Greece, Belgium and Austria joined the growing list of nations on the medals table at the European Weightlifting Championships in Batumi, Georgia.
There was a surprise defeat for Lidia Valentin when she failed with her final lift in the women’s 76kg on day six of the European Weightlifting Championships in Batumi, Georgia.
Italian strikes gold after bomb-out king Godelli flops again at European Weightlifting Championships
Russia had its first gold medal of the week at the European Weightlifting Championships in Batumi in Georgia and also welcomed back Apti Aukhadov, one of their lifters who lost a London 2012 Olympic Games medal for a doping disqualification.
Hat-trick of golds for Toma - and Britain's Smith has career-best bronze at European Weightlifting Championships
Loredana Toma, of Romania, won her third straight European senior title with a commanding performance in the women’s 64 kilograms on the fourth day of the European Weightlifting Championships in Batumi in Georgia.
Daniyar Ismayilov, the Turkish weightlifter who has made headlines for disciplinary problems as well as for winning a silver medal at Rio 2016, has crashed out of contention for a place at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Weightlifters from Poland and Belarus won the medal events on day two of the European Championships in Batumi, Georgia – and there was a huge roar when Georgia’s Shota Mishvelidze made the last lift of the night.
Italy's Mirco Scarantino claimed his third European title in the minimum weight class, while Romanian Elena Andries moved up the Olympic qualifying list by winning gold for the second successive year on day one of the European Weightlifting Championships in Batumi, Georgia.
Weightlifters from across Europe feel they are victims of an “outdated” data system at the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) after being barred from competing at the European Championships, which start in Batumi, Georgia today.
For the first time since the start of the new Olympic qualifying programme last November, the focus of the weightlifting world is on Europe.
USA Weightlifting, USA Rugby, USA Cheer, USRowing, USA Bobsled and Skeleton and USA Triathlon will host six cross-sport events at universities in the country in an effort to expand their talent pools.
Kazakhstan Weightlifting Federation to make final plea for increased Tokyo 2020 quota places in meeting with IOC and IWF
Kazakhstan Weightlifting Federation (WFRK) officials are set to meet representatives from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the sport's worldwide governing body in a last-ditch attempt to increase the size of their team for Tokyo 2020.
Azerbaijan's Valentin Hristov is facing being banned for life after he was caught doping for a third time in retests from London 2012 carried out by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Weightlifting will be granted full inclusion on the programme for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris once the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has handed over its entire anti-doping operation to the International Testing Agency (ITA), it was announced here today.
Kazakhstan drops legal challenge against International Weightlifting Federation Olympic qualification system
A legal challenge filed by the Kazakhstan Weightlifting Federation (WFRK) against the International Weightlifting Federation's (IWF) Olympic qualification system for Tokyo 2020 has been dropped, it was announced today.
A member of the United States weightlifting team who claims she was raped by a team-mate who, at the time, was an athletes’ representative on the board of the sport’s national governing body, has issued a lawsuit against the alleged perpetrator, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and USA Weightlifting.