Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz became the first Olympic gold medallist for the Philippines when she made a dramatic final lift at the Tokyo International Forum.
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One of the most dramatic sessions of weightlifting in living memory ended with Colombia being denied a gold medal by China, Italy claiming a first Olympic medal in the sport for 37 years, and a remarkable new talent from Pakistan having to wait an agonising 25 minutes before being off the podium.
China continued its superb start to weightlifting at Tokyo 2020 by taking gold in the first men’s event.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has been told to reinstate the accreditation of Russia’s most senior weightlifting official.
The first weightlifting gold medal of Tokyo 2020 has gone to China, as several more are likely to do over the 10 days of competition.
If you play weightlifting by numbers, there are many different ways to look at Tokyo 2020.
A Chilean weightlifter who was third in her weight category rankings on performance has had to withdraw from Tokyo 2020 because of a serious shoulder injury.
Tomorrow, one day after carrying her nation’s flag at the opening ceremony and 7,616 days after making the first lift by any woman at the Olympic Games, Dika Toua will be on the weightlifting platform again.
Maxim Agapitov is challenging a decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to withdraw his accreditation for Tokyo 2020.
Loredana Toma, the European weightlifting champion from Romania, has failed with a legal challenge against her exclusion from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Brazilian weightlifter Fernando Reis, who would have been a medal contender in the men’s 109 kilograms super-heavyweight category, is out of the Olympic Games in Tokyo after testing positive for human growth hormone.
Iran’s first female weightlifter to qualify for the Olympic Games will not be able to compete in Tokyo because of an injury.
British weightlifting has had plenty of "firsts" in the Olympic qualifying period - first World Championships medal in 25 years, first clean sweep of golds at the European Championships, first time the maximum number of athletes qualified for the Olympic Games.
Chilean weightlifter Arley Mendez has been cleared by the International Testing Agency (ITA) to compete at the delayed Olympic Games in Tokyo after accepting a one-month suspension for smoking cannabis.
Three months ago Turkish weightlifting was on a high after a successful European Championships, but it has had nothing but trouble since then and is now one of the most tainted nations in the sport.