The International Weightlifting Federation’s (IWF) failure to take any action over its "obsolete" Olympic qualification system is unfair to athletes and creates a risk that dopers will escape detection.
Fernando Reis has become the first Brazilian ever to win an International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships medal - more than two years after the event.
The coach of the Thailand women’s weightlifting team that lost three world titles in a doping scandal in 2018 has been charged with a doping offence and provisionally suspended.
Weightlifters whose Olympic qualifying hopes have suffered because of the COVID-19 pandemic could be helped by the creation of two new events in May - one live and one virtual.
The African Weightlifting Championships have been postponed again less than three weeks before they were due to start, adding further confusion to the qualifying programme for the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
A South African weightlifter’s chance of realising a lifelong dream of competing at the Olympic Games could be thwarted by coronavirus-related travel restrictions.
The triple Olympic gold medallist Pyrros Dimas has highlighted the importance of listening to the views of nations around the world during the process of restoring weightlifting’s credibility.
More than 400 weightlifters have returned to the platform to compete live in Spain and the United States this weekend, raising hopes of a return to some sort of normality after a year lost to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Papandrea urges IWF to switch weightlifting election date as Chinen complains of "gangsters" on Board
The International Weightlifting Federation’s (IWF) claim that it has "moved speedily" in attempting to change the way the sport is governed has been rejected by its former Interim President Ursula Papandrea.
Weightlifting manager for Tokyo 2020 says IWF is risking sport’s future by opting for October elections
The sport manager for weightlifting at Tokyo 2020 says the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) is risking the sport’s Olympic future by delaying its elections until after the rearranged Olympic Games.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) should hold its delayed elections before the rearranged Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games or the sport’s chances of retaining its place on the Olympic programme will suffer.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has begun a rescue mission for the troubled sport by postponing its elections and committing to giving two athletes’ representatives a vote on the Executive Board.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has set out in the strongest terms the reasons why it has threatened weightlifting with expulsion from the Olympic programme.
Weightlifting is closer to losing its place on the Olympic Games programme than at any time since it became a regular feature more than 100 years ago.
Leading candidates for the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Presidency from the United States, China and Greece have endorsed a call to move the IWF’s elections to online-only.