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Indian weightlifter under IWF dope scanner: Details here

09 Jul 2019

Indian weightlifter under IWF dope scanner: Details here

Indian weightlifter Swati Singh has found herself under the scanner of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) for doping violations.

#YouthOlympics: Mizo weightlifting sensation claims India's first gold

09 Oct 2018

#YouthOlympics: Mizo weightlifting sensation claims India's first gold

Weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga scripted history by winning India's maiden gold medal at the Youth Olympics, being held in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Maharashtra teen weightlifter commits suicide, found dead in a pond

30 Aug 2018

Maharashtra teen weightlifter commits suicide, found dead in a pond

A 19-year-old woman weightlifter was found dead in a pond in Goregaon village in Maharashtra's Raigad district in the wee hours of Thursday, the police said.

Mirabai Chanu pulls-out of Asian Games to recover for Olympic-qualifiers

07 Aug 2018

Mirabai Chanu pulls-out of Asian Games to recover for Olympic-qualifiers

World Champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu today pulled out of the Asian Games after failing to recover from a lower back injury, which is yet to be fully diagnosed.

Didn't take any banned substance, will challenge suspension: Sanjita Chanu

01 Jun 2018

Didn't take any banned substance, will challenge suspension: Sanjita Chanu

Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu today said she will challenge the provisional suspension imposed on her for allegedly failing a dope test, insisting that she is innocent and hasn't taken any banned substance.

21st CWG: Weightlifter Vikas Thakur bags bronze for India

08 Apr 2018

21st CWG: Weightlifter Vikas Thakur bags bronze for India

Can anything stop the Indian weightlifters at the 21st Commonwealth Games? Doesn't look like.

Weightlifter Punam clinches gold at 21st Commonwealth Games

08 Apr 2018

Weightlifter Punam clinches gold at 21st Commonwealth Games

India's dominance in weightlifting at the 21st Commonwealth Games continued after Punam Yadav struck gold.

CWG: Venkat Rahul lifts his way to gold for India

07 Apr 2018

CWG: Venkat Rahul lifts his way to gold for India

India have bagged yet another gold in weightlifting at the Commonwealth Games with Venkat Rahul Ragala bringing home the medal in the men's 85 kg category.

Commonwealth Games: Sathish Sivalingam's gold helps India grab 3rd spot

07 Apr 2018

Commonwealth Games: Sathish Sivalingam's gold helps India grab 3rd spot

Indian athletes continued their strong showing at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast as weightlifter Sathish Kumar Sivalingam bagged India's third gold medal at the quadrennial event.

21st Commonwealth Games: 4th weightlifting medal for India

06 Apr 2018

21st Commonwealth Games: 4th weightlifting medal for India

India continued their amazing run in weightlifting as they bagged a fourth medal at the 21st Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games: Indian weightlifter Mirabai sets new record, bags gold

05 Apr 2018

Commonwealth Games: Indian weightlifter Mirabai sets new record, bags gold

India's Mirabai Chanu bagged the gold medal in the women's 48kg weightlifting event.

Commonwealth Games: P Gururaja bags first medal for India

05 Apr 2018

Commonwealth Games: P Gururaja bags first medal for India

Weightlifter P Gururaja won a silver in men's 56kg category to give India their first medal at the 21st Commonwealth Games being held in Australia.

Commonwealth Games opening ceremony: PV Sindhu leads Indian contingent

04 Apr 2018

Commonwealth Games opening ceremony: PV Sindhu leads Indian contingent

The 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games kicked off earlier today with the opening ceremony being held at the Carrara Stadium in Australia's Gold Coast.

Who is Mirabai Chanu?

30 Nov 2017

Who is Mirabai Chanu?

India's Mirabai Chanu clinched gold medal at the World Weightlifting Championship, a first weightlifting gold for the country in more than two decades, after Karnam Malleswari's 1995 gold.