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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 […]

29.04.2009

Results of the Chinese National Championships

Chinese National Championships Results Woman 48KG Name Body weigh Snatch Clean&Jerk Total Place Wang Mingjuan 47,82 95 113 208 1 Gao Yuan 47,82 90 115 205 2 Gao Wei 47,58 90 108 198 3 53KG Name Body weigh Snatch Clean&Jerk Total Place Li Ping 52,76 97 131 228 1 Chen Xiaoting 52,73 98 120 218 […]

28.04.2009
26.04.2009

Los Angeles Celebrates 25th Anniversary of 1984 Olympic Games

On Saturday, July 18 the famous L.A. Memorial Coliseum, site of the spectacular Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, again will be center stage for a special gala celebrating the 25th anniversary of those memorable Games, arguably the greatest event in the history of Los Angeles. The celebratory dinner will be […]

26.04.2009

European Championships Summary

After a 37-year absence, Rumania once again organised the Senior Championships which was a resounding success with the media and important sporting personalities and institutional authorities. This was President Nicu Vlad’s first task as newly elected IWF Vice President. 229 athletes represented 39 nations in the event. Russia was top of the class in the […]

26.04.2009
23.04.2009

Strong Partnership Brings Good Progress

The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission for London 2012 today wrapped-up its fourth visit to the British capital. The three days of meetings – from 21 to 23 April – and site visits allowed the Commission to fully assess the advances made on the London 2012 project by the local organisers. The Commission was […]

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