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Current investigation of the European Union against World Sailing

The European Union opened in November 2018 a preliminary investigation against World Sailing on its choice of boats for the Olympic Games. The procedure, started in Italy with the national authorities at the request of the Italian manufacturer of dinghy Devoti Sailing, was forwarded to the European antitrust authorities. The complainants criticize the International Sailing Federation for awarding the market of each class to a single manufacturer of one-design sailboats. The procedure is still in progress today. Read on.