The European Weightlifting Championships in Moscow have been pushed back from June until at least Autumn due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to Russian Weightlifting Federation President Maxim Agapitov.
The Executive Board of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) have been asked to decide on expelling their long-standing President, Tamás Aján, who has held high office at the sport’s governing body since 1976.
Thailand is appealing to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after being banned from weightlifting at Tokyo 2020 and suspended from the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) for multiple doping violations.
USA Weightlifting are to hold a virtual training camp this week in a bid to get around the coronavirus crisis.
She was the first woman ever to represent Iran in a weightlifting World Championships, and now Poupak Basami is making her mark again - in helping the medical effort against COVID-19.
Two International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) affiliated events - the Pan American Youth Championships and the African Championships have been postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Thailand and Malaysia have been officially banned from sending weightlifters to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games because of multiple doping offences, the Independent Member Federations Sanctions Panel has announced.
While weightlifters around the world have been unable to train properly because gyms are closed during the coronavirus crisis, Chinese athletes have been in record-breaking form.
Canada's famous weightlifting coach Ron Greavette has died at the age of 82, the International Weightlifting Federation has reported.
USA Weightlifting received 500 masks from the Chinese Weightlifting Association and is donating them to University of Colorado Health (UCHealth) to help battle the coronavirus pandemic.
Some weightlifters have had to put careers on hold, others must delay studies and graduation from university, a few are shelving plans to retire this year - and all of them will have to put their body through another year of pain because of the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Tamás Aján will not return to his duties as planned next month because his “stand-aside” from the Presidency of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has been extended by two months.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) must do all it can to help weightlifters who have been “devastated” by the postponement of Tokyo 2020 and now fear their hard-earned places could be taken away from them.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has made changes to the Tokyo 2020 qualifying system after six major championships were called off because of the coronavirus.
Asian Games weightlifting champion Hidilyn Diaz has said she remains "focused and determined" on preparing for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, despite the ongoing coronavirus crisis.