Fourteen members of the troubled International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Executive Board are on the list of candidates for next month’s elections.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has responded to intense criticism from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) by adopting new rules for its elections, scheduled for March 26 to 27.
Exclusive: "Shouted at, disrespected and unwanted" - IWF Athletes' Commission chair on dealing with sport's leaders
Sarah Davies says the Executive Board of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) is dismissive and disrespectful towards its own Athletes Commission, which she chairs.
Organisers of the European Weightlifting Championships in Moscow have asked countries to confirm if they will be sending athletes to the event in April as preparation continues against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ursula Papandrea, who was ousted as Interim President by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Executive Board and is running for the permanent Presidency in the forthcoming elections, has raised strong concerns about the eligibility of some of her rivals.
Nations from around the world have written to the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) to express their dismay at the governing body’s failure to publish the list of candidates for forthcoming elections.
The prospect of Romania being banned outright from weightlifting at Tokyo 2020 has moved a step nearer after two anti-doping rule violations at the London 2012 Olympic Games were formally closed by the International Testing Agency (ITA).
Oceania Weightlifting Federation drops IWF election candidates from "unethical" role and rebuts criticism
The Oceania Weightlifting Federation (OWF) has responded to claims of "unethical behaviour" by dropping a proposal to involve a candidate for the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) elections in voting procedures at regional level.
The entire Executive Board of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) should resign and allow an interim leadership group to run the sport until elections are held, the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) said in a strongly worded statement released today.
Exclusive: USA and Britain criticise IWF for ignoring independent reformers’ advice on election date
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) is ignoring advice from independent reform experts to delay its elections, which are scheduled to take place in the last week of March.
For the fourth time in less than four months the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has strongly criticised the way weightlifting is governed.
Attila Adamfi is planning a return to the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) as general secretary, four months after leaving by "mutual consent".
Exclusive: Weightlifting leader Irani cannot stand in IWF elections as Britain backs other candidates
Britain’s national weightlifting federation has effectively blocked any attempt by Mike Irani, the sport’s interim global leader, to continue his role at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).
Zhou Jinqiang, President of the Chinese Weightlifting Association (CWA), is running for International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) President in the elections in March.
Exclusive: Weightlifting’s new anti-doping rules are "stronger and fairer" says IWF - despite complaints
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has made substantial changes to its anti-doping rules, leading to complaints from some nations of a lack of transparency and of "loosening when it should be tightening" the policing of multiple offenders.