European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) President Antonio Urso has defended the continental governing body’s decision to award the 2020 European Weightlifting Championships to Russia, claiming the National Federation deserves a chance to show that "something is changing" following the country’s doping scandal.
Om breaks clean and jerk world standard on way to clinching clean sweep of titles at 2018 IWF World Championships
North Korea’s Om Yun Chol broke the men’s 55 kilograms clean and jerk world standard en route to claiming a hat-trick of gold medals on day two of the 2018 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships here in Turkmenistan’s capital.
By Daniel Etchells at the Ashgabat Olympic Complex's Martial Arts Arena
Turkmenistan's Minister of Sport and Youth Policy, Dayanch Gulgeldiyew, officially declared open the 2018 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships during an eye-catching curtain raiser here this evening.
The Presidents of the Iranian and Filipino national federations were among those to call for changes to the Anti-Doping Administration and Management System (ADAMS) as the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) held its Congress.
By Daniel Etchells at the Ashgabat Olympic Complex's Main Indoor Arena
Kazakhstan’s Ilya Ilyin, who was stripped of two Olympic gold medals for doping, has been forced to withdraw from the 2018 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships, which are scheduled to begin here tomorrow.
Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah has described the plan of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) to ensure it keeps its place on the Olympic programme as "excellent" and has predicted a bright future for the sport.
Kiwi weightlifters threatened with bans of up to two years if they attend training clinics run by British drugs cheat
Weightlifters from New Zealand have been warned they could face a suspension of up to two years if they attend training clinics run by Great Britain’s Sonny Webster, who was banned from the sport in December 2017 for four years after testing positive for the prohibited substance ostarine.
Lima selected to host 2021 World Weightlifting Championships as IWF Executive Board meeting concludes
Lima has today been chosen as host of the 2021 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships.
Ascent Protein has become the official performance nutrition partner of USA Weightlifting prior to the 2018 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships here in Turkmenistan’s capital.
Exclusive: IWF President Aján "confident" the sport's anti-doping efforts will secure its Olympic future
Tamás Aján, President of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), says he is confident the sport has done enough to combat doping to vouchsafe its threatened place at the Olympic Games.
India's Mirabai Chanu has been ruled out of competing at the upcoming International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships here in Turkmenistan's capital after failing to recover from a lower-back injury.
IWF reveals seven weightlifters unable to compete at Buenos Aires 2018 due to ADAMS whereabouts failures
Seven athletes due to compete in weightlifting at the recent Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires were unable to do so having failed to log their own whereabouts on the global anti-doping database, insidethegames has been told.
Online anti-doping education platform introduced to IWF Committee members prior to 2018 World Championships
The International Weightlifting Federation’s (IWF) newly-launched online anti-doping platform has been introduced to Committee members with all athletes participating at the 2018 World Championships here having to complete its dedicated education course prior to competition.