Contents tagged with weightlifting

  • Russian national weightlifting team suspended from competitions for a year due to anti-doping violations

    The Executive Committee of the International Weightlifting Organization (IWF) decided to prohibit the Russian national weightlifting team from participating in all international competitions for a year. The announcement was made on Saturday, September 30, on the organization's website.

    In addition to the Russian national team, the teams of eight more countries will not be able to participate in the tournaments. The reason for this was the numerous violations of the anti-doping rules at the …