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Albania's right to host European weightlifting championship revoked
TIRANA, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) -- The European Weightlifting Federation announced Monday its decision to revoke Albania's right to host the European Weightlifting Championship scheduled for this year, the federation said in a statement. Such decision comes ...
Doping outcry in Albania leaves European Weightlifting Championships without a home 10 weeks before (blog)
Debate on doping: Albania cannot host European Weightlifting ChampionshipIndependent Balkan News Agency

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Uganda's female weightlifter Kasuubo qualifies for 2018 Commonwealth Games
KASUBI, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) -- The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has confirmed Uganda's female lifter Irene Kasuubo will compete at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. "This is a very great news because I have been working hard and ...

Micro Games qualifier for NMI weightlifters
Saipan Tribune
The CNMI Weightlifting Federation will hold a qualifying event next month in its bid to form a competitive team for the 2018 Micronesian Games, which is scheduled from July 15 to 28 in Yap. The qualifying event is set for Feb. 17 at the Latte Built 24 ...

Daily Commercial

Leesburg girls win regional weightlifting title
Daily Commercial
LEESBURG — Crystal Howison, Alexandria Mitchell and Yasmine Heflin all posted wins in their weight class to lead Leesburg to its first girls weightlifting regional title on Saturday. Leesburg won the meet with 54 points to easily best second-place ...

BBC Sport

Weightlifting: Teenager Catrin Jones breaks her own Welsh record
BBC Sport
Teenager Catrin Jones broke her own national record on her way to another title at the Welsh Weightlifting Championships in Cardiff. The 18-year-old from Bangor lifted a total of 155kg, 5kg more than her previous best, just over two months away from ...
Catrin Jones breaks her own Welsh weightlifting recordThe Bangor Aye (press release)

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Cleburne Times-Review

Cleburne's Lexi Harris training for USA Weightlifting
Cleburne Times-Review
Weightlifting is a different sport with different lifts and different techniques than powerlifting, which Harris has dominated for several years now. So in addition to her responsibilities as a powerlifter for Midland University in Freemont, Nebraska ...

Boyertown Berk Montgomery Newspapers

Kutztown weightlifter sets US record, places 3rd at Youth Pan-Am Championships
Boyertown Berk Montgomery Newspapers
Kutztown senior Kate Wehr bites her medal after placing first at the 2017 USA Weightlighting Youth National Championships in Atlanta. (Submitted photo). By Brady Tucker, For Digital First Media. Posted: 01/22/18, 12:27 AM EST | Updated: 1 min ago ...

BarBend (blog)

Why You (Yes, You) Should Be Doing Olympic Weightlifting
BarBend (blog)
We think it's pretty safe to say that by now, we all know strength training is good for you. Even mainstream gymgoers will typically agree that while, yes, cardio can be a great way to improve your health, ignoring full-body resistance training puts ...

BarBend (blog)

With One Working Arm, James Spurgin Crushes His First Weightlifting Meet
BarBend (blog)
James Spurgin is a rare athlete in that he's an active Olympic weightlifter, powerlifter, strongman, and CrossFit® athlete. That's already pretty darn unusual, but when you add to that the fact that ten years ago, the former Marine lost the use of his ...

Gymnast turned weightlifter overcomes serious injury to make Commonwealth Games return
Now 34, Boon is one of New Zealand's 12 strong weightlifting unit, aiming for gold when this year's Gold Coast games kick off in April. After retiring from gymnastics, Boon picked up crossfit, where she initially struggled with the weightlifting aspect ...

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