An Indian weightlifter who suffered "mental trauma" and, she says, lost her chance to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games because of an unexplained mix-up over a doping positive is seeking compensation from the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).
The results of a four-month independent investigation into allegations of corruption in weightlifting, led by Richard McLaren, will be announced on Thursday (June 4).
Tevii Turiano has been re-elected President of the Kiribati Weightlifting Federation (KWF).
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) and the Pan American Weightlifting Federation will hold a joint online seminar with the chairman of the IWF Medical and Anti-Doping Committees, Mike Irani.
Egyptian weightlifting coach may face lifetime ban after being suspended for alleged doping offences
Khaled Korany, the successful weightlifting coach who last week spoke to insidethegames of his innocence in the scandal that led to Egypt being banned from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, has been provisionally suspended for doping offences.
Weightlifting has been given approval by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to extend its Tokyo 2020 qualifying period by a year, until the end of April 2021.
Sam Coffa, the 84-year-old Australian who lost his seat on the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Executive Board three years ago, has been asked to become "honorary advisor" to the Board a week before the publication of the McLaren Report into alleged corruption in the sport.
Weightlifters from the Russian men's and women's national teams will skip training camps in the town of Ruza next month due to preventative measures related to the COVID-19 virus.
Papua New Guinea weightlifters Dika Toua and Morea Baru have said they are happy to be back with their families after a period in quarantine.
USA Weightlifting (USAW) has offered athletes another chance to qualify for national competitions through the Lift Proud Virtual Cup.
The Oceania Weightlifting Federation paid tribute to Tongan weightlifting star Maamaloa Lolohea, who died aged 52.
The Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) has recommended changes to the Sports Authority of India to allow athletes to return to training.
"I'm not stupid, don't blame me" says Egyptian weightlifting coach targeted in teen doping scandal report
A successful coach who has helped weightlifters from Egypt and Saudi Arabia win medals at the highest level of the sport has denied any involvement in the teenage doping scandal that led to Egypt being banned from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Exclusive: Leaked report condemns Egypt over weightlifting teenage doping scandal but offers chance of reform
The Egyptian Weightlifting Federation (EWF), whose most recent President sits on the Executive Board of the sport’s governing body, has been severely condemned in a leaked report.
Two prominent figures in weightlifting in Europe and Asia have died within days of each other this week, Gudar Beqiraj of Albania and Kairat Turlykhanov of Kazakhstan.