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Lu Xiaojun hopes to secure a second Olympic gold medal

Ghana’s Baffoe hauls three medals in Cameroon

Seychellois lifter wins triple bronze at championship meet in Cameroon; no Olympic qualifications yet

Algeria: Weight Lifting/Can – Three Medals for Algerian Cherrara

Tunisia: African Weightlifting Championship – Day 5 – Tunisia Totals 28 Medals

Lifters Boss Bound For Fiji

Team effort for Rio spot

Team USA Olympic Hopeful Vardanian Has Big Shoes To Fill: Those Of His Dad, The Michael Jordan Of Weightlifting

Olympics: USA Weightlifting wants to capitalize on boom in sport’s popularity for next Olympic cycle

Everything You Need To Know About Weightlifter And Internet Sensation Mattie Rogers

Farris sets American weightlifting record at Olympic trials

10 Of The Best Photos From The 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials For Weightlifting

Morghan King, Sarah Robles Qualify For U.S. Olympic Weightlifting Team

Lifters from 18 countries take part in international meets at Cottonera SC

Weightlifting: Bedwas teen represents Team GB in Malta

Indonesian weightlifters beefing-up on Australian-bred meat ahead of Rio Olympic Games

Diaz on her way to third Olympics bid

Thailand confident of Rio Games gold

Lifter Thach Kim Tuan confident of Olympic success

North Korea confirmed as bidder for IWF Junior World Championships

BACKGROUND Overview of Rio’s Olympic venues

Nestor Colonia bags bronze medal in Asian Weightlifting Championships

Tan and Meng secure Chinese double on opening day of Asian Weightlifting Championships

China’s Chen strikes gold at Asian Weightlifting Championships

Former world champion Kuo claims gold at Asian Weightlifting Championships

Hidilyn Diaz bags one silver, two bronze medals in Asian Weightlifting Championship

World champion Shi wins top honours at Asian Weightlifting Championships

Kazakh star Ulanov produces dominant display to claim Asian Weightlifting Championship title

Iranian weightlifter Barari dreams of winning Olympic gold

Sedov cruises to second continental crown at Asian Weightlifting Championships

Chinese Taipei’s Chen retains title as Asian Weightlifting Championships come to a close

Vietnam’s female weightlifter finishes third in Asian champs

Iran weightlifters collect 8 medals in Asian championships

Malaysian weightlifter to feature in Rio Olympics

One Tough Hijabi Stars in Nike Training’s Latest Ad About Inner Strength

Taiwan hoping to send 50 athletes to Rio Olympics

Fiji Can Qualify For Rio

Weightlifting: Pair lift game for Rio spot

Top officials at Oceania event

Weightlifter Mattie Rogers Poised to Become USA’s Badass Olympic Sweetheart

Beaufort teen CJ Cummings is America’s next great athlete

41-year-old mom looking to join U.S. team, will compete in this week’s Olympic trials at the Salt Palace

Two-Time Weightlifting Olympic Champion Tommy Kono Dies At 85

IWF unveil logos for 2016 Junior World Championships

IWF claim to be “leading the way” in tackling doping as more countries risk losing Olympic quota places

IWF praise successful Rio 2016 weightlifting test event as German wins final gold

Athletes endorse Rio 2016 weightlifting venue

Colombians flex their muscles but German steals the show at weightlifting test event

Golden start for Turkey’s Özkan at European Weightlifting Championships

Turkey and Italy claim first gold medals of European Weightlifting Championships

Weightlifting: Cristina Iovu wins two gold medals, one bronze at the European Championships in Norway

Weightlifter Koha sets wins bronze at European Championships

Kostova strikes gold again and heads to Rio 2016 as favourite

Weightlifting, European Championships: Irina Lepşa wins two silver medals

Polish weightlifter wins bronze at European Championships

Azerbaijani weightlifter salutes at Norway European Championship

Iurie Dudoglo wins bronze at European Weightlifting Championship

Meet The 5 Hijabi Women Who Are Breaking Barriers In Sports

Meet the Zen weightlifter whose road to Rio is enlightened by nature and meditation

Lifters upbeat on Rio slots

Vietnam targets more official tickets to Olympics 2016

Joshua and Madeline Wu giving ‘big’ sister and Olympic hero Melissa a huge lift

Medals for Gloucestershire pair at British University and College Weightlifting Championships

HB academy: Lifter muscles into NZ line up

Weightlifting: Weightlifter Wong breaks two records despite hiatus

Weightlifting federation call on Sport Minister

Russian weightlifter Tatiana Kashirina was afraid to go to the European championship

VN’s best athletes recognized

Colombia to send largest Olympic delegation to Rio

51 Venezuelan athletes are qualified for Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Fiji’s trio book spot in Oceania Weightlifting Championship

Frankford weightlifter Jenna Myers focused on Oceania championships in bid to make Rio Olympics

Colonia set to join fellow lifter Diaz in Rio

Baru snares best male weightlifter award

Training Your Brain to Be a World Class Champion!

British stars set for Olympic selection showdown at 2016 Weightlifting and Para-Powerlifting Championships

Sathish going all out to make Rio Olympics cut

NWA set to establish academy in Nepalgunj

IWF holds Anti-Doping Seminar titled “Enough is Enough”

Olympic weightlifters inspire San Anselmo students to follow their dreams

From Refugee to Rio – Aussie weightlifter’s rise to the top 

I do my best to reach Olympic Games, weightlifter Behdad Salimi says

Weightlifting: Practice tournament for future Championships

My UAE: We have lift off with the Olympics hopeful Amna Al Haddad

Butt claims Pakistan’s first weightlifting gold 

The girl who won everyone’s hearts 

India bags 12 gold as weightlifting event ends

Japan lifter Miyake watches China but says biggest rival is herself 

Asian meet last chance for Hafifi to qualify for Olympics 

Iran lifter aims to snatch gold medal in Rio Olympics 

Weightlifters gear up for Oceania Champs

Walsall weightlifter Webster takes back-to-back English titles – and targets Commonwealth spot

English Weightlifting Champs: Emily Godley pips Rebekah Tiler

The Rising Star of Weightlifting revealed

PH hopes to send more athletes to 2016 Rio Olympics 

Mabia, Mahfuza make it Bangladesh’s day

Weightlifter Ellie Pryor is Michaela Breeze’s ‘most talented student ever’ after GB Youth Squad honour 

Meet the S.C. teen dubbed the “LeBron James of weightlifting”

Viet Nam’s top 10 sporting events of 2015

Lifter Sambo selected for national coaching camp

Ghana Weightlifting Federation revises its constitution

Big year predicted for weightlifting

Weightlifting group eyeing three Rio Games slots

Indians Start Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship on a High

Kelly set to conquer Commonwealth Champs

Weightlifter Saqib grabs gold in India

Gold for Warangal girl in weightlifting

Thumps up for Jimjang Deru

Indians win more than two dozen gold medals at Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships

Gold in Bank, Sathish Targets Olympic

Seychelles weightlifter Ruby Malvina succeeds in quest for more gold at Commonwealth championship in India

Weightlifter Punam Yadav wins gold in two categories at Commonwealth Championships

Punam Yadav Clinches Gold at Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship

Minati Sethi wins bronze in Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship

Kelly, Etoundi win weightlifting silver

Vaivai wins gold

Nooh shines in commonwealth weightlifting competitions

Odisha’s Pramila bags best Jr lifter title in Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship

Weightlifting: Indian lifters sweep team trophies at Commonwealth championship

Nungsiton Chanu accorded warm reception

Arunachal’s Taku Best Lifter in Commonwealth Championship

Simanta lifts hope

Commonwealth Weight Lifting: Indian Lifters Shines

Railway weightlifters win six medals for India

Indias Railway Weightlifters Win 6 Medals for India in the Commonwealth Youth, Junior & Senior Weightlifting Championship, 2015

Hafifi wins Malaysia’s only gold in Commonwealth meet

Weightlifting Federation Developing Lifters and Expanding

Greek Olympic weightlifting legend and national team coach flies in to Sydney Expo

Ilya Ilyin wins gold at IV Weightlifting Spartakiad of Kazakhstan

Bone development changes with different kinds of exercise

East London weightlifter Mercy Brown wins European championship

Ilkley PE teacher Sarah Davies wins European weightlifting gold

Weightlifters use Texas event to qualify for Rio

Houston, we have lift off

Golden Opportunities — Business Never Stops

PNG Weightlifting Federation Speak Out About Kari Issue

Korea mulls new IOC representative

Exclusive: Hosting Olympics and Paralympics is Lima’s ultimate ambition, says Quiñones

Singapore weightlifters get boost with opening of new training facility

Weightlifter Passes Out, Wins Silver Medal

Maduro congratulates Venezuelan weightlifter for country’s first gold

Farris’ Pan Am gold first step toward Olympic return

Lifting weights, picking up medals

Haiti – Toronto Games: New failure for Haiti in weightlifting


Vaivai leads the charge

Kiribati star seals hat-trick of Pacific Games gold medals as Port Moresby 2015 weightlifting event draws to close

Wonderful Weightlifter Katoatau Takes Kiribati’s First Golds

Detenamo (NRU) Clinches Fourth Consecutive Overall Gold In Men’s 105kg

Samoa Lifts Gold Tally At Weightlifting On Tuesday

Opeloge (SAM) Raises The Bar To Take Three Weightlifting Golds

Former weightlifter Kim Byeong-chan dies at 46

Zoe Smith Leads The Way At British Championships

Mercy Brown Proves To Be A Record Breaker

Houston Warms Up for World Weightlifing Championships with Olympic Day Celebration

Top lifters represent Australia at 2015 Pacific Games

Kazakhstani weightlifter N. Nogai won gold medal at world championship in Poland

Armenia’s Andranik Karapetyan wins gold at IWF Junior World Championship

Triple oro para Luis Mosquera en el Mundial juvenil de levantamiento de pesas

Cikamatana, 16, selected for talent program

Fiji Youth Lifter Flies for Specialist Camp

QOC Secretary General Meets IWF President

Doha new base of AWF

Asian Weightlifting Federation to move to Doha as Qatari re-elected President

Qatar’s Mana elected AWF President again

Qatar’s Al Mana reelected president of Asian Weightlifting Federation

AWF Elects Former Iranian Champion as Executive Board Member

Abdullah bin Rashid meets Japanese Olympic expert

Om’s a Phenom for North Korea

Tuan wins gold, silver medals at world championships

North Korea put China in their place at Weightlifting World Championships


Injured Aryamnov set to miss 2014 IWF World Championships

Infostrada Sports signs on as official data partner of International Weightlifting Federation

Heavy metal sisters off to weightlifting titles

Four Elite USA Weightlifting Athletes to Compete at 2014 Russian Federation Presidents Cup

British Weightlifting fully support 8 year doping ban

Over 500 athletes will participate in the World Weightlifting Championship in Almaty

History in the making as Egypt and Armenia claim weightlifting gold

MENG (CHN) sets world youth weightlifting record

Victorious day for China

Dramatic second day of weightlifting

WEIGHTLIFTING: MWF to send bigger squad

Thach Kim Tuan named outstanding athlete at JWWC

IWF boss rates Glasgow 2014 as friendliest Commonwealth Games

Brian Oliver: Forget the scandals, weightlifting is actually a brilliant sport that deserves more publicity

Kiribati claims historic first Commonwealth Games gold medal

Glasgow 2014: Meet power couple Jack Oliver and Sarah Davies

Weightlifting: India’s performance getting better with every tourney

NZ and Australia to be included in Pacific Games

President of Nigerian Weightlifting Federation Receives Golden AYG Athletes

Bristol weightlifter Sonny Webster sets his sights on a medal at the Glasgow Games

Buckley weightlifter picked for Glasgow Games

From beauty queen to muscle-bound weightlifter… the incredible transformation of former Miss Wales contestant

Blind lifter Malek Chamoun dreams of Commonwealth gold

Weightlifters gear up for ASIAD

Pakistan to send five weightlifters to Glasgow

Weightlifting teens pump iron for a better future

Gaborone 2014 African Youth Games: Team Nigeria increases medal haul

Wong confirmed for Commonwealth Games

Weightlifting raises the bar

Rio 2016: Weightlifting only winner in UK Sport funding appeals

Tunisia: Tunis to Host Eighth Mediterranean Weightlifting Cup

Five nations for weightlifting championship

Wini gets NFs support

United States to host Junior Pan American Weightlifting Championships

Glasgow 2014: Team Nigeria’s Target Is To Surpass Previous Records

Kazakhstan weightlifting star Ilya Ilyin posts prophetic photo on Instagram

Iranian Lifter Says Will Attend Asian Games Powerfully

Torch Relay Update – Former Russian Weightlifter Carries Flame

Malaysia staring at big blow

India: Weightlifting championship

Nepal: Three national records set in National Weightlifting Championship

Injured Zoe Smith to miss World Weightlifting Championships

Graduation’s a weight off his shoulders

Women weightlifters out to prove their worth

Teenage weightlifter Tiler could be a Glasgow medal prospect

Young Marshall Islands weightlifter impresses on big stage

Team Fiji wins three awards

Weightlifter Zoe Smith admits she has been rejuvenated by move to Bath

Olympic weightlifting gets women pumped in Cambridge

AP PHOTOS: Japanese Olympic weightlifting family sees boost for sports from Tokyo 2020

Peters targets big lift in Wallis

Over 100 athletes take part in weightlifting, powerlifting and kettlebell at first ever National Strength Sports Classic

Power trip

25 years of magnificent achievements

Former Whitehorse resident becomes first woman on IWF executive board

Tamas Ajan wins another 4-year term as head of International Weightlifting Federation

Nicu Vlad, First Vice President of International Weightlifting Federation

Pyrros Dimas Elected to the IWF Executive Board

Baishya elected IWF Executive Board member

UAE female weightlifter Al Haddad aiming for Rio 2016

Kirkbride Looking to Lift Commonwealth Gold

Iraq war 10 years on: a female weightlifter’s story – video

Weightlifting: Michaela Breeze comes out of retirement to win Welsh Championships

IWF call for candidates to Executive Board and Committees

PH weightlifters ready for Tashkent tilt

Kazakhstan’s Chinshanlo named Lifter of the Year 2012

Salimi named Best Lifter of Year 2012

Weightlifting trials next month

Success for Maltese Weightlifting team at the Mediterranean Cup in Brindisi, Italy

Michael Cohen to be inducted into USA Masters Weightlifting Federation Hall of Fame

“Female Hercules” Targets IOC

Zoe Smith – leading name in the Team GB line-up for Australian Youth Olympic Festival

PSC to fund weightlifters’ stint

Cebu to host nat’l students weightlifting tilt

Weightlifters win medals at Gulf event

Iran finishes 2nd in Thailand Junior Weightlifting Championship

Pesista moyobambino recibe reconocimiento de autoridades

Weightlifting Referees and coaches learn more about new rules, regulations and techniques

Weightlifting: Iraqi girls raise weights and eyebrows

Sport: Samoa to compete in weightlifting Tri Nation

GEHS student Nathan Damron joins Team USA in Slovakia for Youth World Weightlifting Championship

Seis pesistas llevan la representación nacional a Eslovaquia

Olympic weightlifting is a triumph of grunts, wails and jerks

Kenyan weightlifter Obiero readies for assault at the Olympics

DPRK wins men’s 56kg weightlifting Olympic gold

Hidilyn confident, ready for the big lift

Weightlifter Zhou Jun entering in Group B brings surprise in women’s weightlifting

Weightlifting: much more than raw strength

Olympic weightlifter blazes a trail for Gulf women

Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz bags prestigious role

Haltérophilie : Christian Beekhuizen, arbitre d’exception

Helena Wong becomes the first Singaporean woman to represent the nation in weightlifting at the Games

Wild card athlete vows to prove her mettle in London Games

Solomon Islands female weightlifter Wini confirmed for London Olympics

Weightlifter Ssekyaaya makes London mark

Kenya’s Obiero gets the Olympics wild card in weightlifting

UAE to send woman weightlifter to London

This man will address the England squad… his story should humble the millionaires

Hijab to Make History in London Olympics

Arroyo, el número 30 para Londres

México con dos plazas en levantamiento de pesas

Venezuela suma 48 para Londres 2012

Levantamiento de pesas da la plaza 16 para Guatemala en los olímpicos

Pesas chilenas consiguen su primera clasificación

Taiwan wins medals at weightlifting championships in Guatemala

BOA rewards for athletes

9 medallas gana Colombia en Panamericano de Levantamiento de Pesas

Figueroa levanta para un oro

UAE women’s team earns slot in London

Diaz claims fourth spot in Asian lift tournament

Iran wins 2012 Asian Weightlifting title

USOC lifted the bar for Muslim woman

Former champion weightlifter still can do the heavy lifting

Uhlaender a mistery as a weightlifter

IOC President Rogge Addresses Olympic Bidding, Doping At USC

Weightlifter Jang launches sports foundation

London 2012: drug testing all but sure to catch cheats, organisers say

Korean athletes to watch in 2012

China training eyed for Diaz, Colonia

Aricco continues search for ticket to London

Weightlifting: High hopes for Olympics despite heavy season for Armenia

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