Dear Member Federations,

Today, we celebrate the United Nations World Refugee Day. The United Nations established this day in 2001, to celebrate and…

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Dear IPF Member Federations,

With the recent media coverage of the protests taking place around the world, the IPF Executive Committee would like to…

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The passing of Godwill Agymen
This message is to offer my profound and sincerest condolences on the passing of Mr. Godwill Agymen.
He was a Hardworker…

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Today we received the sad news that Rene Nicoleau from France passed away. Rene was a former high-level athlete in gymnastics, Weightlifting and…

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On May 9th 2020, Sione Matealona Filipe (also known as John Philip) had passed away at age 77. He was a tireless servant of our sport and is regarded…

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Dear all,

Please see importent Newsletter attached from the IPF President.

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Presidents Corner

Dear friends of the IPF,

I trust this message finds everyone well and in good health!

As everyone knows, we’re still battling the COVID-19 pandemic in nearly all countries in the world, with some of them being completely locked down for an indefinite period of time.

Relatively soon, international flights shall resume and I remain confident, together, we’re going to pull through this fairly soon within the next few months. We just need to remain positive, follow the rules and guidelines that are place, and if all goes well, we shall proceed with the remaining IPF World Championships we’ve reschedule for the fall of this year.

Important, if your lifters want participate in either Classic, Bench Press and/or Open World Championships, we understand the athlete performances may not be at their best due to the lack of quality training time. However, what is important is that our lifters come and participate at the championships safely. We understand the limitations they’ve been faced…

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