Turkmenistan's capital Ashgabat, asked to host this year's World Weightlifting Championships at short notice, is making "significant progress" towards staging the event from November 1 to 10, it has been claimed.
Kiribati's first-ever Commonwealth Games gold medallist David Katoatau has been named as an Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) ambassador for climate change as he seeks to raise awareness of the issue.
Turkey, Armenia and Azerbaijan will have their doping-related suspensions from international weightlifting competitions lifted early, it has been announced today.
On the day after his two-year suspension ended Ilya Ilyin, the weightlifter who forfeited two Olympic gold medals because of doping, has publicly declared his intent to compete at Tokyo 2020.
Fiji Association of Sport and National Olympic Committee (FASANOC) have expressed their disappointment after boycotting athletes did not attend a meeting aimed at resolving their dispute with Fiji Weightlifting.
Kazakhstan, the nation with the worst doping record in weightlifting, has angered rival nations by appealing to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) over the new Olympic qualifying system.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has begun the final phase of determining the 10 new men’s and women’s bodyweight categories, which it hopes will provide greater athletic opportunities, improve inclusivity and enhance competition.
Rebekah Tiler, Britain's best weightlifting prospect in decades who topped the world youth rankings and competed at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games as a 17-year-old, has given up the sport after a protracted dispute over funding.
An Indian weightlifter who won her second Commonwealth Games gold medal last month has failed a doping test, and Spain has had its first positive in the sport in eight years.
The appointment of an Iranian Olympic champion as Fiji's national weightlifting coach has led to a mass withdrawal of youth, junior and senior athletes from the Oceania Championships next month.
Greek weightlifter and wrestling coach among those honoured at Turkish Olympic Committee Fair Play Awards
The Turkish Olympic Committee (TOC) has announced the winners of the 2017 Turkey Fair Play Awards.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) sent a delegation to Tashkent to assess preparations for this year's World Junior Championships.
Colombia topped the medal table at the Pan American Weightlifting Championships in Santo Domingo.
Malaysia faces a two-year ban from weightlifting that would keep it out of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, because three more of its athletes have been caught taking steroids.
The Pan-American Weightlifting Federation (PAWF) have held their Executive Board meeting and Ordinary Congress alongside the 2018 Pan-American Championships in the Dominican Republic capital Santo Domingo.