Sohrab Moradi, one of the world's best weightlifters who was seen as a strong favourite to win a second Olympic gold medal next year, is likely to miss Tokyo 2020 because of a serious back injury suffered in training this week.
Georgia's Lasha Talakhadze and Spain's Lidia Valentín have been named the respective men's and women's Lifters of the Year for 2018, repeating the feat they achieved for 2017.
Two more of Thailand’s medallists from the 2018 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships have tested positive and are provisionally suspended.
The most successful female coach in world weightlifting failed to turn up for a groundbreaking women's coaching seminar in Sweden, at which Asia was the only continent not represented.
USA Weightlifting (USAW) is continuing its attempts to change the voting rules of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) despite an initial lack of support for the idea from a working party.
International Weightlifting Federation visit Las Vegas to prepare for 2019 Youth World Championships
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) carried out a two-day technical visit to Las Vegas to assess preparations for this year's Youth World Championships.
Mattie Rogers has moved up the World Championships podium after a career-ending doping suspension was imposed on an Albanian medallist.
A weightlifter who tested positive for testosterone has been cleared to return to competition because of an administrative mix-up.
Thailand could lose World Championships after six weightlifters test positive at IWF's flagship event
Two Olympic champions are among four new doping positives from Thailand's 2018 World Championships team, taking to six the number of Thais who have failed tests from the International Weightlifting Federation's (IWF) flagship event in Turkmenistan last November.
Matthew Curtain, the former Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) director of sport and International Federations, is one of four non-executive directors to have been appointed to the British Weightlifting (BWL) Board.
USA Weightlifting have announced a partnership with Tropical 7s Rugby as they aim to find the next generation of lifters.
The President of the Thailand Amateur Weightlifting Association (TAWA) Boossaba Yodbangtoey visited International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) counterpart Tamás Aján at his office in Budapest.
Indian city Patiala held an International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) coaching course, backed by Olympic Solidarity.
The Thai Weightlifting Federation (TAWA) held a celebratory event to mark their 60th anniversary.
The Oceania Talent Identification Programme (OTIP), which aims to create interest in weightlifting among youngsters in the Pacific Island nations, has continued its "success" with financial support from the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).