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LGBT Powerlifting Union responds to USA Powerlifting’s new MX division

Jaq Bayles December 22, 2020

The LGBT Powerlifting Union has said it is “encouraged” by the decision of USA Powerlifting (USAPL) to introduce an MX Division for athletes of all genders, but “disappointed” it has “chosen to miss an opportunity to engage with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Guidance over trans participation”.

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Blackpool to host Powerlifting Championships in 2019 and 2020

Besi Besemar December 8, 2018

The LGBT Powerlifting Union will host the LGBT+ International Powerlifting Championships in Summer 2019, with the modern Blackpool Sixth Form College providing the venue, for what promises to be a prestigious new sports event for the town.

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In The South

Powerlifting returns to Gay Games

Besi Besemar August 10, 2018

Powerlifting returns to sports programme at the Hong Kong Gay Games in 2022. The LGBT Powerlifting Union has agreed to assist the organisers of Gay Games Hong Kong, 2022 in the delivery and promotion of their Powerlifting event in the next Gay Games cycle.

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