KARACHI: WAPDA were crowned champions of the 3rd National Women Weight-lifting Championship which concluded at Lahore on Thursday with several records having been smashed. The winners claimed 91 points to end at the ...

Rio Olympian S. Mirabai Chanu from Railways Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) lifted one kg more than Commonwealth Gold medallist Kh. Sanjita Chanu also from RSPB to win the gold in the 48kg women’s category in the 69th ...

Iranian weightlifters have collected nine medals at the 2016 Asian Youth Junior Weightlifting Championships in Japan. On Sunday, Iran’s Ahmad Ahmadnejad pocketed three medals in the 77-kilogram weight category in ...

Muscat: Ahmed Al Habsi did Oman proud by winning the country’s first world championship gold medal when he took top honours in the 50kg competition at the IWF Youth World Championships organised in Penang, Malaysia ...

Iranian weightlifter Ahmad Ahmadnejad has won a clean and jerk bronze medal in the 2016 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Youth World Weightlifting Championships in Malaysia. The 17-year-old Iranian ...

RIO DE JANEIRO: Lasha Talakhadze of Georgia had the gold medal locked up when he stepped to the stage for one last lift. Behdad Salimi’s shocking struggles in the clean and jerk had opened the door. He didn’t just ...

Iran’s Behdad Salimi broke the world record in the snatch weightlifting of the Men's over 105-kilogram class at the Rio 2016 Olympics Games, but he was later disqualified in the clean and jerk stage following a ...

American weightlifter Sarah Robles won bronze Sunday night at the Rio Olympics. The 28-year-old California native, lifting in the +75-kilogram final, the heaviest weight class in the Olympic women's weightlifting ...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): Iran won its second gold medal in two days as Sohrab Moradi was victorious in the men's 94-kilogram weightlifting. ...

Rio de Janeiro: Rim Jong-Sim blew away the opposition to win North Korea´s first gold of the Rio Olympics in the women´s 75kg category weightlifting on Friday. Rim lifted 121kg in the snatch and 153kg in the clean ...

The Rio Olympics saw another athlete’s hopes dashed by a gruesome injury.  Armenian weightlifter Andranik Karapetyan was attempting to clean and jerk 195 kilograms (nearly 430 pounds) Wednesday in the 77 kilo ...