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28.01.2020

IWF Development Program 2020

IWF continues to support its National and Regional Federations in 2020 as well. The IWF Development Program 2020 is now open, the Member Federations and Regional Federations can submit their applications until 28th February 2020. The documents are available here. In case of questions, please contact development@nulliwfnet.net

28.01.2020

Tokyo 2020 to Utilize Hydrogen for Games Cauldron and Relay Torch

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) yesterday announced that for the first time in the history of the Games, hydrogen will be used to power both the Olympic and Paralympic Cauldrons in Tokyo and the Torch during part of its journey through Japan. During its preparations for the Games, […]

27.01.2020

Roma 2020 starts today!

The 2020 World Cup in Roma kicks off today, 27th of January and will be ongoing until the 31st. The competition is available to watch live at the following link, the first session starts at 9.50 local time. WATCH LIVE To download the Startbook, click here. Good luck to all participants!

24.01.2020

IWF-IOC Solidarity coaching course in Albania

A 5-day IWF-IOC Solidarity Coaching course was held in Tirana, Albania. The successful theoretical and practical course was attended by 20 coaches from Albania and Kosovo. The keynote speaker was Tamas Feher. The theoretical and practical topics included principals of weightlifting training, anatomy, building strength, talent and selection for weightlifting, technical practices for beginners, training planning […]

23.01.2020

IWF Acts Decisively to Restore Reputation

Doha, 22 January 2020; Meeting in Doha yesterday, an extraordinary meeting of the IWF Executive Board (EB) responded to allegations made by a television report that aired on Germany’s ARD, and acted decisively to restore the IWF’s reputation. A point-by-point analysis of the allegations was considered by the IWF Executive Board before it entered into […]

20.01.2020
16.01.2020

Download the WADA Athlete Central application

On 27 November 2019 the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) launched its new and improved whereabouts application called ‘Athlete Central’ which is now available for download from the App Store and Google Play. WADA’s new App which is powered by WADA’s Anti-Doping Administration and Management System (ADAMS) ensures that WADA and Anti-Doping Organizations (ADOs) such as […]

16.01.2020

IWF General Secretary visits Budapest office

Mohammed Jalood (IRQ), IWF General Secretary has paid a working visit to the IWF President’s office and IWF Secretariat in Budapest. On this occasion he gave a summary for www.iwf.net “My function as General Secretary of the IWF brings me regularly to Budapest, because it is very important for us to consult with President Aján […]

14.01.2020

The IWF celebrated 7 years of partnership with Zhen-Ao

At the end of the year 2019, the Zhen-Ao Group invited Dr Tamas Ajan, IWF President for a gala in Tianjin, China, to celebrate 7 years of partnership between the IWF and the Chinese health supplements manufacturer. Zhen-Ao is among the world’s leading Ribonucleic acid (RNA) manufacturers with over 35 years of industry experience, lining […]

13.01.2020

Voting has opened for 2019 LIFTERS OF THE YEAR!

  IWF – WORLD WEIGHTLIFTING LIFTER OF THE YEAR 2019  Men & Women You can now decide who was your Best Male and Best Female Lifter in 2019. Vote for the athletes to receive the  “IWF Jenő Boskovics Lifter of the Year Trophies for 2019”!  Voting is now open! Please follow this procedure: – Select 1 (one) Man and 1 (one) Woman lifter from WORLD WEIGHTLIFTING’s nominees! – You must give your Name, country and […]

13.01.2020

IWF Coaching Symposium in Beijing

In December 2019 an IWF Coaching Symposium was successfully held in the Chinese National Weightlifting Training Center in Beijing, China. The aim of the two days symposium was mainly to discuss how technology can contribute to weightlifting training and performance and of course to have a look at the Chinese Weightlifting System. The President of […]

07.01.2020

WADA 2020 Prohibited List came into force

The World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA)  2020 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List), which was first published on 30 September 2019, cameinto force on 1 January. The List, which is one of six International Standards that are mandatory for all Signatories of the World Anti-Doping Code (Code), designates what substances and methods are prohibited both in- and out-of-competition, and which substances are banned […]

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