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Shi Zhiyong Takes Over Chinese Nationals, and Doppelgängers are in the IWF | WL News

This week in weightlifting A report by the World Anti-Doping Agency Intelligence and Investigations department has revealed new allegations of methods used to avoid positive tests in weightlifting. Chinese Nationals saw multiple unofficial world records and highly contested battles The elite athletes of the sport continue to train hard in spite of continued uncertainness Time …

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WADA Report Says It Has Uncovered More Doping and Corruption

A report by the World Anti-Doping Agency Intelligence and Investigations department has revealed new allegations of methods used to avoid positive tests in weightlifting. The Intelligence and Investigations department tackles “the most entrenched instances of systemic doping and sport corruption” so the fact they are involves show the extent of the problems that weightlifting has. …

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Chaos at IWF as Acting President is Ousted

The International Weightlifting Federation Executive Board has controversially voted to remove Ursula Papandrea as Acting President and replace her with Thailand’s Intarat Yodbangtoey. The decision comes amidst a battle over the future direction of the IWF following alleged corruption that led to the resignation of long-time President Tamás Aján. Papandrea was apparently removed from her …

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