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).
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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).
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.
"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.
Ilya Ilyin, the most controversial and arguably the most popular weightlifter of the 21st century, is retiring from the sport.
Ursula Papandrea, who has just been appointed the long-term Acting President of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), has been warned by USA Weightlifting (USAW) about "inappropriate professional behaviour" on social media.
Weightlifters around the world can look forward to a return to international competition in July, nearly two months before the next scheduled event on the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) calendar.
Ursula Papandrea will lead the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) until the next Electoral Congress is held.
Three weightlifters from Iraq have tested positive for a banned substance, including a former Asian Games champion.
The man whose TV documentary helped to end Tamás Aján’s domination of world weightlifting has called for more independent involvement in governance because "sport cannot control itself".
Tributes paid to Gottfried Schödl – the man who led weightlifting through three decades of transformation
The world of weightlifting has paid tribute to Gottfried Schodl, a man who led the sport through three decades of transformation, following his death at the age of 95.