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December 23 - Zoe Smith, the first English woman to win a weightlifting Commonwealth Games medal and considered one of the country's outstanding prospects for success at London 2012, has had her funding temporarily suspended after she was accused of being overweight.
October 8 - British Weight Lifting, basking in the success of teenager Zoe Smith (pictured), has joined the Twitter generation in a bid to keep fans up to date with all the latest developments in the sport.
By Tom Degun in New DelhiOctober 6 - Teenage sensation Zoe Smith has made history by becoming the first English woman to win a weightlifting medal at the Commonwealth Games after securing bronze in the 58kg category.
By Mike Rowbottom
July 5 - Sixteen-year-old Zoe Smith (pictured) today became the youngest athlete selected for England at the Delhi Commonwealth Games when she was named in a 12-strong weightlifting team.
May 2 - Michaela Breeze (pictured), the first woman weightlifter to represent Britain at the Olympics, has announced that she plans to retire after this year's Commonwealth Games in New Delhi because she can no longer face having to work with national performance director Tamás Fehér.
January 23 - The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) today said that they would not help the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) pay a $500,000 (£310,000) fine imposed on them after several of its top lifters, including Manchester 2002 Commonwealth Games champion Shailaja Pujari (pictured), tested positive for banned performance-enhancing drugs.
January 22 - India's weightlifting team will be allowed to compete at this year's Commonwealth Games in New Delhi after the Indian Weightlifting Federation escaped another ban following a series of positive drugs tests involving its lifters, including Shailaja Pujari (pictured), and were instead fined $500,000 (£310,000).
January 2 - Bulgaria's weightlifting federation has been stripped of its licence by the Government for financial mismanagement and a major doping scandal that saw the country's best athletes banned, the country's Sports Ministry said.
January 1 - Former Olympic and world champion Hossein Rezazadeh (pictured), the newly-elected caretaker leader of the Iran Weightlifting Federation (IWF), has promised to stamp out doping in the country.
December 27 - Dean Lukin (pictured) is hoping to follow in the footsteps of his famous father and qualify for Australia's team the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi only a few months after taking-up weightlifting.
December 16 - Baldev Raj Gulati, forced out as the secretary general of the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) last month following a series of doping scandals, has put himself forward as a candidate for the reconstituted organisation when elections are held later this month.