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Weightlifting doping scandal snarls Thai Olympic medal machine

Weightlifting doping scandal snarls Thai Olympic medal machine

Thai weightlifter Sarat Sumpradit eats up to 10 egg whites for breakfast, works out four hours a day, and is banned from his smartphone at night as his training shifts into high gear for the world championships.

Fares Elbakh bags Qatar's first weightlifting medal of Asian Games

Fares Elbakh bags Qatar's first weightlifting medal of Asian Games

Qatar’s Fares Elbakh has won silver medal in the men's 94kg class weightlifting at the Asian Games today. Elbakh came second on 381kg and proved a fans' favourite as he was surrounded by a huge crowd of fans and posed for pictures with them after the medals ceremony.

India to challenge star weightlifter's doping suspension

India to challenge star weightlifter's doping suspension

The International Weightlifting Federation said the 24-year-old Chanu had tested positive for the anabolic steroid testosterone.

Vodafone Qatar receives global information security re-certification

Vodafone Qatar receives global information security re-certification

Following an extensive evaluation process, Vodafone Qatar announced that it has been re-certified the ISO 27001:2013, demonstrating the strength of the company’s information security management systems ...

Qatar wins silver medal in World Weightlifting Championships

Qatar wins silver medal in World Weightlifting Championships

Executive Manager of Qatar Weightlifting Federation Mubarak Zayed al-Khayareen said the victory was the first for Fares at the adult level.

Legendary Turkish Olympic champion Suleymanoglu dies

Legendary Turkish Olympic champion Suleymanoglu dies

Turkey's legendary triple Olympic gold medal winning weightlifting champion Naim Suleymanoglu, dubbed the ‘pocket Hercules’ for generating huge power from his diminutive frame ...