1. Woman Combines Gymnastics With CrossFit and It's Quite Amazing

    D'Arcy Maine, espnw

    Ever wonder what happens when you combine gymnastics with CrossFit? Me neither. However, such a thing actually exists and it's pretty impressive. A vi...

    Story | September 11, 2014
  2. British weightlifter Vasyl Kruk banned eight years for doping

    Associated Press

    British weightlifter Vasyl Kruk has been banned for eight years following a second doping violation.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2014
  3. Teen weightlifter Chika Amalaha stripped of Commonwealth Games gold

    Associated Press

    A 16-year-old Nigerian weightlifter was stripped of her Commonwealth Games gold medal on Friday because of a positive doping test, a case that raised concerns about how such a young athlete had access to banned substances.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2014
  4. Nigerian weightlifting winner Chika Amalaha fails doping test at Commonwealth Games

    Associated Press

    A 16-year-old Nigerian weightlifter failed a doping test after becoming the youngest ever female to win a Commonwealth Games gold medal in the sport, organizers said Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2014
  5. Azerbaijan fined $500K for 9 doping cases in 2013

    Associated Press

    The International Weightlifting Federation has fined Azerbaijan $500,000 and waived a possible suspension after nine lifters were caught doping last year.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2014