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Sport: The General Court of the European Union annuls, by confirming that the rules of the International Skating Union providing for severe sanctions against athletes participating in speed skating events which it has not authorised constitute infringements by object, in part the decision of the European Commission in so far as it found that the ISU Arbitration Rules constituted an aggravating circumstance (International Skating Union)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 16 December 2020, the Court of First Instance of the European Union handed down a judgment in Case T-93/18 (International Skating Union v. European Commission).. The International Skating Union (ISU) is the only international sports federation recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to provide leadership and management in figure skating and speed skating. The ISU is also engaged in the commercial activity of organizing various speed skating events within the framework of the most important international competitions, such as the European and World Championships as well as the Olympic Winter Games. In 2014, the organizer of a speed

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Alain Ronzano, Sport: The General Court of the European Union annuls, by confirming that the rules of the International Skating Union providing for severe sanctions against athletes participating in speed skating events which it has not authorised constitute infringements by object, in part the decision of the European Commission in so far as it found that the ISU Arbitration Rules constituted an aggravating circumstance (International Skating Union), 16 December 2020, Concurrences N° 4-2020, Art. N° 98428, www.concurrences.com

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