|ATHENS, Greece -- On Friday, the Olympic committees of France,
Britain and the United States went ahead with a joint appeal to the
Court of Arbitration for Sport over the results of the three-day
event that ended Wednesday.
The Germans, French and British finished one-two-three in the
competition. But the results were initially overturned by the
ground jury of judges, who decided German Bettina Hoy on Ringwood
Cockatoo had crossed the start line twice.
That dropped Germany out of the medals and moved the Americans
up to bronze. Germany protested to the appeals committee on site,
which overruled the judges an hour later and restored the original
-- Associated Press