No deal: bridge is not a sport, EU rules

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Mail Online—LUXEMBOURG, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Bridge is not a sport, the European Union's top court ruled on Thursday, thwarting a gambit by a British players to avoid...

Not the real deal: EU court rejects claim that bridge is a sport. English Bridge Union loses long-running legal fight as judges rule a sport must involve ‘a not negligible physical element’ It has been the subject of many a heated bar room argument, often among those gathered by the dartboard or pool table nursing a pint: what exactly is a sport? Now, after months of contemplation, the European court of justice has declared its take. In response to a legal claim by the English Bridge Union (EBU) for the card game to be given the status of a sport, judges in...