Ilya Ilyin, the most controversial and arguably the most popular weightlifter of the 21st century, is retiring from the sport.
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Ursula Papandrea, who has just been appointed the long-term Acting President of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), has been warned by USA Weightlifting (USAW) about "inappropriate professional behaviour" on social media.
Weightlifters around the world can look forward to a return to international competition in July, nearly two months before the next scheduled event on the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) calendar.
Ursula Papandrea will lead the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) until the next Electoral Congress is held.
Three weightlifters from Iraq have tested positive for a banned substance, including a former Asian Games champion.
The man whose TV documentary helped to end Tamás Aján’s domination of world weightlifting has called for more independent involvement in governance because "sport cannot control itself".
Tributes paid to Gottfried Schödl – the man who led weightlifting through three decades of transformation
The world of weightlifting has paid tribute to Gottfried Schodl, a man who led the sport through three decades of transformation, following his death at the age of 95.
Tamás Aján has resigned as President of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), where he has held high office since 1976.
The Executive Board of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) have been asked to decide on expelling their long-standing President, Tamás Aján, who has held high office at the sport’s governing body since 1976.
Thailand is appealing to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after being banned from weightlifting at Tokyo 2020 and suspended from the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) for multiple doping violations.
She was the first woman ever to represent Iran in a weightlifting World Championships, and now Poupak Basami is making her mark again - in helping the medical effort against COVID-19.
While weightlifters around the world have been unable to train properly because gyms are closed during the coronavirus crisis, Chinese athletes have been in record-breaking form.
Some weightlifters have had to put careers on hold, others must delay studies and graduation from university, a few are shelving plans to retire this year - and all of them will have to put their body through another year of pain because of the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Tamás Aján will not return to his duties as planned next month because his “stand-aside” from the Presidency of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has been extended by two months.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) must do all it can to help weightlifters who have been “devastated” by the postponement of Tokyo 2020 and now fear their hard-earned places could be taken away from them.