Romania has been banned from weightlifting for a year because of multiple doping violations, and cannot compete at the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
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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.
Colombia’s entire team of eight weightlifters faces suspension from the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after a Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) decision.
A lifetime ban for a weightlifting coach has cost Mexico four quota places for the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
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.
The Ukrainian weightlifter Dmytro Chumak has been suspended on three charges after he and his coach allegedly tried to evade and bribe doping control officers.
The Commonwealth Games will never be the same again after Birmingham 2022.
A Belgian weightlifter says dealing with transgender issues in sport is "impossible" but the presence of Laurel Hubbard in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games is "like a bad joke" to women athletes.
Walid Bidani was one of three record-breakers at the African Weightlifting Championships in Nairobi, which finished this weekend.
Armenia won both medal events on the eighth day of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Athletes at the African Weightlifting Championships in Nairobi, Kenya say the organisation and training conditions are the worst they have seen and that the event has been "shameful" for the sport.
Moldova won its first ever junior world title and Russia was on top of the podium at this level for the first time in six years on day six of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Two Vietnamese weightlifters with a good chance of winning medals at the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are likely to miss their chance because of multiple doping violations by their teammates.