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.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has taken another significant step in its attempts to clean up a tarnished sport by giving the majority of seats on its new Anti-Doping Commission to independent members.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has demanded action from the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) over 130 doping samples "hidden" during the tenure of its disgraced former president Tamás Aján, insidethegames can reveal.
American weightlifter Matthew McCullough has been given a 20-month ban by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) after failing a drugs test for a banned substance.
British Weight Lifting (BWL) is set to hold its Age Group Championships in October virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The chairman of the Philippines House of Representatives Committee on Youth and Sports Development, Eric Martinez, has called the Tokyo 2020 Olympics the best opportunity to win the country's first gold medal and has outlined weightlifting and boxing as two of the nation's strongest sports.
A joint seminar held by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) and the Oceania Weightlifting Federation attracted participants from 29 countries.
An American weightlifter has been suspended for four years by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) after she was found to have purchased a banned substance.
Maltese weightlifter Yazmin Zammit Stevens has set her sights on becoming her country's first Olympic female athlete in the sport at Tokyo 2020.