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Putin Calls Ban on Russia's Paralympic Team Inhumane

Russian President Vladimir Putin attacked the ban on his country from the Rio de Janeiro Paralympics as immoral and inhumane on Thursday. Russia was suspended on Aug. 7 over what International Paralympic Committee president Philip Craven called a "medals over morals'' culture with evidence of state-sponsored doping. The ban was confirmed Tuesday when the Court of Arbitration of Sport rejected a Russian appeal.   "The decision to disqualify our Paralympians is...

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