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Thursday 18 August 2016 17:24 CET
Kyrgyzstan weightlifter Artykov has bronze revoked for doping
Kyrgyzstan weightlifter Izzat Artykov has had his Olympic bronze medal from the men's 69-kilogram class revoked after testing positive for strychnine, the Court of Arbitration said Thursday.
Friday 12 August 2016 23:16 CET
Weightlifter wins first North Korean Rio gold, dedicates it to leader
North Korean weightlifter Rim Jong Sim secured the first gold medal for North Korea at the Summer Olympics when she won in the 75-kilogramme class on Friday.
Tuesday 09 August 2016 22:45 CET
China's Deng gets weightlifting gold and two world records
Deng Wei of China captured gold in the women's 63-kilo category with two world record lifts on Tuesday at the Rio Olympics.
Tuesday 09 August 2016 17:07 CET
European lifting champ Zielinski out of Olympics for doping
Polish weightlifting European champion and Olympic medal contender Tomasz Zielinski has been kicked out of the Rio Games for a positive doping test, his nation's Olympic Committee said Tuesday.
Sunday 07 August 2016 02:35 CET
Thailand's Tanasan tops Asian Olympic podium sweep in women's lifting
Thailand's Sopita Tanasan led an Asian sweep on Saturday as the first weightlifting medals of the Rio Games were awarded in the women's 48-kilo event.