On March 31, 2022, USA Weightlifting (USAW) shared a press release that announced Phil Andrews‘ pending resignation as USAW’s Chief Executive Officer effective July 15, 2022. Andrews first joined USAW in January 2013
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On Dec. 7, 2020, The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced changes to the athlete quota for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games. The number of athletes will be reduced from the 11,092 allotted to
It’s been a tumultuous year for the sport of weightlifting. In January, in the midst of an investigation into alleged corruption, longtime International Weightlifting Federation President Dr. Tamas Ajan delegated his duties to Ursula
On June 4th, Professor Richard McLaren released his team’s report investigating allegations of financial corruption, election fraud, and doping cover ups at the International Weightlifting Federation’s (IWF) highest levels. According to McLaren’s report,
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