test

By Liam Morgan

Georgia's Iago Gorgodze has become the latest powerlifter to receive a doping ban ©IPCGeorgia's Iago Gorgodze has become the latest powerlifter to become embroiled in doping controversy after the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced he has been banned for four years.

Websites launched for Mexico City 2015 and Almaty 2015 Powerlifting Championships

By Paul Osborne

Websites have been launched for Mexico City 2015 and Almaty 2015 Powerlifting Championships ©Getty ImagesInternational Paralympic Committee (IPC) Powerlifting has launched the websites for the Almaty 2015 and Mexico City 2015 Continental Championships.

Mexico City replaces Guadalajara as host of 2015 IPC Powerlifting Americas Open Championships

By Paul Osborne

Mexico City has replaced Guadalajara as host city for the 2015 IPC Powerlifting Americas Open Championships ©Getty ImagesMexico City is set to host the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Powerlifting Americas Open Championships, replacing the original host city of Guadalajara.

Powerlifter Rahman crowned IPC Athlete of the Month for October

By Emily Goddard

Siamand Rahman has been crowned IPC Athlete of the Month for October ©Getty ImagesIranian powerlifter Siamand Rahman has been crowned the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athlete of the Month for October following his world record-breaking performance at the Incheon 2014 Asian Para Games.

IPC Powerlifting announce new sponsorship deal as try to repair reputation of tarnished sport

By Duncan Mackay

Eleiko has agreed a new sponsorship deal with IPC Powerlifting ©EleikoA new partnership between International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Powerlifting and Swedish company Eleiko has been announced.

Host cities for three major regional powerlifting Championships in 2015 named

By Zjan Shirinian

Guadalajara, Almaty and Eger will each host a major powerlifting competition next year ©Getty ImagesThe host cities for three major regional powerlifting Championships next year have been named.

Brazilian powerlifter banned for life after second doping violation

By Zjan Shirinian

Emerson Barbosa has been banned for life after a second doping offence in five years ©Getty ImagesBrazilian powerlifter Emerson Barbosa has been banned for life after a second doping violation in five years.

Nigeria celebrate powerlifting cleansweep at Glasgow 2014

By Nick Butler at the Clyde Auditorium in Glasgow

Abdulazeez Ibrahim celebrated one of four victories for Nigeria in powerlifting ©Getty ImagesAbdulazeez Ibrahim won the men's heavyweight competition here tonight to conclude a day of utter domination for Nigeria as they won all four gold medals available in the sport.
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