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Twitter slammed after refusing to pay in fight against child porn

Twitter has been reportedly slammed for resisting request of an increase of 5,000 pounds in contribution to fight against child porn on the internet.

Nandita Das in IWF’s International Hall of Fame

IWF recognises leading global women game-changer women by inducting them into the International Hall of Fame.

Ministry asks CWG OC to release Rs 1.75 cr to IWF to pay fine

Sports Ministry directed Commonwealth Games Organising Committee to immediately release Rs 1.75 crore interest-free loan to the Indian Weightlifting Federation so it can pay the doping fine.

IWF decides to abide by Sports Ministry age, tenure guidelines

Indian Weightlifting Federation
is set to become the second national sports body after All
India Tennis Association to declare its adherence to the age
and tenure limitation guidelines of the government.

16 lifters send letter to IWF backing Malhotra

Ramesh Malhotra has got the backing of 16 core group women lifters who are training at NIS Patiala for the Commonwealth Games as they wrote a letter to Indian Weightlifting Federation asking it to reinstate him.

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.

Five lifters test positive during Udaipur nationals

Four days after handing life ban
to three lifters for their second dope offences, Indian
Weightlifting Federation today said five lifters tested
positive for banned drugs during Senior National Championships.

IWF hands life ban on three lifters

IWF handed life bans on three lifters, including 2006 CWG silver medallist Vicky Bhatta (56 kg).

India pays installment of fine, IWF gives nod for SAAF Games

The International Weightlifting
Federation today cleared the deck for Indian lifters`
participation in the January 29-February 8 South Asian Games
after the national body paid USD 50,000 as first installment
of the USD 500,000

IWF cracks whip: Life ban for Shailaja Pujari

Cracking the whip on Indian dope cheats, IWF imposed life ban on Shailaja Pujari and Vicky Butta.

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.

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.

Fresh IWF elections soon: IOA

The Indian Olympic Association said fresh elections will be held to reconstitute the Indian Weightlifting Federation, officials of which resigned en masse after six lifters flunked dope tests.

IWF says no to Asian Junior Weightlifting after dope fiasco

The negative publicity
surrounding the series of dope flunks by lifters has forced
the Indian Weightlifting Federation to forfeit itself the
right to host Asian Youth and Junior Championships in
December.

Tainted weightlifter Shailaja blames IWF secretary

A day after three of the IWF contracted athletes were found guilty of doping, the blame game began with tainted weightlifter Shailaja Pujari openly naming IWF secretary BR Gulati as the man who had framed her.

Third lifter fails dope test, IWF faces ban

Indian weightlifters` participation in next year`s Commonwealth Games is in jeopardy as the national federation is facing the prospect of a
one-year ban after a third positive dope test.