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84 Russian Athletes Lose Bid to Compete in Paralympics

A German court has dismissed appeals by 84 Russian athletes seeking to compete at the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro. The state court in Bonn, where the International Paralympic Committee is based, on Tuesday rejected the athletes' bid for an injunction forcing the IPC to allow them to compete. Another 10 Russians had a similar application rejected on Monday. The entire Russian Paralympic team has been barred from the games as punishment for state-backed doping in the country....

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