Nine Thais including two reigning Olympic champions were suspended after positive drug tests since November, prompting Thailand to voluntarily ban itself from the September championships in Pattaya as well as next year's Olympics.
WADA to charge five Russian weightlifters for doping based on data obtained from Moscow anti-doping laboratory
The IWF says evidence against the five lifters, including Olympic bronze medalist Ruslan Albegov, comes from new investigations by WADA into widespread drug use in Russian sports
IOC disqualifies three athletes for doping, including 2012 Olympics bronze medalist weightlifter Valentin Hristov
Hristov, who turns 35 on Saturday, is already serving an eight-year ban until December 2023 for a positive test for nandrolone at the 2015 world championships in Houston
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Thailand bars weightlifters from participating in international competition amidst doping investigations
In response, the Thai Amateur Weightlifting Association said it was launching an investigation into the doping ring and will not send athletes to compete at the international level
'Reborn' after seeing her suspension revoked, Sanjita Chanu vows to come back with a bang, targets Tokyo Olympics spot
An ecstatic Sanjita spoke to Firstpost from her home in Imphal after her provisional suspension was lifted.
Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu to appear before international hearing panel after B sample returns positive
Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu's troubles mounted with her 'B' sample also returning positive but the defiant Commonwealth Games gold-medallist will fight her case before the international body's hearing panel.
Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu demands inquiry after IWF admits of mistake committed in her dope test result
While sending the dope result notification to Sanjita on 15 May, the IWF mentioned sample code number 1599000 as the one collected on November 17 last year at Las Vegas while it mentioned sample code 1599176 in the results section.
Sanjita Chanu doping controversy: Manipur CM urges sports minister Rajyavardhan Rathore to intervene in matter
The Manipur chief minister said there could have been "mixing up or exchange" of the dope sample of Sanjita taken in the United States in November last year.
Sanjita Chanu vows to fight back, questions drug testing agency for taking too long to publish test results
According to the statement from the International Weightlifting Federation released yesterday, a sample of Sanjita was found to contain the banned anabolic steroid testosterone.
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.
Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu, gold medallist at Commonwealth Games 2018, provisionally suspended after failing dope test
Sanjita Chanu, who had won a gold in the women's 53kg category in the recent Gold Coast CWG, has tested positive for testosterone, International Weightlifting Federation announced on their website.
Commonwealth Games 2018: Transgender New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard withdraws injured; Samoa take gold
Hubbard, whose participation was criticised as “unfair” by the Samoan team, lifted 120kg in the snatch but injured her arm on a failed third attempt after raising the weight dramatically to 132kg.
Commonwealth Games 2018: Sixteen Indian weightlifters qualify for next year's tournament in Australia
In the last edition of the Games in Glasgow in 2014, Indians had bagged as many as 12 medals, including three gold.
The weightlifting suspension was met with shock by Russia, which has been accused of widespread state-sponsored doping in recent years.
The 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.
The IWF will ban Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus from competing for one year after the Rio Olympics 2016 finish because of doping, its chief confirmed.
Russian Sport Minister Vitaly Mutko said a decision by the International Weightlifting Federation to ban Russia weightlifters from the Rio Olympics was like "a psychotic episode", R-Sport news agency reported on Thursday.
Possible relief for Sharapova? Fourteen athletes have suspension lifted after WADA relaxes meldonium ruling
At least 14 athletes from Russia and Georgia had their doping suspensions lifted Friday, two days after officials relaxed the rules about meldonium.