Indian Weightlifting Federation

Indian weightlifter Sushila Panwar fails dope test

Indian weightlifter Sushila Panwar fails dope test

Panwar, who hails from Uttar Pradesh, came to the limelight when she bagged a gold medal in the +75kg category at the 12th South Asian Games in Guwahati last year.

Apr 28, 2017, 20:00 PM IST
Indian weightlifters earn two quota places for Olympics

Indian weightlifters earn two quota places for Olympics

2014 Commonwealth Games gold medallist Sanjita Chanu also did well in the women's 48kg to end at ninth spot.

May 02, 2016, 16:49 PM IST

Indian Weightlifting Federation says tainted lifters got supplements from outside: Report

The tainted trio of Geeta Devi, Manpreet Kaur and Harkirat Kaur, had purchased food supplements from a shop in Ludhiana.

Dec 17, 2015, 12:19 PM IST
IWF forms five-member committee to look into dope scandal

IWF forms five-member committee to look into dope scandal

Three positive results in a calendar year lead to a one-year ban of the national federation. 

Nov 17, 2015, 16:35 PM IST

Weightlifters from Arunachal picked up for camp

Weightlifters have been selected by the Indian Weightlifting Federation, for a coaching camp to be held in Houston.

Nov 04, 2015, 15:37 PM IST

Eight weightlifting coaches handed two-year suspension

The Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has decided to impose a two-year ban on the coaches of all those weightlifters who tested positive for banned substances across different championships in the last few months.

May 22, 2015, 16:56 PM IST
Indian Weightlifting Federation provisionally suspends 21 weightlifters in doping scandal

Indian Weightlifting Federation provisionally suspends 21 weightlifters in doping scandal

In what could be termed as one of the biggest doping scandals in recent years, as many as 21 weightlifters have been provisionally suspended by the Indian Weightlifting Federation after testing positive for banned substances.

Apr 04, 2015, 15:54 PM IST
Junior India women lifters bag medals

Junior India women lifters bag medals

India's junior women lifters, Pramila Krisani and Joti Mal bagged a silver and a bronze medal, respectively at the 17th Asian Youth (boys & girls) and 22nd Junior Women Championships in Doha, Qatar.

Jan 03, 2015, 22:51 PM IST

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.

Dec 21, 2014, 14:06 PM IST
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.

Sep 18, 2014, 22:17 PM IST

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.

Jun 06, 2014, 14:29 PM IST

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.

Dec 21, 2013, 21:25 PM IST

Abraham appointed international referee

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

Nov 04, 2013, 13:32 PM IST

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.

Aug 22, 2013, 16:20 PM IST

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.

Aug 07, 2013, 18:36 PM IST

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.

Jul 09, 2013, 19:19 PM IST

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.

May 21, 2013, 20:57 PM IST

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.

Dec 25, 2011, 17:38 PM IST

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".

Dec 08, 2011, 12:20 PM IST

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.

Sep 09, 2010, 17:05 PM IST