Prospective Olympians are among weightlifters from 15 countries who are competing this weekend, more than four months since the last competition on the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) calendar.
Commonwealth Games weightlifting silver medallist Pardeep Singh of India has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for human growth hormone (HGH).
The four remaining World University Championships which had been due to take place this year have been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic and will not be rescheduled, the International University Sports Federation (FISU) has announced.
The Ghanaian weightlifting team has resumed preparations for next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Antonio Krastev, one of weightlifting’s all-time greats who was labelled “the world’s strongest man” in the 1980s, has died in a vehicle accident in the United States.
Turkish weightlifter and 2010 world champion Mete Binay has had his results from the London 2012 Olympic Games disqualified by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after a reanalysis of a sample from the Games showed a positive test for a banned substance.
The best young male weightlifter in Austria will not compete for his homeland again after a serious breakdown in relations with his national federation.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has temporarily suspended Russia's two-time European champion Andrei Demanov due to a possible second anti-doping violation.
British Weightlifting (BWL) has announced a scholarship programme for black, Asian and minority ethnic group (BAME) communities in a bid to bring diversity to coaching roles.
USA Weightlifting (USAW) is today launching an eight week virtual competition with prizes for the top five male and female competitors at the end of the series.
Youth Olympic Games gold medallist Jeremy Lalrinnunga has joined sports management firm Infinity Optimal Solutions (IOS) Sports and Entertainment, it has been announced.
Kenya has been awarded the hosting rights for this year's African Junior and Youth Weightlifting Championships.
Tributes have been paid to John Lear, the influential coach who worked with some of the biggest names in British weightlifting and led the national team at eight consecutive Olympic Games.
Iraqi weightlifter Mohammed Yaseen Mohammed, who competed at two Olympic Games, has died at the age of 57, reportedly due to COVID-19.
Sanjita Chanu, the Indian weightlifter who was cleared of doping two and a half years after testing positive, has won a prestigious sports award that was put on hold for her in 2018.