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22.01.2021

Kosovo Weightlifting Federation – Electoral Congress

On 17 January 2021 Kosovo Weightlifting Federation held its Electoral Congress. The Elections were held through the online platform of ZOOM under the supervision of Kosovo Olympic Committee where 15 delegates from the three regions of Kosovo where present. The newly elected Executive Board consists of: Dr. Astrit Hasani, President Arian Zogu, General Secretary Vigan […]

22.01.2021

IWF Expands Scope Of Governance Reform, Adjusts Dates For Constitutional Congress

The IWF Executive Board decided to expand the scope of governance reform and adjusted the date of its forthcoming Constitutional Congress, to accommodate this more ambitious scope for positive change. In place of the constitutional amendments originally envisaged, the independent members of the Reform and Governance Commission have now proposed an entirely new document that […]

19.01.2021

IWF Welcomes ITA Prosecution of Weightlifting Anti-Doping Rule Violations

19 January 2021, Lausanne; The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) welcomed the news from the ITA (International Testing Agency) that it is prosecuting anti-doping rule violations (ADRVs) against three weightlifters. The prosecutions follow investigations into doping within weightlifting by German broadcaster ARD, by Professor Richard McLaren on behalf of the ITA, and by the World Anti-Doping […]

18.01.2021

Elections – Weightlifting Federation of Georgia

The GEOWF has conducted an electoral congress recently where a detailed report of the past 5 years activities was delivered by Kakhi Kahiashvili and his team. The success story was welcomed by the congress delegates and media representative. Kakhi Kakhiashvili was voted to the presidency position and delegates acknowledged an important role of female leader and […]

15.01.2021

Elections – Malta Weightlifting Association

At the General Meeting of the Malta Weightlifting Association held on Thursday 14th January 2021, the Executive Council was elected to serve a four-year term. Matthew Camilleri was elected as General Secretary, Matthew Abela as Treasurer. Jesmond Caruana kept his position as President together with executive members Rodmar Pulis and Ramona Borg.  The Council thanked […]

07.01.2021

2021 IWF Development Program

IWF is glad to inform the Member Federations that the 2021 IWF Development Program is open. Considering the feedback of last year, the type of projects remain the same and the Federations can apply for assistance in equipment, seminar, event support and covid-19 related expenses. The deadline to submit the applications is 24th February 2021. Details regarding […]

07.01.2021

WADA Launches New and Improved Anti-Doping Education and Learning Platform (ADEL)

Montreal, 6 January 2021 – Today, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) launched its Anti-Doping Education and Learning platform (ADEL), which is a new and improved version of the current Anti-Doping e-Learning platform (ADeL) that was launched in January 2018. Via the new ADEL platform, WADA will provide education and learning opportunities for the anti-doping community worldwide; […]

30.12.2020

Former European Champion, Veronika Tóbiás Passed Away

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Veronika Tóbiás, Hungarian weightlifter and former European champion. She passed away on 27 December at the age of 53. The IWF and the weightlifting family sends the most heartfelt condolences to her family and loved ones and to the Hungarian Weightlifting Federation.

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17.12.2020

POSTPONEMENT OF THE 2021 IWF JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Following the meeting of the IWF Executive Board on 15 December, we would like to kindly inform you that the 2021 IWF Junior World Championships was POSTPONED to May 2021 due to the developing situation of Covid-19. IWF is already in contact with IOC to explore all the possibilities to extend the Qualification period of Tokyo 2020 in order to maintain the […]

14.12.2020

Vacancy

The IWF is seeking a Legal Counsel (50-60%) (Lausanne, Switzerland).

Application deadline: 15 January 2021

The job description and requirements can be found here

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