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23.11.2009

INTRODUCING LYO AND MERLY – MASCOTS FOR THE FIRST YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES

With just 266 days to go before Singapore hosts the world’s first Youth Olympic Games (YOG), Lyo (pronounced as Leo) and Merly are ready to blaze the trail. The official mascots for the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games (Singapore 2010) were unveiled by Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for Community Development, Youth and Sports today. As […]

23.11.2009

Wales-Malta-Northern Ireland Junior Tournament 2009, HolyHead, Wales

Maltese youngsters leave their mark in Wales tournament Agius and Sapiano place first in respective categoriesFive young members of the MCAST club in Naxxar made a good advert for Maltese weightlifting with a spate of positive results in a tournament for juniors, held in Holyhead, Wales earlier this month.Ryan Agius topped the 69kg class with […]

23.11.2009

Indian Weightlifting Federation election process to start

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) will this week set the ball rolling for elections to reconstitute the dope-tainted Indian Weighlifting Federation, the officials of which resigned en masse after six lifters tested positive for banned substances last month. IOA Secretary General Randhir Singh said that dates for the elections would be announced in the coming […]

22.11.2009

Dominican Republic’s Contreras did not violate doping rules

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced sanctions against five athletes who participated in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing for having committed anti-doping violations. However, it did not disqualify Dominican Republic’s Yudelquis Maridalin Contreras (fifth in the 53kg weightlifting event) after counter-analysis failed to confirm the initial result.

21.11.2009

IWF Executive Board discussed Indian Federation’s doping cases issue

The IWF Executive Board discussed the issue of the several Indian positive doping cases. Regarding the facts that the India has repeatedly produced multiple cases in recent years, on the other hand, however, the cases are still in process, the Executive Board shall take a very strong action against the Indian Federation, once all the […]

20.11.2009

Disqualified officials in Nigeria

Sports Minister and Chairman of the National Sports Commission, Engr. Sani Ndanusa, has been disqualified from contesting for the presidency of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC). The NOC Public Relations Officer, Tony Nezianya, disclosed this to newsmen yesterday in Lagos after the executive committee meeting to screen those seeking election into the NOC board. The […]

20.11.2009

World-Class Athletes to Compete in Hong Kong

An impressive list of world class athletes, inc;uding a number of Beijing Olympic Gold medallists, will compete in the 2009 East Asian Games in Hong Kong from december 5-13. Among others the team from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea includes 2008 Olympic stars – women’s 63 kg weightlifting gold medallist Pak Hyonsuk, 58 kg […]

20.11.2009

Criollo Cup results

2009 Criollo Cup results and the Criollo Youth 15 results Results_Youth_15_Criollo.doc Results_Criollo_2009_with_correction.doc

19.11.2009

Job posting for coach in USA

USA Weightlifting has just finalized the attached job posting for a Resident Weightlifting Coach at the US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. We believe it may be of interest to many coaches. Resident_Coach_Announce_3.doc

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 […]

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