One of Bulgaria’s two weightlifters at the delayed Olympic Games in Tokyo may have to forfeit his place after a fellow member of the national team was charged with refusing to give a sample to testers.
The Olympic medal chances of athletes from around the world have changed dramatically after China decided not to select Rio 2016 gold medallist Deng Wei, its leading female athlete in the Tokyo 2020 rankings.
A Kazakhstan weightlifter who was moved up from fourth to second place at the Olympic Games because of doping disqualifications by rival athletes will not be awarded a medal - because she is herself suspended for doping.
Weightlifters and their National Federations from all parts of the world are waiting on doping-related decisions that will affect their chances at the delayed 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Armenia won both medal events on the eighth day of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Moldova won its first ever junior world title and Russia was on top of the podium at this level for the first time in six years on day six of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Two Vietnamese weightlifters with a good chance of winning medals at the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are likely to miss their chance because of multiple doping violations by their teammates.
Olivia Reeves ensured the United States won gold at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships for the fifth time in a row.
Exclusive: Chinese Weightlifting Association accuses "unprofessional" IWF of putting athletes at risk
The "unprofessional" Executive Board of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has been severely criticised by China for putting athletes’ health at risk and forcing National Federations to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars unnecessarily.
Athlete empowerment, punishments for multiple doping violations, and age and term limits for Executive Board members are some of the points of contention among nations who have sent feedback on a draft Constitution to the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).
A formal complaint of unethical behaviour and "anti-Olympism" by the Executive Board of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has been made by four of the governing body’s member federations.
Christine Girard: Weightlifting has a clear choice in this high-stakes IWF election - embrace positive culture change or face years on the sidelines
As I made my way through the weightlifting ranks, competing as a young athlete in a sport tainted by doping - and with rumours of countries constantly getting away with doping - it taught me just to focus on my own performance, and controlling the controllable.
The Executive Board of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has disbanded the Commission it set up to reform the sport before it has finished its job.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has sent amended qualifying rules for Tokyo 2020 to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) only two days before athletes return to the platform.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will be keeping a close watch on Thursday (April 1) when the European Weightlifting Federation elects a new leader, says one of the three candidates hoping to replace the outgoing Italian Antonio Urso as President.