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Doping: WADA to investigate IWF doping allegations

(Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has begun an investigation into doping violations after an inquiry led by Richard McLaren uncovered 40 positive...

Corruption in weightlifting exposes sport's need for independent enforcer | Sean...

Moments before powerlifters attempt a superhuman feat of strength, they like to hold a capsule of ammonia to their nose, snort deeply, and feel...

Weightlifting: Three Russians' samples test positive for same banned substance, IWF...

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) said on Friday that doping samples taken from three-time world weightlifting champion Nadezhda Evstyukhina and two...

Weightlifting: Federation plagued by decades of corruption, says investigation

TORONTO (Reuters) - The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) was plagued by decades of corruption orchestrated by autocratic former president Tamas Ajan, said Richard McLaren...

Weightlifting: Investigation finds corruption at highest level of IWF

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An independent investigator said on Thursday that corruption was present at the highest level of the International Weightlifting Federation, with...

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Iran warns of virus cluster spread, says 71 more dead

Tehran (AFP) - Iran warned of a possible coronavirus cluster hitting another province on Thursday as it announced 71 new deaths and more than...

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We've asked four CrossFit Games athletes, widely regarded as being among the fittest people in the world, to devise short, sharp workout routines that...

Weightlifting: 'The Mountain' Bjornsson deadlifts 501 kg to set world record

(Reuters) - Icelandic actor and strongman Hafthor Bjornsson set a world record for the deadlift on Saturday when he lifted 1,104 pounds (501 kg)...

IWF President Ajan resigns during corruption investigation

LONDON (Reuters) - Tamas Ajan has resigned as president of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) while an investigation into alleged corruption is ongoing, the...

Athletics: Lavillenie claims 'international home containment' title

PARIS (Reuters) - France’s former Olympic pole vault champion Renaud Lavillenie has found a way to keep his competitive juices flowing during the coronavirus...

Basketball: McLaren to head up international basketball integrity unit

(Reuters) - Canadian law professor Richard McLaren, who wrote a report into state-sponsored doping in Russia for the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), was appointed...

Athletics: Iran Olympic discus trailblazer Hadadi has coronavirus

(Reuters) - Ehsan Hadadi, Iran’s first Olympic track and field medalist, has tested positive for coronavirus, World Athletics reported on Saturday. Hadadi, the Asian...

Weeks of anguish and a 'black box': Inside Tokyo's decision to...

TOKYO/LAUSANNE (Reuters) - Officials in charge of staging Tokyo’s Olympic Games crowded around a low table inside Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s residence late Tuesday,...

Athletics: Alone, world champion Coleman trains through the uncertainty

(Reuters) - Nearly 400 miles away from his coach, world 100 meters champion Christian Coleman trains for an Olympics that may never take place...

Will Tokyo 2020 go ahead?

Thursday in the US was one of the most extraordinary in the country's sports history as the NBA, the WNBA and the much-anticipated NCAA's...

California man who posted regret for attending party died a day...

A California man posted his regret on Facebook about contracting the coronavirus after attending a party in June. A day later, he died from...