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Rio 2016 Olympics: Weightlifting

Weightlifting is a sport at high risk of doping

The sport that first appeared at the Olympics in 1896 accounted for 48 of the 104 positive tests detected in new analyses on samples from the 2008 Beijing Games and 2012 in London.
DNA

Doping increases Olympic weightlifting threat

LAUSANNE - Weightlifting is buckling under the burden of a drug-taking culture that has made it one of the most notorious Olympic events.
Bangkok Post

Videos for Rio 2016 Olympics: Weightlifting

News video: From Four-Time Olympian to Bronze Medalist

From Four-Time Olympian to Bronze Medalist

USD track and field associate director Derek Miles could receive a bronze medal for his pole vaulting performance in the 2008 Beijing Olympics
Source: KDLT -

News video: Russian Aukhadov stripped of 2012 Olympics silver medal

Russian Aukhadov stripped of 2012 Olympics silver medal 00:28

Weightlifter's 2012 sample comes back positive for steroids, says International Olympic Committee.
Source: Reuters - Sports -

 

Weightlifting: Cynical Colombian might not have to wait long to hit Olympic podium

weightlifting: cynical colombian might not have to wait long to hit olympic podium
One of the year's more cynical but realistic sporting quotes came from weightlifter Mercedes Perez.The Colombian came fourth in the 63kg event at the Rio Olympics, yet her enthusiasm was not dimmed."We..
New Zealand Herald

IOC disqualifies two-time weightlifting gold medallist among seven others for doping

Two-time Olympic weightlifting gold medallist Ilya Ilyin of Kazakhstan was among seven athletes disqualified from the 2008 and 2012 Games for doping offences on Friday, the International Olympic..
Firstpost

Kazakh Olympic weightlifting star Ilyin among seven disqualified for doping

LAUSANNE - Two-time Olympic weightlifting gold medallist Ilya Ilyin of Kazakhstan was among seven athletes disqualified from the 2008 and 2012 Games for doping offences on Friday, the International..
Bangkok Post

Ilyin stripped of Beijing, London weightlifting golds

ZURICH (Reuters) - Kazak weightlifter Ilya Ilyin has been stripped of the gold medals he won at the Beijing and London Olympic Games after failing doping tests in re-analysis of samples, the..
Reuters

Where to watch MBC drama Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo episode 1 (premiere) live online

By Ilin Mathew Cheese In The Trap actress Lee Sung-kyung will play South Korean Olympic weightlifter Jang Mi-ran. …read more Source:: IBTimes…
Filmy Friday

Zoe Smith vows to return to weightlifting after Olympic injury blow

zoe smith vows to return to weightlifting after olympic injury blow
BBC Local News: London -- Weightlifter Zoe Smith targets 2018 Commonwealth Games after Olympic injury blow.
BBC Local News


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