Kyrgyzstan weightlifter Artykov has bronze revoked for doping

Kyrgyzstan weightlifter Izzat Artykov has had his Olympic bronze medal from the men's 69-kilogram class revoked after testing positive for strychnine, the Court of Arbitration said Thursday.

Weightlifter wins first North Korean Rio gold, dedicates it to leader

North Korean weightlifter Rim Jong Sim secured the first gold medal for North Korea at the Summer Olympics when she won in the 75-kilogramme class on Friday.

China's Deng gets weightlifting gold and two world records

Deng Wei of China captured gold in the women's 63-kilo category with two world record lifts on Tuesday at the Rio Olympics.

European lifting champ Zielinski out of Olympics for doping

Polish weightlifting European champion and Olympic medal contender Tomasz Zielinski has been kicked out of the Rio Games for a positive doping test, his nation's Olympic Committee said Tuesday....

Thailand's Tanasan tops Asian Olympic podium sweep in women's lifting

Thailand's Sopita Tanasan led an Asian sweep on Saturday as the first weightlifting medals of the Rio Games were awarded in the women's 48-kilo event.