Arnold Schwarzenegger flexes for crowd while promoting movie "Pumping Iron", Cannes, France, (AP Photo, 1977)

Joe Weider, fitness mentor to Schwarzenegger, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Joe Weider, a legendary figure in bodybuilding who helped popularize the sport worldwide and played a key role in introducing a charismatic young weightlifter named Arnold Schwarzenegger to the world, died Saturday at age 93.


Tunisia weightlifter competes in full-body uniform

(AP) – Ghada Hassine of Tunisia became the first Olympic weightlifter to compete in a newly approved unitard covering most of her body. Rules requiring lifters to wear a uniform that doesn’t cover the arms […]



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