Venezuela has become the latest nation in weightlifting to face a loss of Olympic quota places because of multiple doping offences.
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Agapitov clear to stand for European Weightlifting Federation Presidency after winning election in Russia
Maxim Agapitov saw off the challenge of his rivals - including Olympic silver medallist Dmitry Klokov - to win the Presidency of the Russian Weightlifting Federation (FTAR) for a second term.
Vietnam is likely to be barred from weightlifting at Tokyo 2020 after two teenagers, one of them a world champion, were banned for doping.
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.
Dmitry Klokov, one of the world’s most popular weightlifters, has revealed plans for a radical dual-leadership system in the sport in Russia.
Tamás Aján was corrupt and had to go but he was "a convenient fall guy...part of a bigger problem in weightlifting" according to Ursula Papandrea, the woman who replaced him as leader of the sport’s governing body.
Olympic weightlifting champion Shi Zhiyong - and teenager - in world-record form in Chinese nationals
Two of China’s top gold medal hopes for Tokyo 2020 were in world-record form at the Men’s National Championships in Kaihua, where a teenager made his mark in sensational style.
Four more Russian weightlifters have been banned for historic doping offences, including a 35-year-old woman who is already serving an eight-year ban for a second offence.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) will be restricted in its attempts to act on the sport’s latest anti-doping corruption scandal until it carries out constitutional reforms in late March.
The International Weightlifting Federation’s (IWF) Interim President, Mike Irani, has admitted that the latest revelations about doping corruption in weightlifting make for "shocking reading".
Transfusions, tip-offs, bribery, undetectable growth hormones - how doping corruption in weightlifting works
A three-year World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) investigation into doping in weightlifting, based largely on evidence provided by whistleblowers, has revealed an astonishing level of corruption that in several instances is the subject of ongoing investigations by law-enforcement agencies.
The triple Olympic champion Pyrros Dimas and International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Interim President Mike Irani have both spoken up for athletes' interests after Dimas decided against resigning from the IWF Executive Board.
China has demonstrated once more the remarkable strength in depth of its elite weightlifters.
The International Weightlifting Federation has told its 187 members that its next elections could be a “hybrid” event, with some votes being cast in person and others online.
A doctor who has direct links between the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) and a key part of the Olympic Movement has resigned from the IWF Medical Committee and urged the entire Executive Board to stand down.