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Russia to Take Paralympics Ban to Higher Court

Russia on Monday will appeal the Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision to uphold a blanket ban on its athletes from competing in next month's Rio Paralympics. Russian Paralympic Committee President Vladimir Lukin announced Friday that the appeal would go before the Swiss Federal Court, according to the Interfax news agency. Earlier this week, the Lausanne-based CAS, sport's highest tribunal, rejected an RPC appeal against the suspension, which was handed out by the...

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