Lasha Talakhadze and Lidia Valentín received their respective men's and women's Lifter of the Year prizes for 2018 as the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) held an awards gala in Kobuleti in Georgia.
More than 10 top weightlifters, including a 2010 Commonwealth Games gold medallist, have been recalled from the Indian national training camp in Patiala and provisionally banned after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs.
Paris 2024 has welcomed the certainty of weightlifting’s place on the programme for the Olympic Games, after its conditional status was lifted.
Latvian long jumper and Armenian weightlifter disqualified from London 2012 Olympics following retest of samples
Latvian long jumper Ineta Radevica and Armenian weightlifter Melanie Daluzyan have both been disqualified from the London 2012 Olympic Games following the retesting of their seven-year-old samples, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced today.
International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) have completed the second part of an agreement with the International Testing Agency (ITA) in a move effectively clinching the sport’s full inclusion on the programme for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.
USA Weightlifting (USAW) has approached hundreds of athletic directors of institutions affiliated with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) as it continues efforts to grow weightlifting on college and university campuses.
Li Wenwen of China broke the snatch world record as she beat Olympic champion and compatriot Meng Suping to claim three gold medals in the women's over 87 kilograms event at the Asian Weightlifting Championships in Ningbo.
Ahmed Ali produced a continental record in the men’s African Weightlifting Championships in Cairo.
Sarah Robles of the United States secured all three gold medals available in the women's over 87 kilograms event on the final day of the Pan American Weightlifting Championships in Guatemala City.
World overall 76 kilograms champion Wang Zhouyu's decision to step up two weight classes paid off spectacularly at the Asian Weightlifting Championships today as the Chinese star secured all three gold medals in the 87kg division in Ningbo.
Egypt’s Esraa Rashed triumphed in front of a home crowd at the African Weightlifting Championships in Cairo.
Ecuador's Neisi Dajomes secured the women's 76 kilograms title as the Pan American Weightlifting Championships continued in Guatemala City.
Egyptian national champion Ahmed Saad claimed gold in front of his home crowd at the African Weightlifting Championships in Cairo.
Double Olympic champion Rim Jong-sim broke two world records as she swept up all three gold medals available in the women's 76 kilograms competition at the Asian Weightlifting Championships in Ningbo.
Colombia claimed two overall gold medals on the third day of competition at the Pan American Weightlifting Championships in Guatemala City with Brayan Rodallegas and Mercedes Pérez winning the men’s 81 kilograms and women’s 64kg events, respectively.