Rio de Janeiro's preparations for this summer's Olympic Games are set to come under the spotlight once again during the weightlifting test event, due to begin at the Carioca Arena 1 on the Barra Olympic Park tomorrow.
The three logos for this year’s International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships in Tbilisi have been unveiled by the sport’s governing body.
Double world champion and two-time Olympic silver medallist Andrei Rybakov of Belarus has tested positive for banned substance meldonium, the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has announced.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has held an Anti-Doping Seminar in order to spread information on drug issues to athletes and their entourages.
Armenia claimed double gold at the sixth edition of the Russian Federation President's Cup, the first event of 2016 with Olympic qualifying points on offer.
The meldonium crisis which has gripped Russian sport poses no threat to the country's weightlifters, it has been claimed.
Commonwealth Games champion Zoe Smith heads Great Britain's 14-strong team for the European Weightlifting Championships in Førde.
USA Weightlifting have announced that they are seeking nominations for two vacant positions on their nominating and governance committee.
Russia’s world champion Aleksei Lovchev is reportedly facing a lengthy doping ban after his B-sample allegedly came back positive.
Willian Ozuna has been re-elected for a second four-year term as President of the Pan-American Weightlifting Federation (PAWF) at its Congress in Santo Dominigo.
Russia is poised to lose at least one weightlifting quota place for this summer's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after four doping failures were confirmed within the qualification window, with another likely to follow.
A 16-year-old Brazilian world youth champion is among the latest raft of weightlifters to have failed doping tests, the world governing body has announced while also banning two more Russians.
Bulgaria's weightlifters remain banned from competing at this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro following a decision announced by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) today.
Fitness equipment manufacturer Exertrain will be the title sponsor of the upcoming English Weightlifting Championships, it has been announced.
Beijing 2008 gold medallist Sa Jae-hyouk’s career appears to be over after he was handed a 10-year suspension by the Korea Weightlifting Federation (KWF) over assault charges for allegedly punching another weightlifter on New Year’s Eve.