Former weightlifting federation president gets life ban

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The former Olympic official who ran the sport of weightlifting for more than 40 years was banned for life on Thursday for covering up doping cases. [more]

Olympian who swapped urine is first to have 2016 gold medal stripped

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Olympic weightlifting champion Nijat Rahimov of Kazakhstan was stripped of his 2016 gold medal and banned for eight years for doping. [more]

LA 2028 Olympics: Skateboarding, surfing, sport climbing in; boxing, weightlifting, modern pentathlon out (for now)

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Skateboarding, surfing and sport climbing, which made their Olympic debuts in Tokyo, will remain on the program through the 2028 Los Angeles Games. [more]