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Oct 11, 2017
Commonwealth Games 2018: Sixteen Indian weightlifters qualify for next year's tournament in AustraliaIn the last edition of the Games in Glasgow in 2014, Indians had bagged as many as 12 medals, including three gold.
Oct 01, 2017
Russia and China handed one-year ban from international weightlifting for doping violationsThe weightlifting suspension was met with shock by Russia, which has been accused of widespread state-sponsored doping in recent years.
Sep 07, 2017
S Sathish Kumar, R V Rahul win gold at Commonwealth weightlifting championships, seal 2018 CWG spotSivalingam Sathish Kumar and Ragala Venkat Rahul qualified for 2018 Commonwealth Games after winning gold medal each in their respective weight divisions at the Commonwealth Senior Weightlifting Championships
Jun 08, 2017
IWF recommends gourmet food, energy drinks as 'additional diet' to 10 core athletesThe Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has reportedly suggested gourmet foods and energy drinks for the connoisseur as an 'additional diet' to the 10 core athletes at the Patiala national camp.
Feb 06, 2017
India's position in global doping violator's list will improve after our crackdown, claims NadaIndia's embarrassingly high ranking in the global doping violators' list is expected to become more "respectable", the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) claimed on Monday, asserting that it has successfully tightened its monitoring system.
Jan 13, 2017
China faces IWF doping ban after three Olympic gold-winning weightlifters test positiveThree Chinese women's weightlifting gold medallists at the 2008 Beijing Olympics were disqualified for doping on Thursday following a reanalysis of their drug tests, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said.
Dec 27, 2016
Senior National Weightlifting Championships: Jimjang Deru breaks national record in clean & jerk eventJimjang Deru created a new national record in clean & jerk event with a lift of 153kg to secure the gold medal at the Senior National Weightlifting Championships.
Oct 19, 2016
Russia’s weightlifter Apti Aukhadov stripped of Olympics medal after failing dope re-testRussia's Apti Aukhadov was stripped of the men's weightlifting silver medal he won in the 85 kg category at the London 2012 Olympics after he tested positive for banned substances in re-tests of samples, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said.
Aug 24, 2016
Three Chinese 2008 Olympic champions test positive after IWF re-analyse samplesThe International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) on Wednesday disclosed the names of 15 past Olympians, including three Beijing 2008 gold medallists, who failed doping tests after their samples were re-analysed.
Aug 18, 2016
Rio Olympics 2016: Tinder releases data on most right swiped sportsTinder is seeing a surge in activity in and around the Olympics Village area.