The rift in weightlifting has been exposed again by the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) decision to cut the sport's athlete quota for the Olympic Games by more than half.
IOC reject requests for additional Paris 2024 disciplines but weightlifting events and 50km race walk cut
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has turned down all requests for additional disciplines for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, with the organisation instead confirming a reduction of events in weightlifting and the removal of the 50 kilometres race walk.
Exclusive: Optimistic IWF leader Irani prepared to "give my vote to athletes" on way to weightlifting reform
As weightlifting awaits a crucial decision from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) next week, Mike Irani, the British doctor who became the sport’s latest leader in October, has spoken about his heartfelt hopes and plans for a brighter future.
Jeddah has been announced as host of the 2021 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships, with the event billed as a "like for like" substitute to this year’s cancelled event.
Iran's Navab Nasirshelal has officially been confirmed as the men's under-105 kilograms weightlifting champion from London 2012 by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Star Wars actor Mark Hamill has led tributes to actor and Commonwealth Games weightlifter Dave Prowse who has died at the age of 85.
Venezuela has become the latest nation in weightlifting to face a loss of Olympic quota places because of multiple doping offences.
Roxana Cocos and Răzvan Martin are set to be stripped of their London 2012 Olympic medals after three Romanian weightlifters were disqualified following positive retests from the Games.
Dates for the twice-postponed European Weightlifting Championships in Moscow have been confirmed by the continental governing body.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) says its new independent Disciplinary and Ethics Commission will become operational at the end of December.
International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Interim President Mike Irani revealed the governing body would continue to "embrace" technology after the success of the Online Youth World Cup.
Agapitov clear to stand for European Weightlifting Federation Presidency after winning election in Russia
Maxim Agapitov saw off the challenge of his rivals - including Olympic silver medallist Dmitry Klokov - to win the Presidency of the Russian Weightlifting Federation (FTAR) for a second term.
Vietnam is likely to be barred from weightlifting at Tokyo 2020 after two teenagers, one of them a world champion, were banned for doping.
Peru finished top of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Online Youth World Cup medals table as three athletes took the nine titles on offer on the eighth and final day of the tournament.
By Michael Houston