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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.

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

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has introduced stringent new regulations limiting the number of Olympic places available to the nations with the worst doping track record as it continues to seek to prove to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that the sport is reforming.

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.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has rescheduled its 2017 World Para Swimming and World Para Powerlifting Championships to run between November 27 and December 7 after local authorities in Mexico City said they are keen to use the event to demonstrate the Mexican capital’s recovery following last month’s devastating earthquake.