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Dear Manufacturers of Powerlifting Equipment,

The IPF will begin now with the approval process for new equipment on the IPF approved list for the…

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We are pleased to announce the full list of athletes selected for The World Games 2022. Congratulations to all the athletes - this is the pinnacle of…

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The International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) announced today that Mohammad Reza Shokri from Iran received a four-year sanction for an anti-doping…

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Dear Friends of Powerlifting,

It is with great sadness that I share with you the passing of Walter Thomas from Midwest City, Oklahoma, USA. He was 76…

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Regional News

Dear all,

Watch the live stream HERE for the NAPF / FESUPO Pan-American Championships.

Live scoring

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Dear all, please see below the final nominations, Timetable and COVID-19 Championship Guidelines:

Start Lists of Athletes

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The NAPF Executive would like to welcome the National Powerlifting Association of Jamaica to both the IPF and NAPF.

Jamaica was one of the founding…

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The NAPF Executive would like to welcome the Barbados Powerlifting and Strength Association to both the IPF and NAPF.


Robert Keller

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IPF Presidents Corner

Dear lifters, dear officials, dear friends,

After 18 months without competitions since the start of 2019, I was so happy that we managed to run most Regional Championships and all our World Championships in the last 6 months of this year. The volume of lifters who nominated for the postponed championships warranted the challenge of running them all in the short timeframe between July through to December.

Despite some events having fewer nominations than expected, such as the IPF and EPF University CUP or the EPF Bench Press Championship, we believed it was vitally important if possible, not to cancel events altogether. Reflecting on all the positives arising from these events, confirms the IPF’s ability to ensure the health and safety of all lifters and attendees.

The powerlifting community can have confidence in the IPF Executive to discern when to run, postpone or cancel events for the absolute best interests of our lifters.

I also want to reflect on how wonderful it was that a…

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