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The strngest woman in the world Tatiana Kashirina not on Russia's doping list

Kashirina, Albegov, and Okulov Excluded from Russia’s Testing Pool

Five-time World Champion Tatiana Kashirina, Olympic medalist Ruslan Albegov, World Champion Artem Okulov, and others appear absent in Russia's National Testing Pool...
Egyptian Weightlifter Mohamed Ehab announces retirement in light of Egyptian doping cases

Mohammed Ehab (EGY) Retires From Weightlifting

The 2017 World Champion from Egypt Mohammed Ehab announced his retirement from the sport of weightlifting yesterday on the Egyptian news site...
Kianoush Rostami and Saeid Alihosseini Out of the Olympics

Rostami and Alihosseini OUT of Olympic Contention

Kianoush Rostami (IRI), the 2016 Olympic champion and world record holder of the -85 kg weight class, and Saeid Alihosseini (IRI), the...
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World Championships 2019 – Day 10 Roundup

W+87 Meng Suping (CHN) hit 137 on second attempt after an epic battle that took her right to the...
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World Championships 2019 – Day 9 Roundup

M109 The snatches in this A group started as a bit of a bloodbath, with just four of the...
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World Championships 2019 – Day 8 Roundup

W81 This A group looked like being extremely tight. On snatches, nine lifters planned to open between 100 and...

Kianoush Rostami Posts Statement After Missing Out At Worlds

Iranian 96 Kianoush Rostami has posted a statement to his Instagram account following his controversial bomb out at the 2019 World Weightlifting...
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World Championships 2019 – Day 7 Roundup

M96 Full Report and results This A group started quietly enough but soon became dramatic and...
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World Championships 2019 – Day 6 Roundup

This day, with two non-Olympic categories, could have been a damp squib but it proved to be anything but, with two very...
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World Championships 2019 – Day 5 Roundup

M81 Full report and results Snatches were very tight in this group, with the lifters all...
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World Championships 2019 – Day 4 Roundup

W59 Full details and results here Snatches started really well in the Women's 59 kg A...

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The Secrets of Chinese Weightlifting – Pt. 1

There was another phenomenal video posted by Shenzhen Weightlifting on Youtube discussing a...

Austin Baraki MD | Beyond the SRA Curve

Austin Baraki is a co-owner of Barbell Medicine, a hospital-based physician at a...

A Review of “Weightlifting University: Programming A Champion” – Dane Miller of Garage Strength

Introduction Weightlifting University’s “Programming A Champion” is a course developed...

Two Postive Tests From 2019 Pan American Championships

The IWF has revealed that samples from two athletes at the Pan American Championships in April tested positive for the anabolic steroid...

Tokyo Slots For 17 Nations Limited Due to Doping

The IWF has released the latest version of the anti-doping violation counts for nations since 2008. This sets restrictions on the...
Ready Steady Tokyo

Tokyo Test Event Entry List

The entry list has been published for the Japan-China-Korea Friendship Tournament – the test event for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Jaswant Shergill

The Most Outrageous Jump In Weightlifting?

Among all the big names at the British Championships and International Open last weekend, you could be forgiven for not recognising that...
Ilya Ilyin celebrating after a world record 233 kg clean and jerk at the 2012 Olympics

British International Open: Ilya, Toma, Chumak, Seim, Ulanov and More

The release of the provisional start list for the Birdseye British International Open has revealed that some big names are perhaps going...
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Ten Lifters Test Positive at Indian National Camp

It has been revealed that more than ten athletes failed drug tests at the Indian national training camp in Patiala. They have...
2019 Junior Weightlifting Championships

Start List for Junior World Championships

With the gold tier IWF Junior World Championships right around the corner, the start list has finally been released and includes many...

Cyrille Tchatchet Aims to Represent Refugees in Tokyo

British-resident weightlifter Cyrille Tchatchet II, originally from Cameroon has talked to the BBC about how he came to the UK and his...
Nathan Damron clean and jerking 200 kg at the 2019 USAW national championships

Top Performances of the 2019 USAW National Championships

With a week having passed since the Nike USA Weightlifting National Championships powered by Rogue Fitness which took place in Memphis Tennessee,...
USA weightlifter Hunter Elam snatching at the 2018 World Championships

Team USA Announced for Pan American Games

USA Weightlifting has announced its small team of weightlifting representatives for the 2019 Pan American Games - July 27-30th - made up...

Pan American Championships 2019 – Day 4

Men's 96 kg PosAthleteCountrySnatchC.&JerkResultRobi1RIVAS JhonatanCOL1802113911011.482LUNA AngelVEN162210372857.223BOADY SatavyCAN169201370842.01 Full results Women's 76kg
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German Bundesliga Final –Watch Live Sat 27/4/19

The final of the top division of the German Bundesliga weightlifting league competition will be streamed live here. The...

Pan American Championships 2019 – Day 3

Women's 64 kg Considering this is an Olympic category, it was surprising that there were no Robi scores of...

Pan American Championships 2019 – Day 1 and Day 2

The Pan-American Championships has a packed schedule, so there was plenty of action on the first couple of days, including lots of...
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Asian Championships 2019 – Day 1

Men's 55 kg Mansour Abdulrahim Al Saleem came into this group hoping to win Saudi Arabia's first gold medal...

Pan American Championships 2019 Schedule

The planned schedule is pretty packed, with up to five A sessions per day. Sessions will happen from early morning to evening...
Asian Weightlifting Federation

Asian Championships Start List

The start book for the 2019 Asian Weightlifting Championships has been made available.
Mirabai Chanu

Indian Team for Asian Championships 2019

India will send a team of eight men and four women to the 2019 Asian Weightlifting Championships. While the...
2019 Fajr Cup in Tehran - Weightlifting Olympic Qualification

Iran Women Set For Asian Championships

Iran will send a team of seven women to the 2019 Asian Weightlifting Championships, in a sign of a continuing commitment to...
Oscar Figueroa

Oscar Figueroa Barred From Pan-American Championships

The 2016 Olympic Champion in the Men's 62 kg category, Colombia's Oscar Figueroa, has been told that he cannot compete at the...
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