Gold Coast withdraws bid to host 2026 Commonwealth Games
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Gold Coast withdraws bid to host 2026 Commonwealth GamesThe Gold Coast announces that it has withdrawn its bid to host the 2026 Commonwealth Games amid fears that the event may have to be cancelled.
Dec 4, 12:59
Russian Olympic Committee suspended by IOC with immediate effectThe International Olympic Committee suspends the Russian Olympic Committee with immediate effect after the ROC recognised four Ukrainian sporting bodies as their own.
Oct 12, 15:28
Olympic weightlifting champion Xiaojun Lyu handed provisional doping suspensionChinese weightlifter Xiaojun Lyu - a three-time Olympic champion - is provisionally suspended after testing positive for erythropoietin (EPO) in October.
Dec 23, 10:10
Emily Campbell breaks Commonwealth Games record to win +87kg goldEngland's Emily Campbell sets a new Commonwealth Games record and beats her personal bests to win the gold medal in the women's +87kg event.
Aug 3, 16:40
England's Chris Murray wins Commonwealth Games gold in men's 81kgEngland's Chris Murray sets a new Commonwealth Games record of 325kg to win the gold medal in the men's 81kg weightlifting final.
Aug 1, 12:06
Powerlifter Ali Jawad misses podium but claims a 'medal in life' in TokyoHe managed a credible sixth-placed finish, while compatriot Olivia Broome later claimed bronze.
Aug 27, 06:50
British Weightlifting chiefs hope Emily Campbell's silver leads to more fundingBritish Weightlifting declared itself "shocked and devastated" when the sport lost its UK Sport funding in the wake of the Rio Olympics in 2016.
Aug 3, 03:21
Tokyo 2020: Emily Campbell hails "wild and surreal" Olympic medalEmily Campbell's journey culminated in claiming silver in the women's +87kg.
Aug 2, 17:35
Tokyo 2020: Transgender athlete Laurel Hubbard exits without a liftThe 43-year-old took no questions in the press mixed zone afterwards.
Aug 2, 17:31
Today at the Olympics: GB strike gold in eventing as Campbell makes historyEmily Campbell secured Great Britain's first women's Olympic weightlifting medal.
Aug 2, 15:35
Tokyo 2020: A closer look at GB's medallists after Monday's Olympic actionTom McEwen added to Team GB's silver haul.
Aug 2, 14:44
Tokyo 2020: GB's Emily Campbell takes historic silver in weightliftingThe 27-year-old took home silver.
Aug 2, 14:43
Tokyo 2020: Key events to look forward to on day 10 of the OlympicsSports Mole picks out the key events due to take place on day 10 of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Aug 1, 17:00
Medals not on Ali Jawad's mind in TokyoThe 32-year-old Paralympic silver medallist was named in Great Britain's five-person squad for Tokyo.
Jul 8, 18:54
Ali Jawad named in GB's powerlifting squad for ParalympicsFormer world champion Ali Jawad will be competing in his fourth Games.
Jul 8, 14:50
Emily Campbell: 'Weightlifters do not have to sacrifice femininity'New Zealand's Laurel Hubbard is poised become the first transgender athlete to compete in the Olympics.
Jun 30, 16:31
Powerlifter Ali Jawad urges IPC to be transparent to end athlete panicThe IPC is pressing ahead for the Games to start on August 25 in Tokyo.
Mar 19, 17:51
Louise Sugden wins powerlifting silver for England at Commonwealth GamesLouise Sugden wins England's third para-powerlifting medal of the day by picking up silver in the women's heavyweight final at the Commonwealth Games.
Apr 10, 08:05
Zoe Newson picks up powerlifting bronze at Commonwealth GamesTeam England's Zoe Newson wins bronze in the para-powerlifting at the Commonwealth Games as Nigeria's domination of the event continues with another gold and silver.
Apr 10, 06:48
Ali Jawad wins bronze in para-powerliftingEngland's Ali Jawad wins bronze in the men's lightweight para-powerlifting at the Commonwealth Games, with Nigeria claiming gold and silver.
Apr 10, 03:11