The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) have claimed that a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) review which declared them compliant with their rules shows how they operated under the "highest standards" of drug testing.
The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) have allowed organisers to add an additional men's weight category to the 2018 Asian Games weightlifting programme, which is expected to benefit home Indonesian lifter Eko Yuli Irawan.
Exclusive: Russia leads way as weightlifting's nine banned nations gain early reprieve for Youth Olympic Games
Russia and the other eight nations which are banned from weightlifting for a year are preparing for an early return to competition at the Summer Youth Olympic Games, which take place before the suspensions have run their course.
A USA Weightlifting hunt has been launched to find the strongest high school athlete across the United States.
Polish weightlifter Tomasz Zieliński has failed to overturn his four-year doping ban at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) have claimed they are making strong progress towards ensuring equal opportunities for men and women.
On an historic day for sport in Iran, the country's National Olympic Committee said it would support a future bid to host the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships.
Religious authorities from Khuzestan province have signed papers that will help Iran's national weightlifting federation to stage a landmark event tomorrow, and add to the growing popularity of the sport there.
Weightlifters from ten countries will compete in the Fajr Cup in Ahvaz this week, among them elite athletes from the host nation Iran, Iraqis, Syrians, Afghans - and one lone American.
In a week when three Americans are making an historic sporting visit to Iran, plans have been announced for a groundbreaking women's international match between Iran and the United States later this year.
An anti-doping seminar was held by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) in Azerbaijan as part of the sport's efforts to maintain its place on the Olympic programme at Paris 2024.
Russian weightlifters Ruslan Albegov and Oleg Chen have had provisional suspensions lifted by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), according to their lawyer.
The 2018 European Weightlifting Championships will take place next month as planned after the Romanian Weightlifting Federation stepped in at short notice to save the event.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will target countries with bad doping records to help ensure a drugs-free weightlifting competition at Tokyo 2020.
Brian Oliver: When doping pays - only one winner in complex case of Ilya Ilyin, the "Lance Armstrong of weightlifting"
The appalling abuse of American Olympic gymnasts, North Korea's Winter Olympic participation and Russian dopers have all been making the headlines this week.