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14.05.2007

Order Referee Uniforms Now!

As in Strasbourg, the official supplier of the IWF Referee Uniforms, Creation VARGAS will be present in Prague for the Junior World Championships and assist the officials present in measurement-taking and ordering. The Company further announced: Those who order and pay for their uniforms before 18 May 2007 can get the garnments delivered in Prague. For […]

12.05.2007

Call to nominate Technical Officials to the 2007 UWC, Lima

The IWF has sent to the National Federations a Call for TOs inviting them to propose Technical officials to the 2007 University Weightlifting World Cup, which will be held in Lima, Peru, 8-12 August. Nominations may be made by returning the NominationForm to the IWF before 31 May 2007.

10.05.2007

Dr. Tamás Aján reelected as GAISF Vice President

Since 1989 Dr. Tamás Aján has been a Member – later on Vice President – of the leadership of the General Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF/AGFIS). The organisation, now comprising exactly 100 international sports-governing bodies and thus one of the most prestigious in the world of sport, held its annual General Assembly in Beijing […]

09.05.2007

Watch USA National Championships live

USA Weightlifting is organizing the 2007 National Weightlifting Championships in Chicago, this weekend May 11-13. Through the effort of the organizing committee USA Weightlifting secured a free live internet feed signal. This will offer the opportunity for many people around the world to watch weightlifting via internet video distribution. Anybody interested to watch the competition, […]

09.05.2007

UESAKA E-mail Club Tournament registered 1,050 entries

It is great news for weightlifting sent by Paul Coffa, OWF General Secretary from Samoa.The Uesaka Email International Club Tournament has just concluded and it has certainly set new records. 1050 lifters from 128 clubs world wide entered the tournament. Organizers were delighted to see that clubs from each of the five continents took part.  You […]

02.05.2007

Chinese sweep Asian Championships on home turf

China launched many of its Olympic and world champions at the Asian Championships held in Tai’an City, Shendong Province, and retained the bulk of honours at the event. In fact, in each of the seven women’s categories there was a Chinese winner. Chen Xiexia (48kg), Li Ping (53kg) and Qiu Hongmei (58kg) set up new […]

27.04.2007

Youth Olympic Games

The IOC Executive Board met in Beijing and has approved unanimously to propose the creation of Youth Olympic Games (YOG) to the Session in Guatemala City in July. This project will allow the IOC to offer young people an event with competitions adapted to their age and development. The YOG will comprise a strong educational […]

26.04.2007

IWF President in Beijing at SportAccord

ASOIF, IOC, GAISF, BOCOG 2008 and other important organisations hold their annual summit with participation of nearly 2,000 participants: the cream of the world’s sports leaders and administrators. Dr. Jacques Rogge, President IOC in the company of Dr. Tamas Ajan and Mr. Ma Wenguang, President Chinese Association and IWF Vice President

24.04.2007
24.04.2007

Jacques Rogge, IOC President, welcomes the efforts of the IWF

In an interview published on the fringe of the European Championships in France’s sports daily L’Equipe, Dr. Jacques ROGGE, President of the International Olympic Committee referred to the IWF as "an example?. The article was written by Alain Lunzenfichter. – How do you judge the efforts of the IWF in the fight against doping? -The fight […]

17.04.2007

Large field in European rendezvous in Strasbourg

Very large fields of male and female European weightlifters are about to clash in Strasbourg, France, as of today. Nearly 250 competitors will meet in the 86th Men’s and 20th Women’s European Championships between 17 and 22 April. Schedules and start lists are available on the website http://halteurope2007.free.fr   the progress of the Championships will […]

16.04.2007

Oceania talent sets new record

OWF and Commonwealth Federation General Secretary Paul Coffa reports: Samoa weightlifting sensation, Ele Opeloge set a new Commonwealth record in the clean & jerk with a lift of 141kg on Friday 13th April, during the Apia Cup International Tournament. She also set a new Oceania snatch record with 107kg and a new Oceania total record of 248kg. All of […]

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