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17.03.2016

Task force and targeted reanalysis before Rio

IOC also welcomes new WADA-led anti-doping task force in lead-up to this summer’s Games. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) have announced that selected samples from the Olympic Games London 2012 and Beijing 2008 are being reanalysed ahead of this summer’s Games in Rio de Janeiro, in another initiative aimed […]

13.03.2016

IWF Executive Board Meeting in Rio

The IWF Executive Board had its meeting in Rio de Janeiro, BRA – city to host in august the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. After the opening speech of Dr. Tamas Ajan, IWF President, Mr. Carlos Nuzman, President of the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee welcomed all members. Accompanied by Mr. Agberto Guimaraes, Sports Director and Mr. […]

12.03.2016

Long-time Bulgarian weightlifting official Nikola Mollov dies

The Bulgarian Weightlifting Federation  is saddened to inform the weightlifting community about the death of its former General Secretary/Executive Director Nikola Mollov. Mr. Mollov was an active official in both the EWF and the IWF – through 13 years member of the Auditor Committee of the IWF. The IWF offers its condolences to the Mollov […]

11.03.2016

WARNING – Предупреждение – AVISO (MILDRONATE)

WARNING Referring to our previous warnings we would like to reiterate this very important message concerning a new prohibited substance! The 2016 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods become effective as of the 1stJanuary 2016 and since this date a new substance called MILDRONATE (Meldonium) is considered as prohibited! The IWF Anti-Doping Commission would like to […]

08.03.2016

International Federation Women in Leadership Forum celebrates International Women’s Day

IWF Executive Board member Moira Lassen and IWF Women’s Commission member Karoliina Lundahl attended a forum about women’s role in leadership positions in sports. The forum was held in Lausanne, Switzerland, around the International Women’s Day and arranged by International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF). Guest speakers from summer […]

29.02.2016

Pan American Federation Electoral Congress

The Pan American Weightlifting Federation (PAWF) held its Electoral Congress successfully in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on 26 February 2016. Besides the delegates from 22 Pan American member federations, the Dominican Republic Olympic Committee Secretary General Antonio Acosta, the IWF President Dr. Tamás Aján, the General Secretary Wenguang Ma, the Vice President Sam Coffa as […]

24.02.2016

Best of 2015: HSU SHU-CHING and ILYA ILYIN

As per the result of the online voting of WORLD WEIGHTLIFTING closed at the end of January, the same lifter won the Lifter of the Year title for 2015 for the men as the year before: ILYA ILYIN from Kazakhstan. Among the women, the Jenő Boskovics Lifter of the Year Challenge Trophy will be awarded […]

23.02.2016

WORLD WEIGHTLIFTING’s latest issue is out!

WORLD WEIGHTLIFTING’s latest issue N°136 is out! Check out the detailed report from the 2015 IWF World Championships Houston, USA as well as interviews, Rio 2016 update and an overview of the Russian President’s Cup. Read the online version.

23.02.2016
23.02.2016

IWF Executive Board Members met Canadian Sport Minister

Sam Coffa, IWF Vice President and Moira Lassen, IWF Executive Board Member paid a visit to Ottawa, CAN and held discussions with Carla Qualtrough PC MP Minister of Sport as well as 3 time Paralympic bronze medalist. Of the various topics addressed the major items covered relate to the Commonwealth Games.

17.02.2016

IOC Statement on Zika

“You will be aware of the Zika virus and its development in the Americas, including in Brazil.  Brazil reported its first case in May 2015, and World Health Organisation (WHO) officials now estimate that 1.5 million people have been infected in the country. While most cases result in no symptoms (around 80 per cent), and […]

17.02.2016

Rio 2016 Test Event Information published

Aquece Rio South American Championships will serve as test event for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The venue to welcome the Championships from 7 to 10 April 2016 will be the Carioca Arena 1. For more information please check the Download Center.

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