More than 400 weightlifters have returned to the platform to compete live in Spain and the United States this weekend, raising hopes of a return to some sort of normality after a year lost to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Papandrea urges IWF to switch weightlifting election date as Chinen complains of "gangsters" on Board
The International Weightlifting Federation’s (IWF) claim that it has "moved speedily" in attempting to change the way the sport is governed has been rejected by its former Interim President Ursula Papandrea.
Weightlifting manager for Tokyo 2020 says IWF is risking sport’s future by opting for October elections
The sport manager for weightlifting at Tokyo 2020 says the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) is risking the sport’s Olympic future by delaying its elections until after the rearranged Olympic Games.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) should hold its delayed elections before the rearranged Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games or the sport’s chances of retaining its place on the Olympic programme will suffer.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has begun a rescue mission for the troubled sport by postponing its elections and committing to giving two athletes’ representatives a vote on the Executive Board.
The Executive Board of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has been urged to "be aware of its collective responsibility to secure our long-term Olympic future" at a meeting tomorrow morning.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has set out in the strongest terms the reasons why it has threatened weightlifting with expulsion from the Olympic programme.
Weightlifting is closer to losing its place on the Olympic Games programme than at any time since it became a regular feature more than 100 years ago.
Thailand and Romania, two nations with severe doping problems, have suffered setbacks on the eve of an important meeting of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at which weightlifting is expected to face further severe criticism.
Leading candidates for the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Presidency from the United States, China and Greece have endorsed a call to move the IWF’s elections to online-only.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has done a U-turn on its anti-doping rules after criticism from the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Candidates for the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) elections next month are being asked to sign a document that contravenes the governing body’s Constitution, according to the IWF’s former director general Attila Adamfi.
Yuri Vlasov, one of the all-time greats of weightlifting who later stood against Boris Yeltsin and Mikhail Gorbachev in the first Presidential election in post-Communist Russia, has died aged 85.
Weightlifting’s governing body needs a new name and a new direction, and the sport needs new rules to make it more attractive to spectators, according to two Presidential candidates in the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) elections next month.
Organisers confirm strong interest in competing at European Weightlifting Championships despite coronavirus
A total of 39 countries have submitted their intent to compete in the European Weightlifting Championships in Moscow, despite the coronavirus pandemic.