Jeddah has been announced as host of the 2021 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships, with the event billed as a "like for like" substitute to this year’s cancelled event.
Iran's Navab Nasirshelal has officially been confirmed as the men's under-105 kilograms weightlifting champion from London 2012 by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Star Wars actor Mark Hamill has led tributes to actor and Commonwealth Games weightlifter Dave Prowse who has died at the age of 85.
Venezuela has become the latest nation in weightlifting to face a loss of Olympic quota places because of multiple doping offences.
Roxana Cocos and Răzvan Martin are set to be stripped of their London 2012 Olympic medals after three Romanian weightlifters were disqualified following positive retests from the Games.
Dates for the twice-postponed European Weightlifting Championships in Moscow have been confirmed by the continental governing body.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) says its new independent Disciplinary and Ethics Commission will become operational at the end of December.
International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Interim President Mike Irani revealed the governing body would continue to "embrace" technology after the success of the Online Youth World Cup.
Agapitov clear to stand for European Weightlifting Federation Presidency after winning election in Russia
Maxim Agapitov saw off the challenge of his rivals - including Olympic silver medallist Dmitry Klokov - to win the Presidency of the Russian Weightlifting Federation (FTAR) for a second term.
Vietnam is likely to be barred from weightlifting at Tokyo 2020 after two teenagers, one of them a world champion, were banned for doping.
Peru finished top of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Online Youth World Cup medals table as three athletes took the nine titles on offer on the eighth and final day of the tournament.
By Michael Houston
Angry scenes at Albanian weightlifting elections as "disqualified" former President vows to regain power
There were chaotic scenes at the Albanian Weightlifting Federation's (AWF) electoral assembly when organisers refused admission to supporters of a former President who had been disqualified as a candidate because of his links to doping scandals.
Uzbekistan topped the International Weightlifting Federation Online Youth World Cup medal table after Kurbonmurod Nomozov earned three gold medals in the men's 96 kilogram contest.
By Nancy Gillen