Antonio Krastev, one of weightlifting’s all-time greats who was labelled “the world’s strongest man” in the 1980s, has died in a vehicle accident in the United States.
Turkish weightlifter and 2010 world champion Mete Binay has had his results from the London 2012 Olympic Games disqualified by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after a reanalysis of a sample from the Games showed a positive test for a banned substance.
The best young male weightlifter in Austria will not compete for his homeland again after a serious breakdown in relations with his national federation.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has temporarily suspended Russia's two-time European champion Andrei Demanov due to a possible second anti-doping violation.
British Weightlifting (BWL) has announced a scholarship programme for black, Asian and minority ethnic group (BAME) communities in a bid to bring diversity to coaching roles.
USA Weightlifting (USAW) is today launching an eight week virtual competition with prizes for the top five male and female competitors at the end of the series.
Youth Olympic Games gold medallist Jeremy Lalrinnunga has joined sports management firm Infinity Optimal Solutions (IOS) Sports and Entertainment, it has been announced.
Kenya has been awarded the hosting rights for this year's African Junior and Youth Weightlifting Championships.
Tributes have been paid to John Lear, the influential coach who worked with some of the biggest names in British weightlifting and led the national team at eight consecutive Olympic Games.
Iraqi weightlifter Mohammed Yaseen Mohammed, who competed at two Olympic Games, has died at the age of 57, reportedly due to COVID-19.
Sanjita Chanu, the Indian weightlifter who was cleared of doping two and a half years after testing positive, has won a prestigious sports award that was put on hold for her in 2018.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) will have a new constitution and a new permanent leader within seven months.
The Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) has informed the Sports Authority of India (SAI) that it has decided to stop using equipment made in China in the wake of the recent border conflicts between the nations.
Eileen Cikamatana, one of the brightest young talents in weightlifting, heads for the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra this week clinging on to a remote hope of competing at the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
USA Weightlifting is set to expand access to coaching education courses for the black community through 10 full scholarships.