A report delivered by the International Weightlifting Federation's (IWF) independent monitoring group here has confirmed the "progress" made by suspended member federations.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Executive Board has today approved the 10 new bodyweight categories for both men and women here.
Turkey's three-time Olympic gold medal-winning weightlifter Naim Süleymanoğlu has been exhumed in Istanbul as part of a paternity lawsuit filed by Japanese citizen Sekai Mori, who claims to be his daughter.
Kazakhstan Weightlifting Federation (WFRK) secretary general Aldiyar Nuralinov has claimed there is a lot of support for their decision to challenge the qualifying system for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
Members of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Medical Committee are said to have welcomed the proposed new bodyweight categories which will be submitted to the IWF Executive Board here.
Anti-doping related issues and modification of bodyweight categories expected to be high on agenda at key IWF Executive Board meeting
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Executive Board is set to meet here over the coming two days as the world governing body continues its battle to improve its anti-doping procedures to a degree deemed sufficient by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to stay on the Olympic programme at Paris 2024.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) claims to have received assurance from countries in Oceania of their full support for the sport's new Olympic qualifying system.
The Mediterranean Weightlifting Confederation (MWC) has elected a new Executive Board with Egypt's Mahmoud Mahgoub taking up the position of President.
Papua New Guinea's Steven Kari and Nauru's Charisma Amoe-Tarrant were among the winners on the final day of the Oceania Weightlifting Championships in New Caledonia.
Russian weightlifting boss claims current IWF anti-doping rules encourage cover-ups and punish clean athletes
Russian Weightlifting Federation President Maxim Agapitov has criticised international rules which sanction specific countries for their athletes failing drug tests and claimed they encourage dishonesty and corruption.
Papua New Guinean sisters Thelma and Dika Toua each won gold medals at the Oceania Weightlifting Championships in New Caledonia.
Another teenaged weightlifter from Azerbaijan has tested positive for anabolic steroids, putting his nation's place at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo in doubt.
Clerical errors on anti-doping information excludes Fiji and New Zealand weightlifters from Oceania Championships
Fiji's entire delegation and eight athletes from New Zealand will be absent from the Oceania Weightlifting Championships due to begin tomorrow in New Caledonia after the two teams failed to submit drug-testing whereabouts forms.
Closer collaboration and next year's Youth World Championships were among the main topics discussed as the USA Weightlifting leadership met with senior International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) officials in Budapest.
Morghan King of the United States and Oscar Albeiro Figueroa Mosquera of Colombia have been named as Athlete Role Models (ARMs) for this year's Summer Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires.