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World Weightlifting Championship 2019: Egypt weightlifters out of tournament after two-year doping ban
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World Weightlifting Championship 2019: Egypt weightlifters out of tournament after two-year doping ban

The Egyptian weightlifting federation could appeal against the ban to the Court of Arbitration for Sport but if the ruling is upheld, Egypt could also be barred from competing at the Tokyo Olympics next year.

World Weightlifting Championship 2019: Mirabai Chanu looks to repeat 2017 feat en route to earning Tokyo Olympics berth
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World Weightlifting Championship 2019: Mirabai Chanu looks to repeat 2017 feat en route to earning Tokyo Olympics berth

Mirabai 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.

Weightlifting World Championship 2019: Mirabai Chanu to lead seven-member Indian contingent
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Weightlifting World Championship 2019: Mirabai Chanu to lead seven-member Indian contingent

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.