Jordanian powerlifter fulfills golden promise to his mother as he prepares to cheer on his wife at the Paralympics

Omar Sami Hamadeh Qarada tops the podium in Tokyo after winning silver medal at Rio 2016. He turns spectator as his wife Asma Issa competes on Sunday.

Para powerlifter Netsuda Panna receives a four-year ban for anti-doping rule violation

World Para Powerlifting kicks off fourth Online World Cup Series, presented by BIGSER

World Power Games Will Debut in 2022

(ATR) IFBB President confirms World Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships will be in Benidorm, Spain in November

Juegos Mundiales de Fuerza seran en 2022

(ATR) Presidente de la IFBB confirma campeonato mundial en Benidorm próximo noviembre

IPC President express condolences at Siamand Rahman passing

Sergio Munoz suspended for Anti-doping violation

Navruzbek Abdurasulov suspended for anti-doping violation

Tokyo 2020: Additional sports to be broadcast live

Tokyo 2020 Test Events Break Olympic Record -- Top Story Replay

(ATR) From athletics to surfing, the test event calendar is full in Tokyo. ATR Editor Ed Hula picks the ones to watch.

Tokyo 2020 Test Events Break Olympic Record

(ATR) From athletics to surfing, the test event calendar is full in Tokyo. ATR Editor Ed Hula picks the ones to watch.

IPC: Indian Powerlifter Suspended for Anti-doping Violation

Syrian powerlifter suspended for anti-doping violation by IPC

Egyptian Powerlifter Suspended for Four Years for Anti-Doping Violation

International Paralympic Committee leaders to visit Los Angeles and attend Team USA Awards on Wednesday

#FuerzaMexico: Paralympic Movement launch fundraising campaign for Mexico - #FuerzaMexico: Movimiento Paralmpico lanza campaa de recaudacin de fondos para Mxico

IPC Postpones Para Swimming and Powerlifting Championships

(ATR) IPC indefinitely postpones Mexico 2017 Para Sport Festival due to devastating earthquake in Mexico City.

Sports Disappointed Over Funding Decision for Tokyo 2020

(ATR) UK Sport has rejected the appeals of seven sports against funding cuts for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.

Powerlifter Kuzieva Commits Anti-Doping Violation for Meldonium

The IPC has announced that the Uzbekistani powerlifter Ruza Kuzieva committed an anti-doping violation. 

Rio Paralympics Producing 'Unusual Number' of Records

(ATR) Rio 2016 says there are 65 new world records in the first two and a half days of Paralympic action.

Turkish powerlifter suspended for two years for anti-doping violation

The International Paralympic Committee announced that Turkish powerlifter Izzettin Kanat has been suspended for two years. 

Kitakyushu, Japan, to host 2018 IPC Powerlifting Asian Open Championships

IPC Powerlifting has announced that Kitakyushu, Japan, will host the 2018 IPC Powerlifting Asian Open Championships, just two years before the country stages the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

IPC Governing Board approves two more Tokyo 2020 venues

The IPC Governing Board approved the powerlifting and track cycling venues that will be used for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at a meeting in Bonn, Germany, on Saturday (16 April) bringing the total number of approved venues to 21.

South American Athletes Test in Olympic Conditions

(ATR) Rio 2016 and the IWF tell Around the Rings about the South American weightlifting championship at Carioca Arena 1.

The Future of FIFA - Monday Memo

(ATR) FIFA will elect its next president and vote on its reform package on Friday; Blatter awaits appeal verdict; CONCACAF to vote on reforms.

First Ever Powerlifting Test Event Will Ensure Rio Perfection -- Photodesk

(ATR) IPC Powerlifting Technical Delegate Jon Amos says having a test event for the sport will benefit it at every future Paralympics.

Judo Grand Prix Kicks Off in Havana -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also: Athletes will compete in the powerlifting test event for the 2016 Rio Paralympics, Jan. 21-23...

GB Announcements: World Weightlifting Champs, Euro Jr. & Under 23 Weightlifting Champs

British Weight Lifting, the national governing body for weightlifting and Paralympic powerlifting, has confirmed the athletes who have been selected for the upcoming IWF World Championships and European Junior & under 23 Championships.

Great Britain's Micky Yule secures international PB at 2015 IPC Powerlifting Asia Open Championships

British Weight Lifting’s Micky Yule achieved an international personal best of 190kg in his third and final lift at the 2015 IPC Powerlifting Asia Open Championships yesterday (Monday 27 July) to finish in fifth place at the latest Rio 2016 qualifying event in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Iraqi powerlifter Juboori suspended for Anti-Doping Rule violation

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that Iraqi powerlifter Hussein Juboori has been suspended for four years for an Anti-Doping Rule violation.