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03.02.2010

Hamidul Islam wrote his name in golden letters

Veteran lifter Hamidul Islam wrote his name in golden letters in the history of the country’s weightlifting clinching the first gold medal for Bangladesh in the 11th SA Games in the 77 Kg weight category. This was the first international gold for Bangladesh in weightlifting since the emergence of independent Bangladesh.He lifted 117 kgs in […]

02.02.2010

11th South Asian Games

69 kg 1. Vidanage Chintanagee Sri Lanka2. Matiur Rahman Pakistan 77 kg 1. Hamidol Islam Bangladesh2. Monorjoon Roy Bangladesh3. MIHAMMAD Mustafa Kamma Afghanistan 85 kg 1. KHURRAM Shahjad Pakistan2. ROMESH SAMARASEKARA Ra Sri Lanka3. ABDULLA AL Mummin Bangladesh 94 KG 1. USMAN Amjad Pakistan 330 kg2. MALI Chandra India 312 kg3. JAYATHILAKE Don Kavinda Sri […]

01.02.2010

India lift gold, bronze in the South Asian Games

After making a last-minute entry into the South Asian Games in Dhaka – due to sanctions imposed by the International Weightlifting Federation – Omkar Otari and Rustam Sarang proved they weren’t there just to make up the numbers. In the 62-kg category, Otari won the gold while Sarang brought home the bronze medal at the […]

01.02.2010

Kamal Wattasse of Sri Lanka lift weightlifting Gold

Kamal Wattasse of Sri Lanka won the first gold medal in 11th SA Games Weightlifting with a total lift of 230 kilograms in the 56 kg category at the National Sports Council Gymnasium on Sunday 31 January 2010. Kamal lifted 95 kg in the snatch and cleared 135 kg in the clean and jerk to […]

01.02.2010

IOC launches new Youth Olympic Games visual identity "YOG-DNA"

In just 200 days, at 20.10 SGT on 14 August 2010, Singapore will open its doors to 3,600 of the world’s best young athletes for the first Youth Olympic Games (YOG). To celebrate the countdown, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) launched the visual identity of the Youth Olympic Games – “YOG-DNA”. The “YOG-DNA” label can […]

31.01.2010

Great Expectations for Nepal

Last time, in Colombo, Nepal was placed fourth in the ranking with 53 medals including seven golds among the seven nations of the region. In Dhaka, 283 Nepali players will compete for 132 gold medals in 23 events. And, players, coaches and officials know they could have prepared better for the event. “We could not […]

31.01.2010

SOUTH ASIA BIGGEST GAMES OPEN IN BANGLADESH

The 11th South Asian Games kicks off with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina opening the greatest sporting extravaganza of the region releasing pigeons, the symbol of peace. “The 11th South Asian Games is opened,” she said while colourful balloons swarmed the skyline of the Bangabandhu National Stadium in seconds to mark the announcement. The country welcomed […]

28.01.2010

IWF gives nod for SAF Games after India pay installment of fine

The International Weightlifting Federation cleared the deck for Indian lifters’ participation in the January 29 -February 8 South Asian Games after the national body paid $50,000 as first installment of the $500,000 fine imposed on it by IWF The IWF has imposed the fine on Indian Weightlifting Federation after six of its lifters had flunked […]

27.01.2010

Call to send entries to 2nd World University Championships-Taichung,TPE

The 2nd World University Weightlifting Championships will be held – under the auspices of FISU – 1-5 July 2010 in Taichung City, Chinese Taipei.The IWF would like to encourage its members to send teams to the WUWC 2010 – via your National University Sport Federations. Forms, information available from the IWF Calendar and 2010 WUWC […]

25.01.2010

Sri Lanka’s largest sports contingent leaves for Dhaka

The Sri Lankan contingent to the 11th South Asian Games (SAG), comprising 204 men, 90 women and 69 officials making a total of 363 persons, will be the largest ever local squad to participate in any international event. They are ready to take part at the 11th SAG scheduled to be held from January 29 […]

25.01.2010

Sports ministry, IOA refuse to bail out Indian Weightlifting Federation

A day after getting $500,000 fine, Indian Weightlifting Federation got another jolt on Saturday evening. The Union sports ministry and Indian Olympic Association have refused to help the ‘tainted’ association. The decision was taken at a high power meeting between sports minister MS Gill and IOA chief Suresh Kalmadi in New Delhi on Saturday. Sources […]

21.01.2010

Iran introduces new Federation President to IWF

The new President of the Weightlifting Federation of Iran, Hossein Rezazadeh, paid an introductory visit to the IWF headquarters to meet the IWF President, Dr. Tamás Aján. The IRIWF delegation included Darab Riahi, Vice President and Afshin Riahi, International Director. In the discussions with the IWF President and staff they touched subjects of interest for […]

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