Ursula Papandrea, who until April is the first female leader of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), says she will stand in next year's IWF elections.
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Tamás Aján has stepped aside as President of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) for 90 days, pending investigations into allegations of corruption.
Tamás Aján's reign at the helm of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) will face arguably its biggest challenge tomorrow, when the governing body's Executive Board meets to discuss the sport's future.
Romania’s chances of competing at this year's Olympic Games in Tokyo took another hit again when it was announced that another of its London 2012 lifters had tested positive.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has called an extraordinary meeting of its Executive Board in Qatar next week in response to allegations of corruption made in a German television documentary.
Two Romanians who won medals at London 2012 have come up positive for anabolic steroids in the retesting of samples by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Tamás Aján has told an interviewer in Hungary that the German television documentary about alleged corruption in weightlifting has "completely ruined my life and 50 years of my work".
New evidence of manipulated doping samples has been released by the makers of a German television documentary about alleged corruption in weightlifting.
Two of the most senior figures in weightlifting in the United States and Russia have called for investigations into claims of corruption in the sport made by a German television documentary.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has strongly rejected claims of doping cover-ups and financial mismanagement made in a German television documentary, and has said it is concerned about possible "organised doping" in Thailand.
"Weightlifting’s doping cover-ups and missing millions" - German TV documentary targets IWF President Aján
A German television documentary broadcast today alleges corruption and cover-ups in weightlifting, in doping and finance, and secretly records a conversation with an Olympic medallist who claims girls as young as 13 are doping in Thailand.
The top two coaches in Egypt’s national weightlifting team have been sent to jail during a Government inquiry into widespread doping and misappropriation of public funds.
Iran’s Olympic champion weightlifter Kianoush Rostami made a career high total in one of the best head-to-head contests of 2019 at the Qatar Cup in Doha, the final Olympic qualifying competition of the year – but he still needs a miracle if he is to go for gold again at Tokyo 2020.
Maxim Agapitov, the Russian who has been openly critical of weightlifting’s global leadership in recent months, is running for President of the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) to replace Antonio Urso, who has announced he is not standing again on "ethical principles".
Eileen Cikamatana, the 20-year-old who has quickly established herself as one of the most exciting young talents in weightlifting, broke three junior world records on Thursday as her junior career came to a close.