Holocaust survivor and British Olympic weightlifter Sir Ben Helfgott has been presented with a Pride of Britain award.
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.
Australian sports lawyer and International Swimming Federation (FINA) Legal Committee member Darren Kane has been appointed to chair the new International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Reform and Governance Commission.
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.
Eighteen weightlifters from six countries are suspected of providing manipulated urine samples after a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) probe discovered evidence of "doppelgangers" impersonating athletes.
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.
Antonio Urso, the Italian who was beaten by Tamás Aján in the last International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) election, will not stand for the Presidency again and has no intention of returning to the Executive Board either at the next Congress early next year.
Another of Russia’s world champions has been provisionally suspended on a doping charge by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).
The Executive Board of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has been accused of putting its own members’ interests ahead of the sport’s Olympic future in a damning resignation letter by Ursula Papandrea.