Colombian powerlifter Nohemi Carabali has been handed a four-year ban by the International Paralympic Committee after failing a drugs test for three illegal substances.
The International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) has reported that last year's IBSA World Powerlifting and Bench Press Championships were a "great success".
Russian powerlifter Sergey Sychev has been suspended for life by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) for committing a third anti-doping violation within a 10-year period.
Blaine Sumner celebrated victory in the men's over-120 kilogram event as the International Powerlifting Federation World Open Championships concluded in Dubai.
International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) President Gaston Parage has been re-elected at the organisation's General Assembly in Dubai.
Another powerlifter has been banned for doping by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).
The International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) has announced plans for a new Champion of Champions event, to be held in Britain next March.
Hosts Japan won two gold medals in the men's events at the World Para Powerlifting World Cup in Tokyo, doubling as a test event for next year's Paralympic Games.
World Para Powerlifting has announced that power assist suits created by technology giants Panasonic will be used at next year's Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
Powerlifting world record holder Siamand Rahman has been unveiled as the fifth and final star of a visual campaign promoting next year's Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
Papua New Guinea's powerlifters produced dominant performances at the Tuanaimato Sport Complex as they earned six Pacific Games gold medals on the first day of action.