Judge must give a ruling on book of Thomas Dekker
The conversation between Jacques Hanegraaf, the former manager of Thomas Dekker, and biographer Thijs Zonneveld to passages in the book about the ex-cyclist is to press nothing.
That confirmed the lawyer of the ex-manager Thursday. The court will now, on February 2, a ruling in the interlocutory proceeding that Hanegraaf had brought.
The former manager was the business started because he believes he is falsely accused in the book My Battle. Hanegraaf believes that Zonneveld not sufficiently adversarial to have applied for the biography, stating that he and Dekker would have encouraged the use of doping by him in contact with the Spanish dopingarts Eufemiano Fuentes.
Hanegraaf is calling for a ban on new printing of the best-seller and a compensation of 25,000 euros.
The court suggested that the parties agree with each other at the table would go. That conversation took Tuesday place, but did not result in a settlement led.
On Monday, was Zonneveld by the Dutch Sportpers voted sports journalist of the Year. He was given the prize primarily because of the controversial book about Thomas Dekker.