The International Weightlifting Federation, though, has not commented on the situation and still lists Papandrea as interim president on its website.
Last month, 17-year-old Jeremy had flown to Aizawl to meet his family after feeling homesick.
The International Weightlifting Federation said Tuesday that Demanov tested positive for traces of DHCMT, an anabolic steroid also known as turinabol
'Ignominy of doping ban made me suicidal' Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu on her mental struggle and fight for justice
A victim of administrative goof-ups and wrongful doping case, Sanjita Chanu lost two years of her prime. The weightlifter speaks about her mental struggle, her fight for justice and future plans
WADA begins investigation after McLaren Investigation Team discovers doping violations hidden in IWF records
In a scathing report released earlier this month, McLaren and his team found that the IWF had been plagued by decades of corruption and also discovered the doping infractions.
Chanu, who won gold at the 2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Games in 48kg and 53kg respectively, has been trying for the prestigious Award for the past four years.
IOC chief Thomas Bach warns weightlifting could face Olympic exclusion after discovery of massive corruption in IWF
Weightlifting could lose its place in future Olympic Games if ongoing investigations into the sports’ international federation (IWF) reveal more corruption, the International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday.
The IWF has dropped the doping charge against Indian weightlifter K Sanjita Chanu due to "non-conformities" in the handling of her sample.
Three Russian weightlifters including three-time world champion Nadezhda Evstyukhina test positive for banned substance
The 32-year-old Evstyukhina, who is now retired, has been serving a provisional suspension since August last year for a separate potential violation of anti-doping rules, the IWF said.
Sanjita Chanu still not cleared of doping charges by IWF, will demand compensation for causing mental harassment
Chanu's case, which has been marred by several anomalies and administrative goof-ups, has been dragging on since she tested positive for anabolic steroid testosterone in November 2017.
Investigation into International Weightlifting Federation finds doping cover-ups, millions of dollars in missing money
An investigation into the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has found doping cover-ups and millions of dollars in missing money, lead investigator Richard McLaren said Thursday.
International Weightlifting Federation president Tamas Ajan resigns amid ongoing corruption investigation
Ajan, from Hungary, had been at the IWF since 1976, serving 24 years as general secretary and 20 as president.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Mirabai Chanu certain to qualify under new proposed rules, Jeremy Lalrinnunga also likely to make cut
Weightlifting's Olympic qualifying schedule has gone haywire due to the Covid-19 pandemic but India's Mirabai Chanu is a sure-shot for the Tokyo Games, if they are held, while young Jeremy Lalrinnunga is also set to make the cut for the mega sporting spectacle.
Coronavirus pandemic: International Weightlifting Federation draws up new criteria for Tokyo Olympics qualification in wake of COVID-19
The International Weightlifting Federation says it has drawn up a replacement set of qualifying rules and submitted them to the International Olympic Committee but it won’t tell athletes or national federations about the changes until the IOC signs off on the plan
The IWF had already cancelled the world junior weightlifting championship, to have been held in Romania this month, as well as the sport’s Asian and African Championships
The weightlifting event, which was originally set to be held in Kazakhstan but shifted to neighbouring Uzbekistan last month, joins a long list of sporting events hit by the flu-like virus that originated in China late last year
International Weightlifting Federation to investigate Tamas Ajan's 44-year tenure as president after allegations of corruption
Weightlifting has a chronic doping problem, including dozens of positive tests for steroids in reanalysis of samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics and 2012 London Olympics
International Weightlifting Federation president Tamas Ajan steps down for 90 days following investigation into alleged corruption
The decision for Ajan to stand aside was made at an extraordinary meeting of the IWF executive board in Doha, Qatar that lasted 13 hours.
Two Romanian weightlifters under the scanner for doping after re-testing of samples from 2012 London Olympics, medal standings could be altered
The results come at a time when the International Weightlifting Federation is itself pressure over alleged doping cover-ups and financial irregularities
International Olympic Committee to ask German broadcaster for evidence after allegations of doping cover-up in weightlifting
The program broadcast by ARD implicated the International Weightlifting Federation and its long-time president, Tamas Aján, an International Olympic Committee honorary member from Hungary