The vice president of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) and the President of the South American Weightlifting Confederation, Jose Quiñones, visited the IWF headquarters in Budapest to discuss plans for two tournaments.
Weightlifters in China, India and the United States – the world’s three most populous countries – have all had much to celebrate in recent days, but in terms of significance to the sport none of their efforts matches those of a group anti-doping, legal and sports administration executives who met in Frankfurt yesterday and today.
Corrientes in Argentina hosted a weightlifting coaching course which was backed by Olympic Solidarity.
The International Weightlifting Federation's (IWF) Sport Programme Commission (SPC) has met for the first time in Budapest this week.
Nine of the world’s most successful nations in weightlifting, including China and Russia, are set to be banned from this year’s International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships in Anaheim because of multiple doping offences at the Olympic Games.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has recruited five independent experts from outside its own governing body to help protect the sport’s place on the Olympic Games programme.
China facing year's ban from weightlifting after CAS confirm decision to strip them of two Olympic gold medals
China could be banned from international weightlifting for a year after Chunhong Liu and Lei Cao lost appeals at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) following the decision to strip them of Olympic gold medals they won at Beijing 2008 following positive drugs tests.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has announced the make-up of its special commission to look into how the sport can become more innovative and more socially inclusive.
Fernando Reis, Brazil’s most famous weightlifter, has claimed he will sue the President of his own National Federation because of a selection row that has threatened his participation in the Pan American Championships - due to start here today - and the World Championships.
All Olympic International Federations should introduce term limits for its Presidents and other key positions as this promotes better governance standards and avoids a monopoly of power around a few individuals, the head of the umbrella group that represents them has warned.
International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) President Tamas Aján has claimed the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) warning about the sport's inclusion at the 2024 Olympic Games "will be tackled on more than one front" in an open letter.
Armenia’s Simon Martirosyan won the men’s over 105 kilograms snatch and clean and jerk events today to claim to overall title on the final day of the International Weightlifting Federation Junior World Championships in Tokyo.
Ecuador's Neisi Patricia Dajomes Barrera dominated the women's 75 kilograms competition at the International Weightlifting Federation Junior World Championships in Tokyo today.
Yi Chuwei of China claimed a hat-trick of gold medals in the women's 69 kilograms event at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships in Tokyo.
Yeison Lopez Lopez of Colombia secured all three gold medals in the men's 77 kilograms category as action continued at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships in Tokyo.