In a story first covered by Inside the Games, four weightlifters from Thailand have tested positive for banned substances following the 2018 Weightlifting World Championships. The positive tests could potentially jeopardize Thailand’s ability
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In sad news coming out of California, Armenian news sources and the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) are reporting that Olympic weightlifting champion Yurik Vardanian has passed away; he was 62 years old. Vardanian,
In breaking news out of 2018 Weightlifting World Championships in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, the Weightlifting Federation of Kazakhstan has announced on Instagram that Ilya Ilyin will not be competing in the tournament. View this
Earlier this week, the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) published the preliminary start list for the 2018 Weightlifting World Championships. This year the competition is scheduled for November 1st – 10th in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
For the first time since 2015, Ilya Ilyin has competed on a platform of any significance. Competing at the 2018 Kazakhstan National Championships, Ilyin snatched 172KG and lifted 208KG in the clean and
In sad news coming out of Canada this week, Canadian Weightlifting legend Robert “Bob” Santavy has passed away; he was 70 years old. Between 1967 and 1978, he qualified and lifted in two
Entries are closed, and USA Weightlifting has published the latest version of the athlete start list for the 2018 National Championships, to be held May 24 through the 27th of this year in
The strongest athletes in Canada will be competing this weekend, May 19 & 20th, at the Canadian Weightlifting National Championships in Mississauga, Ontario at the University of Toronto – Mississauga campus. The live
Yesterday, in one of the most tense sessions of weightlifting so far at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, two men set two different Commonwealth Games records in the 94KG category. In the snatch, 20
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) updated their Sanctioned Athlete list on Friday, January 12th, and several athletes who failed reanalysis drug testing from the London and/or Beijing Olympic Games has been given end dates