Hong Kong weightlifting head resigns after Taiwan 'country' gaffe

Hong Kong weightlifting head resigns after Taiwan 'country' gaffe

The head of a Hong Kong sports association resigned on Friday after making a gaffe that the government lambasted as potentially violating the "one-China" principle in reference to Taiwan, Agence France-Presse reported Friday. The Hong Kong government follows Beijing's orthodoxy that the self-ruled island of Taiwan is part of Chinese territory, to be reunited one day —by force if necessary.


IWF President in Baku to enhance weightlifting development in Azerbaijan

IWF President in Baku to enhance weightlifting development in Azerbaijan

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) President Mohammed Jalood was this week in Azerbaijan, where he had the opportunity to discuss new ways of developing weightlifting in the country with the national authorities. While in Baku, Jalood met with Prime Minister Ali Asadov, the Minister of Youth and Sports Farid Gayibov, and representatives of the Azerbaijan National Olympic Committee and Weightlifting Federation.















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