The International Table Tennis Federation’s 2021 and 2022 World Championships have been awarded respectively to Houston in the United States and Chengdu in China.
Houston in Texas is leading the race to host a revamped version of the SportAccord-organised World Combat Games in March and April in 2018, insidethegames understands.
Russian weigthtlifer Alexey Lovchev, currently serving a four-year doping suspension, has said he would insist in a judicial process that the permitted substance ecdisten had been found in his body.
Bulgaria has filed an appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the decision of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) to ban its athletes from next year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, owing to multiple positive doping cases during the qualification period.
USA Weightlifting chief executive Michael Massik said last month that the ultimate aim of the National Governing Body in preparing for the recent International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships in Houston was to make them the "most memorable" of all time.
A World Weightlifting Championships 2015 delegation has today taken part in the 66th annual Thanksgiving Day Parade in downtown Houston.
International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) President Tamás Aján has officially declared open the 2015 World Weightlifting Championships here tonight.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Executive Board has banned Bulgaria from competing at Rio 2016 due to multiple positive doping cases during the qualification period, it has been announced.
Iranian super heavyweight Behdad Salimi has been ruled out of the World Weightlifting Championships in Houston after suffering a serious knee injury during a pre-event training session.
The final list of entries for next month’s World Weightlifting Championships has been revealed, with five Olympic and 10 world champions due to compete at the event in Houston.
Six cities have submitted a bid to host the 2018 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships, the sport’s governing body has announced.
The bidding process for the 2018 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships has been opened, the sport’s governing body has announced.