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American weightlifter Hampton Morris at 61kg won gold in the clean and jerk at the 2023 World Weightlifting Championships, the first U.S. athlete to win in decades. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

Olympic Weightlifting Focuses Sights Beyond Past Controversy

Weightlifting is one of the few links from the first Olympic Summer Games of modern history to today. Appearing at the 1896 Games in Athens, it has been a mainstay of the program since 1920. But the sport has endured turmoil for most of its recent Olympic history. Between the 2008 and 2012 Games, nearly […]

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