International Weightlifting Federation

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President Tamas Ajan speaks about the growth of his IWF (International Weightlifting Federation) World Championships, as well as his crackdown on the sport’s biggest setback, doping.

European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) president Antonio Urso flexes his political muscles, following his fallout with the sport’s international governance.

Executives from the Lagardere sports agency reveal how they will be creating a Texas feel to the World Weightlifting Championships in its broadcasting production and distribution around the world.

Elisha Chauhan spoke to a rights-holder and a sponsor about the commercial attractiveness of the IWF World Weightlifting Championships.

Elisha Chauhan speaks to the key stakeholders of the 2015 IWF (International Weightlifting Federation) World Weightlifting Championships to find out how host city Houston plans to turn one of the original Olympic sports into a modern day spectacle.

The International Weightlifting Federation has awarded its 2022 World Championships to the Chinese city of Chongqing

The IOC has confirmed Weightlifting's place in the 2024 Paris Olympics

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has reassigned hosting rights for its 2018 World Championships to Ashgabat in Turkmenistan, while the body’s Executive Board has also unanimously approved recommendations made by the Clean Sport and Sports Programme Commissions to eradicate doping in the sport.

Weightlifting has today (Wednesday) been hit with a fresh raft of failed doping retests, with three Olympic champion lifters from China and eight other medallists from Beijing’s 2008 summer Games in line to be stripped of their titles.