Reuters reveals EU set to rule in favor of speed skaters over ISU ban threat

Reuters exclusively reported EU antitrust regulators are set to back two Dutch speed skaters and order the sport’s governing body, the International Skating Union, to amend its system of penalties which includes lifetime bans for taking part in unauthorized events. Sports associations worldwide are monitoring the case which could have a significant financial impact on their income from authorized events. The EU ruling could also encourage new entrant organizers to set up competing money-spinning events.

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Topics of Interest: Sports
Type: Reuters Best
Regions: Europe / Middle East / Africa