The most famous comebacks in sport took place on a football pitch, golf course, boxing ring, cricket pitch or tennis court as far as most fans are concerned.

Another great sporting comeback was confirmed on Monday (October 16), this time off the field of play.

Members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) voted at the Jio World Centre in Mumbai, India, to approve weightlifting's place on the programme of the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Games.

You need to go back three years this week to appreciate just how remarkable this achievement is for one of the oldest Olympic sports.

Two senior members of...

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Author: Brian Oliver