Kenya has been awarded the hosting rights for this year's African Junior and Youth Weightlifting Championships.
Tributes have been paid to John Lear, the influential coach who worked with some of the biggest names in British weightlifting and led the national team at eight consecutive Olympic Games.
Iraqi weightlifter Mohammed Yaseen Mohammed, who competed at two Olympic Games, has died at the age of 57, reportedly due to COVID-19.
Sanjita Chanu, the Indian weightlifter who was cleared of doping two and a half years after testing positive, has won a prestigious sports award that was put on hold for her in 2018.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) will have a new constitution and a new permanent leader within seven months.
The Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) has informed the Sports Authority of India (SAI) that it has decided to stop using equipment made in China in the wake of the recent border conflicts between the nations.
Eileen Cikamatana, one of the brightest young talents in weightlifting, heads for the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra this week clinging on to a remote hope of competing at the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
USA Weightlifting is set to expand access to coaching education courses for the black community through 10 full scholarships.
The Hungarian National Anti-Doping Agency (HUNADO) has distanced itself from the corruption scandal in weightlifting in a statement that highlights its "impeccable" work.
Grozny is expected to host the Russian Weightlifting Championships from August 17 to 23 following the event’s postponement.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has taken the first steps towards investigating dozens of doping positives that were said to have been "covered up" by its disgraced former President, Tamás Aján.
Sam Coffa, the Australian who lost his seat at the last International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) election, has been appointed one of the IWF’s two technical delegates for the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games – by when he will be 85.
An Albanian weightlifting official who drove 1,100 kilometres to pay $74,000 (£58,000/€65,000) in cash so his country could compete in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games has told insidethegames why and how the journey came about.
Senior Thai official named in McLaren weightlifting report denies corruption and threatens to sue foreign media
Intarat Yodbangtoey has denied any involvement in bribery and corruption at the 2017 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) electoral congress, and says he has been insulted and dishonoured.
Exclusive: Indian weightlifter finally cleared of doping after two-and-a-half-year wait - still plans to sue IWF
An Indian weightlifter who has finally been cleared of doping more than two and a half years after testing positive is seeking a six-figure sum in United States dollars in damages for her ordeal.