Weightlifting

— 1 July 2022

An election in two steps

The casting is complete. After electing a new president, the Iraqi Mohammed Jalood, the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has just appointed a secretary general. But nothing was simple. The... Read more »

— 24 June 2022

Victory for Russia

Weightlifting has once again distinguished itself. Its international federation (IWF) has seen its decision to exclude Russian officials from its upcoming elections, scheduled for this weekend at the body’s... Read more »

— 17 June 2022

Tamas Ajan disbarred for life

Tamas Ajan (pictured above) has been disbarred for life. The Hungarian leader, president of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) between 2000 and 2020, has been disbarred for life by... Read more »

— 15 April 2022

Tirana chosen for its neutrality

The future of weightlifting will be played out in a new location. The international federation of the discipline, the IWF, has announced that its next congress will take place... Read more »

— 11 April 2022

The United States offers itself as a plan B

Will the centre of gravity of world weightlifting move to the United States? The American Weightlifting Federation (USA Weightlifting) has officially submitted a bid to the International Weightlifting Federation... Read more »

— 24 March 2022

China’s thumbs up

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) is facing a headache. On Wednesday 23 March, China announced in a press release that it would have to give up the organisation of... Read more »