A further seven Russian weightlifters, including two who were stripped of Olympic medals for doping, have been provisionally suspended based on evidence in the McLaren Report and data retrieved from the Moscow Laboratory.
In a bad week for Russian weightlifting, two new doping suspensions have been announced.
Thailand caused a major surprise by declaring that it wants to compete in the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships next month - despite its self-imposed exile for multiple doping offences.
Five Russian weightlifters have been provisionally suspended by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) based on evidence uncovered in the McLaren Report and retrieved from the Moscow Laboratory.
The French Weightlifting Federation (FFHM) has paid tribute to "legend" Marcel Paterni following his death at the age of 82.
Canada’s team of four weightlifters for the impending Pan American Games in Lima contains two “serious medal threats” according to Don MacNeill, vice-president of the Canadian Weightlifting Federation.
United States and Colombia on medals trail as Chinese weightlifters swarm to top of Olympic rankings lists
China's chances of winning a record haul of Olympic gold medals next year are clear for all to see after the publication of the latest International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) rankings for Tokyo 2020.
Phil Andrews, chief executive of USA Weightlifting, offered his advice and expertise to an administration and management seminar held in the framework of the International Weightlifting Federation’s Development Programme in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.
Samoa 2019 chairman Loau Solamalemalo Keneti Sio has joined the debate over weightlifter Laurel Hubbard's participation in the women's over-87 kilograms here, calling it "unfair" after the transgender lifter won two gold medals.
A new testing method designed to increase the amount of samples taken while "reducing the human and financial resources required" will be given another outing at a weightlifting event in the United States later this month.
Sohrab Moradi, the world and Olympic champion and multiple world record holder, is out of the 2019 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships after dislocating his shoulder in training.
There was delight for the 2019 Pacific Games host nation as Samoa's Vaipava Nevo Ioane took all three gold medals in the men's 67 kilograms weightlifting competition here.
Li Wenwen, the world’s most remarkable teenaged weightlifter, caused arguably the biggest surprise during Olympic qualifying when she defeated Russia’s reigning super-heavyweight world champion, Tatiana Kashirina, on the second day of the Ready Steady Tokyo Olympic test event.
China’s elite weightlifters enjoyed mixed fortunes on the first day of the Ready Steady Tokyo Olympic test event at Tokyo International Forum, with two claiming world records while others missed too many lifts.
Tatiana Kashirina, Russia’s super-heavyweight world champion, faces one of the biggest tests of her career this weekend when she competes against two formidable Chinese opponents at the Ready Steady Tokyo Olympic test event.