Japan's Hiroaki Takao took first place in the men's 62 kilograms B group as action begun today at the 2017 International Weightlifting Federation World Championships here.
USA Weightlifting defends itself after accused by Albania of not doing enough to help athlete get visa
USA Weightlifting President Ursula Garza Papandrea has defended the organisation after Albanian Weightlifting Federation counterpart Elez Gjoza accused it of not doing enough to help athlete Daniel Godelli secure a visa for the World Championships here.
By Daniel Etchells at the Anaheim Convention Center
Turkmenistan National Olympic Committee secretary general Azat Muradov has today promised that the country’s capital Ashgabat will organise next year’s International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships to the "highest possible level".
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has officially started a review of its bodyweight categories as the world governing body looks to head towards a new era for the sport.
The 2017 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships are set to begin here tomorrow as hosts the United States look to make their mark on the men’s medal standings for the first time in 20 years.
Ashgabat is set to stage the 2018 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships after scheduled hosts Lima agreed to hand over the event to Turkmenistan’s capital.
Reigning Olympic champion Kianoush Rostami of Iran is all set to compete at the upcoming International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships here after receiving his visa to travel to the United States.
IWF Executive Board unanimously approves recommendations of Clean Sport and Sports Programme Commissions
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Executive Board today unanimously approved recommendations made by the Clean Sport and Sports Programme Commissions as the world governing body aims to ensure it retains its place on the Olympic programme.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) is set to hold an Executive Board meeting and Congress over the coming three days, during what is a crucial period for the sport.
One of the last remaining barriers to gender parity in weightlifting is to come down next year when women from Iran and Saudi Arabia compete internationally for the first time.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has today announced a partnership with REDTORCH, a London-based digital communications agency, aimed at increasing youth engagement and awareness of the upcoming World Championships in Anaheim.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has offered its condolences to the family of three-time Olympic gold medallist Naim Süleymanoğlu, who has died at the age of 50.
The Weightlifting Working Group of Olympic Results and Information Services (ORIS) held a three-day meeting in Montreux as it seeks to improve on its Rio 2016 experiences at Tokyo 2020.
Iranian Olympic weightlifting champion Kianoush Rostami has announced that he will sell his gold medal to aid the victims of Sunday's (November 12) earthquake which rocked his country.