Colombia’s entire team of eight weightlifters faces suspension from the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after a Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) decision.
A lifetime ban for a weightlifting coach has cost Mexico four quota places for the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The Ukrainian weightlifter Dmytro Chumak has been suspended on three charges after he and his coach allegedly tried to evade and bribe doping control officers.
The deadline for weightlifters to qualify for the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is tomorrow (May 31) and there is no doubt about who, among the qualifiers, wins the gold medal for attracting publicity.
Walid Bidani was one of three record-breakers at the African Weightlifting Championships in Nairobi, which finished this weekend.
The Brazilian Confederation of Weightlifting (CBLP) has renewed a partnership with equipment manufacture Eleiko to run until the conclusion of the Paris 2024 Olympic cycle.
Athletes at the African Weightlifting Championships in Nairobi, Kenya say the organisation and training conditions are the worst they have seen and that the event has been "shameful" for the sport.
Moldova won its first ever junior world title and Russia was on top of the podium at this level for the first time in six years on day six of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Khaled Mehalhel has been re-elected for a third term as President of the Weightlifting Federation of Africa (WFA).
The 17-year-old Indonesian Rizki Juniansyah put in a sensational performance to claim all three junior world records held by the American CJ Cummings at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Kamila Konotop of Ukraine set a junior world record on the way to her second major victory within two months, but she is still not guaranteed a place at the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Boyanka Kostova, one of the weightlifters disqualified from the London 2012 Olympic Games for doping, has tested positive a second time at the recent European Championships.
The Papua New Guinea Olympic Committee (PNGOC) has insisted history-making weightlifter Dika Toua remains in its Olympic plans and has offered the athlete support, after a complaint was made to the police about her.
Weightlifting, tennis and va'a have been formally added to the programme for the next Pacific Mini Games, scheduled to take place in June 2022 in the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI).
Lidia Valentin has earned her place at a fourth straight Olympic Games without making a lift in her final qualifying competition, the Open de Colombia in Cali.