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.
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.
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.
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.
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.