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Why Jumpers Feel Over-Faced by “Paying to Play”

There had to be a few catches in the out-of-court settlement between the FEI and Jan Tops’s Global Champions League. Last week we started to find out what they are. In a flurry of get-togethers by those who have seen…

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Star Studded Line up for 2017 Global Champions League

The Global Champions League has revealed the full 2017 team line up, featuring many of the biggest names in show jumping and including 8 out of the world’s current top 10 ranked riders. The sport’s leading athletes such as Ludger…

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More Sports Than Jumping Should Celebrate the GCL Settlement

What a relief that the FEI has settled out of court with the Global Champions League. On the face of it, the good news is mostly for the elite jumpers who can continue chasing the humongous Global tour prize-pots, and…

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FEI and Global Champions League Reach Agreement

The FEI and the Global Champions League (GCL) have reached full agreement with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The agreement includes FEI approval of the GCL rules, which are now in compliance with FEI rules. The new…

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FEI Denied Appeal in GCL Case

The Brussels Court of Appeal has today denied the FEI appeal on the interim measures imposed by the Belgian Competition Authority which prevent the FEI from imposing its unsanctioned event rule on athletes and horses competing in the Global Champions…

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Inaugural Global Champions League Teams

The 12 teams for the inaugural Global Champions League (GCL) season are announced today heralding the start of a new era in show jumping. The sport’s top riders are lined up for the unique new team-based show jumping League, which…

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