On a glorious day for Italy at the European Junior and Under-23 Championships a policeman from Sicily won his seventh European title since 2011 and strengthened his home town’s claim to be the undisputed champion city of world weightlifting.
Bulgaria make early impression at European Junior Weightlifting Championships but small piece of history for Norway
Stilyan Grozdev, a 17-year-old Bulgarian, broke two records as former Soviet Bloc countries won all four overall gold medals on day one of the European Junior Weightlifting Championships here.
The difference between the highest and lowest totals lifted by the men’s super-heavyweights at the European Under-23 Championships could be 150 kilograms – because the world record holder and reigning Olympic champion will be competing.
Turkish weightlifter Sibel Özkan will officially lose her Beijing 2008 Olympic silver medal after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) dismissed her appeal against her retroactive disqualification from the 48 kilograms event by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for doping.
Maxim Agapitov has been elected as the permanent President of the Russian Weightlifting Federation (RWF) following the resignation of Sergey Syrtsov.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed that six weightlifters will be stripped of medals won at the London 2012 Games due to retrospective drug test failures.
IWF to take over selection of Beijing 2008 and London 2012 re-analysis cases following IOC disqualification verdicts
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) is set to take over the results management of 11 re-analysis cases from Beijing 2008 and London 2012 following the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Disciplinary Commission’s recent disqualification of results.
Malaysia claimed a memorable gold medal double at their home 2016 Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships in Penang, as Zaidi Bin Mohd Nordin Muhammad and Hafifi Bin Mansor Mohd won the men's 62 and 69 kilogram events respectively.
Iran’s Ali Davoudi held off the challenge of Russia’s Dimitrii Gretsa to earn the final gold medal of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Youth World Championships in Penang.
Keydomar Vallenilla Sanchez won overall and clean and jerk gold in the men's 85kg category as the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Youth World Championships continued in Penang in Malaysia today.
Colombia's Yeison Lopez won three gold medals and broke three world records as the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Youth World Championships continued in Penang in Malaysia today.
The United States’ Clarence Cummings Jr set a youth world record in the clean and jerk today on his way to claiming the men’s 69 kilograms overall crown at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Youth World Championships in Penang.
China dominated the second day of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Youth World Championships in Penang as Huang Gaoming and Yu Mengqian won the respective men’s 56 kilograms and women’s 53kg titles.
China's Jinhong Zhao dominated the women's 48kg division as the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Youth World Championships began in Penang today.
Pattaya in Thailand has been awarded the hosting rights to the 2019 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships.