Two weightlifters to have been implicated in doping scandals have received world records as the sport’s governing body implement two new weight categories.
British Weightlifting has confirmed that this weekend's English Championships will serve as a qualification event for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.
Three-time Olympian Tom Goegebuer has been elected President of the Royal Belgian Weightlifting Federation (KBGV).
A thorough investigation will be launched by the Chinese Olympic Committee (COC) after three weightlifters were stripped of their Beijing 2008 gold medals for doping.
Khadzhimurat Akkaev has been provisionally suspended by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) as part of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) re-testing of samples from the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Szymon Kolecki is set to receive the men's 94 kilogram gold medal from the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, according to the Polish Weightlifting Federation (PWF).
Ken Carr-Braint, the former President of the Canadian Weightlifting Federation, has died at the age of 88.
Olympic medallist Kelly Sotherton has joined the Board of Directors of British Weightlifting (BWL) in order to "bring something different" to the organisation.
Constantino Iglesias has been elected as the new President of the Spanish Weightlifting Federation.
Olympic heavyweight weightlifting champion Lasha Talakhadze has been voted as Georgian Athlete of the Year by the Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs.
German Weightlifting Federation (BVDG) President Christian Baumgartner has been unanimously re-elected for a second four-year term.
Newly elected Polish Weightlifting Federation (PWF) Mariusz Jędra has vowed to "clean up" the sport in his homeland following the doping scandal that engulfed the team at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Kimmo Kuukasjärvi has been elected President of the Finnish Weightlifting Federation (FWF) after he beat challenger Timo Kukkonen at the organisation’s congress in Tampere.
Indonesia’s two Olympic silver medal-winning weightlifters from Rio 2016 have been awarded free houses by their national governing body.
Ursula Garza Papandrea has been re-elected President of USA Weightlifting after she was installed as a replacement for CJ Stockel earlier this year.