Bulgaria’s Angel Rusev won the men’s under 55 kilogram competition on the second day of the European Weightlifting Championships in Moscow.
Bulgaria’s Nadezhda Nguen claimed two gold medals in the women’s 45 kilogram event as the European Weightlifting Championships began in Moscow.
Hasan Akkus is the new President of the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) after winning today's election ahead of his lone rival, Antonio Conflitti of Moldova.
Hasan Akkus has made a strong rebuttal of claims, based on the contents of the McLaren Report on weightlifting corruption, that he is an unworthy candidate for the Presidency of the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF).
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.
Russia was part of weightlifting's problem but now "leading the fight against doping", says EWF Presidential candidate Agapitov
Maxim Agapitov, who hopes to take over the leadership of the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) this week, claims Russia is "building the framework for a new era" in the sport after years of being involved in "the corruption of Tamás Aján and his inner circle".
The entire Executive Board of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) should resign and allow an interim leadership group to run the sport until elections are held, the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) said in a strongly worded statement released today.
Former European weightlifting champion Veronika Tóbiás of Hungary has died at the age of 53.
Dates for the twice-postponed European Weightlifting Championships in Moscow have been confirmed by the continental governing body.
Young European weightlifters have lost one of their remaining chances to gain qualifying points for Tokyo 2020.
This year's European Weightlifting Championships in Moscow have been rescheduled for a second time due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The European Weightlifting Championships in Moscow have been pushed back from June until at least Autumn due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to Russian Weightlifting Federation President Maxim Agapitov.
Super-heavyweight weightlifter Aleksei Lovchev had his best result since serving a four-year doping disqualification to earn a place in Russia’s team for the European Championships in Moscow in April.
Candidates from Turkey, Russia and Moldova are in the running to replace Antonio Urso as President of the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF).
Maxim Agapitov, the Russian who has been openly critical of weightlifting’s global leadership in recent months, is running for President of the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) to replace Antonio Urso, who has announced he is not standing again on "ethical principles".