Iranian weightlifter Behdad Salimikordasiabi has announced his retirement having made it three successive Asian Games gold medals in the men's over-105 kilograms category here at Jakarta Palembang 2018.
International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) President Tamas Aján has claimed he is optimistic about the chances of the sport remaining on the Olympic programme, but he expressed his disappointment at the leadership of several countries with poor doping records.
The Russian Weightlifting Federation (RWF) has written to the sport's governing body, and the Independent Monitoring Group (IMG) it created, in a final attempt to clear its best young athletes to compete in the Youth Olympic Games in October.
Indonesia President watches on as home favourite Irawan claims weightlifting gold at 2018 Asian Games
Indonesia President Joko Widodo was among the spectators as home favourite Eko Yuli Irawan won the men's 62 kilograms weightlifting event here at the 2018 Asian Games today.
China’s hopes of competing in weightlifting here at the 2018 Asian Games have ended after the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) vowed to adhere to the International Weightlifting Federation’s (IWF) ban on the country.
China is hoping to compete at weightlifting in the Asian Games, which start in Indonesia this weekend, despite being suspended from the sport until October 20.
Hosts Mauritius, Madagascar and Algeria were among the winners on the opening days of the African Weightlifting Championships in Mahébourg.
The 2018 African Senior Weightlifting Championships are due to begin tomorrow in Mahébourg, marking the start of eight days of action in the Mauritian city.
A leading Indian hope for an Asian Games gold medal at Jakarta Palembang 2018 has pulled out of the event because of injury.
Britain's elite weightlifters have had to turn to crowdfunding in their attempt to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, as the sport has hit rock bottom financially.
USA Weightlifting have selected two athletes for the Buenos Aires 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games.
USA Weightlifting have created new American record standards for the new bodyweight categories recently introduced by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) have unveiled the official logo for this year's World Championships in Turkmenistan's capital Ashgabat.
The Marshall Islands dominated the weightlifting competition at the Micronesian Games in Yap, winning 26 out of a possible 36 gold medals.
Boxing and weightlifting remain at risk of Olympic axe as IOC Executive Board maintain current position
Worldwide governing bodies representing boxing and weightlifting have called for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to clarify the exact requirements they need to meet in order to retain their places on the Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024 programmes respectively.