In July this year two freestyle swimming medallists at the World Aquatics Championships refused to stand on the podium alongside the multiple champion Sun Yang, of China, because they regard him as a cheat.
International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) President Tamás Aján has expressed the pride at seeing North and South Korean athletes competing together at the Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships in Pyongyang.
The quality of the Lima Grand Prix, and the possibility of a "flat" period in weightlifting after the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, has led to talk of innovations in the future calendar of the sport.
USA Weightlifting chief executive Phil Andrews says he agrees entirely with International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) general secretary Mohamed Jaloud that the world governing body should outsource all its anti-doping operation and results management, including sanctions for National Federations, to an independent body such as the International Testing Agency (ITA).
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) should scrap the body that dishes out punishment to nations with multiple doping offences and turn instead to the International Testing Agency (ITA) and its own board members, according to IWF general secretary Mohamed Jaloud.
Colombia won three gold medals on the opening day of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Grand Prix here, a silver qualifying event for next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Egypt's Olympic Committee (EOC) has suspended its Weightlifting Federation after five more Egyptians tested positive for drugs, including an Olympic medallist, in August.
International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) President Tamás Aján has claimed the recently-concluded World Championships have shown the results of the world governing body's work to ensure that the sport is a clean one.
International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) President Tamás Aján has warned the world governing body’s Executive Board members they must unite together if they wish to continue to fight against doping in the sport effectively.
International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) President Tamás Aján revealed he has urged the Thai Amateur Weightlifting Association (TAWA) to go to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to allow them to decide if they can send a team to the 2019 Southeast Asian Games in the Philippines.
Georgia’s Lasha Talakhadze broke his own world records in the men’s over-109 kilograms snatch, clean and jerk and total as the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships ended in explosive fashion here today.
By Daniel Etchells in Pattaya
Armenia's Simon Martirosyan was the last of three lifters to break the snatch world record, as he successfully defended his men's 109 kilograms title with a clean sweep of gold medals at the International Weightlifting Federation World Championships here today.