The Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have signed an agreement on filing an RPC action with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), the RPC press service said.


“Chairman of the Executive Board, First Vice-President of the Russian Paralympic Committee Pavel Rozhkov has said the RPC and the IPC signed an arbitration agreement on August 11, 2016,” the report said. “It has been submitted to the Court of Arbitration for Sports.”


The document envisions the possibility of an appeal at the CAS.


“Court hearings will take place on August 21, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro,’ the report said. “The substantive provisions of the CAS ruling will be made public before midnight on August 22.”


“In line with the agreement, the RPC will fila an application for appeal with the CAS before noon on August 15, 2016,” the committee said.