The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has said it is "very worried" after Ursula Papandrea was ousted as Interim President of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) and replaced by Intarat Yodbangtoey.
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.
Weightlifting's place at Paris 2024 under threat as Bach reveals "strong concerns" about IWF governance
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach threatened weightlifting's place at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris after he revealed "strong concerns" about the governance of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).
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.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) and World Para Powerlifting have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that is expected to strengthen their relationship.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has begun its search for the new role of chief executive this week after the departure of its director general Attila Adamfi.
A transgender weightlifter who wore make-up, earrings and a bra was a beaming winner of a men's title in Thailand, where "live" competition proved a huge success despite restrictions imposed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu is set to continue her preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in the United States, having been given a sum of money for training by the Sports Authority of India (SAI).
Bulgaria's Todor Yordanov has been provisionally suspended by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) after testing positive for a banned substance.
The Australian Weightlifting Federation (AWF) has announced plans to hold an online competition in November.