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2022 Birmingham CWG: Nations will lose berths if weightlifters are caught for doping

By B Shrikant | Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 07:47 PM IST
The Commonwealth Games Federation’s move could hit countries with poor doping record like India
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File image of Mirabai Chanu.(Getty Images)
File image of Mirabai Chanu.(Getty Images)

Weightlifters request Rijiju to allow resumption of training, say social distancing possible in practice hall

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2020 04:03 PM IST
Rijiju interacted with the weightlifters, who are currently stationed at the National Institute of Sports, Patiala, in a video conference, seeking their feedback on resumption of training.
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83-year-old weightlifter accepts one-year doping ban

By AFP | Los Angeles
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2020 09:52 PM IST
The US Anti-Doping Agency said Friday that Strange tested positive for the hormone dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) at the worlds last August -- where he won the competition in his age and weight category.
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File image of a general view of an Anti-Doping test procedure.(Getty Images)

Indian weightlifters caught for doping violation

By PTI | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 29, 2019 08:12 PM IST
Several Indian weightlifters have been tested positive by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) for banned substances, the sport’s national body IWLF confirmed Wednesday.
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Five weightlifters suspended after London 2012 retests

By Reuters | London
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2018 10:13 PM IST
Ukraine’s Oleksiy Torokhtiy could now be stripped of the Olympic title he won in the 105-kg category in London while Azerbaijan’s Valentin Hristov could lose his bronze medal from the 56-kg category.
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Indian weightlifters could have their Olympic quotas cut down due to the latest clampdown on doping.(Getty Images)
Indian weightlifters could have their Olympic quotas cut down due to the latest clampdown on doping.(Getty Images)

Indian weightlifters to feel the heat in latest doping clampdown

By Navneet Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2018 09:30 PM IST
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), in order to clean up the sport , has decided to allot fewer Olympic quota places to countries which have had more positive cases at the international level from 2008 onwards
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Saikhom Mirabai Chanu clinched the silver medal in the Women's 48kg Weightlifting during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.(Getty Images)
Saikhom Mirabai Chanu clinched the silver medal in the Women's 48kg Weightlifting during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.(Getty Images)

Commonwealth Games 2018: Weightlifters geared up to boost India’s medal haul

By Sandip Sikdar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2018 08:43 AM IST
Sivalingam Sathish Kumar, Saikhom Mirabai Chanu and Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu will be the country’s best medal hopes in weightlifting during the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast
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