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Mar 08, 2019
2020 Tokyo Olympics: Thailand bars weightlifters from participating in international competition amidst doping investigationsIn 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
Feb 08, 2019
Jeremy Lalrinnunga wins silver in men's 67 kg to clinch second weightlifting medal for India in Thailand eventJeremy Lalrinnunga clinched a silver in men's 67kg category, fetching India's second medal in the EGAT's Cup International Weightlifting Championships in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Feb 07, 2019
World champion weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu clinches gold medal on competitive return from back injurySaikhom Mirabai Chanu notched up a gold medal at the EGAT Cup, making a strong comeback from the lower back injury that kept her out of action for more than half of 2018
Jan 24, 2019
'Reborn' after seeing her suspension revoked, Sanjita Chanu vows to come back with a bang, targets Tokyo Olympics spotAn ecstatic Sanjita spoke to Firstpost from her home in Imphal after her provisional suspension was lifted.
Jan 23, 2019
Two-time Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Sanjita Chanu's provisional doping ban lifted by International Weightlifting FederationSanjita had set a new Commonwealth Games record in 2018 with a lift of 84 kg in snatch and 108 kg in clean and jerk, to finish with a total of 192 kg.
Dec 24, 2018
Five weightlifters including Olympic champions Oleksiy Torokhtiy, Ruslan Nurudinov suspended after reanalysis of 2012 urine samplesUkrainian Oleksiy Torokhtiy, Olympic -105kg gold medallist six years ago, and Uzbek Ruslan Nurudinov, who won the same category in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, both tested positive for anabolic steroids.
Dec 18, 2018
Landmark year for Indian weightlifters as Mirabai Chanu and Jeremy Lalrinnunga shine, but dope case takes shine awayIf world champion Mirabai Chanu stood for a secure present, Jeremy Lalrinnunga emerged as the one for the future in what was a memorable 2018 if not for Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Sanjita Chanu's failed dope test.
Dec 01, 2018
Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu back on track chasing her Olympic dreams after recovering from career-threatening injuryMirabai Chanu had a disappointing outing at the 2016 Rio Olympics. However, after triumphing at the World Championships and the Commonwealth Games, she's gunning for gold at the Tokyo Olympics
Oct 29, 2018
World Weightlifting Championship 2018: Bereft of star power, India's young guns hope for productive campaign in AshgabatAfter a fairytale run in the Commonwealth Games, where India's lifters won five gold medals, they returned empty-handed from the Asian Games. Hopefully, the youngsters will lift the gloom with some good performance in the world championship.
Oct 09, 2018
Youth Olympic Games 2018: Weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga tops men's 62kg, is India's first-ever gold medallistJeremy Lalrinnunga became India's first-ever gold medal winner at the youth Olympics after the sixteen-year-old finished first in the men's 62kg category in buenos Aires