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Tougher doping rules and penalties for no-shows among latest weightlifting reforms

  • Weightlifting

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has tightened up its anti-doping rules and clamped down

President Thomas Bach when his Executive Board dropped weightlifting for LA2028 in December 2021.News of doping

Handing over its entire anti-doping programme to the International Testing Agency (ITA) was a big step

tests could not be taken by the IWF or any anti-doping organisation instructed by the IWF".

Countries must pay in advance for accommodation, anti-doping fees and everything else.

While doping and no-shows are bad news, there have been signs of a culture change in other areas such

IWF signs up with Cuban university as weightlifting academy plans take shape

  • Weightlifting

Academies that can play a big role in changing the culture of weightlifting are springing up around the world.

athletes, holding specialist seminars and "all heading in one direction, towards science and away from doping

modern IWF we must be more scientific, we must change the culture of some coaches who believe only in doping

French Anti-Doping Agency to increase operations during Paris 2024 build-up

  • Paris 2024

The French Anti-Doping Agency (AFLD) will be rapidly expanding its operations as the Paris 2024 Olympic

10,000 mark in a year.Three hundred more sample collectors will be needed as well as additional anti-doping

educators.The AFLD will also be working closely with the International Testing Agency which will run the anti-doping

programme at Paris 2024.This will include providing the majority of the doping control officers needed

Paralympic Games alongside sports institutions, in order to ensure a comprehensive and robust anti-doping

ITA begins training for Paris 2024 doping control officers

  • Paris 2024

The International Testing Agency (ITA) has organised training for doping control officers (DCOs) at the

The French Anti-Doping Agency (AFLD) is expected to provide the majority of DCOs for Paris 2024, but

Games requires increased numbers of personnel.DCOs who took part in the ITA's special edition of its doping

Games.The training course represents the first stage of training for selected candidates, and covers anti-doping

control officer training programme is a requirement for DCOs joining the anti-doping team at Paris 2024

operations at next year's Olympics.The ITA also managed independent anti-doping programmes on behalf

Kazakhstan medallist Antropov suspended for doping at Asian Weightlifting Championships

  • Weightlifting

A weightlifter from Kazakhstan has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for a banned substance at the Asian Championships in Korea last month.

medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, was banned for eight years in February after his National Anti-Doping

Weightlifting Championships ©Brian OliverThe International Testing Agency (ITA), which carries out all anti-doping

weightlifter to be provisionally suspended for a positive test this year, according to the ITA list of doping

positive at the European Championships in Armenia in April.Kazakhstan and Turkey have bad historical doping

authorities - it will not count towards any potential loss of places at Paris 2024 if Kazakhstan has further doping

AIU head warns against IV drip therapy as two athletes' bans announced after expiration

  • Athletics

The head of the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) Brett Clothier has warned athletes against the use of intravenous (IV) drip therapy, after Jamaica's Rushelle Burton and the United States' Tamara Clark were issued with four-month bans - although they were only announced after they had expired.

treatment received and readily cooperated with the subsequent investigation".The AIU deemed the anti-doping

violations were "inadvertent and not intentional".IV infusions or injections have been on the World Anti-Doping

lenient a penalty as a reprimand depending on their degree of fault.Rushelle Burton of Jamaica's anti-doping

Para powerlifter Alelishvili hit with two-year ban after tamoxifen found in urine sample

  • Powerlifting News

Para powerlifter Lasha Alelishvili has been banned for two years after tamoxifen was found in a urine sample he provided at the European Open Championships in Tbilisi, Georgia last year.

Tamoxifen, an estrogen receptor modulator, which is used to treat cancers, is on the World Anti-Doping

his provisional suspension have been disqualified.Alelishvili has accepted that he committed an anti-doping

 Alelishvili has accepted that he committed an anti-doping rule violation and the ban imposed for

the breach of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Anti-Doping Code.In issuing the ban, the

 "As a signatory of the World Anti-Doping Code, the IPC remains committed to a doping-free sporting

Fergus Mainland: British Rowing's delay to rule on transgender participation is causing irreparable damage

  • Inside the Blogs

Following member feedback, a survey, and a ruling that no decisions made will affect the remainder of the summer racing season, British Rowing are letting down all their members by refusing to square up to the debate around transgender participation in competition.

, testosterone boosters fall under the category of anabolic agents and are banned by the World Anti-Doping

Another twist in weightlifting controversy after no-show by North Koreans in Havana

  • Weightlifting

The controversy over North Korea’s late arrival into the Paris 2024 qualifying system has taken another turn because its team of champions and world record holders has not turned up here for the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Grand Prix.

last competed internationally in December 2019, since when they have not been subject to the same anti-doping

Two Turkish weightlifters test positive for steroids at European Championships

  • Weightlifting

Two Turkish weightlifters, one of whom was a junior world champion in 2019, have been provisionally suspended after testing positive for steroids at the European Championships in Armenia in April.

Confirmation of the doping violations came from the International Testing Agency (ITA), which carries

out all anti-doping procedures for the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).The news comes within

due to host the 2024 European Championships in February.If the two Yerevan cases are proven, one more doping

from the Paris 2024 Olympics ©Brian OliverKazakhstan has had seven athletes in three sports banned for doping

It has been on the World Anti-Doping Agency banned list for many years.Turkey’s past doping record includes