The 2019 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships are due to begin here in Pattaya tomorrow, with Georgia's Lasha Talakhadze and Russia's Tatiana Kashirina among the athletes looking to make their mark.
Egyptian weightlifters to miss 2019 World Championships and potentially Tokyo 2020 following suspension
Egypt will not be represented at the 2019 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships here in Pattaya following the suspension of the country's national federation.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has today selected Chinese city Chongqing as the host of its 2022 World Championships.
When the International Olympic Committee (IOC) put weightlifting's place on the Games schedule under threat on June 9, 2017, there were many within the sport who feared the worst, with good reason.
The head of the Russian Weightlifting Federation (RWF) has accused the sport's governing body of being unfair, unjust and unconstitutional in its anti-doping policies, and describes a new independent sanctions panel as "a Medieval Inquisition".
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.