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29.03.2010
29.03.2010

Oceania is on its way

Fiji will be hosting of the 2010 Oceania Weightlifting Championships to be held in Suva from May 4- 7 at the Yat Sen School Hall. The Championships will have historic significance as it will be the first Olympic Continental Youth Qualification event for the Inaugural Youth Olympic Games to be held in Singapore this August. […]

29.03.2010
27.03.2010
26.03.2010

IOC President praises preparations for first Youth Olympic Games in Singapore

The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Jacques Rogge, today wrapped up a successful trip to Singapore in the lead-up to the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in August. The trip included a tour of the sports venues, Culture and Education Programme activities, and participation in the seminar organised for the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) […]

26.03.2010

Official IWF site visit for the 2010 Junior World Championships

Two officials from the IWF Secretariat, Dr. Mónika Ungár and Mr. Attila Ádámfi made a site visit in Sofia, Bulgaria, to co-ordinate the organisation of the 2010 Junior World Championships. The Organising Committee is in operation with Mr. Sliven Neykov, Minister for Sport in the Honorary Chairman’s position. Discussions and the site inspection were conducted […]

22.03.2010

Referees clinic in Cairo

REFEREES CLINIC IN CAIRO, EGYPT 18th -20th MARCH 2010 IWF appointed technical expert mr. Taisto Kuoppala from Finland conducted a three day referees clinic for African weightlifting referees. The venue Cataract Pyramids Resort was the same as the venue for African Junior and Youth Weightlifting Championships. The participants – 19 in total – represented 7 […]

22.03.2010

London 2012 tickets

There is a total of seven and a half million tickets to be sold for the Olympics and Paralympics. The total revenue needed to be raised is £441 million. If five million tickets are sold at £50 each, raising £250 million, that leaves the remaining 2.5 million tickets needing to raise £190 million – that’s […]

22.03.2010

Deadline approaching for TO nominations to 2010 world events!

The deadline – 30th March 2010 – is fast approaching for the nomination of Technical Officials (referees and doctors) to the 4 major events of the year 2010! National Federations are herewith reminded to send the Nomination Form which includes the following events:– 2010 Junior World Championships (Sofia – BUL)– 2010 University World Championships (Taichung […]

22.03.2010
21.03.2010

Stay Away From Drugs, NWF Warns

Weightlifting Federation of Nigeria (NWF) has warned weightlifters against smearing the image of the country through doping as the contingent departs for Cairo for the Olympic qualifiers. Secretary of the federation Uche Onwumeh told that the board of the NWF has sounded it loud and clear that it would not take it kindly with any […]

21.03.2010
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