Kenya has been awarded the hosting rights for this year's African Junior and Youth Weightlifting Championships.
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.
When Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee, spoke about weightlifting yesterday it was no surprise that his comments were presented in a negative way by the world’s largest news agency, Reuters.
Sam Coffa, the Australian who lost his seat at the last International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) election, has been appointed one of the IWF’s two technical delegates for the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games – by when he will be 85.
An Albanian weightlifting official who drove 1,100 kilometres to pay $74,000 (£58,000/€65,000) in cash so his country could compete in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games has told insidethegames why and how the journey came about.
Senior Thai official named in McLaren weightlifting report denies corruption and threatens to sue foreign media
Intarat Yodbangtoey has denied any involvement in bribery and corruption at the 2017 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) electoral congress, and says he has been insulted and dishonoured.
Athleten Deutschland calls for independent oversight of IWF reforms and greater athlete representation
German athlete body Athleten Deutschland has called for "a comprehensive personnel and structural re-launch" at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) after the McLaren Independent Weightlifting Investigation chronicled widespread corruption under former President Tamás Aján.
Ursula Papandrea, who played a lead role in bringing about the downfall of the disgraced former weightlifting leader Tamás Aján, says she and her Board at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) are being unfairly criticised.
Current IWF Board should not decide on weightlifting’s future, says Canadian ousted by Aján vote-buying
A Canadian who was a victim of Tamás Aján's vote-rigging corruption says the current Executive Board of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) should not be trusted to take any immediate decisions on the sport’s future.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) today announced three doping positives for Russian athletes from 2015.
McLaren reveals how Aján used “vote brokers” to swing weightlifting elections with bribes of up to $30,000
Tamás Aján took more than $600,000 (£472,000/€530,000) in cash to successive International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) electoral congresses, and spent much of it on bribes to buy votes, according to the McLaren report on corruption in weightlifting.
Tamás Aján, who was denounced for corruption during his long reign as a weightlifting leader by the Canadian law professor Richard McLaren today, has written an open letter claiming that the accusations against him are unfounded.
The future of Attila Adamfi, director general of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) is "under legal review" following the publication of the McLaren Independent Weightlifting Investigation, said the governing body’s Interim President, Ursula Papandrea.
It looked likely to be the biggest story of the week in Olympic sport when insidethegames reported, on New Year’s Day, that two Egyptian coaches had been sent to jail during a Government inquiry into widespread doping and fraud.
Doping cover-ups and more than $10 million missing - Aján condemned in weightlifting corruption inquiry
More than $10 million (£7.9 million/€8.84 million) is unaccounted for, 40 doping positives have been covered up, and vote-buying was rampant at the past two electoral congresses of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).