CAS rejects Russian appeal against Paralympics ban decision

The International Paralympic Committee is content with CAS decision.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Tuesday dismissed the appeal filed by the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) against the decision to ban Russian athletes from next month’s Paralympic Games in Rio.

The decision was rendered by Governing Board of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) on August 7.

"As a consequence, the IPC decision is confirmed," CAS said.

International Paralympic Committee satisfied with decision

The International Paralympic Committee is content with CAS dismissal of Russia's appeal against suspension, it said in a statement. The IPC will redistribute 267 slots secured by Russian athletes.

First published by TASS.

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