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Rugby: Black Ferns train in Olympic weightlifting, wrestling ahead of women’s Rugby World Cup

The Black Ferns have turned to Olympic weightlifting and wrestling in a bid to get an advantage over their opponents ahead of next year's women's Rugby World Cup. A squad of 40 players have trained with Tokyo Olympics hopeful Megan Gifford and Weightlifting New Zealand High Performance Director Simon Kent at a three-day training camp…

We will not utilize any devices made in China: Indian weightlifting federation

Claiming to be saddled with faulty equipment from China, the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) on Monday called for a boycott of sports apparatus made in that country after the violent face-off in eastern Ladakh killed 20 Army personnel last week. (More Sports News)The IWLF ordered four weightlifting sets, comprising barbells and weight plates, from Chinese…

Sanjita Chanu Cleared of Doping Charge by IWF, Demands Apology and Payment

Sanjita Chanu (Photo Credit: PTI) Sanjita Chanu has demanded that International Weightlifting Federation penalise the responsible body or organisation for causing her such mental trauma. PTI New Delhi Last Updated: June 10, 2020, 8:20 AM IST Share this: Chanu's sample, for a month in 2019 due to "non-conformities" relating to its documents. "I am happy…

Weightlifting probe finds corruption, doping cover-up” Manila Bulletin Sports

Published June 5, 2020, 6:13 PM By Agence France-Presse An investigation into the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) found widespread corruption and dozens of covered-up drugs tests, officials said Thursday. In this file photo journalists stand in the lobby of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) foundation board in Baku on November 15, 2018. (Photo by TOFIK…

Weightlifting investigation finds ‘hidden’ positive doping tests, millions in missing money

12:03 AM PHTAssociated Press DUSSELDORF, Germany -- An investigation into the International Weightlifting Federation has found doping cover-ups and millions in missing money, lead investigator Richard McLaren said Thursday.McLaren said 40 positive doping tests were "hidden" in IWF records and that athletes whose cases were delayed or covered up went on to win medals at…

Investigation finds doping cover-ups in weightlifting

FILE - In this Friday Dec. 9, 2016 file photo, World Anti-Doping Agency investigator Richard McLaren speaks during a press conference in London. An investigation into the International Weightlifting Federation has found doping cover-ups and millions of dollars in missing money, lead investigator Richard McLaren said Thursday June 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)DUSSELDORF, Germany…

Virat Kohli Shows Off Extreme Weightlifting Skills, AB De Villiers Left In Awe. Watch Video

AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli have formed a strong bond on and off the field. © AFP Virat Kohli is utilising his time well in lockdown with weight training inside his home gym. The Indian captain on Tuesday shared a video of himself performing an impressive weightlifting exercise that left many astonished on Instagram.…