The top two coaches in Egypt’s national weightlifting team have been sent to jail during a Government inquiry into widespread doping and misappropriation of public funds.
Iran’s Olympic champion weightlifter Kianoush Rostami made a career high total in one of the best head-to-head contests of 2019 at the Qatar Cup in Doha, the final Olympic qualifying competition of the year – but he still needs a miracle if he is to go for gold again at Tokyo 2020.
Maxim Agapitov, the Russian who has been openly critical of weightlifting’s global leadership in recent months, is running for President of the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) to replace Antonio Urso, who has announced he is not standing again on "ethical principles".
Ukraine's Oleksiy Torokhtiy has been stripped of his men's 105-kilogram weightlifting title following a positive drug test, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed.
International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) director general Attila Adamfi is confident the organisation's cooperation with the International Testing Agency (ITA) will lead to a "cultural change" in the sport.
Eileen Cikamatana, the 20-year-old who has quickly established herself as one of the most exciting young talents in weightlifting, broke three junior world records on Thursday as her junior career came to a close.
Chinese city Tianjin is set to play host to an International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Cup, an event doubling as a qualification competition for next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Fernando Reis, the Brazilian weightlifter who finished fifth in his home Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, is convinced he can win a medal at Tokyo 2020 and give the sport a huge boost in the process.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) made the right moves as far as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is concerned when its Executive Board backed a tough stance against doping in Lausanne tonight.
The strength of Tamás Aján's leadership of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) will be tested in Lausanne tomorrow, at a meeting that could have a profound effect on the sport's future.
A new biopic dedicated to the life of Turkey's three-time Olympic gold medal-winning weightlifter, Naim Süleymanoğlu, has been released at cinemas in his home country.
The Russian Weightlifting Federation (RWF) has launched an internal investigation after a television documentary claimed "anti-doping violations and crimes" had been committed by weightlifters in collaboration with Grigory Rodchenkov, the former head of the national anti-doping laboratory in Moscow.
Tamás Aján, the President of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), has accused Thailand of being "absolutely reckless" in its attempts to return to the sport while still serving a self-imposed ban.
A teenage Thai weightlifter has forfeited her gold medal from the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires last year.
USA Weightlifting has announced it will be hosting a star-studded gala to celebrate and raise money for athletes representing the country at next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.