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19.11.2009

Jang Mi-ran Sports Center

Seen here is a sports center in Goyang, built by the city government to honor Beijing Games weightlifting gold medalist Jang Mi-ran of South Korea. The structure was made public on Nov. 18 ahead of the world weightlifting championships in the city. (Photo courtesy of Goyang city government)

18.11.2009

Queen’s Baton Relay Passes Through England

The Queen’s Baton Relay which is an important part of the International preparations for the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi passed through England on its tour of the Commonwealth countries today and was handled by Weightlifters from the England Commonwealth Games Squad and the new BWLA President (and former 3 times Commonwealth Games Gold Medal […]

18.11.2009

Indian Weightlifting Federation has decided to take the moral responsibility

India’s national weightlifting federation committee has stepped down after taking responsibility for the rampant doping in the sport in the country, the Indian Olympic Association said Tuesday. The national weightlifting body was facing another suspension after three more weightlifters were caught in World Anti-Doping Agency tests at a training camp recently. “In the meantime, the […]

18.11.2009
18.11.2009

New Malta Weightlifting Association team for 2009-2010

A few weeks ago, the members of The Malta Weightlifting Association elected a new committee and a new president, Jesmond Caruana. The new team has already started showing their mettle and have prepared a calendar full of events. The first international competition will be held in Wales with the participation of five junior athletes Clint […]

18.11.2009

Amirul (MAS) Won 2007/2008 Pahang Top Sports Awards

Weightlifter Amirul Hamizan and track athlete K. Ganthimathi have been adjudged Pahang sportsman and sportswoman for 2007/2008, respectively. They received RM3,500 cash, a certificate and a trophy each from the Tengku Mahkota of Pahang, Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah, Kuantan last night. Amirul is currently ranked third in Southeast Asia and 16th in the world. […]

17.11.2009

Gill asks Kalmadi to clear doping mess

New Delhi – Sports Minister M S Gill today (16 Nov.) asked Indian Olympic Association President Suresh Kalmadi to clear the doping mess involving the weightlifters. “Gill called Kalmadi this morning and discussed the doping issue. The Minister told Kalmadi to clear the mess Indian weightlifting finds itself in,” sports ministry sources told PTI. Earlier […]

17.11.2009

PWLF courses begin

Pakistan Weightlifting Federation (PWLF) is organizing weightlifting coaching and technical course in collaboration with International Olympic Committee (IOC) at PSB Sports Center from from Monday, 16. Nov. Qamar Iftikhar, an IOC Solidarity weightlifting coaching diploma holder from Hungary, will supervise this course. Hafiz Imran Butt, General Secretary, PWLF will help Qamar conduct the course. Around […]

14.11.2009

Jan Lostowski died

On 12. 11 Jan Lostowski died at age 58. He started lifting with Slask Wrowlaw. His greatest result was a silver medal in 1976 Berlin European Championships. He was a world record holder in snatch – 139 kg, in 1976 (67.5 kg). Lostowski participated in Montreal Olympics 1976. He was the trainer of Marek Golab.

13.11.2009
12.11.2009
12.11.2009

Coaches visit IWF office during studies in Budapest

Aveenash Pandoo, Head Coach of the South African Federation and Deion Nurse from Guyana received a Scholarship from the IOC to study at Semmelweis University (Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences Centre) in Budapest, Hungary. While doing a 3-month Intensive International Coaching Course (ICC) in Weightlifting, which will give them a Specialist Diploma, they […]

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