A number of medallists from the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games are set to compete at the season-opening Powerlifting World Cup in Dubai, where action is due to begin tomorrow.
World Para Powerlifting, in partnership with the Dubai Sports Club for the Disabled (DSCD), conducted a series of educational courses this week in Dubai prior to the start of the World Cup tomorrow.
Powerlifter Ruza Kuzieva has failed a doping test for meldonium, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced, but she will escape a ban due to the question marks over the substance.
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Powerlifting has sent its condolences to the family of Antranik Nahabeet and the Iraq National Paralympic Committee after he tragically died in Baghdad.
Siamand Rahman has targeted further medal success at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Powerlifting World Championships and Tokyo 2020 following his historic success at Rio 2016.
The number of International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Powerlifting national technical officials has been bolstered after five participants passed a referee course in Lille.
More than 5,000 people visited the powerlifting spectator experience during the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro last month, it has been announced.
Siamand Rahman lived up to his status as the world’s strongest Paralympian after the Iranian star produced a world record lift on the final day of powerlifting competition at Rio 2016.
Egypt's Mohamed Eldib and Randa Mahmoud both won Paralympic powerlifting gold medals at Riocentro Pavilion 2 in Rio de Janeiro today.
Paralympic Games debutante, Nigeria's Ndidi Nwosu, defeated London 2012 gold medallist Souhad Ghazouani of France in the women's under 73 kilogram powerlifting final at Riocentro - Pavilion 2 in Rio de Janeiro today.
Nigeria's Lucy Ejike won gold in the women's under 61 kilogram category as she became the first athlete to deny Egypt's Fatma Omar a Paralympic powerlifting title.
Kenyan powerlifter Gabriel Magu Wanjiku has received a reprimand after taking cough medicine that contained a prohibited substance, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced today.
Amalia Perez broke the world record en-route to Mexican gold in the women's under 55 kilograms powerlifting competition in a packed RioCentro Pavilion 2 today.
China's Hu Dandan broke her own world record while Egypt's Sherif Osman claimed a third successive Paralympic title on the second day of Rio 2016 powerlifting competition at the RioCentro Pavilion 2 in Rio de Janeiro.
Turkey's Nazmiye Muratli and Cong Le Van of Vietnam both broke world records to claim the first Paralympic powerlifting gold medals at Rio 2016 in the women's under 40 kilogram and men's under 49 kilogram finals respectively at Riocentro.