The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) have claimed that a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) review which declared them compliant with their rules shows how they operated under the "highest standards" of drug testing.
Polish weightlifter Tomasz Zieliński has failed to overturn his four-year doping ban at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) have claimed they are making strong progress towards ensuring equal opportunities for men and women.
The Oceania Weightlifting Federation held an elite training camp in New Caledonia in a bid to improve athletes' Gold Coast 2018 medal prospects.
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.
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.
Brian Oliver: When doping pays - only one winner in complex case of Ilya Ilyin, the "Lance Armstrong of weightlifting"
The appalling abuse of American Olympic gymnasts, North Korea's Winter Olympic participation and Russian dopers have all been making the headlines this week.
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.
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.
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.
European silver medallist among six weightlifters to fail doping tests with Russian and two Ukrainians also on list
European silver medallist Monica-Suneta Csengeri of Romania is one of six weightlifters to have been confirmed as returning an Adverse Analytical Finding (AAF) by the sport's world governing body, with the list also including athletes from banned nations Russia and Ukraine.
Weightlifting place on programme for Paris 2024 still under review as IOC wait to see results of anti-doping reforms
Weightlifting remains on probation by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and is not assured of remaining on the Paris 2024 programme unless its doping problems continue to be addressed, they were warned here today.