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Olympics: The draw of gold brings tainted lifters back to Olympic battle

Eight weightlifters who previously served doping bans have won medals at Rio, while others have been sent home for failed tests.

Olympics: The draw of gold brings tainted lifters back to Olympic battle
Olympics: German weightlifting coach wants seven nations banned
Olympics: German weightlifting coach wants seven nations banned

Germany's weightlifting coach has called for seven countries, including Kazakhstan, to be banned from international competition/

Olympics: German weightlifting coach wants seven nations banned
Gold medal of Rio Olympics. Photo courtesy of news.e23.cn
Olympics: Weightlifting's doping crackdown for Rio

Overshadowed by the Russian Olympic doping scandal, the sport of weightlifting has been waging its own battle against drug cheats.

Olympics: Weightlifting's doping crackdown for Rio
Photo courtesy of drugsmart.com
Kazakhstan weightlifting team facing Rio ban over doping

Kazakhstan, Russia and Belarus are to be suspended for one year by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).

Kazakhstan weightlifting team facing Rio ban over doping
Photo courtesy of ntv.ru
Kazakh champion Ilyin among 10 new doping failures

Kazakhstan's double Olympic champion Ilya Ilyin and three other gold medalists banned for failing dope tests at the 2012 London Olympics

Kazakh champion Ilyin among 10 new doping failures
Ilya Ilyin ©REUTERS
Ilya Ilyin wins gold at IV Weightlifting Spartakiad of Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan’s weightlifter and four-time world champion Ilya Ilyin has won gold at the IV Weightlifting Spartakiad of Kazakhstan.

Ilya Ilyin wins gold at IV Weightlifting Spartakiad of Kazakhstan
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Kazakhstan's Ilya Iliyn sets world record lifting 250kg in clean and jerk

Ilya Iliyn, Kazakhstan's most celebrated weightlifter, has authored another World Record.

Kazakhstan's Ilya Iliyn sets world record lifting 250kg in clean and jerk
Ilya Ilyin at the London Olympics. Photo © RIA Novosti
Ilya Ilyin to be awarded Jeno Boskovic Trophy as best weightlifter of 2014

Kazakhstani Ilya Ilyin, recognized as the best weightlifter of 2014, will receive the Jeno Boskovic Trophy at the special ceremony in Astana

Ilya Ilyin to be awarded Jeno Boskovic Trophy as best weightlifter of 2014
Tatyana Kapustina. Photo courtesy of iwf.net.
17-year-old Kazakh weightlifter becomes world champion

Kazakhstan’s weightlifter Tatyana Kapustina won gold in +69 kg at the IWF World Youth Championship in Peru.

17-year-old Kazakh weightlifter becomes world champion
Yerzhan Boltayev. Photo courtesy of almaty2014ifw.com
Ilya Iliyn's coach heads men's weightlifting team

The coach of the two times Olympic Champion Ilya Iliyn and Yerzhan Boltayev has been appointed the head coach of the Kazakhstan’s weightlifting team.

Ilya Iliyn's coach heads men's weightlifting team
Nursultan Nazarbayev and Ilya Ilyin. Photo courtesy of instagram.com/ilyailyin4ever
Ilya Ilyin scores 'Selfie of the Year' with Nazarbayev

Four times World Champion and two times Olympics champion in weightlifting Ilya Ilyin has taken a selfie with President Nazarbayev.

Ilya Ilyin scores 'Selfie of the Year' with Nazarbayev
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Doping scandal at World Weightlifting Championship in Astana: 8 weightlifters await B sample analysis

A doping scandal has erupted after The 2014 World Weightlifting Championships that was held in Almaty, Kazakhstan on November 8-16.

Doping scandal at World Weightlifting Championship in Astana: 8 weightlifters await B sample analysis
Zhazira Zhapparkul. Photo © flagvruki.com
Zhapparkul and Goricheva bring bronze and silver

Weightlifter Zhazira Zhapparkul brought Kazakhstan a bronze medal in snatch at the IWF World Championships in Almaty.

Zhapparkul and Goricheva bring bronze and silver
Karina Goricheva ©RIA Novosti
Kazakh athlete finishes sixth at World Weightlifting Championship in Almaty

Kazakh weightlifter Karina Goricheva ended up in the sixth place at the World Weightlifting Championship in Almaty.

Kazakh athlete finishes sixth at World Weightlifting Championship in Almaty
Zhazira Zhapparkul. Photo © Olga Apelganets
Zhapparkul wins silver for Kazakhstan at World Weightlifting Championship

Kazakhstani weightlifter Zhazira Zhapparkul has won a silver medal in the women’s -69 kg weight category at the World Weightlifting Championship in Almaty.

Zhapparkul wins silver for Kazakhstan at World Weightlifting Championship
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Kazakhstan's Ilya Ilyin becomes four-time World Champion

Kazakh weightlifter and two-time Olympic Champion Ilya Ilyin has won a gold medal at the World Weightlifting Championship, thus becoming a four-time World Champion.

Kazakhstan's Ilya Ilyin becomes four-time World Champion
Zhassulan Kydyrbayev ©almaty2014iwf.com
Kazakh athletes win gold and silver at World Weightlifting Championship in Almaty

Kazakhstan’s weightlifters Zhassulan Kydyrbayev and Vladimir Sedov has clinched two medals at the World Weightlifting Championship.

Kazakh athletes win gold and silver at World Weightlifting Championship in Almaty
Zulfiya Chinshanlo ©REUTERS
Kazakhstan's Zulfiya Chinshanlo wins gold and sets new record at World Weightlifting Championship in Almaty

Kazakhstan's Olympic champion of 2012 London Games has hauled a gold medal at the World Weightlifting Championship that is taking place in Almaty.

Kazakhstan's Zulfiya Chinshanlo wins gold and sets new record at World Weightlifting Championship in Almaty
Svetlana Podobedova ©REUTERS
Kazakhstan's Svetlana Podobedova misses World Weightlifting Championship

Two-times World Champion and London 2012 Olympic Champion Svetlana Podobedova of Kazakhstan is unable to take part in the World Weightlifting Championship in Almaty.

Kazakhstan's Svetlana Podobedova misses World Weightlifting Championship
Olympic champions Svetlana Podobedova, Maiya Maneza, Zulfiya Chinshanlo and bronze medalist Mariya Grabovetskaya. Photo courtesy of the official website of Kazakhstan's Weightlifting Federation.
Eight reigning Olympic champions to take part in World Weightlifting Championship in Almaty

Eight reigning Olympic champions will take part in the World Weightlifting Championship that is taking place in Almaty on November 8-16, 2014.

Eight reigning Olympic champions to take part in World Weightlifting Championship in Almaty