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Chinese weightlifter Wang Shuai captured the overall crown in the women's 58kg category on the final day of the 2013 IWF Grand Prix International Baku Cup on Saturday. Wang, who had never before registered an international competition result, vied
In the clip, published on LiveLeak , the woman lifts the bar but buckles under the weight as the bar slip from her hands and onto her neck. She then falls forward with her head caught beneath the bar as she hits the ground. Scroll down for video Bit
India opened their medal account in the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships at Penang, Malaysia with Deepak Lather bagging a gold and two silver in the 50kg youth boys section on the opening day on Monday.
Hungary (AP) The International Weightlifting Federation has fined Kazakhstan $500,000 after nine lifters were found to have committed doping offenses. The IWF says no Kazakh weightlifters can compete until the fine is paid. The IWF gave a deadline of
The self-confessed massive chocoholic has made a pact with herself to swear off her favourite treat until tonight, at the earliest. In fact, the only bar she is concerned with at the moment is the one between the two weights waiting on the platform
Former European weightlifting champion Jiri Orsag of the Czech Republic has tested positive for doping. Petr Krol, the head of the Czech weightlifting federation, said Thursday that Orsag will miss the forthcoming world championships in Wroclaw,
Olympic Weightlifting New Zealand is thanking the rise of CrossFit fitness programmes for renewed interest in their sport. Weightlifting is a regular on the Olympic programme but can be handicapped by the perception it is a means-to-an-end rather
Stretching back online through the last 91 doping-related Sports Tribunal decisions to August 2004, no New Zealand weightlifter has tested positive to a banned substance. The odd powerlifter appears, having sampled curious-sounding products like '
This we say with full confidence, without knowing who you are or how much you can lift. The man's name is Brian Shaw, and in this incredible video, he deadlifts 442.5 kilos. Deadlifting is a form of powerlifting where you have to lift to about waist
The Weightlifting Fiji secretary will be managing four weightlifters at the IX Pacific Mini Games in Wallis and Futuna early next month. Tevita Tawai, Paula Taqua, Apolonia Vaivai and Seruwaia Malani will represent the country in the sport at the PMG,