The German federal court ruled against Olympic speedskating champion Claudia Pechstein on Tuesday in her long dispute with the sport's governing body over a doping ban.

Read more: German federal court rules against speedskater Pechstein

A total of 27 International Federations have penned agreements with the Olympic Channel, it was announced today, but sports such as athletics and football have not yet partnered with the project.

Read more: Olympic Channel signs agreements with 27 International Federations but negotiations with IAAF and...

Somewhere in California, FIFA President Gianni Infantino breathed a heavy sigh of relief as the explosive news that former head of the corruption-plagued organisation Sepp Blatter and two other top officials siphoned $80 million (£55 million/€71 million) in bonuses and pay rises hit the headlines.

Read more: Liam Morgan: FIFA corruption laid bare as spotlight moves from President to predecessors

A final decision on new events being added to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic programme from within existing sports is set to be taken in June 2017.

Read more: IOC set out process to choose new events within existing sports at Tokyo 2020

An Olympic Stakeholder meeting is due to take place on June 21 in order to "coordinate and harmonise" anti-doping approaches before Rio 2016, it was decided at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board meeting here today.

Read more: IOC to widen re-analysis of doping samples from Beijing 2008 and London 2012 to include all medal...

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