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Rio 2016: CAS rejects ban appeal, Russian weightlifters to miss out

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Russian lifters are banned

All of Russia's weightlifters were banned from the Rio Olympics on Friday for doping for what the international federation called "extremely shocking" results that brought the sport into "disrepute." The eight competition spots have been offered to other ...
 The Telegraph2 months ago Two Russian weightlifters suspended for doping in 2008 Olympics retests  Business Standard1 month ago IWF bans Russian team from Rio Olympics  News on Air2 months ago Russian weightlifters barred from Rio Games  Rediff.com2 months ago

Rio 2016: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu backs federation, coach after disappointing Olympics exit

Indian weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, who had put up a highly disappointing performance at the Rio Olympics, has defended the federation and her coach after they came under criticism in the wake of her flop show. The post Rio 2016: Weightlifter Mirabai ...
 First Post.com1 month ago Mirabai defends federation and coach after Olympics flop show  Business Standard1 month ago Rio Olympics 2016: Mirabai Chanu defends federation and her coach  One India1 month ago

Three Chinese 2008 Olympic champions test positive after IWF re-analyse samples

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) on Wednesday disclosed the names of 15 past Olympians, including three Beijing 2008 gold medallists, who failed doping tests after their samples were re-analysed. The post Three Chinese 2008 Olympic champions ...
 First Post.com1 month ago International Weightlifting federation names 15 re-test doping failures  Zee News1 month ago Weightlifting federation names 15 re-test doping failures  Business Standard1 month ago

China faces 1-year ban from weightlifting over doping

China is facing a one-year ban from weightlifting over repeated doping cases in a move which threatens to stop some of the world's top athletes from competing internationally. The International Weightlifting Federation confirmed on Thursday that three failed retests of drug test samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics will lead to China's automatic ban -- if the cases are proven and the athletes in question disqualified by the International Olympic Committee.  China is the world's ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

This Kiribati weightlifter adopts unique style to spread a message at Rio Games

Pacific islander dances to raise climate change awareness   IMAGE: David Katoatau of Kiribati dances off the weightlifting platform after his effort in the Men's 105kg final at the Rio Games on Monday. Photograph: Stoyan Nenov/Reuters A weightlifter who lost his family's house in a cyclone danced off stage at the Rio Olympics on Tuesday to raise awareness of the threat climate change poses to his remote Pacific nation David Katoatau got more cheers than any other lifter, including a ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Weightlifting: Ahmed earns landmark podium for Egypt

IMAGE: Sara Ahmed of Egypt lifts during the Women's 69kg Group A weightlifting contest on Day 5 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro, Pavilion 2 in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images Jubilant teenager Sara Ahmed became the first Egyptian woman to stand on an Olympic podium when she finished third in the women's 69kg at Riocentro on Wednesday. The 18-year-old from Ismailia also became the first Arab woman to be presented with a medal in weightlifting.
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Osei Asibey appointed head of Armwrestling Federation

Radio presenter, Charles Osei Asibey, has been appointed acting President of the newly-formed Ghana Armwrestling Federation (GAF). He is expected to drive operations of the new sporting regulatory body until it holds a substantive congress. The ...
 GhanaWeb19 hours ago

India's Olympics report card: Sindhu, Sakshi save the blushes

- Competing in 15 disciplines with an 118-member contingent, the biggest ever at the Games, there was hope that India would emulate its best-ever tally of six medals, achieved at the London Olympics in 2012. However, the shooters fired a blank for the first time since Athens 2004, and boxers failed to win a medal for the first time in eight years as two unassuming young women saved India the humiliation of returning empty-handed. IMAGE: Silver medallist PV Sindhu celebrates during the medal ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Sindhu, Sakshi save India from drawing a blank in Rio Games  Deccan Herald1 month ago India's London Olympics heroes... Where are they now?  Rediff.com2 months ago

Georgian lifts gold as Iran cry foul

‘The Iranians were crying and yelling and maybe this gave me more strength to become the champion’ IMAGE: Lasha Talakhadze of Georgia celebrates setting a new world record and winning gold medal during the Men's +105kg Weightlifting . Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images. Security forces were called to the Olympic weightlifting arena on Tuesday after Iranian coaches reacted furiously when Georgia's Lasha Talakhadze beat Behdad 'Salimi' Salimikordasiabi with a world record ...
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