weightlifting

Sahdev Yadav elected as Indian Weightlifting Federation president

Sahdev Yadav was on Monday unanimously elected as president of the Indian Weightlifting Federation for a four-year term.

published on : 4th October 2021

Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships cancelled

The event was also a qualifier for the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games with the highest-placed lifter in each eligible group gaining a direct qualification.

published on : 10th September 2021

Sports can be a viable career option, says Olympics silver medallist Mirabai Chanu

Mirabhai hopes the the performances of Lovlina, Kamalpreet and Aditi just to name a few show that women can achieve whatever they set their minds to.

published on : 14th August 2021

Weightlifting nationals at NIS Patiala from Tuesday, Tokyo 2020 silver medallist Mirabai Chanu to miss championship

Lifters from all the affiliated units including the Railway Sports Promotion Board and Services Sports Control Board have reached the venue for the four-day event.

published on : 10th August 2021

Weightlifting faces uncertain Olympic future after Tokyo

When Laurel Hubbard made history as the first transgender female weightlifter at the Olympics, the sport found itself at the forefront of social change.

published on : 5th August 2021

Period and tactical move to counter it behind Mirabai Chanu's historic weightlifting silver

On the eve of her competition, Mirabai Chanu realised that her period had started but instead of delaying it, which she could have, Chanu sent out a warning to her opponents.

published on : 25th July 2021

CM Jagan congratulates Olympic silver medalist Mirabai Chanu

Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy congratulated Mirabai Chanu for winning a silver medal in weightlifting in the Summer Olympics 2020 in Tokyo.

published on : 25th July 2021

From Manipuri paddy fields to podium at Tokyo Olympics: Mirabai Chanu's journey

Those were the images that flashed in her mind as Mirabai clinched silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.

published on : 25th July 2021

'Mirabai Chanu can eat what she wants': Coach Vijay Sharma

He also ensured that Mirabai didn’t get distracted and even played the role of hard taskmaster if the need arose.

published on : 25th July 2021

2016 Olympics proved to be a learning curve, says weightlifter Mirabai Chanu after winning medal at Tokyo

Chanu lifted a total of 202 kg (87kg in snatch and 115kg in clean and jerk) during her four successful attempts across the competition.

published on : 24th July 2021

Abhinav Bindra, Sakshi Malik, Tendulkar: Wishes pour in for Olympic silver medallist Mirabai

PM Modi leading the wishes for Mirabai on her success at Tokyo Olympics 2020, said her feat will inspire the future generations.

published on : 24th July 2021

Olympic weightlifting: Time for Mirabai Chanu to exorcise Rio ghosts and reach medal podium

Competing in the 49kg category, Chanu is being considered a sure shot medal prospect for India as her personal best of 205kg is only second to China's Hou Zhihui.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Mirabai Chanu: Indian weightlifting's lone ranger at Tokyo

What had led to Chanu's downfall in the Rio Games — the clean and jerk — has now become her strength.

published on : 18th July 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Mirabai Chanu will fight for gold, feels Indian Weightlifting Federation secretary-general

The International Weightlifting Federation confirmed that Mirabai Chanu has qualified for the Tokyo Games in the women's 49kg category.

published on : 13th June 2021

China thinks no one can lift more than them, I want to break that, says Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu

With North Korea withdrawing from the Olympics, it is likely to be a two-way race between Chanu and the lifter representing China in the 49kg category.

published on : 25th April 2021
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