The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has announced the make-up of its special commission to look into how the sport can become more innovative and more socially inclusive.
A teenage weightlifter from Fiji broke 20 records at the Pacific Cup International in New Caledonia and is a hot favourite to win gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.
Donovan Ford came within one lift of making the grade for the United States' International Weightlifting Federation World Championship team with an impressive performance at the American Open Series Two here in Miami.
It is standing room only for many of the spectators at the world's most popular weightlifting competition - the American Open.
The United States won six gold medals on the final day of competition at the Pan American Weightlifting Championships here, taking their overall tally to 10, five each for men and women.
Brazil's most famous weightlifter duly finished first in the men's super-heavyweights - the final event of the Pan American Championships here in Miami - but has not been declared the winner.
Oscar Figueroa, the Colombian Olympic weightlifting gold medallist who was one of the heroes of Rio 2016, is thinking about coming out of retirement to aim for a fifth Games appearance at Tokyo 2020.
Colin Burns, a 33-year-old sporting all-rounder, won the United States' first gold medal of their home 2017 Pan American Weightlifting Championships here and is now targeting the podium at the World Championships in Anaheim, California in November.
Mattie Rogers, the world's most popular weightlifter, was among three former gymnasts who continued Team USA's good work at the Pan American Weightlifting Championships here in Miami.
There were triumphs for Brazil, Mexico, Ecuador and Colombia on a day at the Pan American Weightlifting Championships which saw a former top-level ice hockey player from the United States win medals in the sport she took up full-time just two years ago.
An American weightlifter who was delayed for 20 hours in a severe storm en-route to Miami, and had to sleep in a concrete basement, recovered from her ordeal to win a medal on the first day of the Pan American Weightlifting Championships here.
Fernando Reis, Brazil’s most famous weightlifter, has claimed he will sue the President of his own National Federation because of a selection row that has threatened his participation in the Pan American Championships - due to start here today - and the World Championships.
Nearly 300 athletes are set to compete in the 2017 Pan American Weightlifting Championships which begin at the Miccosukee Resort in Miami tomorrow.
Reigning British junior weightlifting champion Adrian Canaveral has been handed a four-year suspension by UK Anti-Doping after failing two drugs tests.
British Weightlifting have agreed a deal with strength and conditioning equipment provider Eleiko.