On the morning of June 4th, Professor Richard H. McLaren, who was appointed by the Executive Board of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) to conduct an independent investigation of the allegations made in the
According to a press release by International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved holding 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games qualifying events that had been previously canceled or postponed after October 1st. The
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) will be relocating their offices from Budapest, Hungary to Lausanne, Switzerland. Editor’s note: This article has been amended to clarify that operational banking for the IWF will be
After a 24-year reign as the General Secretary and 20 years as its President, Dr. Tamás Aján has officially resigned from the International Weightlifting Federation. Ursula Papandrea, the American who stepped in as
According to a press release shared on the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF)’s website, longstanding IWF President Dr. Tamás Aján is resigning his International Olympic Committee (IOC) honorary membership. This resignation comes amid the
Probably the strength sport most affected by the spread of the coronavirus is Olympic weightlifting. Given the highly regulated nature of the sport, the frequency of its competitions, the huge number of countries
The votes are in, democracy works, and the International Weightlifting Federation has announced 2019’s Lifters of the Year, as chosen by you, the fans. This was not decided in a musty room of
Editor’s Note: This article originally reflected claims that Dr. Ajan was suspended by the IWF. The IWF has since confirmed he will instead voluntarily delegate some duties down for a 90 day period.
ARD, the German broadcasting network, aired a documentary titled Secret Doping – the Lord of the Lifters on January 5th. The documentary alleged financial corruption and cover-up of false drug testing by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).
Award season is upon us! The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has released the nominees for both male and female weightlifter of the year. The winners will each receive the IWF Jenő Boskovics Lifter of the Year Trophy for 2019. Here is