The Brazilian Confederation of Weightlifting (CBLP) has renewed a partnership with equipment manufacture Eleiko to run until the conclusion of the Paris 2024 Olympic cycle.
Athletes at the African Weightlifting Championships in Nairobi, Kenya say the organisation and training conditions are the worst they have seen and that the event has been "shameful" for the sport.
Moldova won its first ever junior world title and Russia was on top of the podium at this level for the first time in six years on day six of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Two Vietnamese weightlifters with a good chance of winning medals at the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are likely to miss their chance because of multiple doping violations by their teammates.
Olivia Reeves ensured the United States won gold at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships for the fifth time in a row.
Khaled Mehalhel has been re-elected for a third term as President of the Weightlifting Federation of Africa (WFA).
The 17-year-old Indonesian Rizki Juniansyah put in a sensational performance to claim all three junior world records held by the American CJ Cummings at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Kamila Konotop of Ukraine set a junior world record on the way to her second major victory within two months, but she is still not guaranteed a place at the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Boyanka Kostova, one of the weightlifters disqualified from the London 2012 Olympic Games for doping, has tested positive a second time at the recent European Championships.
The Papua New Guinea Olympic Committee (PNGOC) has insisted history-making weightlifter Dika Toua remains in its Olympic plans and has offered the athlete support, after a complaint was made to the police about her.
Lidia Valentin has earned her place at a fourth straight Olympic Games without making a lift in her final qualifying competition, the Open de Colombia in Cali.
The remarkable strength in depth of Chinese weightlifting was evident at the women’s National Championships - and for the first time in many months the athletes were watched by a live audience.
Lidia Valentin of Spain, who has won gold, silver and bronze medals at the Olympic Games, is moving up to a new weight in an attempt to qualify for Tokyo 2020.
The Weightlifting Federation of Africa (WFA) has been accused of ignoring athlete safety after it moved the African Championships to "a COVID-infested environment" in Kenya at two weeks' notice.
USA Weightlifting (USAW) has announced plans to set up a training base in Hawaii to give its athletes the best possible preparation and support before and during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.