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2016 Rio Olympics: Iranian weightlifter Sohrab Moradi wins men's 94kg

Vadzim Straltsou of Belarus claimed silver on 395 while Lithuania`s Aurimas Didzbalis took bronze with 392.
 

WATCH: INCREDIBLE! Iran's Kianoush Rostami shatters own weightlifting world record

WATCH: INCREDIBLE! Iran's Kianoush Rostami shatters own weightlifting world record

China`s Tian Tao claimed silver on 395kg while Romanian Gabriel Sincraian took bronze with 390.

Rio 2016: Sathish Sivalingam out of medal bracket, Indian lifters end campaign

Rio 2016: Sathish Sivalingam out of medal bracket, Indian lifters end campaign

Sivalingam holds the national record of 336kg (149+187) in men's 77kg.

Olympics 2016: CAS confirms Russian weightlifters' Rio ban

Olympics 2016: CAS confirms Russian weightlifters' Rio ban

The ban meant the eight Russian weightlifters could not take part in the Rio Games starting Friday.

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.

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.

Commonwealth Youth Games: Weightlifter Jamjang Deru wins gold

India opened their account with a gold medal through weightlifter Jamjang Deru who won the boys 56kg category event on the opening day of competitions at the 5th Commonwealth Youth Games here today.

Kiwi heads home after PNG `cannibal` gaffe

A New Zealand weightlifter has left the Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea after offending locals with social media posts suggesting they were cannibals, a PNG sports official said Tuesday.

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.

Jimjang Deru creates national record in weightlifting

Weightlifter Jimjang Deru of Arunachal Pradesh created a national record by lifting 238 kgs in the under 56 kg category at the 10th Youth National Weightlifting Championship held in Yamuna Nagar, Haryana.

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.

World champion Marcin Dolega suspended over doping

World champion Marcin Dolega suspended over doping

Poland`s three-time world weightlifting champion Marcin Dolega has been suspended by his federation over suspicions of doping and banned from taking part in next month`s World Championships in Kazakhstan.

Asian Games: China`s gentle giant Zhou Lulu outshines the men

Asian Games: China`s gentle giant Zhou Lulu outshines the men

China dominated the Asian Games weightlifting and their toughest woman Zhou Lulu outshone the world`s strongest man to round off a week of scintillating record-breaking action. 

Asian Games: Qatar`s outclassed lifter `not here for holiday`

Asian Games: Qatar`s outclassed lifter `not here for holiday`

Qatar gained a unique record at the weightlifting arena on Tuesday when Essa Saleh Al Buainain completed the lightest sequence of lifts in the Asian Games - male or female.

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.

PNG weightlifter cleared of toilet sex assault

A Commonwealth Games weightlifter from Papua New Guinea was on Tuesday cleared of sexually assaulting a man in a Glasgow supermarket toilet.

Powerlifter Sakina Khatun wins bronze, Basha fails

Indian powerlifter Sakina Khatun won the bronze in the women`s lightweight (up to 61kg) category to give the country its first medal of day 10 of the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Saturday.

CWG 2014: Nigeria’s Amalaha stripped of weightlifting gold

Nigeria teenager Chika Amalaha has been stripped of her Commonwealth Games weightlifting gold medal after failing a doping test, the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) said on Friday.

Commonwealth Games: David Katoatau claims first ever gold for Kiribati

David Katoatau won the tiny Pacific island nation of Kiribati`s first ever medal at the Commonwealth Games as he claimed gold in the men`s 105kg weightlifting competition.

Himachal CM congratulates CWG silver medallist Vikas Thakur

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Wednesday congratulated Vikas Thakur for winning silver in the 85 kg category in men`s weight lifting in the Commonwealth Games.