The future of Attila Adamfi, director general of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) is "under legal review" following the publication of the McLaren Independent Weightlifting Investigation, said the governing body’s Interim President, Ursula Papandrea.
It looked likely to be the biggest story of the week in Olympic sport when insidethegames reported, on New Year’s Day, that two Egyptian coaches had been sent to jail during a Government inquiry into widespread doping and fraud.
Doping cover-ups and more than $10 million missing - Aján condemned in weightlifting corruption inquiry
More than $10 million (£7.9 million/€8.84 million) is unaccounted for, 40 doping positives have been covered up, and vote-buying was rampant at the past two electoral congresses of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) and the Pan American Weightlifting Federation will hold a joint online seminar with the chairman of the IWF Medical and Anti-Doping Committees, Mike Irani.
Egyptian weightlifting coach may face lifetime ban after being suspended for alleged doping offences
Khaled Korany, the successful weightlifting coach who last week spoke to insidethegames of his innocence in the scandal that led to Egypt being banned from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, has been provisionally suspended for doping offences.
Sam Coffa, the 84-year-old Australian who lost his seat on the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Executive Board three years ago, has been asked to become "honorary advisor" to the Board a week before the publication of the McLaren Report into alleged corruption in the sport.
Exclusive: Leaked report condemns Egypt over weightlifting teenage doping scandal but offers chance of reform
The Egyptian Weightlifting Federation (EWF), whose most recent President sits on the Executive Board of the sport’s governing body, has been severely condemned in a leaked report.
Two prominent figures in weightlifting in Europe and Asia have died within days of each other this week, Gudar Beqiraj of Albania and Kairat Turlykhanov of Kazakhstan.
Exclusive: International Weightlifting Federation budgeted to spend 93 per cent of revenues on anti-doping in 2019
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) spent a sum equivalent to well over half its annual revenues on anti-doping in 2018.
IWF tells IOC it does not need advance payment of Tokyo 2020 money and announces extra funds for national bodies
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has become the latest Summer Olympic sports body to declare that it will require no advance payment of money linked to the sport's presence on the Tokyo 2020 programme from the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF)'s first interim deputy director general Phil Andrews says he is "humbled" after being appointed to the newly-created post.
Three weightlifters from Iraq have tested positive for a banned substance, including a former Asian Games champion.
National Sports Council Malaysia pledged to continue elite programmes for weightlifters despite recent sanctions by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) on the Malaysian Weightlifting Federation (MWF).
Tributes paid to Gottfried Schödl – the man who led weightlifting through three decades of transformation
The world of weightlifting has paid tribute to Gottfried Schodl, a man who led the sport through three decades of transformation, following his death at the age of 95.
Tamás Aján has resigned as President of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), where he has held high office since 1976.