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08.01.2010

Polish weightlifting "life-line" replenished

The Polish Weightlifting Federation has the pleasure to inform the Weightlifting Family that on 4th January 2010 in the afternoon at the hospital in Bydgoszcz, a prominent member of the Polish national team Aleksandra Klejnowska-Krzywańska gave birth to a son weighing 3.2 kg who got name Szymon. By the way, Dr Jaroslaw Krzywanski – Member […]

08.01.2010

Armenian Weightlifting website

www.sporting-armenia.com has published a website about Armenian Weightlifting, www.armenianweightlifting.com covering the latest news and results as it pertains to the tournaments that the Armenian Weightlifting team participates in. They will be promoting and updating the site on a regular basis, with interviews, bios, images, and videos as they become available.

07.01.2010

White House Teams Up With Olympic Athletes To Fight H1N1 Flu

Next month, the 2010 Olympic Winter Games will begin in Canada. The world’s top athletes will gather in Vancouver, along with spectators from across the globe.These Games inspire all Americans to be physically active and maintain a healthy lifestyle.One immediate step that you can take to protect your health is to get your H1N1 flu […]

06.01.2010

Monika Devi pleads for reduced sanction in order to prepare for CWG

Nearly 17 months after she was exonerated by a hearing panel set up by the Indian Weightlifting Federation, Monika Devi appeared before the National Anti-Doping Disciplinary panel on Tuesday and pleaded a reduced sanction so as to enable her to prepare for and compete in the Commonwealth Games in October.In a doping case that triggered […]

06.01.2010

New weightlifting webpage on the Internet

In Tartu (Esthonia) there is a weightlifting club called “Jõud” (Strength). They informed us that their webpage is now also in English language. It is open for all visitors. Address of the webpage is www.joud.pri.ee/index_eng.htm  

06.01.2010

Iran searching for top foreign weightlifting coach

Iran, which is one of the Asian weightlifting powerhouses, is weak at the moment. The runner-up of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games took part with three lifters in Weightlifting World Cup in South Korea in November and got very awful results. “We have started looking for a foreign coach for the team. Iran’s weightlifting has […]

01.01.2010

Diaz leads charge of RP weightlifters

With an untested bet and an ailing veteran leading the charge, the Philippines snatched four gold medals, three silvers and seven bronzes in a smashing campaign in the recent Asian youth and junior weightlifting championships in Dubai.Hidilyn Diaz, a Southeast Asian Games medalist and Olympic veteran at 18, came down with chicken pox a few […]

30.12.2009

SA Games live on TV

Viewers will be able to watch live telecast of all 23 disciplines of the 11th South Asian Games that will be held in Bangladesh from January 29 to February 9 next year. After a meeting with the high-ups of different TV channels yesterday, Bangladesh Olympic Association’s media committee for the Games distributed disciplines among the […]

30.12.2009

Bulgarian federation loses licence

Bulgaria’s weightlifting federation was stripped of its licence Wednesday for financial mismanagement and a major doping scandal that saw the country’s best athletes banned, the sports ministry said. The ministry said it had refused to renew the federation’s licence because it had “breached the anti-doping regulations and sports ethics ahead of the Beijing Olympic Games […]

30.12.2009

Executive Committee of Indian Weightlifting Federation

Meeting of General Council of Indian Weightlifting Federation was held at Delhi on 27 Dec 09 for election of office bearers and Executive Members of the Indian Weightlifting Federation for term of 4 years from 2009 to 2013 at Conference Hall, Hotel Southern, 18/2, Arya Samaj Road, Karol Bagh, New Delhi.  EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF INDIAN […]

28.12.2009

Newly-elected Indian Weightlifting Federation President Birendra Prasad Baishya

Newly-elected Indian Weightlifting Federation President Birendra Prasad Baishya vowed to cleanse the sport from the doping menace which has brought shame to the country in the past. Baishya, a Member of Parliament and former Union Minister, was elected unanimously for a four-year term in the General Body meeting of the Indian Weightlifting Federation and he […]

28.12.2009

China’s top 10 sports news in 2009

Xinhua News Agency selected the top 10 sports news of China in 2009. Position NO. 8. China claimed 18 gold, 11 silver and 10 bronze medals to top the world weightlifting championships in Goyang, South Korea, in November.

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