A USA Weightlifting hunt has been launched to find the strongest high school athlete across the United States.
Polish weightlifter Tomasz Zieliński has failed to overturn his four-year doping ban at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) have claimed they are making strong progress towards ensuring equal opportunities for men and women.
Two girls aged six and eight won the biggest cheers of the day and upstaged Giorgi Chkheidze, the men’s super-heavyweight winner on the final day of the Fajr Cup who won the top prize of $5,000 (£3,500/€4,000) by the narrowest margin.
Iran had senior and junior World Championship medallists on the podium in the 94 kilograms, one of three events they won on day two of the Fajr Cup here.
On an historic day for sport in Iran, the country's National Olympic Committee said it would support a future bid to host the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships.
Religious authorities from Khuzestan province have signed papers that will help Iran's national weightlifting federation to stage a landmark event tomorrow, and add to the growing popularity of the sport there.
Weightlifters from ten countries will compete in the Fajr Cup in Ahvaz this week, among them elite athletes from the host nation Iran, Iraqis, Syrians, Afghans - and one lone American.
In a week when three Americans are making an historic sporting visit to Iran, plans have been announced for a groundbreaking women's international match between Iran and the United States later this year.
The Oceania Weightlifting Federation held an elite training camp in New Caledonia in a bid to improve athletes' Gold Coast 2018 medal prospects.
A new row has broken out after Australia renewed calls for New Zealand's transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard to be banned from taking part in this year's Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast.
An anti-doping seminar was held by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) in Azerbaijan as part of the sport's efforts to maintain its place on the Olympic programme at Paris 2024.
Russian weightlifters Ruslan Albegov and Oleg Chen have had provisional suspensions lifted by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), according to their lawyer.
The 2018 European Weightlifting Championships will take place next month as planned after the Romanian Weightlifting Federation stepped in at short notice to save the event.
Georgia's Lasha Talakhadze and Spain's Lidia Valentín have been named the respective men's and women's Lifters of the Year for 2017 following an online vote held by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).