A CLOSER LOOK: Weightlifting’s Olympic future is uncertain and it’s nobody’s fault but their own

Decades of doping and corruption may have finally caught up with the IWF as their hold on Paris 2024 continues to slip away.

Dr. Michael Irani Nuevo Presidente (i) de la IWF

(ATR) El médico británico no se postulará en las próximas eleciones de la IWF en marzo próximo.

Sucesor de Tamas Ajan se sabra en enero

(ATR) La IWF también celebrará un Congreso sobre las reformas previstas tras el Informe McLaren.

Wilson's World: Corruption Batters Sport

Stephen Wilson says corruption in Olympic sport is back on view with Diack trial and McLaren report on weightlifting.

IWF Executive Board Accepts Resignation Of IWF President Tamas Ajan

IOC Statement on Tamas Ajan

En halterophilie, la corruption a l'echelle mondiale

FrancsJeux reports en francais on German documentary accusing weightlifting federation of corruption, doping cover-ups.

Weightlifting World Championships Begin -- Federation Focus

Also: ITF presidential elections next week, AIBA World Championships, Wrestling World Championships 

AIBA Pleased With Reform Process -- Federation Focus

(ATR) Also: FIS issues safe sport policy; IAAF runs miles worldwide; latest on new bodyweight categories for IWF.

Weightlifting Doping Fix Termed 'Electroshock'

(ATR) Federation ready to face IOC verdict on 2024 Olympics … ATR Editor Ed Hula reports.

Third Chinese Sponsor Joins FIFA World Cup -- Federations Focus

(ATR) Also: Table Tennis re-elects Weikert; FIG vs Parkour, South Africa submits 2023 RWC bid.

OpEd -- Weightlifting Federation Rejects Change

(ATR) The re-election of fed president Tamas Ajan could put the sport at peril for the Olympics, says ATR Editor Ed Hula.

Mammoth Weightlifting Ballot

(ATR) Heavy lifting required: More than 200 candidates, six for president of the International Weightlifting Federation.

Kazakhstan NOC celebrates 25th anniversary welcoming Olympic Movement leaders in the capital

Weightlifting Chief: "Doping Belongs to Modern Sport"

(ATR) Tamás Aján tells Around the Rings the IWF’s decision to ban the Russian team was linked to “some very special things”.

Weightlifting Battles Doping Ahead of Rio Olympics

(ATR) Nearly 50 weightlifters could be sanctioned by the IWF for doping violations in 2015.

Medvedev "Befriends" Rogge; Sport Climbing for 2020; Gold Medalist Retires

(ATR)  Russian head of state bestows IOC president, federation leaders with Order of Friendship ... Climbing federation gears up for 2020 campaign ... Italy’s first medalist from Turin 20006 retires ... More inside.

IWF Creates More Inclusive Sport Environment

Olympic Briefs -- Charges Dropped Against Stevens; Women's Boxing Decision Pending

(ATR) Senator who authored U.S. Olympic law will not face corruption charges...A decision on Olympic women's boxing will come in the next few months