Fidel Ylli has been elected as the new President of the Albanian National Olympic Committee (KOKSH) following a comprehensive victory at the General Electoral Assembly.
An emergency meeting of the Albanian Weightlifting Federation (AWF) has suspended one of the nation’s top lifters for life after he tested positive for cocaine at the National Championships.
The Albanian National Olympic Committee (KOKSH) has confirmed the date of its Electoral Assembly following the dismissal of Viron Bezhani as President.
Viron Bezhani has been ousted as President of the Albanian National Olympic Committee (KOKSH) following a vote at an Extraordinary General Assembly.
Elez Gjoza, who resigned as head of the Albanian Weightlifting Federation (AWF) because of doping scandals, has returned to power and vowed to treat dopers as criminals in a tough new regime.
Angry scenes at Albanian weightlifting elections as "disqualified" former President vows to regain power
There were chaotic scenes at the Albanian Weightlifting Federation's (AWF) electoral assembly when organisers refused admission to supporters of a former President who had been disqualified as a candidate because of his links to doping scandals.
An Albanian weightlifting official who drove 1,100 kilometres to pay $74,000 (£58,000/€65,000) in cash so his country could compete in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games has told insidethegames why and how the journey came about.