Latest News on Tokyo Olympics 2020 Weightlifting
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Apr 04, 2020
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Weightlifters from Thailand, Malaysia to miss rescheduled Games due to doping cases, confirms IWFWeightlifters from Thailand and Malaysia will miss the Tokyo Olympics after the sport’s governing body said on Saturday it had banned their athletes after a high number of doping cases.
Mar 20, 2020
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Mirabai Chanu certain to qualify under new proposed rules, Jeremy Lalrinnunga also likely to make cutWeightlifting'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.
Mar 19, 2020
Coronavirus pandemic: International Weightlifting Federation draws up new criteria for Tokyo Olympics qualification in wake of COVID-19The 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
Feb 26, 2020
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Colombia face potential weightlifting ban after positive tests for banned steroid boldenoneColombia’s weightlifters could be banned from this year’s Tokyo Olympics after three of their athletes failed doping tests and were provisionally suspended for a year, the Colombian Weightlifting Federation said
Feb 04, 2020
Targeting medal at the Tokyo Olympics, weightlifter Mirabai Chanu watchful of her fitnessMirabai Chanu's main aim is to stay injury-free in the build-up to the final round of the Olympic qualifications in April where she targets to lift a personal best of 210 kilograms
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 23, 2019
Indian weightlifter Rakhi Halder breaks two national records in bronze medal winning attempt at Qatar International CupThe 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
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
Nov 05, 2019
NADA sanctions have no bearing on Tokyo Olympics 2020 quota places, says Indian weightlifting federation secretary Sahdev YadavWeightlifter 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.
Sep 17, 2019
World Weightlifting Championship 2019: Mirabai Chanu looks to repeat 2017 feat en route to earning Tokyo Olympics berthMirabai Chanu, who had won the gold in the 48kg category at the 2017 World Weightlifting Championships, remains India's brightest medal prospect but she needs to significantly step up her game to salvage hopes of a podium finish.