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National Weightlifting Championships indefinitely postponed following increase of COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu
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National Weightlifting Championships indefinitely postponed following increase of COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu

"Due to sudden surge in COVID-19, the executive board today decided to postpone the nationals," Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) secretary general Sahdev Yadav told PTI.

Sanjita Chanu to finally get Arjuna award after International Weightlifting Federation drops doping charges
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Sanjita Chanu to finally get Arjuna award after International Weightlifting Federation drops doping charges

A Sports Ministry source confirmed that Chanu will be conferred with the Arjuna award as per a 2018 Delhi High Court order, which directed the selection committee to consider her and keep the decision in a sealed cover to be disclosed only if she was absolved of the doping charges.

Indian Weightlifting Federation stops usage of China-made equipment citing defects, switches to Swedish-made equipment
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Indian Weightlifting Federation stops usage of China-made equipment citing defects, switches to Swedish-made equipment

IWLF secretary general Sahdev Yadav said, 'In future also we will not use made in china sets. We will use sets made by Indian origin companies or any other company but not from China.'

Indian Weightlifting Federation nominates Mirabai Chanu for Arjuna Award, despite having already won Khel Ratna
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Indian Weightlifting Federation nominates Mirabai Chanu for Arjuna Award, despite having already won Khel Ratna

Chanu had received the Khel Ratna along with Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli in 2018

Mirabai Chanu requests SAI for foreign strength and conditioning coach to help her in injury management
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Mirabai Chanu requests SAI for foreign strength and conditioning coach to help her in injury management

The 25-year-old made the request under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS), which was forwarded by the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) to SAI, in March before the Indian government imposed a nationwide lockdown to flatten the COVID-19 curve.

Indian weightlifters, stuck at National Institute of Sports, request sports ministry to allow resumption of training
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Indian weightlifters, stuck at National Institute of Sports, request sports ministry to allow resumption of training

All training has been suspended across Sports Authority of India (SAI) centres since mid-March to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, which has infected over 65,000 people and caused more than 2,000 deaths in India. The lockdown is due to end on 17 May.

NADA sanctions have no bearing on Tokyo Olympics 2020 quota places, says Indian weightlifting federation secretary Sahdev Yadav
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NADA sanctions have no bearing on Tokyo Olympics 2020 quota places, says Indian weightlifting federation secretary Sahdev Yadav

Weightlifter Ravi Kumar, who also won silver at the 2014 CWG in Glasgow, along with Junior CWG medallist Purnima Pandey, lesser known Hirendra Sarang, Deepika Shripal and Gaurav Tomar also tested positive for banned substances.

Suspended weightlifter Sanjita Chanu says she's innocent, will challenge decision with help of national federation
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Suspended weightlifter Sanjita Chanu says she's innocent, will challenge decision with help of national federation

Indian weightlifter Sanjita Chanu on Friday said she will challenge the provisional suspension imposed on her for allegedly failing a dope test, insisting that she is innocent.

Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu's four-year doping suspension to be contested by Indian Weightlifting Federation
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Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu's four-year doping suspension to be contested by Indian Weightlifting Federation

Indian Weightlifting Federation said it would fight the case of the Sanjita Chanu, who had had tested positive for the anabolic steroid testosterone.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Mirabai Chanu will look to change colour of medal at Gold Coast event
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Mirabai Chanu will look to change colour of medal at Gold Coast event

The World Championship gold made Mirabai a name to reckon with and added credence to the belief that she was a bright medal prospect in events like Commonwealth Games,

FIH chief Narinder Batra set to be elected as the president of Indian Olympic Association
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FIH chief Narinder Batra set to be elected as the president of Indian Olympic Association

International Hockey Federation (FIH) chief Narinder Batra is set to be elected as the president of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) during its Annual General Body Meeting, in New Delhi on Thursday.

IWF recommends gourmet food, energy drinks as 'additional diet' to 10 core athletes
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IWF recommends gourmet food, energy drinks as 'additional diet' to 10 core athletes

The 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.

Rio 2016: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu backs federation, coach after disappointing Olympics exit
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Rio 2016: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu backs federation, coach after disappointing Olympics exit

Indian weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, who had put up a highly disappointing performance at the Rio Olympics, has defended the federation and her coach after they came under criticism in the wake of her flop show.

Road to Rio: Weightlifter Sathish Sivalingam aims to achieve father's unfulfilled dream at Olympics
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Road to Rio: Weightlifter Sathish Sivalingam aims to achieve father's unfulfilled dream at Olympics

Sathish Sivalingam works as a Senior Clerk with the Southern Railways, Chennai. He also happens to be the sole male weightlifter to represent Indian in Rio.

Road to Rio: Weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu has potential to be Karnam Malleswari’s successor
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Road to Rio: Weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu has potential to be Karnam Malleswari’s successor

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu has both the potential and the right guidance to make a mark at the Olympics and change the face of Indian weightlifting.

Doping scandal: 21 Indian weightlifters test positive for banned substance, get provisional suspensions
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Doping scandal: 21 Indian weightlifters test positive for banned substance, get provisional suspensions

Indian weightlifting was hit by one of the biggest doping scandals in recent years after 21 lifters tested positive for banned substances.

Weightlifter accused of harassment suspended by IWF
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Weightlifter accused of harassment suspended by IWF

Shubham Verma, a silver medallist at the Youth Nationals has been accused of making repeated phone calls, sending messages and staring at the girls with an intention of making sexual advances..