The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) will have a new constitution and a new permanent leader within seven months.
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.
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.
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.
An Indian weightlifter who suffered "mental trauma" and, she says, lost her chance to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games because of an unexplained mix-up over a doping positive is seeking compensation from the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).
The results of a four-month independent investigation into allegations of corruption in weightlifting, led by Richard McLaren, will be announced on Thursday (June 4).
Egyptian weightlifting coach may face lifetime ban after being suspended for alleged doping offences
Khaled Korany, the successful weightlifting coach who last week spoke to insidethegames of his innocence in the scandal that led to Egypt being banned from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, has been provisionally suspended for doping offences.
Weightlifting has been given approval by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to extend its Tokyo 2020 qualifying period by a year, until the end of April 2021.
Exclusive: Leaked report condemns Egypt over weightlifting teenage doping scandal but offers chance of reform
The Egyptian Weightlifting Federation (EWF), whose most recent President sits on the Executive Board of the sport’s governing body, has been severely condemned in a leaked report.
IWF tells IOC it does not need advance payment of Tokyo 2020 money and announces extra funds for national bodies
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has become the latest Summer Olympic sports body to declare that it will require no advance payment of money linked to the sport's presence on the Tokyo 2020 programme from the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Ursula Papandrea will lead the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) until the next Electoral Congress is held.
Three weightlifters from Iraq have tested positive for a banned substance, including a former Asian Games champion.
Thailand is appealing to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after being banned from weightlifting at Tokyo 2020 and suspended from the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) for multiple doping violations.
Some weightlifters have had to put careers on hold, others must delay studies and graduation from university, a few are shelving plans to retire this year - and all of them will have to put their body through another year of pain because of the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.