Times are tough in the United States and the pandemic’s impact is practically immeasurable. The numbers that get the most attention are the big ones: a six-figure death toll, 40 million unemployed, 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
Athletes and sports governing bodies across the world have been racing to adapt to postponements, cancellations, and the challenges of training while maintaining social distance. In this special episode, USA Weightlifting CEO Phil
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).
International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) sent out a press release earlier this week sharing a big announcement by the IWF Masters, USA Weightlifting, and USA Masters Weightlifting: “The 2020 IWF World Masters Championship will be
A TV documentary titled Secret Doping – the Lord of the Lifters was aired by ARD, a German state broadcaster, on Sunday January, 5th 2020. As reported by insidethegames, the documentary alleges financial corruption and the
Kate Nye, a Team USA weightlifter and the current -71kg American record holder in the snatch, clean & jerk, and total, announced on Instagram this week that she has been diagnosed with bipolar
Another day, another round of medals for Team USA. This year, Team USA has been doing a stellar job at bringing home hardware at the 2018 IWF Junior World Championships and are in
USA Weightlifting has some news: their procedures for selecting the weightlifters who will compete in Tokyo have been approved by the United States Olympic Committee. They published their new procedures on TeamUSA.org, and