On the final day of the 2019 European Weightlifting Championships in Batumi, Georgia, the two superheayweight World Champions put on a show and sent a simple message: they are in the home stretch
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American Weightlifting history was made this week in Las Vegas. The 2019 Youth Weightlifting Championships concluded on Friday, and the American team finished in first place for both the men and woman’s teams.
There seems to be a revitalization of American steel on the world stage. Late last week, the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) held an executive board meeting and congress, in lead-up to the Youth
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
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