A number of members of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Executive Board may call for the governing body's long-standing President, Tamás Aján, to be suspended indefinitely - less than a week after he agreed to stand aside for 90 days pending investigations of alleged corruption.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has complained of "bias and a sensationalist style" by makers of a television documentary in a 20-page document that was presented to its Executive Board before Tamás Aján stepped aside as President of the governing body last week.
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.
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.
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.
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".
The strength of Tamás Aján's leadership of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) will be tested in Lausanne tomorrow, at a meeting that could have a profound effect on the sport's future.
Tamás Aján, the President of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), has accused Thailand of being "absolutely reckless" in its attempts to return to the sport while still serving a self-imposed ban.
International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) President Tamás Aján has expressed the pride at seeing North and South Korean athletes competing together at the Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships in Pyongyang.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) should scrap the body that dishes out punishment to nations with multiple doping offences and turn instead to the International Testing Agency (ITA) and its own board members, according to IWF general secretary Mohamed Jaloud.
International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) President Tamás Aján has claimed the recently-concluded World Championships have shown the results of the world governing body's work to ensure that the sport is a clean one.