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.
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It has been a long wait for Eileen Cikamatana, but at last she is back on the international weightlifting stage - and what a return she made on the final day of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Grand Prix here.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) should scrap the body that dishes out punishment to nations with multiple doping offences and turn instead to the International Testing Agency (ITA) and its own board members, according to IWF general secretary Mohamed Jaloud.
Colombia won three gold medals on the opening day of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Grand Prix here, a silver qualifying event for next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
A Nigerian weightlifter stripped of a Commonwealth Games gold medal for doping when she was 16 years old has tested positive again and faces an eight-year ban from the sport.
Weightlifting's place on the Olympic Games schedule could once more come under threat because of attempts by Thailand to return to international competition, according to documents seen by insidethegames.
Final entries for the 2019 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships later this month have broken all previous records - thanks in part to the presence of Iranian female lifters for the first time.
The head of the Russian Weightlifting Federation (RWF) has accused the sport's governing body of being unfair, unjust and unconstitutional in its anti-doping policies, and describes a new independent sanctions panel as "a Medieval Inquisition".
In a bad week for Russian weightlifting, two new doping suspensions have been announced.
Thailand caused a major surprise by declaring that it wants to compete in the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships next month - despite its self-imposed exile for multiple doping offences.
United States and Colombia on medals trail as Chinese weightlifters swarm to top of Olympic rankings lists
China's chances of winning a record haul of Olympic gold medals next year are clear for all to see after the publication of the latest International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) rankings for Tokyo 2020.
Sohrab Moradi, the world and Olympic champion and multiple world record holder, is out of the 2019 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships after dislocating his shoulder in training.
Li Wenwen, the world’s most remarkable teenaged weightlifter, caused arguably the biggest surprise during Olympic qualifying when she defeated Russia’s reigning super-heavyweight world champion, Tatiana Kashirina, on the second day of the Ready Steady Tokyo Olympic test event.
China’s elite weightlifters enjoyed mixed fortunes on the first day of the Ready Steady Tokyo Olympic test event at Tokyo International Forum, with two claiming world records while others missed too many lifts.
Tatiana Kashirina, Russia’s super-heavyweight world champion, faces one of the biggest tests of her career this weekend when she competes against two formidable Chinese opponents at the Ready Steady Tokyo Olympic test event.