International Weightlifting Federation

International Weightlifting Federation interim president Michael Irani has today (Thursday) issued an “unreserved apology” to all athletes cheated of the opportunity to compete fairly after charges wer…

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has confirmed the 11 candidates that will be running for presidential election next month

Ursula Papandrea has announced that she intends to run to become the next president of the International Weightlifting Federation, just three months after she was ousted as the organisation’s interim l…

Michael Irani has been named interim president of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), becoming the fourth leader of the governing body in the space of nine months

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has reiterated its concern over the governance of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) after interim president Ursula Papandrea was ousted from her…

Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has reiterated the body’s “strong concerns” over the governance of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) and threatened the s…

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has begun a search for the new role of chief executive following the departure of long-serving director general Attila Adamfi

Fina, the global governing body for aquatic sports, the International Judo Federation (IJF) and the under-fire International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) have all been ranked in the bottom tier in a…

An independent report by professor Richard McLaren has presented a damning overview of Tamás Aján’s reign as president of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), with the investigation team fin…

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Tamás Aján has resigned as president of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) amid an ongoing investigation into alleged corruption, ending a tenure of over four decades at the governing body, i…

The Olympic flame is being removed from display in Japan as the country enters a month-long 'state of emergency' in response to the coronavirus pandemic

International Weightlifting Federation president Tamás Aján has resigned as an honorary member of the International Olympic Committee's executive board.

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has appointed professor Richard McLaren to independently investigate allegations of corruption relating to the body and its president Tamás Aján.

International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) president Tamás Aján has agreed to step down for a period of 90 days amid an investigation into allegations of corruption and doping cover-ups at the governing b…

The International Weightlifting Federation is holding an emergency meeting in Doha on Wednesday to address the ongoing fallout from its recent doping and corruption scandal

The International Olympic Committee has described as "very serious and worrying" the allegations made in Sunday's documentary by ARD alleging failures by the International Weightlifting Federation to tackle…