FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 15, 2021
USA Powerlifting Takes the IPF to the Court of Arbitration for Sport
(Anchorage, Alaska) Today USA Powerlifting filed a case in the international Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF). The case is an appeal challenging the IPF’s decision not to recognize the World Records earned by  powerlifting athletes at the 2020 Arnold Sports Festival.
After pursuing our case for recognition of these World Records at the IPF Court of Justice and the IPF Court of Appeals, we now take this case to the highest court, the CAS.
USA Powerlifting is committed to standing up for its athletes and that includes ensuring that their World Records are recognized.
American Drug Free Powerlifting Association, dba USA Powerlifting® is the leading powerlifting organization in the United States and a member of the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF). As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, it is the mission of USA Powerlifting to provide powerlifting competitions of uniform high quality which are drug tested and available to all athletes who meet the criteria for membership throughout the United States.