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24.03.2009

WADA Suspends Ankara and Penang Laboratories from Anti-Doping Analysis

WADA has suspended the accredited laboratories in Ankara, Turkey, and Penang, Malaysia, from carrying out anti-doping analysis for respectively three and two months. The suspension is in effect as of March 23, 2009. During this period of suspension, these two laboratories, which are part of the 34 WADA-accredited laboratories worldwide, will not be allowed to […]

23.03.2009

Olympic Champion Földi lends his name to a Sports Hall

The Sports Hall of Tatabánya (Hungary), home of many successful weightlifting events in the ’70s and ’80s, like the famous Pannonia Cups, is named after Imre Földi, 1972 Olympic champion. Földi took part in five Olympic Games (1964-1976), he was five times World Champion, ten times European Champion. He set up 20 world records. His speciality was the […]

23.03.2009

Manueli Tulo lifts top sports award in Fiji

  Young weightlifter Manueli Tulo was named the 2008 Fiji Sportsman of the Year at the Sports Awards Night last week held in Suva, Fiji. Tulo,  aged 18, of Levuka,  Fiji ,  won gold at the Commonwealth Youth Games  held in Pune, India last October in the 56kg Category.  Tulo was not able to receive his […]

22.03.2009

More about new member countries

This year the Lao Weightlifting Federation was established and the IWF Executive Board approved the affiliation of the LWF. The President of the Federation is Lt. Col. Thansamay Kommasith. He is working with three Vice Presidents and five Members of the Presidium. The General Secretary is Mr. Bounsaleumsay Khennavong. The headquarters are in Vientiane. The Gambia Weightliting […]

21.03.2009

37th European Union Championships

The Championships organized in Ciechanow (Poland) brought a great success for the home team as they won four women and four men categories. The Spanish team gathered three gold medals (two by women, one by men). Other Gold medal winning nations: women: France, men: Greece(2),  Latvia Marzena Karpinska (Poland) and Issac Morillas (Spain) Best on […]

21.03.2009

New Address of Indian Weightlifting Federation

Indian Weightlifting FederationRoom No. 28-31, Top Floor,Palika Place, R.K. Ashram Marg,Opp. Metro Station R.K. Ashram Marg,New Delhi 110 001Telefax: 0091-11-43565308 Please also note the correspondence address of the General Secretary as Sqn.Ldr. B.R.Gulati2/27, Guruprasad Co-op. Housing Society24, Bund Garden Road, PUNE–411 001 (India)E-mail: indian.weightlifting@nullgmail.comTel: 91 20 26166741, Mobile +91 9822012972, Fax 91 20 26138703

21.03.2009

Games glory propels sports stars to celebrity list

Sports stars are riding the crest of a successful Beijing Olympics to increasingly captivate the Chinese imagination and media attention, with more athletes appearing on this year’s Forbes China list of the top 100 celebrities. Twenty-two athletes made their way into the line-up this year, up from 18 last year and 17 in 2007, Forbes […]

20.03.2009
20.03.2009

Tommy Kono’s award

At the Arnold Classic Weightlifting Championships, Mr. Tommy Kono, Olympic Champion was inducted by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger into the Arnold Weightlifting Hall of Fame. The Governor of California  presented Tommy with a Life-Time achievement award.

20.03.2009

Hoang Anh Tuan is worth his weight in gold

When the Vietnamese weightlifter Hoang Anh Tuan returned to Bac Ninh province after winning a silver medal at the Beijing Olympic Games he was hailed like a returning conquering hero. Tuan continues to work at achieving new goals. He is busy preparing for the Southeast Asian Games 2009 in Laos. He also recently invested more […]

20.03.2009

HC notice to Centre on weightlifter Monika’s petition

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court sought a response from the Sports Authority of India on a petition filed by weightlifter L Monika Devi disqualified from participating in Beijing Olympics 2008 after she was found positive in dope test, alleging that the officials violated the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) rules. Also issuing notices to Indian […]

19.03.2009

New President of HWF

Mr. Imre Dobos(56), a businessman has been elected as President of the Hungarian Weighlifting Federation. The former president Tamás Fehér keep on working as a head coach of British national team.  

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