French powerlifter Rafik Arabat has been stripped of his European Open Championships gold medal after he tested positive for a banned substance.
World Para Powerlifting is set to welcome a new event to its Championships and World Cups with the addition of mixed team competitions.
Chile's Amaro Fica secured gold in the men's -80 kilograms category at the World Para Powerlifting World Cup in Lima.
Yuniel Suarez Vargas earned Cuba's third gold medal of the World Para Powerlifting World Cup in Lima after triumphing in the -72 kilogram category.
Cuba claimed two gold medals on the first day of the World Para Powerlifting World Cup in Lima, which is doubling as a test event for the 2019 Parapan American Games.
The third of this season’s World Para Powerlifting World Cups, in Lima, forms the test event for the Parapan American Games that will be held in the Peruvian capital from August 23 to September 1.
Azerbaijan produced a heavyweight flourish on the last day of the World Para Powerlifting World Cup at Eger in Hungary, taking the last two men’s gold medals on offer to secure third place in the medal table behind Poland and second-placed Russia.
Russia earned two of the four gold medals on offer on day three of the World Para Powerlifting World Cup at Eger in Hungary.
Britain’s Nathaniel Wilding clinched gold on the second day of the World Para Powerlifting World Cup in Eger.
Russia enjoyed a strong start to the World Para Powerlifting World Cup in Eger with the country earning two gold medals.
Rio 2016 gold medallist Mohammed Khalaf is among the headline names competing at the World Para Powerlifting World Cup in Eger.
Iranian powerlifter Farzin Noori has been suspended for four-years by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) for an anti-doping violation.
Olympic weightlifting gold medallist Hossein Tavakkoli has been appointed head coach of Iran's Para powerlifting team.
World Para Powerlifting, which has a reputation for being the dirtiest sport on the Paralympic programme, has announced its support for the World Anti-Doping Agency’s Play True Day tomorrow, emphasising its commitment to sport which is clean of doping, it claims.
The 2019 World Para Powerlifting World Championships have been rebranded following the renaming of Kazakhstan's capital city, Astana, to Nursultan.