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14.08.2009
14.08.2009

Singapore launches naming exercise for 1st Youth Olympic Games mascots

Singapore launched on Friday a naming exercise for the inaugural Youth Olympic Games (YOG) mascots. The Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organizing Committee (SYOGOC) is inviting the public to join in naming the first YOG mascots by submitting their ideas online. Goh Kee Nguan, chief executive officer of SYOGOC said, “As the ambassadors and the faces […]

12.08.2009

Open Selection trials, Pune from 8-10 Aug

Selection trials for Commonwealth Senior Championships at Penang, Malaysia from 18-23 Oct 09 and World Weightlifting Championships at Goyang City, Korea from 17-27 Nov 09 from the CORE GROUP under ACTC scheme was held at Army Sports Institute, Ghorpadi, Mundwa Post, Pune. Mere flash performance of higher total was not the only basis of their […]

11.08.2009

Yury Sandalov is the RWF Acting President

Upon decision of the Russian Weightlifting Federation Executive Board Yury Sandalov has been appointed to fulfill the obligations of the RWF President until the meeting of the RWF Congress in January 2010. So now Yury Sandalov is the RWF Acting President.

10.08.2009
08.08.2009

Weightlifting Hall of Beijing Olympics turned into fitness center

The Weightlifting Hall of Beijing Olympics, Beihang University Gymnasium, has become a fitness center for Beijing citizens. Fan Yizhi, deputy director of Beihang University Gymnasium, said since July the main venue was renovated by removing the curtain wall built for weightlifting games, and by cleaning up the Olympic logos. The project is expected to be […]

07.08.2009

Happy Birthday Mr. Sandalov

The acting President of the Russian Federation was born 70 years ago ( Novosibirsk , 04.08.1939). He celebrated his birthday in Moscow together with his friends, collegues. Mr. Sandalov is Deputy Director of State Sports Centre of the National Teams of Russia. He is a well known and respected figure of Russian and international weightlifting. […]

06.08.2009

Vadim Vacarciuc will be the member of the Parliament in Moldova again

Vadim Vacarciuc will be the member of the Parliament in Moldova again. The results of the elections from 29 of July were announced and his liberal party obtained 15 places (he is number 8 in the list). After confirming the results by the Constitutional Court the parliament will start to work (approximatively by the end […]

05.08.2009

Mr. Ma, the General Secretary of the IWF was extremely impressed

The Opening Ceremony of the Oceania Weightlifting Intitute was an outstanding success. 250 guests attended with many IWF weightlifting personalities who traveled to New Caledonia .   Mr. Ma, the General Secretary of the IWF was extremely impressed and stated that this Institute is unique in its operation in the world of weightlifting, is a concept […]

04.08.2009

www.awf-dubai.com recently made its changes

Please be informed that the AWF Office of the President’s website www.awf-dubai.com recently made its changes for easier access and friendly environment for weightlifting enthusiasts and guests. They have finally posted related news, official results & records and latest photos under the gallery. You may also post your comments, suggestions, experiences and blogs that will […]

03.08.2009

Joanna Lumley invites Nepal 2012 Olympic team to stay at her house

Their performance at the Beijing Olympics means they are unlikely to be long-term house guests. Which is somewhat lucky for Joanna Lumley, who has invited the entire Nepalese Olympic team to stay with her when they compete in the 2012 London Games. The Absolutely Fabulous actress, who was last week hailed as a ‘Goddess of […]

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