Ben Nunoo Mensah, who heads the Ghana Weightlifting Federation, was elected the President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC). Business Standard, 1 week ago
The Russian Weightlifting Federation (RWF) has decided to withdraw its last year's lawsuit with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).The lawsuit was submitted by Russia's weightlifting governing ...Prokerala, 1 month ago
A team from Secunderabad-based Army Ordnance Corps, comprising Naik Subedar S Dev Kumar and Naik Ramakrishna Rao, is on a mission here to hunt for weightlifters to train them for India. The duo is on such a mission for the third time. Five boys, all within ...Business Standard, 3 weeks ago
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said it had disqualified weightlifting gold medallists Cao Lei (75kg), Chen Xiexia (48 kg) and Liu Chunhong (69kg) from the Beijing Games after they tested positive for prohibited substances. China faces a one-year ban from international weightlifting competitions after three of its athletes were stripped of their 2008 Olympic gold medals on Thursday following re-tests of samples from the Beijing Games. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said it ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago Three Chinese weightlifters stripped of 2008 Olympic gold Business Standard, 2 months ago Government designates 12 Olympians as National Observers Business Standard, 3 days ago
An overview of India's underwhelming performance in athletics in 2016 IMAGE: Neeraj Chopra the omly bright light for India in an otherwise dull year. Photograph: Facebook Indian athletics had another forgettable year as a disastrous Olympic campaign, where athletes only made up the numbers, and a doping fiasco added to their underachievers’ tag. The only silver lining in an otherwise uneventful year was the world junior record set by javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, who became the first ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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