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.
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The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has published a new list of anti-doping violations that shows how nations with a poor record are paying the price for their misdemeanours.
African weightlifting champion facing eight-year ban after becoming first violation announced since ITA deal
A 24-year-old Nigerian weightlifter who won her second African Championship only six weeks ago faces an eight-year ban from the sport after testing positive for anabolic steroids for the second time.
Chinese women won the two heaviest weight categories by a combined total of 86kg on the final day of the British International Open, an Olympic qualifying competition running concurrently with the Birds Eye British Championships here tonight.
Ilya Ilyin took another small step towards the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in the unlikely setting of Ricoh Arena in Coventry, England when he suffered another defeat but made his best total since his suspension for doping at the Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Olympics.
Ali Davoudi missed three of his six lifts on the way to a surprise defeat by Armenian Varazdat Lalayan in the super-heavyweights on the final day of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships in Suva, Fiji.
Less than a year ago the future looked bleak for British weightlifting - so it is something of a surprise to see Britain hosting an Olympic qualifying competition this weekend in which the entries include some of the sport’s big names.
Akbar Djuraev did not have to be at his best to win the 109 kilograms at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships in Fiji – a result that made Uzbekistan the first nation in Suva to win two men’s titles.
Chkheidze gets Georgia up and running with gold at International Weightlifting Federation Junior World Championships
Georgia had its first champion of the week when Irakli Chkheidze overcame his recent struggles in the clean and jerk to win the men’s 102kg at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships in Suva, Fiji.
Kate Nye continued her spectacular progress in weightlifting by becoming the United States’ first female junior world champion since 2002 in Suva, Fiji today.
Sensational Samoan wins gold and China’s women finish with 100 per cent record at IWF Junior World Championships
The cheers rang out at the FMF Gymnasium in Suva when Don Opeloge made his final lift for a sensational "home" victory in the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships.
Three days before his 19th birthday, Clarence "CJ" Cummings won his sixth world title for the United States at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships in Suva in Fiji.
A Chinese youth world champion, a world-record holding Uzbek, and a Turkish medallist from the Summer Youth Olympic Games won the three medal events on day two of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships in Suva in Fiji.
Li Wenwen, the most remarkable teenage talent in weightlifting, finished ahead of the reigning Olympic and world champions in the first two international competitions of her career this year.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has written to each of its 193 member federations with a stark warning that a repeat of the doping problems of the past could have “irrevocable” consequences for the sport.