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Feb 01, 2020
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sydney 2000 bronze medallist Karnam Malleswari expects weightlifter Mirabai Chanu to win medalThe first woman to win an Olympic medal, Malleswari said junior weightlifters are getting more opportunities to participate in international event now than 20 years ago.
Dec 19, 2019
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Former bronze medal winner Karnam Malleswari says 'all athletes should give trials' ahead of GamesThe first Indian woman to win a medal at the Olympics, Malleswari also said she is hoping for a good showing by weightlifter Mirabai Chanu in Tokyo
Aug 10, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Indian weightlifters hope to replicate Gold Coast success despite injuries, doping setbacksWeightlifting received a big boost, thanks to the impressive Commonwealth Games performance, but the recent doping controversy and the repeated injuries have taken a bit of sheen away
May 10, 2018
Weightlifting Federation of India express happiness over inclusion of Sanjita Chanu and two other lifters in TOP schemeThe government handed extensions to lifters Sanjita Chanu and Pardeep Singh who were originally in the TOP Scheme only till the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Mar 07, 2018
Commonwealth Games 2018: Mirabai Chanu will look to change colour of medal at Gold Coast eventThe 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,
Feb 20, 2018
Commonwealth Games 2018: Sathish Sivalingam to shoulder India's medal hopes in weightlifting at Gold CoastSathish Kumar Sivalingam has emerged as the face of the men's weightlifters. The 25-year-old will be one of the front-runners at the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.
Feb 06, 2018
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore says Khelo India games will in future include a separate women's championshipAddressing a press conference at the sidelines of the ongoing Khelo India School Games (KISG), Rathore said the number of disciplines in the ongoing event will also be increased from the current 16.
Dec 08, 2017
Mirabai Chanu says she 'thought of giving up' weightlifting after Rio Olympics failureLooking back at her Rio Games performance, Chanu said the big stage got to her and she became nervous when her turn came as an Olympic medal slipped through her fingers.
Dec 01, 2017
Mirabai Chanu says winning gold at World Weightlifting Championships has made missing her sister's wedding worth itImphal's Saikhom Mirabai Chanu lifted 85kg in snatch and 109kg in clean and jerk to total an impressive 194kg in the women's 48kg to pick up a rare honour for India on Thursday.
Nov 30, 2017
Mirabai Chanu's World Championships gold could be game-changing moment in Indian weightlifting historyMirabai Chanu has now broken free from her idol’s shadow and will be an inspiration, perhaps an even greater one that the path-breaking Kunjarani Devi.