Papua New Guinea will host the 2016 Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships, it has been announced, providing the first example of the legacy the Pacific Games will leave for the nation.
Exclusive: Asian Weightlifting Federation facing call to reschedule championships again to avoid Commonwealth clash
The Asian Weightlifting Federation (AWF) is facing a call to reschedule this year’s Asian Weightlifting Championships for a second time just a day after announcing the event was moving to Thailand.
Phuket in Thailand is to stage this year’s Asian Weightlifting Championships, insidethegames has learnt.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has confirmed that the forthcoming Asian Championships will not now be held in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu.
Weightlifting has become the tenth sport to suspend its membership of SportAccord, insidethegames has been told today.
The Asian Weightlifting Championships look almost certain to be moved from stricken Kathmandu, with Malaysia or Thailand understood to be the most likely nations to step into the breach.
Russia’s Tatiana Kashirina and Ilyin Ilya of Kazakhstan claimed the top prizes at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) as they were named women’s and men’s Lifter of the Year for 2014 respectively at a ceremony in Astana.
Azerbaijan’s Valentin Hristov has returned following the completion of his two-year ban for doping to perform a clean sweep of the men’s under 62 kilograms events at the European Weightlifting Championships in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi.
Turkey claimed all three golds in the women’s under 48 kilogram events on the opening day of the European Weightlifting Championships in Tbilisi, Georgia.
Several athletes are preparing to defend multiple titles at the European Weightlifting Championships in Tbilisi, with the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) event set to begin in the Georgian capital tomorrow.
North Korea has failed in its bid to stage a global sports event for the first time since 1979 - but it will try again.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has released its Lift the World documentary across its social media platforms, as well as on YouTube and its official website.
The Organising Committee for the 2015 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships, due to take place in Houston, Texas, have unveiled their logo for the competition which runs from November 20 to 28.
Louis Martin, Great Britain's most successful weightlifter and former British Weight Lifting President, has died at the age of 78.
Qatar's Mohammed Yousef Al-Mana has been re-elected unopposed as President of the Asian Weightlifting Federation (AWF) as it was announced that the organisation's headquarters are to move from Tehran to Doha.