Two-time European champion Rebeka Koha has retired from weightlifting at the age of 22, the Latvian Olympic Committee (LOK) has announced.
A new Anti-Doping Commission (ADC) is to be established by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) after the organisation dismissed previous members of the body and axed its Clean Sport Commission.
Asian Games weightlifting gold medallist Hidilyn Diaz of the Philippines has received a funding boost in her bid for glory at the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Belarus weightlifter Maksim Mudreuski has been provisionally suspended for testing positive for a banned substance, making him the latest from the nation to be caught up in a doping violation.
Two-time European Weightlifting Championships silver medallist Tatyana Aleeva has become the latest Russian to face a doping ban after being provisionally suspended by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).
Posthumous award for tango-loving "fat one" Selvetti, South America’s first Olympic weightlifting medallist
Humberto Selvetti, the first South American and first native Spanish speaker to win an Olympic weightlifting medal, is top of the list of athletes who will be inducted into the Pan American Weightlifting Federation (PAWF) Hall of Fame at a gala to be held on August 22.
Three weightlifters from India - including Youth Olympic Games champion Jeremy Lalrinnunga - are due to return to the national training camp after observing a period of quarantine.
Loredana Toma of Romania, Boady Santavy of Canada and the Belgian teenager Nina Sterckx were in outstanding form in the innovative Eleiko Email International Lifters Tournament, which attracted 751 entries from 63 countries.
USA Weightlifting has changed the American Open Series 3 from an in-person competition to a remote and virtual event, as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has taken the first step towards giving athletes a meaningful voice in the sport’s future.
Young European weightlifters have lost one of their remaining chances to gain qualifying points for Tokyo 2020.
A new weightlifting competition for mixed-gender teams could be a formula to follow around the world during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has caused so much disruption to the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) calendar.
Indian weightlifter Ragala Venkat Rahul has spoken of the difficulty of maintaining top form for an entire year after the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were postponed due to COVID-19.
Olympic weightlifting gold medallist Sohrab Moradi has admitted that the coronavirus crisis has been a blessing in disguise for him.
Helsinki 1952 Olympic weightlifting bronze medallist Ali Mirzaei has died at the age of 91, it has been announced.