Weightlifting

— 14 June 2021

Laurel Hubbard among the qualifiers

It’s almost official: New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard will be the first transgender athlete to compete in the Olympic Games. The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has published the world... Lire la suite »

— 1 March 2021

The election will wait

Confusion continues to reign in global weightlifting. The international disciplinary body (IWF) has decided to postpone its elective general assembly to a later date. It was scheduled for March... Lire la suite »

— 25 February 2021

The threat becomes clearer

The Olympic future of weightlifting seems to be hanging by a thread. Meeting on Wednesday February 24th by videoconference, the IOC Executive Board once again considered the thick dossier... Lire la suite »

— 26 January 2021

A Chinese declares himself

They could be two. At least two. According to InsidetheGames, China’s Zhou Jinqiang (pictured above, center), the current president of the China Weightlifting Federation, has applied for the presidency... Lire la suite »

— 15 January 2021

Ursula Papandrea declares herself

Ursula Papandrea does not give up. The Greek-born American leader on Thursday (January 14th) announced her intention to run for president of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF). Elections are... Lire la suite »