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09.05.2009

New Website of Indian Weightlifting Federation

Indian Weightlifting Federation has launched its website. The website address is www.iwlf.net National Games at Jharkhand postponed up to 15th June The organizers of the National Games, Jharkhand, have informed that due to hot weather with temperature,around 43-44 Degree Celsius presently at Ranchi, Jamshedpur and Dhanbad and expecting the same in the month of June-2009, […]

09.05.2009

Five years on Athens still saddled with white elephants

Five years after the flame went out on the Athens 2004 Olympics the Greek capital is still saddled with white elephants, organisers said . The President of the Hellenic Olympic Commitee, Spyros Capralos, said that Athens, in many cases, ended up building too many venues without the foresight of having them serve the athletic needs […]

09.05.2009

Arafura Games preview

Oceania’s best weightlifter, Nauruan national Peter Yukio, will be competing at the Arafura Games. Yukio is regarded as the top lifter in Oceania and the Commonwealth after winning gold in the men’s 77kg category at the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships in Limasso, Cyprus, in December last year. Yukio edged out Fiji’s top Olympic lifter Josefa Vueti […]

09.05.2009

16th Asian Games

The 16th Asian Games (www.gz2010.cn/en), part of the worldwide Olympic movement and governed by the Olympic Council of Asia is pleased to report very significant progress with the National Olympic Committees that will be bringing more than 12,000 athletes to Guangzhou next year. “Among the 45 member National Olympic Committees (NOCs) of the Olympic Council […]

05.05.2009

National Coach for Tonga

Maamaloa Lolohea, one of the best lifters Tonga has ever produced, an Olympic representative and South Pacific Games gold medalist in the 105+Kg category , has been appointed full time coach of Tonga. Maamaloa spent two years at the Oceania Weightlifting Institute under an IOC coaching scholarship. He already has a lot of lifters and […]

04.05.2009
02.05.2009

Weightlifting legend Süleymanoğlu stable

Süleymanoğlu was taken to Bakırköy Dr. Sadi Konuk Hospital on Thursday after having a seizure from a high fever. The hospital’s vice chief of medicine, Dr. İbrahim Morgül, said Süleymanoğlu was in stable condition, but more tests were needed before making a diagnosis about the 42-year-old iron pumper. “We have yet to know if the […]

02.05.2009

New Round of Drug Testing Implicates Six Athletes

National sports bodies in Bahrain and Italy confirmed Wednesday that 1,500m champion Rashid Ramzi and road race silver medalist Davide Rebellin were among the six for positive for the new blood-boosting drug CERA in retests of their samples. The other four were Dominican women’s weightlifter Yudelquis Contreras, German cyclist Stephan Schumacher, Greek race walker Athanasia […]

02.05.2009

Dezső Dobor, has been elected as member of AIPS Executive Board

Dezső Dobor, IWF Head Press Officer and spokesman has been elected as member in the Executive Board of AIPS (Association International Press Sportive) for the term 2009 – 2013 The elections were held on the 1st May during the 72nd AIPS Congress held in Milan, Italy. 110 countries were represented at election. Gianni Merlo ( […]

02.05.2009
02.05.2009
29.04.2009

IWF Statement on Beijing 2008 samples re-analyzed by the IOC

The IWF can confirm that it has been advised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that an athlete has returned a positive test following the re-analysis of samples taken by the IOC in Beijing. The case is currently confidential and the IWF is bound by the applicable IOC and the IWF Rules and is so […]

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