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  • Russia to appeal against Rio ban in court

    Russia to appeal against Rio ban in court

    The Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) will appeal in the Swiss Federal Court on Monday against the Court of Arbitration for Sport's (CAS) decision to uphold a blanket ban on their athletes for next month's Rio Games. "The appeal has been launched in the Swiss court," the Interfax news agency quoted RPC president Vladimir Lukin as saying on Friday. Earlier this week the Lausanne-based CAS, sport's highest tribunal, rejected an RPC appeal against the suspension that was handed out by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) because of a state-sponsored sports doping programme. More »

    Reuters - 16 minutes ago
  • Paralympics-Russia to appeal against Rio ban in court

    * Appeal against Rio Games ban to be heard on Monday * Suspension issued for state-sponsored doping programme (Adds new para 4) MOSCOW, Aug 26 (Reuters) - The Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) will appeal in the Swiss Federal Court on Monday against the Court of Arbitration for Sport's (CAS) decision to uphold a blanket ban on their athletes for next month's Rio Games. "The appeal has been launched in the Swiss court," the Interfax news agency quoted RPC president Vladimir Lukin as saying on Friday. Earlier this week the Lausanne-based CAS, sport's highest tribunal, rejected an RPC appeal against the suspension that was handed out by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) because of a state-sponsored sports doping programme. More »

    Reuters - 17 minutes ago
  • Here's What Happened Today: Friday

    Here's What Happened Today: Friday

    Pat Hickey, Ryan Lochte and the passing of a former Tánaiste had people talking today. More »

    TheJournal.ie - 1 hour 16 minutes ago
  • Brazil police urge graft charges against ex-president Lula

    Brazil police urge graft charges against ex-president Lula

    Brazilian police recommended corruption charges against former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Friday as part of a probe into a huge embezzlement scheme at state oil company Petrobras. More »

    AFP - 1 hour 28 minutes ago
  • Rio 2016: Two refugees to compete at Paralympic Games

    Rio 2016: Two refugees to compete at Paralympic Games

    Syrian-born Ibrahim Al Hussein and Iran native Shahrad Nasajpour will form a two-man refugee team at the 2016 Paralympic Games. More »

    Sporting News - 1 hour 32 minutes ago