Weightlifting

— 3 December 2021

An exemption for weightlifters

The threat has been lifted. Unlike the Winter Universiade in Lucerne or the figure skating Grand Prix Final in Osaka, the World Weightlifting Championships will not fall victim to... Lire la suite »

— 29 November 2021

Elections postponed again

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) is sinking further into crisis. Threatened by the IOC to disappear from the Olympic programme, without an elected president, the body was supposed to... Lire la suite »

— 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 »