Weightlifter Macrohon wins gold in first SEA Games stint
Kristel Macrohon gave the Philippine another gold medal after reigning supreme in the women's 71-kg division of the 30th SEAG weightlifting competition.
Nestor Colonia wins bronze, shows everyone he's not done yet
Nestor Colonia finally won a medal in the Southeast Asian Games -- his third stint overall -- after finishing third in the weightlifting men's 67kg event.
Hidilyn Diaz: Winning SEAG gold is my personal goal
Olympic silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz is aiming for nothing less than gold in the upcoming SEA Games.
PH weightlifters targeting at least four medals in SEA Games
The Samahang Weightlifting ng Pilipinas is hoping to snatch four to five medals in the upcoming 30th Southeast Asian Games.
Sharda Ugra: Cheer on our athletes, but flag-waving can wait till Tokyo
The word "gold" is enough to make chest-thumping, flag-waving sports fans go loopy. With exactly a year to go for the Tokyo Games, now more than ever is the time for balance and perspective.
Nurudinov DQ'd from London Olympics for doping
A weightlifting gold medalist at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics has been disqualified from the 2012 London Games for doping.
Hidilyn wins three silvers in Asian Weightlifting Championship
Hidilyn Diaz lifted 94kg in the snatch and 115kg in the clean and jerk for a total of 209kg in the second Olympic qualifying event.
Asian Weightlifting C'ships: Jeremy breaks three youth WRs
Sixteeen-year-old Jeremy Lalrinnunga went on a record-breaking spree at the Asian Weightlifting Championships in China.
India at Asian Weightlifting C'ships: All you need to know
The race for 2020 Olympic qualification is gathering pace and Indian lifters will be making their bid at the 10-day Asian Weightlifting Championships in China starting April 18. Here's all you need to know.
IOC conditionally confirms weightlifting for 2024
The International Weightlifting Federation will continue to undergo close monitoring after a review of persistent doping problems in the sport.
Thailand out of 2020 weightlifting over doping
Thailand has volunteered to serve a ban from next year's Olympic weightlifting over a string of doping cases, removing a traditional power in the sport from contention.
Montana football commit with one hand deadlifts 565 pounds
Alex Hurlburt, a University of Montana football commit with one hand, deadlifts 565 pounds with ease.
Mirabai Chanu marks international return with another gold medal
Competing in her first tournament since a lower back injury curtailed her international career last year, Mirabai Chanu showed little effects of her lengthy layoff, winning a gold medal at the EGAT's Cup in Thailand.
Mirabai Chanu poised for comeback with one eye on Tokyo 2020
Nine months after her international career was halted due to a back injury, former weightlifting world champion Mirabai Chanu will return to competition, at the EGAT's Cup in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Four Thai weightlifters test positive for steroids
Sopita Tanasan, the 2016 OIympic champion at 48 kilograms, was among four Thai weightlifters who tested positive for banned steroids.
Hidilyn Diaz's Olympic qualifiers
Hidilyn Diaz is off to a good start in her road to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics as she finished second in Group B of the IWF World Championship women's 55kg.
15-year-old Lalrinnunga lifts India to gold standard at Youth Olympics
As a child growing up in Aizawl, Jeremy Lalrinnunga was fond of playing with medals. On Monday night, in the Argentinian city of Buenos Aires, Lalrinnunga won India's first gold medal at this year's Youth Olympics.
Work continues for Hidilyn Diaz even after striking Asiad gold
Hidilyn Diaz will have practically only four days of rest before she buckles down to work for her next tour of duty-the World Championships in Turkmenistan.
Hidilyn Diaz delivers Philippines' first gold medal in Asian Games
Olympian Hidilyn Diaz bagged the gold medal in the 53kg division of the women's weightlifting competition in the 2018 Asian Games on Tuesday.
Nestor Colonia comes up short, bows out of weightlifting competition
Rio Olympian Nestor Colonia only placed seventh overall in the weightlifting men's 56-kg category in the Asian Games on Monday.
Asian Games preview: Podium finish attainable for lifters Diaz, Colonia
Rio Olympics silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz and Olympian Nestor Colonia are confident they can win medals in the Asian Games if they reach or beat their personal records.
CWG gold medallist Sanjita Chanu fails dope test
Sanjita, who won a gold in the women's 53kg category in the Gold Coast Games, tested positive for testosterone, and has been provisionally suspended.
Toomey relishes hometown support
Growing up on a cane farm on Queensland's Sunshine Coast and starting out as a runner, Tia-Clair Toomey said she was always second, always the underdog. That pushed her to get better.
Weightlifting champ Pielieshenko fails drug test
Double European weightlifting champion Oleksandr Pielieshenko of Ukraine is facing the second doping ban of his career.
IOC leaves weightlifting at risk of 2024 snub
The IOC has left weightlifting at risk of being cut from the 2024 Olympics and ordered retesting of more stored doping samples from the 2012 London Olympics.