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Russia Loses Appeal of Olympics Ban

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has rejected Russia's appeal of a ban on its track and field athletes at the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil over allegations of an elaborate doping scheme. The Kremlin has said it "deeply regrets" Thursday's decision, and a spokesman said they were looking at the possibility of a meeting between Putin and the Russian athletes. Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko has argued that there is "no legal basis" for this...

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