Two-time Olympic gold medal-winning weightlifter Tamio "Tommy" Kono has died at the age of 85 in Honolulu.
Xiaoting Chen led a Chinese one-two in the women’s 53 kilograms category as action continued today at the Asian Weightlifting Championships at the Uzbekistan Sport Center in Tashkent.
Tan Yayun and Meng Cheng each claimed narrow victories to secure a Chinese double at the Asian Weightlifting Championships at the Uzbekistan Sport Center in Tashkent.
Belarus' double world champion Andrei Rybakov has been given special dispensation to compete at this week's Asian Weightlifting Championships after the lifting of his ban for a failed meldonium drugs test.
Lasha Talakhadze produced the outstanding performance of the week at the European Weightlifting Championships in Forde, Norway, when he won gold for Georgia in the final event, the men’s +105kg.
Gaelle Nayo Katchenko had two chances to win gold for France, whose team has had a terrible week at the European Weightlifting Championships in Forde, Norway.
WADA will not be able to take over responsibility of drug testing until at least 2018, warns Sir Craig Reedie
The governing bodies of sports who want the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to catch and punish cheats for them will have to wait for two years, said Sir Craig Reedie, the WADA President.
Armenia won gold for the second day in succession at the European Weightlifting Championships in Forde, Norway, when Nazik Avdalyan secured a sensational victory with her last lift in the 69kg.
International Weightlifting Federation lift provisional ban on double world champion after WADA ruling on meldonium
A provisional suspension on Belarus' double world champion and two-time Olympic silver medallist Andrei Rybakov has been lifted by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) following yesterday's announcement that positive drugs cases involving meldonium are to be investigated.
Hundreds of thousands of Armenians tuned in to the European Weightlifting Championships, broadcast live on state television from Forde, Norway, to watch two of their country’s Olympic medal hopefuls go head-to-head.
Boyanka Kostova, the Bulgarian superstar of world weightlifting, left her rivals a long way behind when she won a gold medal for her adopted nation, Azerbaijan, at the European Championships here tonight.
Cristina Iovu, a 23-year-old who won an Olympic medal for Moldova, then tested positive while competing for Azerbaijan, made her first appearance for Romania and won gold on the second day of the European Weightlifting Championships here today.
IWF claim to be "leading the way" in tackling doping as more countries risk losing Olympic quota places
International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) director general Attila Adamfi has claimed his sport is leading the way in tackling doping problems and that they are uncovering more cheats than other sports due to their more extensive testing programme.
Germany’s Almir Velagić claimed men’s over 105 kilograms heavyweight gold today to close the Rio 2016 weightlifting test event here after Brazilian favourite Fernando Reis withdrew injured midway through the competition.
Turkey and Italy took the honours on day one of the European Weightlifting Championships at here today.