The first woman to land the impossible move just did it again in practice at the Tokyo Olympics.
Some people tried to stop her but the Tokyo Olympics will welcome New Zealand's transgender weightlifting competitor.
Competitors are wary of bans and the impact of reanalysis of samples years after events that can mean the loss of medals and status.
We should watch athletes perform to celebrate the extremes of human potential, not confirm our cultural biases.
Nations with doping cultures must continue to be heavily sanctioned if the sport is to continue to grow.
The thinking person’s barbell sport is poised for another surge in popularity.
It's time for professional track athletes to be paid for what they do.
How can we compare the greatest sprinter and greatest swimmer in Olympic history?
Thoughts on Olympic performances, why the Olympics can't only be for amateurs anymore, and our misguided notions of amateurism.
An historical perspective on female athletes, the Olympics, and doping in Olympic weightlifting.
The coverage of Toomey's performance in the 58kg division was published earlier today.
Top American lifters will be forced to find a new program as of September 30, 2016.
It looks like we're going to see a reshuffle of the final podiums from Beijing and London over the coming weeks.
The recent controversy over Caitlyn Jenner proves the world out there is not always so well versed in sport issues as I might have presumed.
You think the only Brazilian sports worth mentioning are fútbol or beach volleyball? Jorge Califrer is pioneering the sport of weightlifting in Brazil.
One movie that stands out is 1955's Wee Geordie. Back then I was training with a hammer thrower, so we gave the movie our expert critique.
People change citizenship all the time. But when it comes to the Olympics, is it okay for someone to leave their country for no other reason than to have a better chance at winning gold medals?