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.
Ahlam Al Muhallal has made history as the first woman from Qatar to compete at an international weightlifting event.
Russia should not be surprised if its weightlifters are banned from competing at Rio 2016 following a string of recent doping cases, former weightlifting trainer David Rigert has claimed.
Russian world champion Lovchev among 17 new doping cases from 2015 World Weightlifting Championships
Russia’s world champion Aleksei Lovchev is among 17 athletes who have been suspended for positive drug tests by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) following last month's World Championships in Houston, United States.
Hosts Egypt dominated the Arab Weightlifting Championships in Sharm El Sheikh, claiming 13 of the 15 gold medals available across the men’s and women’s categories.
The Pakistan Weightlifting Federation (PWF) has announced that it will be sending an eight-member squad to next year’s Rio 2016 qualifier in Samarkand, Uzbekistan.
Lima has hosted its first weightlifting test event ahead of the 2019 Pan American Games at the recently completed High Performance Centre.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) says it expects to announce a final decision on Bulgaria’s appeal against an Olympics ban on its weightlifters by the end of January.
North Korean Olympic champion and three Azeri lifters among athletes provisionally suspended by IWF for positive tests
London 2012 under 62 kilogram champion Un Guk Kim is among seven athletes who have been suspended by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) following positive drug tests at last month's World Weightlifting Championships.
Bulgaria has filed an appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the decision of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) to ban its athletes from next year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, owing to multiple positive doping cases during the qualification period.
Iran Weightlifting Federation part company with head coach following poor showing at World Championships
Iran Weightlifting Federation (IWF) President Ali Moradi has announced the organisation has sacked head coach George Szalay following a disappointing showing at the recent World Weightlifting Championships in Houston.
Tokyo 2020 sports director "very much respects" IWF's decision to ban Bulgarian weightlifters from Rio 2016
Tokyo 2020 sports director Koji Murofushi says he "very much respects" the decision of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) to ban Bulgaria from competing at Rio 2016 following a string of doping offences.
Lovchev breaks two world records on Russian-dominated final day of 2015 World Weightlifting Championships
Aleksei Lovchev broke the men’s over 105 kilogram clean and jerk and overall world records on the final day of the action here at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships, which saw Russia win all six gold medals up for grabs.
China's Kang lands overall gold as North Korean defies injury for triple silver at 2015 World Weightlifting Championships
China’s Yue Kang claimed the women’s 75 kilogram snatch and overall titles here on the penultimate day of action at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships, but her success was somewhat overshadowed by the heroics of North Korea’s Jong Sim Rim, who defied injury to claim three silver medals.