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30.03.2015

Lima to host 2017 SportAccord World Combat Games

SportAccord has revealed Peru’s capital Lima as the host of the 2017 World Combat Games. The third edition of the multisport competition, which will take place at the end of 2017, is expected to attract some 2,500 athletes in 33 disciplines and 135 categories. The awarding of the event to Lima was made official by […]

30.03.2015

9th Mediterranean Cup organized in Malta

The Malta Weightlifting Association organized, with success the 9th edition of the Mediterranean Weightlifting Cup. Eleven countries participated in this team event with the Tunisian team winning the competition with 1891 points. They were followed by France with 1754 points and Italy with 1607 points. The Maltese team placed fourth, with 1482 points followed by […]

30.03.2015

WADA Symposium in Lausanne

More than 470 anti-doping experts from IFs, NADOs, RADOs, Laboratories, Major Games Organisers, WADA and first time Media representatives met in Lausanne, Switzerland from March 24-26 for the 11th edition of WADA’s annual Symposium for Anti-Doping Organizations (ADOs) – the largest annual gathering of anti-doping practitioners. The goal of the Symposium was to optimize the […]

27.03.2015

IWF 2015 YWC Final Entries published

The Final Entries for the 2015 IWF Youth World Championships Lima, Per were published! Check them out here. Please note that this is ONLY FOR INFORMATION and will not be updated before the World Championships.

26.03.2015
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23.03.2015

Technical Visit preparing the IWF Junior World Championships Wroclaw, Poland

The IWF proceeded to its first Technical Visit in preparation for the IWF Junior World Championships Wroclaw, Poland. Szymon Kolecki, PZPC President and his colleagues welcomed Attila Adamfi, IWF Director General and Lilla Rozgonyi, IWF Communication and Marketing Director. Topics of discussion were as follows: The Accommodation of the Teams will be at the ORBIS […]

23.03.2015

Milen Dobrev, Olympic Champion passed away

The Weightlifting Family was very saddened to learn about the tragic death of Milen Dobrev. World Champion in 2003 and Olympic Champion in 2004, Milen Dobrev died at the age of 35 from a heart attack on 21 March. The IWF offers its deep condolences to his family and the Bulgarian Weightlifting Federation!

20.03.2015

Marcus Stephen appointed Member of the ANOC International Relations Commission

Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) President in consultation with the ANOC Vice Presidents, decided on 13th of March 2015 to appoint Marcus Stephen, OWF President and Nauru NOC President as a Member of the ANOC International Relations Commission. The appointment is for 2015 and the ANOC is planning the first […]

20.03.2015

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE

The IWF reports that sample A of Mr. Filev Ivaylo, Mr. Nazif Ferdi, Ms. Maneva Milka, Mr. Urumov Vladimir, Mr. Muradov Asen, Mr. Markov Ivan, Mr. Enev Stoyan, Mr. Minchev Dian, Mr. Demirev Demir, Ms. Nguen Nadezhda – Mey, Ms. Ivanova Maya BUL has returned an Adverse Analytical Finding for stanozolol. As a consequence, the […]

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