• EU says ISU imposes ‘severe' restrictions on athletes

    3 days ago - By National Post

    BRUSSELS - The European Union's executive arm ruled Friday that the International Staking Union is in breach of EU anti-trust laws in the way that it imposes “severe penalties” on athletes participating in speedskating competitions that are not organized by the governing body.
    The European Commission said the restrictions against athletes competing in an event organized by a body other than the ISU are so severe that they could end up facing a lifetime ban from all major international speedskating events.
    “International sports federations play an important role in athletes' careers - they...
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  • EU says ISU imposes 'severe' restrictions on athletes

    3 days ago - By Saint Louis Today

    BRUSSELS - The European Union's executive arm has ruled that the International Skating Union is in breach of antitrust laws by the way it imposes "severe penalties" on athletes participating in speedskating competitions.
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