David Owen Chief Columnist

David Owen worked for 20 years for the Financial Times in the United States, Canada, France and the UK. He ended his FT career as sports editor after the 2006 World Cup and is now freelancing, including covering the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the 2010 World Cup and London 2012. He has written two books about horse racing, Foinavon: The Story of the Grand National’s Biggest Upset and No Snail.

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UAE withdraws appeal against equestrian suspension

UAE withdraws appeal against equestrian suspension

Taleb Al Muhairi, secretary general of the Emirates Equestrian Federation (EEF), is to meet International Equestrian Federation (FEI) officials in Lausanne tomorrow, amid signs that efforts to persuade the FEI that it can justifiably lift a suspension imposed in March are getting under way.