The International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) and Eurosport – Discovery’s premium sports brand – have reached agreement that will see key events on…

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Dear Friends of Powerlifting,

On behalf of the IPF Executive Committee, it is with great sadness that I share with you the passing of Mr. Lee, the…

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We want to make powerlifting more inclusive and accessible and this global virtual event will make it easier and convenient for lifters to compete…

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The world’s first ever virtual IPF powerlifting event is taking place between 29 November and 12 December 2021

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All participants, coaches, referees, please make sure to read this important information regarding actions and test requirements.

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With regards to the suspension of the USAPL, we would like to clarify the effect of allowing a member nation to act outside the WADA code.


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Presidents Corner

Dear members of the IPF,

The European University Sports Association (EUSA) attended the recent European University Cup in France and they are very excited to work together with us.  A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed with EUSA as we share a joint belief that university sport is the key for recruitment of new powerlifters and gives us a lot of opportunities to grow our sport.

It is a great honour for us to have been accepted by the International University Sports Federation (FISU) to take part at the first FISU World Powerlifting Championships next year in Moscow. We have worked very hard on this, and it has been always a requirement from the IOC Sports department to be recognized by FISU so this a significant achievement for us.

We will work with the Regional University Federations as well to make sure we become much more involved with university sport at all levels.  It is very important that our national federations recognize the importance of this and take…

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