World silver medallist Rostami suspended for Anti-Doping Violation
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that Iranian world silver medallist powerlifter Roohallah Rostami has been suspended and fined for an Anti-Doping Rule violation.
Two powerlifters suspended for Anti-Doping Rule violations
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that two powerlifters – Russia’s Ilfat Mukhatarov and Colombia’s Ivan Palacios - have been suspended and fined for separate...
Jawad: World record in Dubai was ‘career defining’
Great Britain’s Ali Jawad arrived at the 2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships with the aim of casting aside disappointment which started at Beijing 2008.
“Gender parity at the Paralympic Games is our goal,” says Sir Philip Craven
Speaking at the 6th International Working Group (IWG) World Conference on Women and Sport in Helsinki, Finland, the IPC President outlined the Paralympic Movement's long term ambition.
Why I did not attempt 300kg in Dubai
The reigning World Champion reveals it was intervention by his coaches which prevented him from going further at the 2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships, but that he will go for 300kg at the...
WADA approves plans for Code implementation and compliance reporting
Find how a revised World Anti-Doping Code for athletes will be implemented starting in 2015.
Vote now for April’s IPC Athlete of the Month
Nominees include: Ali Jawad, Tatyana McFadden, Sherif Othman, Sarah Storey and Ingrid Thunem.
Powerlifting takes step forward in Turkmenistan
An Agitos Foundation supported project, a first of its kind in the country, trains powerlifting referees and classifiers with the aim of holding national championships in the future.
Glasgow 2014 marks 100 days to Commonwealth Games
The next Commonwealth Games will include more medals and sports for para-sport than ever before.
Raise the Bar campaign exceeds all expectations
IPC Powerlifting's Raise the Bar anti-doping campaign reached hundreds of lifters from all over the world, climaxing at the 2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships.