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.
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.