Tamás Aján, the President of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), has accused Thailand of being "absolutely reckless" in its attempts to return to the sport while still serving a self-imposed ban.
A teenage Thai weightlifter has forfeited her gold medal from the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires last year.
USA Weightlifting has announced it will be hosting a star-studded gala to celebrate and raise money for athletes representing the country at next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Weightlifters from the United States, Canada and Britain - including a champion and a bronze medallist - have strongly criticised the doping culture within the sport, and especially the "massively frustrating" level of support given to known cheats by lifters and fans around the world.
International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) President Tamás Aján has expressed the pride at seeing North and South Korean athletes competing together at the Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships in Pyongyang.
The quality of the Lima Grand Prix, and the possibility of a "flat" period in weightlifting after the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, has led to talk of innovations in the future calendar of the sport.
USA Weightlifting chief executive Phil Andrews says he agrees entirely with International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) general secretary Mohamed Jaloud that the world governing body should outsource all its anti-doping operation and results management, including sanctions for National Federations, to an independent body such as the International Testing Agency (ITA).
It has been a long wait for Eileen Cikamatana, but at last she is back on the international weightlifting stage - and what a return she made on the final day of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Grand Prix here.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) should scrap the body that dishes out punishment to nations with multiple doping offences and turn instead to the International Testing Agency (ITA) and its own board members, according to IWF general secretary Mohamed Jaloud.
Colombia won three gold medals on the opening day of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Grand Prix here, a silver qualifying event for next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
A Nigerian weightlifter stripped of a Commonwealth Games gold medal for doping when she was 16 years old has tested positive again and faces an eight-year ban from the sport.
USA Weightlifting has welcomed the Canadian Weightlifting Federation (CWF) to its headquarters in Colorado Springs for two days of discussions around best practice in the sport.
Weightlifting's place on the Olympic Games schedule could once more come under threat because of attempts by Thailand to return to international competition, according to documents seen by insidethegames.
South Korea among competing countries as North Korea hosts Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships
South Korea is among the countries competing at the Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships, which began in North Korea’s capital Pyongyang today.
USA Weightlifting chief executive Phil Andrews believes athletics could learn from his sport, following the recent scandal involving Alberto Salazar.