Ilya Ilyin, the most controversial and arguably the most popular weightlifter of the 21st century, is retiring from the sport.
Russian Weightlifting Federation President Maxim Agapitov has announced the country’s national Championships will be postponed.
Ursula Papandrea, who has just been appointed the long-term Acting President of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), has been warned by USA Weightlifting (USAW) about "inappropriate professional behaviour" on social media.
The 2020 edition of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Masters World Championships in Orlando has been cancelled, the governing body has confirmed.
Ghana Weightlifting Federation (GWF) President Ben Nunoo Mensah organised the distribution of food items to athletes to support them during the pandemic.
Weightlifters around the world can look forward to a return to international competition in July, nearly two months before the next scheduled event on the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) calendar.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF)'s first interim deputy director general Phil Andrews says he is "humbled" after being appointed to the newly-created post.
Ursula Papandrea will lead the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) until the next Electoral Congress is held.
Nigerian Weightlifting Federation (NWF) President Yahaya Muhammad has died aged 58 after a protracted illness.
Three weightlifters from Iraq have tested positive for a banned substance, including a former Asian Games champion.
This year's European Weightlifting Championships in Moscow have been rescheduled for a second time due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Asian Games weightlifting champion Hidilyn Diaz held an online clinic which helped raise money to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in her home country of The Philippines.
Munich 1972 Olympic weightlifting champion Zygmunt Smalcerz has been appointed head coach of the Norwegian team.
USA Weightlifting have announced a hosting partnership with their bordering neighbours of Canada to bring together the North American Open Series for athletes from both countries as of 2021.
National Sports Council Malaysia pledged to continue elite programmes for weightlifters despite recent sanctions by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) on the Malaysian Weightlifting Federation (MWF).