‘Goal was to prevent Russian flag flying at Rio Paralympics’ – sports lawyer

Switzerland’s highest court has refused to overturn a decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to ban Russian athletes from taking part in next month’s Rio Paralympics – meaning Russia has now exhausted its legal options. RT spoke exclusively with the lawyer fighting for the Russian Paralympians.

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‘Cynical, immoral, inhumane’ – Putin on Russian Paralympic ban

The ruling of the Court of Arbitration for Sport on the Russian Paralympic team ban is cynical and immoral, President Vladimir Putin has said, adding that Russia will not accept accusations of doping without proof.

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Paralympic dreams dashed: Entire Russian team banned after losing appeal

Russian Paralympic athletes and their coaches have reacted with shock and anger after the Court of Arbitration for Sport rejected an appeal on a blanket Rio ban. “They killed my dream” and “a humiliation of people with disabilities” were two of the responses from athletes.
CAS on Tuesday rejected an appeal over a decision to bar all Russian athletes from the Rio Paralympic Games, set to take place September 7-18. The appeal had been filed by the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC).

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‘We can’t live without sport’ – Russian Paralympian to IPC chief

As the Court of Arbitration for Sport is set to hear Russia’s appeal to the ban imposed on its entire Paralympics team, athletes speak out on how sports have changed their lives, and what life would become if they are banned from competing.

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‘I believe that common sense and justice will prevail’ – Russian Paralympian to IPC chief

As the Court of Arbitration for Sport is set to hear Russia’s appeal to the ban imposed on its entire Paralympics team, athletes speak out on how sports have changed their lives, and what life would become if they are banned from competing.

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‘We’re ready to fight this decision’ – Russian Paralympian to IPC chief

As the Court of Arbitration for Sport is set to hear Russia’s appeal to the ban imposed on its entire Paralympics team, athletes speak out on how sports have changed their lives, and what life would become if they are banned from competing.

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‘I can’t imagine my life without sport’ – Russian Paralympian to IPC chief

As the Court of Arbitration for Sport is set to hear Russia’s appeal to the ban imposed on its entire Paralympics team, athletes speak out on how sports have changed their lives, and what life would become if they are banned from competing.

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