An anti-doping seminar was held by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) in Azerbaijan as part of the sport's efforts to maintain its place on the Olympic programme at Paris 2024.
Russian weightlifters Ruslan Albegov and Oleg Chen have had provisional suspensions lifted by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), according to their lawyer.
The 2018 European Weightlifting Championships will take place next month as planned after the Romanian Weightlifting Federation stepped in at short notice to save the event.
Georgia's Lasha Talakhadze and Spain's Lidia Valentín have been named the respective men's and women's Lifters of the Year for 2017 following an online vote held by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will target countries with bad doping records to help ensure a drugs-free weightlifting competition at Tokyo 2020.
Melbourne 2006 gold medallist Deborah Acason is among the 16 Australian weightlifters selected to represent the host nation at this year's Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.
World governing bodies representing the Olympic sports of bobsleigh and weightlifting have each vowed to appeal to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to change their rules to make it easier for them to take a tougher stance on cheats in sport.
Two European champions, a Commonwealth Games champion and a double world gold medallist tested positive at the 2017 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships in Anaheim, California last month.
Doping outcry in Albania leaves European Weightlifting Championships without a home 10 weeks before start
The 2018 European Weightlifting Championships will be moved to another country at 10 weeks notice or postponed to a later date after Albania said it was unable to host the event.
Second positive for Albanian weightlifter means Mattie Rogers set move up to World Championships silver
An Albanian weightlifter who became her nation’s first female World Championships gold medallist in any sport in 2014, and won gold again last December, has tested positive for a second time.
Mario Martinez, the last American man to win an Olympic weightlifting medal, who was one of the most popular figures in the sport in the United States throughout the 1980s and 1990s, has died aged 60.
Women's weightlifting: a long journey from naked weigh-ins to hijab-wearing heroine who inspired Iran
On the first weekend of February, women and girls will compete in an official weightlifting competition in Iran for the first time, bringing down one of the remaining barriers to global gender equality in a sport that had the words "for men only" in its rule book for nearly 90 years.
Kazakh weightlifter Ilya Ilyin can continue his career from June after his positive drugs tests at the Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Olympics were considered as one violation by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), the governing body today announced.
Weightlifting seminars have been held in South America to help promote the Olympic sport across the continent.
Two-time European champion Oleg Chen of Russia has been provisionally suspended by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) following an alleged anti-doping violation.