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.
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.
The Hungarian National Anti-Doping Agency (HUNADO) has distanced itself from the corruption scandal in weightlifting in a statement that highlights its "impeccable" work.
Grozny is expected to host the Russian Weightlifting Championships from August 17 to 23 following the event’s postponement.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has taken the first steps towards investigating dozens of doping positives that were said to have been "covered up" by its disgraced former President, Tamás Aján.
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.
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.
Exclusive: Indian weightlifter finally cleared of doping after two-and-a-half-year wait - still plans to sue IWF
An Indian weightlifter who has finally been cleared of doping more than two and a half years after testing positive is seeking a six-figure sum in United States dollars in damages for her ordeal.
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.
The man who was twice beaten by Tamás Aján in elections corrupted by bribery is considering suing the disgraced former President of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).
The McLaren report on weightlifting corruption states that the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, personally wrote to Tamás Aján to thank him for delaying the suspension of certain athletes who had tested positive for steroids.