New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has given her support to transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard after she was selected to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Laurel Hubbard says she will wear New Zealand’s silver fern with pride after being named in its weightlifting team for the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Five weightlifters whose chances of qualifying for the Olympic Games appeared to be dead have been told they will be going to Tokyo 2020.
About 40 members of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) have written to the governing body to say they will not be silenced throughout the Constitutional Congress on June 30.
Romania has been banned from weightlifting for a year because of multiple doping violations, and cannot compete at the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
One of Bulgaria’s two weightlifters at the delayed Olympic Games in Tokyo may have to forfeit his place after a fellow member of the national team was charged with refusing to give a sample to testers.
The Olympic medal chances of athletes from around the world have changed dramatically after China decided not to select Rio 2016 gold medallist Deng Wei, its leading female athlete in the Tokyo 2020 rankings.
Colombia’s entire team of eight weightlifters faces suspension from the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after a Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) decision.
A lifetime ban for a weightlifting coach has cost Mexico four quota places for the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
A Kazakhstan weightlifter who was moved up from fourth to second place at the Olympic Games because of doping disqualifications by rival athletes will not be awarded a medal - because she is herself suspended for doping.
Weightlifters and their National Federations from all parts of the world are waiting on doping-related decisions that will affect their chances at the delayed 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
The Ukrainian weightlifter Dmytro Chumak has been suspended on three charges after he and his coach allegedly tried to evade and bribe doping control officers.
Enzo Kuworge earned gold in the men’s super-heavyweight over-109 kilogram category on the final day of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships in Tashkent.
Kazakhstan's Rakhat Bekbolat stormed to victory in the men's 102-kilogram contest at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships in Tashkent, although was not able to match gaudy numbers he put up at the same location last month.
A Belgian weightlifter says dealing with transgender issues in sport is "impossible" but the presence of Laurel Hubbard in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games is "like a bad joke" to women athletes.