Weightlifters

London Olympics: Three gold medal weightlifters disqualified for doping

London Olympics: Three gold medal weightlifters disqualified for doping

About 10 gold medalists from London have now lost their titles or are at risk of losing them because of doping - four are athletes from Belarus.

Oct 27, 2016, 16:55 PM IST
12th South Asian Games: Gold rush continues for India; swimmers, wrestlers shine

12th South Asian Games: Gold rush continues for India; swimmers, wrestlers shine

The bulk of the medals on Sunday came through the swimmers, who scooped 10 in all -- including 4 gold , 5 silver and 1 bronze.

Feb 07, 2016, 21:05 PM IST
Not enough podiums, but lifters bury ghosts of doping

Not enough 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, 16:10 PM IST
Asian Games: India`s weightlifters throw off spectre of doping

Asian Games: India`s weightlifters throw off spectre of doping

India`s weightlifters will be looking to build on their new-found clean status at the Asian Games in Incheon after bagging 12 medals at this summer`s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Sep 15, 2014, 11:31 AM IST

President congratulates CWG medallists

President Pranab Mukherjee Friday congratulated Indian weightlifters and judoka for winning medals on the opening day of the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

Jul 25, 2014, 16:02 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

Indian weightlifters book two quota places for Youth Olympics

Indian weightlifters earned two quota places in boy`s category for next year`s Youth Olympic Games in the recently-concluded World Youth Championships at Tashkent, Kazakhstan.

Apr 16, 2013, 17:22 PM IST

Lifters dominate 2011 dope list

Weightlifters and powerlifters dominated the list of 25 dope offenders released by Sports Minister Ajay Maken in the Parliament here on Tuesday.

Feb 22, 2011, 18:04 PM IST

Lifters dominate 2011 dope list

Weightlifters and powerlifters dominated the list of 25 dope offenders released by Sports Minister Ajay Maken in the Parliament here on Tuesday.

Feb 22, 2011, 18:04 PM IST

I haven`t misbehaved with any lifter in my career: Malhotra

Suspended coach Ramesh Malhotra maintained that he never "misbehaved" with women weightlifters during his career and is confident of being "absolved" of sexual harassment charges by the IWF inquiry committee.

Jul 26, 2010, 17:33 PM IST

I haven`t misbehaved with any lifter in my career: Malhotra

Suspended coach Ramesh Malhotra maintained that he never "misbehaved" with women weightlifters during his career and is confident of being "absolved" of sexual harassment charges by the IWF inquiry committee.

Jul 26, 2010, 17:33 PM IST