Mixed triathlon relay is an event that could be added to the Olympic programme at Tokyo 2020 ©Getty Images

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

Four specific resolutions on doping were made by the IOC during their Executive Board meeting today ©IOC

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.

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The International Olympic Committee has today (Friday) put forward eight names for election as IOC members, with International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) president Sebastian Coe and Fifa counterpart Gianni Infantino not named.

Read more: Fifa and IAAF leaders absent as IOC names eight new members

Five new sports have been proposed for the Olympic programme at Tokyo 2020 by the IOC Executive Board, including baseball, dropped following Beijing 2008, where South Kora won the gold medal ©Getty Images

Baseball and softball, karate, sport climbing, skateboarding and surfing have all been recommended for inclusion at Tokyo 2020 by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board here today.

Read more: Five sports recommended for Tokyo 2020 Olympic inclusion all approved by IOC Executive Board

Bids from baseball/softball, karate, skateboarding, sports climbing and surfing to join the programme for the 2020 summer Olympic Games in Tokyo cleared another hurdle yesterday (Wednesday) when the International Olympic Committee executive board voted in favour of their inclusion.

Read more: IOC executive board backs inclusion of new sports on Olympic programme

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