Details of a progressive proposal to give athletes at least one vote on the Executive Board, and the right of veto over decisions that directly impact them, were revealed at an International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) “think tank” meeting in Tashkent in Uzbekistan.
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.
In June last year, Forbes magazine published its list of the 100 highest earners in sport.
A remarkable performance by the 20-year-old super-heavyweight Ali Davoudi has brightened Iran’s prospects of making the weightlifting podium at Tokyo 2020.
Candidates from Turkey, Russia and Moldova are in the running to replace Antonio Urso as President of the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF).
Samaranch and Terho appointed to IOC Commission investigating doping confession from Thai weightlifter
International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president Juan Antonio Samaranch and Athletes' Commission representative Emma Terho have been appointed to a Disciplinary Commission created to follow-up on an alleged doping confession by a Thai weightlifter.
A number of members of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Executive Board may call for the governing body's long-standing President, Tamás Aján, to be suspended indefinitely - less than a week after he agreed to stand aside for 90 days pending investigations of alleged corruption.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has called an extraordinary meeting of its Executive Board in Qatar next week in response to allegations of corruption made in a German television documentary.
Allegations of corruption and doping in weightlifting will be among the main topics discussed when the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board meets here tomorrow.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has strongly rejected claims of doping cover-ups and financial mismanagement made in a German television documentary, and has said it is concerned about possible "organised doping" in Thailand.
Mohamed Yousef Al Mana has been re-elected as President of the Arabic Weightlifting Federation (AWF).
In a year of landmark achievements in women's weightlifting, there was one occurrence that might have escaped the attention of those who focus only on results.
Ukraine's Oleksiy Torokhtiy has been stripped of his men's 105-kilogram weightlifting title following a positive drug test, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed.
Eileen Cikamatana, the 20-year-old who has quickly established herself as one of the most exciting young talents in weightlifting, broke three junior world records on Thursday as her junior career came to a close.
The quality of the Lima Grand Prix, and the possibility of a "flat" period in weightlifting after the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, has led to talk of innovations in the future calendar of the sport.