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.
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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.
Antonio Urso, one of weightlifting’s most prominent anti-corruption campaigners, has resigned from the Executive Board of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) because of its "crazy and destructive" behaviour.
The British doctor Mike Irani has become the fourth leader of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) in less than nine months.
Exclusive: Angry weightlifting federations call for early elections and say "IOC should run our sport"
Dozens of members of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) are calling for elections before December in the hope of saving the sport's Olympic future.
Exclusive: "They were angry because I told IOC the truth" says ousted weightlifting leader Papandrea
Ursula Papandrea says she was voted out of office by her own Executive Board at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) because they were unhappy that she "told the International Olympic Committee (IOC) the truth."
Ursula Papandrea's attempt to reform the crisis-torn sport of weightlifting appears to have failed as she has apparently been forced out of the office of Interim President by her own Executive Board.
An anonymous email claiming that senior figures at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) are trying to change Olympic qualifying rules "for their own personal benefits" has been dismissed as "ludicrous" by Sam Coffa, an adviser to the IWF Board.
Exclusive: Talk of "Plan B" for Olympic weightlifting qualifying exposes huge rift in IWF leadership
Four days after International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach issued a stern statement about weightlifting’s Olympic future, a damaging rift at the top of the sport’s governing body has been exposed.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has banned six Russian weightlifters for periods of four to eight years and provisionally suspended three more after a doping investigation based on information from a whistleblower.
An Egyptian Member of Parliament says there has been "a wave of anger" from weightlifters and coaches after the appointment of Mahmoud Mahgoub to a new leadership role in the sport.
Thai weightlifter in TV documentary "confession" could lose Olympic medal after being charged by IWF
The Thai weightlifter who made serious allegations about doping in a secretly recorded interview is in danger of losing her Olympic medal after being charged by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).
A doping positive by a Romanian weightlifter has added further confusion to the Olympic hopes of clean athletes as they enter the final period of qualifying for the postponed Tokyo 2020 Games.