International Weightlifting Federation

Olympics: Russian weightlifting team banned from Rio

Olympics: Russian weightlifting team banned from Rio

There are now 117 Russian competitors banned from the Rio Games from the 387 initially nominated by the Russian Olympic Committee.

Jul 30, 2016, 00:35 AM IST
Bulgarian weightlifters banned from Rio Olympics

Bulgarian weightlifters banned from Rio Olympics

IWF made the decision Thursday to give out the punishment after 11 Bulgarian weightlifters were tested positive for doping earlier this year.

Nov 20, 2015, 15:35 PM IST
Albanian weightlifters get 2-8 years suspension for doping

Albanian weightlifters get 2-8 years suspension for doping

Albanian weightlifters Daniel Godelli, Romela Begaj and Hysen Pulaku have received heavy punishment for failing dope tests from the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).

Apr 04, 2015, 19:56 PM IST

Bulgaria pull out of Euro weightlifting event

Bulgaria confirmed to withdraw from next month's European weightlifting championships on Thursday after 11 of its athletes tested positive for steroids, a media report said on Friday.

Mar 27, 2015, 10:59 AM IST
Iraqi weightlifter caught doping at Asiad Games

Iraqi weightlifter caught doping at Asiad Games

An Iraqi weightlifter has failed a dope test for the second time in six years and was kicked out of the Asian Games, officials said.

Sep 30, 2014, 19:48 PM IST

Azerbaijan starts probe into lifters` doping scandal

Azerbaijan has started investigations on the disqualification of nine of its weightlifters for a doping scandal.

Apr 05, 2014, 16:21 PM IST

Weightlifter Sarah Robles plans to compete in Rio after ban

Weightlifter Sarah Robles, who was handed a two-year drugs suspension by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), said she accepts her ban but hopes to compete in 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Jan 16, 2014, 12:37 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

Indian dope cases still in process of being confirmed: IWF

The “strong action” it has promised against repeat dope-offender India is a only a position statement as of now, the International Weightlifting Federation said on Sunday.

Nov 22, 2009, 16:39 PM IST

Indian dope cases still in process of being confirmed: IWF

The “strong action” it has promised against repeat dope-offender India is a only a position statement as of now, the International Weightlifting Federation said on Sunday.

Nov 22, 2009, 16:39 PM IST

IWF takes tough stand, to take strong action against India

The International Weightlifting Federation vowed to crack the whip on repeat dope-offender India, saying that strong action will be taken against the country for a series of dope flunks by its lifters.

Nov 21, 2009, 21:28 PM IST

IWF takes tough stand, to take strong action against India

The International Weightlifting Federation vowed to crack the whip on repeat dope-offender India, saying that strong action will be taken against the country for a series of dope flunks by its lifters.

Nov 21, 2009, 21:28 PM IST