Fernando Reis, Brazil’s top weightlifter, who has been embroiled in one of the most incredible controversies in the sport’s history in recent months, is in Brazil’s team for the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships in California.
The vice president of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) and the President of the South American Weightlifting Confederation, Jose Quiñones, visited the IWF headquarters in Budapest to discuss plans for two tournaments.
Weightlifters in China, India and the United States – the world’s three most populous countries – have all had much to celebrate in recent days, but in terms of significance to the sport none of their efforts matches those of a group anti-doping, legal and sports administration executives who met in Frankfurt yesterday and today.
Corrientes in Argentina hosted a weightlifting coaching course which was backed by Olympic Solidarity.
Pradeep Singh provided a fitting conclusion to India's dominance on the final day of action at the 2017 Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships in Gold Coast.
Chinese weightlifters showed why they are the dominant force in the sport with a number of phenomenal performances at the National Games of China, which ended in Tianjin today.
India's Seema led yet another emphatic day for her country at the 2017 Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships in Gold Coast with two medals.
The International Weightlifting Federation's (IWF) Sport Programme Commission (SPC) has met for the first time in Budapest this week.
Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games gold medallist Sathish Sivalingam continued Indian success at the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships in Gold Coast today.
Nine of the world’s most successful nations in weightlifting, including China and Russia, are set to be banned from this year’s International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships in Anaheim because of multiple doping offences at the Olympic Games.
India have continued their sublime start to the 2017 Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships by winning 10 medals on the third day of competition in Gold Coast.
Nigerian weightlifters fear may miss Gold Coast 2018 following Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships absence
Nigerian weightlifters may be forced to miss next year's 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast after failing to compete at the ongoing Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships in Australia.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has recruited five independent experts from outside its own governing body to help protect the sport’s place on the Olympic Games programme.
China facing year's ban from weightlifting after CAS confirm decision to strip them of two Olympic gold medals
China could be banned from international weightlifting for a year after Chunhong Liu and Lei Cao lost appeals at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) following the decision to strip them of Olympic gold medals they won at Beijing 2008 following positive drugs tests.
The European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) organised an anti-doping seminar in Latvia.