The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has called an extraordinary meeting of its Executive Board in Qatar next week in response to allegations of corruption made in a German television documentary.
Two Romanians who won medals at London 2012 have come up positive for anabolic steroids in the retesting of samples by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Tamás Aján has told an interviewer in Hungary that the German television documentary about alleged corruption in weightlifting has "completely ruined my life and 50 years of my work".
New evidence of manipulated doping samples has been released by the makers of a German television documentary about alleged corruption in weightlifting.
Two of the most senior figures in weightlifting in the United States and Russia have called for investigations into claims of corruption in the sport made by a German television documentary.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has strongly rejected claims of doping cover-ups and financial mismanagement made in a German television documentary, and has said it is concerned about possible "organised doping" in Thailand.
"Weightlifting’s doping cover-ups and missing millions" - German TV documentary targets IWF President Aján
A German television documentary broadcast today alleges corruption and cover-ups in weightlifting, in doping and finance, and secretly records a conversation with an Olympic medallist who claims girls as young as 13 are doping in Thailand.
The top two coaches in Egypt’s national weightlifting team have been sent to jail during a Government inquiry into widespread doping and misappropriation of public funds.
In a year of landmark achievements in women's weightlifting, there was one occurrence that might have escaped the attention of those who focus only on results.
Maxim Agapitov, the Russian who has been openly critical of weightlifting’s global leadership in recent months, is running for President of the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) to replace Antonio Urso, who has announced he is not standing again on "ethical principles".
International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) director general Attila Adamfi is confident the organisation's cooperation with the International Testing Agency (ITA) will lead to a "cultural change" in the sport.
Chinese city Tianjin is set to play host to an International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Cup, an event doubling as a qualification competition for next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Fernando Reis, the Brazilian weightlifter who finished fifth in his home Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, is convinced he can win a medal at Tokyo 2020 and give the sport a huge boost in the process.
Brian Oliver: Absence makes weightlifting grow stronger as dopers push new names towards Tokyo 2020 podium
There has been a lot of angry talk recently from "clean" weightlifters who feel they were cheated out of a fair chance during decades of doping by other countries.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) made the right moves as far as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is concerned when its Executive Board backed a tough stance against doping in Lausanne tonight.