Colombian powerlifter Fabio Torres has been named as the Americas Paralympic Committee Athlete of the Month for December following a public vote.
Indian powerlifter Vikram Singh Adhikari has been banned for four years after he committed a second anti-doping rule violation.
Ukraine's Mariana Shevchuk has been named as the Best Powerlifter of 2018, the sport's governing body World Para Powerlifting has announced.
World Para Powerlifting has announced the shortlist for Best Powerlifter of 2018 following the four regional championships which took place last year.
Colombia's Jhon Freddy Castañeda Velasquez has been chosen as the "Best Americas Powerlifter" after winning the men’s over-107 kilograms event with an area record-breaking lift at his home Americas Open Championships in Bogotá earlier this month.
Hosts Colombia picked up two golds, one of which was won with an American record, on the final day of action at the World Para Powerlifting Americas Open Championships in Bogota.
Titles were decided across six more divisions at the World Para Powerlifting Americas Open Championships in Bogota today, with Mexico picking up two overall golds.
Chile roared to triple gold today at the World Para Powerlifting Americas Open Championships in Bogota.
Panasonic was used as a visual and audio-visual solution supplier at a World Para Powerlifting event for the first time at the Kitakyushu 2018 Asia-Oceania Open Championships, to help promote Para-sports in Japan.
Syrian powerlifter Shadi Issa has been suspended by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) for committing an anti-doping violation at the 2017 World Para Powerlifting World Cup in Dubai.
A new programme entitled "She Can Lift", centered on the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, has been launched by World Para Powerlifting to attract more female athletes and improve gender equality in the sport.
More than 80 Para-athletics and powerlifting athletes, coaches and technical officials, from 14 African countries, gathered in Addis Ababa in Ethiopia for a three-day workshop and training camp.
Siamand Rahman has been named as the best Asian-Oceanian powerlifter following success at the regional championships in Kitakyushu.
Ukrainian powerlifter Anton Kriukov has been suspended by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) for an anti-doping violation.
World Para Powerlfting has released the shortlist for the Best Asian Powerlifter award following the end of the Asia-Oceania Open Championships in Kitakyushu and public voting is open.