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The 2024 Olympics Games will be held in Paris(Getty Images)

Weightlifting, boxing officials react with caution to “inevitable” reduction in quotas for 2024 Olympics

By B Shrikant | Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 01:28 PM IST
Weightlifting will see 76 fewer participants while boxing’s strength has been reduced by 34 athletes.
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Gauahar Khan deadlifts in latest fitness video(Instagram/gauaharkhan)
Gauahar Khan deadlifts in latest fitness video(Instagram/gauaharkhan)

Gauahar Khan encourages fans to ‘level up’ as she deadlifts in latest fitness video

By Zarafshan Shiraz | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2020 02:36 PM IST
Gauahar Khan lays powerlifting goals as she moves some seriously impressive weight in latest cardio workout | Watch
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the revised qualifying system will allow a further qualification period, which will run from October 1, 2020 to April 30, 2021(Getty Images)
the revised qualifying system will allow a further qualification period, which will run from October 1, 2020 to April 30, 2021(Getty Images)

Revised weightlifting qualification system for Olympics approved by IOC

By Indo Asian News Service | Edited by Aditya Bhattacharya
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2020 01:31 PM IST
All results and rankings achieved by weightlifters during the qualifying events held prior to the cessation of qualifying will be retained.
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File picture of Indian weightlifter Sanjita Chanu(PTI)
File picture of Indian weightlifter Sanjita Chanu(PTI)

Was on the verge of quitting weightlifting and job after doping charges: Sanjita

By PTI | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2019 05:01 PM IST
Sanjita rued the year that was lost to the controversy and vowed to come back stronger after missing the Asian Games and the World Championships in 2018. .
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File image of Ruslan Nurudinov.(Reuters)
File image of Ruslan Nurudinov.(Reuters)

Weightlifting: Two Olympic champions banned after tests reanalysed

By AFP | Paris
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2018 11:38 PM IST
Ukrainian Oleksiy Torokhtiy, Olympic -105kg gold medallist six years ago, and Uzbek Ruslan Nurudinov, who won the same category in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, both tested positive for anabolic steroids.
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Much of the research on strength training till now has focused on bone health, physical function and quality of life in older adults.(Unsplash)
Much of the research on strength training till now has focused on bone health, physical function and quality of life in older adults.(Unsplash)

Weightlifting may lessen risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, Washington
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2018 12:22 PM IST
The benefits of strength training are independent of running, walking or other aerobic activity. In other words, you do not have to meet the recommended guidelines for aerobic physical activity to lower your risk; weight training alone is enough.
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Put these Disha Patani-approved tricks and tips on top of your fitness regime if you want to get lean. (IANS File Photo)
Put these Disha Patani-approved tricks and tips on top of your fitness regime if you want to get lean. (IANS File Photo)

Disha Patani’s secret to building a toned and strong body is weightlifting

By Sanya Panwar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2018 06:23 PM IST
We can’t promise your new bod will land you a magazine cover a la Disha Patani, but these workout and nutrition tips from the Bollywood actor will take your fitness game to the next level.
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With the rise of Mirabai Chanu and a few others as world-class weightlifters, the sport has taken massive strides in India in recent years.(Getty Images)
With the rise of Mirabai Chanu and a few others as world-class weightlifters, the sport has taken massive strides in India in recent years.(Getty Images)

In a first, India to host Asian Weightlifting Championships next year

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2018 07:05 PM IST
The 2019 edition of the Asian Weightlifting Championships has been allotted to India. The venues and dates will be announced later.
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2018 Commonwealth Games winning Indian weightlifter Punam Yadav has filed a police complaint after she was attacked in Varanasi’s Rohaniya.(PTI)
2018 Commonwealth Games winning Indian weightlifter Punam Yadav has filed a police complaint after she was attacked in Varanasi’s Rohaniya.(PTI)

2018 Commonwealth Games gold medallist lifter Punam Yadav attacked in Varanasi

By Asian News International | Asian News International
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2018 09:49 AM IST
2018 Commonwealth Games winning Indian weightlifter Punam Yadav has filed a police complaint after she was attacked in Varanasi’s Rohaniya.
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Vikas Thakur lifted a combined total of 351kg to win bronze in men’s 94kg weightlifting at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.(Twitter)
Vikas Thakur lifted a combined total of 351kg to win bronze in men’s 94kg weightlifting at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.(Twitter)

Vikas Thakur wins bronze in weightlifting at 2018 Commonwealth Games

PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2018 12:20 PM IST
India’s Vikas Thakur won a bronze medal in men’s 94kg weightlifting at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast
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Punam Yadav won the gold medal in women’s 69kg weightlifting at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.(REUTERS)
Punam Yadav won the gold medal in women’s 69kg weightlifting at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.(REUTERS)

Punam Yadav adds to India’s gold haul in weightlifting at 2018 Commonwealth Games

By B Shrikant | Hindustan Times, Gold Coast
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2018 03:20 PM IST
India’s Punam Yadav won the country’s fifth gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games as she won the women’s 69kg gold medal in Gold Coast on Sunday
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Ragala Venkat Rahul in action during the men’s 85kg weightlifting event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Saturday.(REUTERS)
Ragala Venkat Rahul in action during the men’s 85kg weightlifting event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Saturday.(REUTERS)

Commonwealth Games: Ragala Venkat Rahul wins gold in men’s 85kg weightlifting

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Gold Coast
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2018 05:59 PM IST
Weightlifter Ragala Venkat Rahul won India’s fourth gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast when he won the men’s 85kg title on Saturday
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Mirabai Chanu celebrates with her gold medal at the women's 48kg Weightlifting final during the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on April 5, 2018.(AP)
Mirabai Chanu celebrates with her gold medal at the women's 48kg Weightlifting final during the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on April 5, 2018.(AP)

Mirabai Chanu eyes Asian Games glory after golden start to 2018 Commonwealth Games

By B Shrikant | Hindustan Times, Gold Coast
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 11:09 AM IST
Mirabai Chanu said that she will now focus all her energy on winning a medal in the Asian Games later this year after becoming the first Indian to win gold in the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
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Mirabai Chanu celebrates after making a new Commonwealth Games record in snatch in women's 48kg Weightlifting at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, Thursday, April 5, 2018.(AP)
Mirabai Chanu celebrates after making a new Commonwealth Games record in snatch in women's 48kg Weightlifting at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, Thursday, April 5, 2018.(AP)

2018 Commonwealth Games: Mirabai Chanu wins gold medal in women’s 48 kg weightlifting

By B Shrikant | Hindustan Times, Gold Coast
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 04:13 PM IST
Mirabai Chanu won India’s first gold medal in the 2018 Commonwealth Games at Gold Coast, breaking the event’s weightlifting records in the process.
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