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 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.
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.
USA Weightlifting (USAW) has voted in favour of giving athletes a greater voice within the governing body, doubling their representation on the Board from two to four seats.
Exclusive: International Weightlifting Federation budgeted to spend 93 per cent of revenues on anti-doping in 2019
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) spent a sum equivalent to well over half its annual revenues on anti-doping in 2018.
IWF tells IOC it does not need advance payment of Tokyo 2020 money and announces extra funds for national bodies
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has become the latest Summer Olympic sports body to declare that it will require no advance payment of money linked to the sport's presence on the Tokyo 2020 programme from the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
The Nigerian Weightlifting Federation (NWF) is to promote vice-president Emmanuel Nwankwo to lead the organisation after the death of President Yahaya Muhammad.
Belarus is set to name its roster later this year for the European Weightlifting Championships in Russia after it hosts its National Championships.
British Weightlifting has announced its 2019 award winners online after a planned ceremony was cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Ilya Ilyin, the most controversial and arguably the most popular weightlifter of the 21st century, is retiring from the sport.
Russian Weightlifting Federation President Maxim Agapitov has announced the country’s national Championships will be postponed.