iwf

Olympic lifting champion Liao Hui fails dope test, banned


November 18th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 18 (IANS) China' Beijing Olympics weightlifting champion Liao Hui has been banned by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) till Sep 30, 2014 after testing positive for a banned ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Overlooked for Arjuna, lifter Renubala returns CWG gold


July 25th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Disappointed at being overlooked for an Arjuna Award, weightlifter Renubala Chanu Monday returned her 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) gold medal to the sports ministry saying ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India reacts strongly, says stapled Chinese visa for Arunachal not acceptable


January 13th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Jan 13 (ANI): India today reacted strongly, saying that the issuing of stapled visas by China to athletes from Arunachal Pradesh is not acceptable.Despite strong protest ... Read more...

Posted in National |

China provokes India again, issues stapled visa to Arunachal sportsmen


January 12th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar, Jan 12: Despite strong protest by India against stapled visas issued to the people of Jammu and Kashmir, China has expanded its stapled visa regime to Arunachal Pradesh.It has issued ... Read more...

Posted in National |

CWG Weightlifting: Coach optimistic of gold in remaining weight categories (Interview)


October 5th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Indian weightlifting coach Harnam Singh is confident of a gold haul by the lifters in the Delhi Commonwealth Games and wants them to maintain their ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

CWG weightlifting: Dey and Rao add a silver and bronze to the kitty (RoundUp)


October 4th, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Enjoying a huge home support, India's men and women weightlifters won a silver and bronze each on the opening day of competitions in the 2010 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Indian lifters sure of winning ‘dope-free’ medals at CWG (Weightlifting preview)


October 3rd, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Indian weightlifters are confident of a rich medal haul, unsullied by a dope controversy, at the Commonwealth Games.Weightlifting has been a major medal ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

CGOC bails out Weightlifting body with interest-free loan


August 26th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CGOC) Thursday bailed out the Indian Weight Lifting Federation (IWLF) with an interest-free loan of $375,000 to be paid as fine to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sports Ministry asks CWG Organising Committee to grant Rs 1.75 crore to IWLF


August 24th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 24 (ANI): New Delhi, Aug 24 (ANI): The Sports Ministry on Tuesday asked the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee to release Rs 1.75 crore interest-free loan to the Indian Weightlifting ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sports ministry to CGOC: Give interest-free loan to weightlifting body


August 24th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The sports ministry and the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CGOC) seems to be in a deadlock over the issue of bailing out the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Weightlifting body looks for loan to pay doping fine


August 21st, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Miffed at the indifference of the sports ministry and the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) Saturday said it is being forced to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Weightlifting federation lashes out at ministry, IOA


August 20th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) secretary-general Sahdev Yadav Friday lashed out at the government and Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for being indifferent in helping them raise the $500,000 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Weightlifting body hopes government will bail them out (Lead)


August 17th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) With the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) refusing it financial help, the Weightlifting Federation of India (WFI) is now pinning its hopes on the sports ministry to pay ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Malleswari wants IWF secretary sacked


July 25th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Jul 25 (IANS) Sydney Olympics bronze medallist Karnam Malleswari said Sunday that Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) secretary Sahdev Yadav should be sacked for not taking timely action against coach Ramesh Malhotra, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

I’m innocent, says suspended weightlifting coach


July 25th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Suspended weightlifting coach Ramesh Malhotra said Sunday that all charges of sexual harassment levelled against him by Sydney Olympics bronze medallist Karnam Malleswari are baseless. Malleswari has accused ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Child sex abuse ‘a major business on the web’


May 13th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): Child sex abuse images are a big business online, according to the UK's Internet Watch Foundation (IWF).The IWF's annual report discloses that about 450 criminal gangs across the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

B.P. Baishya new IWF president


December 27th, 2009 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) B.P. Baishya and Sahadev Yadav were Sunday unanimously elected president and secretary, respectively, of the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF). Baishya is a member of parliament and chairman of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

World weightlifting body to take strict action against India


November 21st, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has said it will take strong disciplinary action against the dope tainted Indian federation for the repeated offences of its lifters. IWF legal ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

IOA to conduct fresh elections for IWF


November 17th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Tuesday said fresh elections will be held for the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) after its executive board stepped down taking "moral ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

IOA sets up panel to look into weightlifters’ doping cases


October 15th, 2009 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Thursday set up a panel to look into the large number of doping cases that have surfaced among weightlifters, leaving a question mark ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Third lifter fails dope test, Indian federation in soup


October 13th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) was in deep trouble Tuesday after it turned out that a third lifter, Priyadarshini, too has tested positive in a screening test ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Two Indian weighlifters fail dope test, risk life ban


October 12th, 2009 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Weightlifters Vicky Batta and Shailaja Pujari have tested positive in out-of-competition dope test and face the risk of being banned for life. Batta (56 kg) tested positive in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

China cancels weightlifting Grand Prix


June 1st, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 1 (Xinhua) The 2009 China Grand Prix has been cancelled because of the global outbreak of influenza A (H1N1), commonly known as swine flu, the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Internet watchdog lifts Wikipedia ban


December 10th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): In an unprecedented move, the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) has lifted its ban on a controversial page on Wikipedia which showed an image of a record album ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Censoring of Wikipedias naked girl page leaves users fuming


December 8th, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Wikipedia users are enraged after many UK Internet providers decided to block a page on the online encyclopaedia showing an image of a naked girl.The blocked page ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Court issues notice over weightlifter Monica Devi’s plea


November 26th, 2008 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to two sports organisations and the central government over a plea for Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry made by ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Controversy over Monika’s dope test could have been avoided’


September 12th, 2008 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The controversy surrounding Monika Devi's dope test before the Beijing Olympics could have been easily avoided, retired chief election commissioner T.S. Krishnamurthy noted in his report, which ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Report on Monika Devi’s dope test issue submitted


September 12th, 2008 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Retired chief election commissioner T.S. Krishnamurthy Friday submitted his findings into the dope test issue of weightlifter Monika Devi to Sports Minister M.S. Gill.Krishnamurthy was appointed by ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Monika cannot compete in Beijing:IOA


August 9th, 2008 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Saturday stressed that Monika Devi cannot join the Olympics contingent even as it was reported that she has been cleared of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Monika case reflects attitude of mainstream towards northeast’


August 7th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 7 (IANS) Community elders and family members of weightlifter Laishram Monika Devi, who was pulled out of the Beijing Olympic squad after failing a dope test, say it was a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Indian weightlifter out of Olympics team protests innocence


August 6th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) India's Olympic campaign was rocked by a doping controversy two days before the Games could begin as weightlifter Monica Devi was pulled out of the Games competition ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Weightlifter Harpreet banned for testing positive


July 24th, 2008 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Thursday banned Harpreet Singh, who tested positive for a banned substance nandrolone. The Punjab weightlifter, in the 85 kg category, is the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Weightlifting federation selects Monika Devi for Olympics


July 15th, 2008 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Tuesday unanimously selected L. Monika Devi ahead of Shailaja Pujari for the next month's Beijing Olympics. Monika was selected after a selection trial ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Weightlifting body chief’s action questioned


July 10th, 2008 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhisek Roy New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) president Harbhajan Singh has kicked off a storm by letting off dope-tainted weightlifter Satheesha Rai without any punishment as some of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Time taken to close down child abuse websites criticized


June 6th, 2008 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 6 (ANI): Child protection bodies have urged for stronger efforts to patrol child pornography after a research revealed that on an average it takes a month to take child ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe