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First Look Russia loses doping appeal, will be banned from Paralympic Games

The Court of Arbitration for Sport announced that Russia will not be able to compete in the Paralympic Games in Rio next month.

Alexander Demianchuk/Reuters/File

Russia lost its appeal against a blanket ban from International Paralympic Committee (IPC), as the Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled Tuesday that doping charges were too widespread for the nation's athletes to compete in at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio.

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