The Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) has decided to shift the national camp from Patiala to Mumbai for two months, starting 21 December, to ensure that lifters train in higher temperatures that are anticipated at next year's Tokyo Olympics.
Indian weightlifter Rakhi Halder breaks two national records in bronze medal winning attempt at Qatar International Cup
The Commonwealth Championship gold medallist Rakhi Halder obliterated the senior national record in both snatch and total lift with her personal best effort of 218kg (95kg in snatch + 123 kg in clean and jerk) on Sunday night
Mirabai, who missed the 2018 edition of the event, has made a strong comeback from a lower back injury that had kept her out of action for nearly nine months.
Indian weightlifters continue impressive show in Commonwealth Championships, add seven gold medals on second day
Rakhi Halder and Davinder Kaur won a gold medal each in the senior women's section as Indian weightlifters continued their impressive show on the second day of the Commonwealth Championships at Apia on Wednesday.
Weightlifters Mirabai Chanu, Sathish Sivalingam, Venkat Rahul Ragala to miss this year's World Championship
Senior weightlifters including defending champion Mirabai Chanu, Sathish Sivalingam and Venkat Rahul Ragala will miss this year's World Championship opting to continue their rehabilitation program instead.
Asian Games 2018: Indian weightlifters hope to replicate Gold Coast success despite injuries, doping setbacks
Weightlifting 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
Asian Games 2018: Saikhom Mirabai Chanu to lead India's five-person weightlifting squad alongside Sathish Shivalingam
Saikhom Mirabai Chanu will be heading in to the Asian Games as a favourite in her category, and she will be accompanied by a squad of four other weightlifters, including Sathish Sivalingam
Weightlifting Federation of India express happiness over inclusion of Sanjita Chanu and two other lifters in TOP scheme
The government handed extensions to lifters Sanjita Chanu and Pardeep Singh who were originally in the TOP Scheme only till the 2018 Commonwealth Games.