Princess Haya running for second term

Updated: March 31, 2010, 2:24 PM ET
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- Princess Haya of Jordan has said she will stand for a second and final four-year term as president of the International Equestrian Federation.

The 35-year-old princess, who competed in jumping at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, said Wednesday she wanted to keep giving something back to her sport.

The election is scheduled in November at the federation's annual assembly in Taiwan.

Princess Haya was elected FEI president in 2006 and the next year was voted onto the International Olympic Committee.

She has made anti-doping a central theme of her leadership after scandals involving several horses who failed drug tests at the Athens and Beijing Games.


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