Not many podiums, but lifters bury ghosts of doping

There is not much to show in terms of stellar performances but the fact that Indian weightlifters managed to bury the ghost of doping, which has haunted them for long, was no less an achievement in what can easily be considered a good year for the sport.

Indian weightlifters eye maiden gold medal at Asian Games
Indian weightlifters eye maiden gold medal at Asian Games

Having raised the country's expectations after winning 12 'clean' medals in the recently concluded Glasgow Commonwealth Games (CWG), the Indian weightlifting contingent will be eyeing more glory in the 17th Asian Games starting Friday in the South Korean city of Incheon.

Ravi Kumar among 8 lifters picked for CWG

Delhi Commonwealth Games gold medallist K Ravi Kumar will be spearheading the eight-strong Indian men`s weightlifting challenge at the upcoming edition of the quadrennial event, to be held in Glasgow from July 23 to August 3.

Baisya re-elected as IWLF chief, Chandrahas Rai Secy Gen

Birendra Prasad Baisya was on Saturday re-elected unopposed as president of Indian Weightlifting Federation for his second term during its Annual General Body meeting here.

Abraham appointed international referee

Indian Weightlifting Federation Joint Secretary Abraham K Techi has been appointed as an international referee.

IWF officials claim lifters disqualified for medals only

Indian officials claim that the four weightlifters disqualified from the Nanjing Youth Asian Games were allowed to take part in their respective events.

Nine Indian weightlifters to take part in Youth Games

Indian Weightlifting Federation on Wednesday named a nine-member weightlifting team, including four girls, to participate in the 2nd Youth Asian Games to be held at Nanjing, China from August 16.

Indian junior lifters beat China to win team title

In a creditable achievement, Indian women weightlifters won the team title in the just-concluded Asian Junior Championships at Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan.

Birendra Baishya elected IWF Executive Board member

Indian Weightlifting Federation President Birendra Prasad Baishya has been elected as the Executive Board Member of the International Weightlifting Federation.

We want clean weightlifters at global events: IWF

Country`s weightlifters, who participated in international events, have come clean in several anti-doping tests, Indian Weightlifting Federation President claimed on Sunday.

Kunjarani`s outburst is unwarranted and sponsored: Malleswari

Olympic medallist Karnam Malleswari has shot back at Kunjarani Devi for putting her weight behind the Indian Weightlifting Federation, saying her compatriot`s view regarding the current office bearers of IWF is "unwarranted and sponsored".

Chanu pleads innocence, accuses IWF of keeping her in dark

Sanamacha Chanu accused the Indian Weightlifting Federation of keeping her in dark about the banned substance methylhexaneamine, which she said she cannot even spell properly.

Chanu pleads innocence, accuses IWF of keeping her in dark

Sanamacha Chanu accused the Indian Weightlifting Federation of keeping her in dark about the banned substance methylhexaneamine, which she said she cannot even spell properly.

International body will not agree to fine reduction: IWF

Indian Weightlifting Federation
(IWF) on Saturday said its parent international body will not agree
to Sports Ministry`s plea for a reduction of the hefty fine
imposed on it after six lifters flunked dope tests last year.

International body will not agree to fine reduction: IWF

Indian Weightlifting Federation
(IWF) on Saturday said its parent international body will not agree
to Sports Ministry`s plea for a reduction of the hefty fine
imposed on it after six lifters flunked dope tests last year.

I am innocent, says weightlifting coach

Malhotra said that he was deeply hurt by the sexual harassment allegations levelled against him.

I am innocent, says weightlifting coach

Malhotra said that he was deeply hurt by the sexual harassment allegations levelled against him.

Now, IWF suspends coach on sexual harassment allegations

IWF suspended Coach Ramesh Malhotra for alleged sexual harassment of junior lifters.

Now, IWF suspends coach on sexual harassment allegations

IWF suspended Coach Ramesh Malhotra for alleged sexual harassment of junior lifters.

IWF forms committee to look into sexual harassment charges

Indian Weightlifting Federation constituted a three-member committee to probe into the charges of sexual harassment of junior lifters by an unnamed coach as alleged by Karnam Malleswari.