Weightlifting

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

The US Open tennis tournament is to go ahead as planned pending formal government approval. The ATP and WTA are expected to approve a plan for the tournament, which is set for August 31 to September 13

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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US Olympic national governing body has suffered declining revenues and membership numbers since the onset of the health crisis but large financial reserves coupled with a move to put competitions and coaching courses onto digital platforms have stemmed losses.

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…

This year’s World’s Strongest Man event in Bradenton, Florida has been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The event had been due to take place from May 20-24 but will now be held in November. Th

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.

This year's Tokyo marathon is being confined to 200 elite runners due to the coronavirus outbreak, wiping out the mass participation element that would have involved 38,000 amateur runners

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.