The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) will be restricted in its attempts to act on the sport’s latest anti-doping corruption scandal until it carries out constitutional reforms in late March.
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The International Weightlifting Federation’s (IWF) Interim President, Mike Irani, has admitted that the latest revelations about doping corruption in weightlifting make for "shocking reading".
Transfusions, tip-offs, bribery, undetectable growth hormones - how doping corruption in weightlifting works
A three-year World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) investigation into doping in weightlifting, based largely on evidence provided by whistleblowers, has revealed an astonishing level of corruption that in several instances is the subject of ongoing investigations by law-enforcement agencies.
The triple Olympic champion Pyrros Dimas and International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Interim President Mike Irani have both spoken up for athletes' interests after Dimas decided against resigning from the IWF Executive Board.
China has demonstrated once more the remarkable strength in depth of its elite weightlifters.
The International Weightlifting Federation has told its 187 members that its next elections could be a “hybrid” event, with some votes being cast in person and others online.
A doctor who has direct links between the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) and a key part of the Olympic Movement has resigned from the IWF Medical Committee and urged the entire Executive Board to stand down.
Antonio Urso, the Italian who was beaten by Tamás Aján in the last International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) election, will not stand for the Presidency again and has no intention of returning to the Executive Board either at the next Congress early next year.
Another of Russia’s world champions has been provisionally suspended on a doping charge by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).
The Executive Board of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has been accused of putting its own members’ interests ahead of the sport’s Olympic future in a damning resignation letter by Ursula Papandrea.
Antonio Urso, one of weightlifting’s most prominent anti-corruption campaigners, has resigned from the Executive Board of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) because of its "crazy and destructive" behaviour.
The British doctor Mike Irani has become the fourth leader of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) in less than nine months.
Exclusive: Angry weightlifting federations call for early elections and say "IOC should run our sport"
Dozens of members of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) are calling for elections before December in the hope of saving the sport's Olympic future.
Exclusive: "They were angry because I told IOC the truth" says ousted weightlifting leader Papandrea
Ursula Papandrea says she was voted out of office by her own Executive Board at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) because they were unhappy that she "told the International Olympic Committee (IOC) the truth."
Ursula Papandrea's attempt to reform the crisis-torn sport of weightlifting appears to have failed as she has apparently been forced out of the office of Interim President by her own Executive Board.