The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has been told to reinstate the accreditation of Russia’s most senior weightlifting official.
Maxim Agapitov is challenging a decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to withdraw his accreditation for Tokyo 2020.
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.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has once more warned the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) about the sport's future after its members failed to adopt a new constitution.
Weightlifting’s Olympic future still in the balance after "No" vote leads to stalemate at IWF Congress
More than 50 members of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) have voted against a proposal that could have helped to secure the sport's place on the Olympic Games programme.
In less than four weeks the weightlifting programme at the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is due to begin.
Vlad steps down from IWF - and Russia takes USA Weightlifting to task over call for Board members to go
A second member of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Executive Board has stepped aside after being charged with doping offences - and the United States wants five more to be removed, or to seek backing from Member Federations to retain their seats.
This Wednesday (June 30) will see Member Federations of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) gather for the first time as a group since 2019, they do so to seek to approve reform of the constitution of the IWF.
In the wake of the latest doping scandal in weightlifting, National Federations have called for Nicu Vlad and Hasan Akkus to resign from the Executive Board of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).
Three men who have held senior roles in weightlifting throughout the 21st century have been charged as a result of the shocking findings of an eight-month investigation into doping corruption, negligence and cover-ups in weightlifting.
One of Bulgaria’s two weightlifters at the delayed Olympic Games in Tokyo may have to forfeit his place after a fellow member of the national team was charged with refusing to give a sample to testers.
The Olympic medal chances of athletes from around the world have changed dramatically after China decided not to select Rio 2016 gold medallist Deng Wei, its leading female athlete in the Tokyo 2020 rankings.
A Kazakhstan weightlifter who was moved up from fourth to second place at the Olympic Games because of doping disqualifications by rival athletes will not be awarded a medal - because she is herself suspended for doping.
Weightlifters and their National Federations from all parts of the world are waiting on doping-related decisions that will affect their chances at the delayed 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Armenia won both medal events on the eighth day of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.