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  1. Om Yun Chol, North Korean weightlifter, sets world record

    North Korea's Om Yun Chol has set a world record in the clean and jerk, lifting 170 kilograms in the men's 56-kilogram class at the Asian Games.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2014
  2. British weightlifter Vasyl Kruk banned eight years for doping

    British weightlifter Vasyl Kruk has been banned for eight years following a second doping violation.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2014
  3. Teen weightlifter Chika Amalaha stripped of Commonwealth Games go...

    A 16-year-old Nigerian weightlifter was stripped of her Commonwealth Games gold medal on Friday because of a positive doping test, a case that raised concerns about how such a young athlete had access to banned substances.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2014
  4. Nigerian weightlifting winner Chika Amalaha fails doping test at ...

    A 16-year-old Nigerian weightlifter failed a doping test after becoming the youngest ever female to win a Commonwealth Games gold medal in the sport, organizers said Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2014
  5. Azerbaijan fined $500K for 9 doping cases in 2013

    The International Weightlifting Federation has fined Azerbaijan $500,000 and waived a possible suspension after nine lifters were caught doping last year.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2014
  6. American Sarah Robles gets 2-year doping ban

    American weightlifter Sarah Robles has been suspended for two years by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency for testing positive for a banned substance.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2014
  7. Ban of Paralympic weightlifter Gunduz Ismayilov rescinded; drink ...

    A powerlifter from Azerbaijan has had his life ban from the Paralympics lifted after his former girlfriend admitted spiking his drink with an anabolic steroid.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2013
  8. South Korea hoists national flag in Pyongyang

    South Korean weightlifters marched with their national flag at the start of an international competition hosted by bitter rival North Korea -- something of a milestone for two countries that were trading war threats this spring.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2013
  9. 80-year-old weightlifter busted for doping

    The latest target on the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency's list: an 80-year-old weightlifter who was busted for steroids.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2013
  10. 8 Turkey weightlifters banned for positive doping tests

    Turkish state-run TRT Television station says eight of the country's weightlifters are out of the Mediterranean Games after failing doping tests at a training camp.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2013
  11. IOC strips 2004 bronze medal from Russian lifter Oleg Perepecheno...

    The IOC has stripped a Russian weightlifter of his bronze medal from the 2004 Athens Olympics following retesting of his doping samples.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2013
  12. British weightlifter George Winston gets 2-year ban for doping

    UK Anti-Doping has banned weightlifter George Winston for two years after he admitted using banned steroids and a masking agent.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2013
  13. Three Paralympic power lifters hit with two-year doping bans

    Three power lifters have drawn two-year doping bans at the London Paralympics.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2012
  14. 2012 London Olympics -- Russian official Vitaly Mutko critical of...

    Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has questioned some of the judging at the London Olympics, specifically in boxing and weightlifting.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012
  15. 2012 London Olympics -- German weightlifter Matthias Steiner OK a...

    It helps to have a thick neck if you're going to drop a 432-pound barbell on it.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2012
  16. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Iranian duo wins gold, silver in weightli...

    Iran ruled the final event of the Olympic weightlifting competition, winning gold and silver medals in a super heavyweight battle that Germany's defending champion left after a 432-pound barbell crashed down on his neck.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2012