Sohrab Moradi, one of the world's best weightlifters who was seen as a strong favourite to win a second Olympic gold medal next year, is likely to miss Tokyo 2020 because of a serious back injury suffered in training this week.
The most successful female coach in world weightlifting failed to turn up for a groundbreaking women's coaching seminar in Sweden, at which Asia was the only continent not represented.
USA Weightlifting (USAW) is continuing its attempts to change the voting rules of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) despite an initial lack of support for the idea from a working party.
International Weightlifting Federation visit Las Vegas to prepare for 2019 Youth World Championships
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) carried out a two-day technical visit to Las Vegas to assess preparations for this year's Youth World Championships.
Brian Oliver: Thailand should give up World Championships and help weightlifting to keep thinking positive
On October 30 last year Tamás Aján, President of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), said: "While we will not take anything for granted we are confident that weightlifting will remain part of the Olympic programme at Paris 2024."
A weightlifter who tested positive for testosterone has been cleared to return to competition because of an administrative mix-up.
Thailand could lose World Championships after six weightlifters test positive at IWF's flagship event
Two Olympic champions are among four new doping positives from Thailand's 2018 World Championships team, taking to six the number of Thais who have failed tests from the International Weightlifting Federation's (IWF) flagship event in Turkmenistan last November.
USA Weightlifting have announced a partnership with Tropical 7s Rugby as they aim to find the next generation of lifters.
The President of the Thailand Amateur Weightlifting Association (TAWA) Boossaba Yodbangtoey visited International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) counterpart Tamás Aján at his office in Budapest.
The Thai Weightlifting Federation (TAWA) held a celebratory event to mark their 60th anniversary.
Five weightlifters, including Olympic champions Oleksiy Torokhtiy from Ukraine and Uzbekistan's Ruslan Nurudinov, have been handed provisional suspensions after retests of their samples from London 2012 came back positive.
Quiñonez re-elected as South American Weightlifting Federation President as two women added to Executive Board
Peru's José Quiñonez has been re-elected as President of the South American Weightlifting Federation (CSLP).
Nominations are open for USA Weightlifting's 2018 awards, which recognise strong individual contributions to the sport.
Teenage weightlifter Dayana Dimitrova has reportedly been banned from the sport for life after a second doping offence.
IOC maintain provisional place for weightlifting on Paris 2024 programme despite praising IWF for "very strong" progress
Very strong progress has been made by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) but the sport's place on the programme for Paris 2024 remains conditional, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board announced here today.