TYR Sport Dives Into Antitrust Suit With Rival Speedo

Law360, New York (May 14, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Competitive-swimwear maker TYR Sport Inc. has lashed out at Speedo USA in an antitrust lawsuit, accusing the world's largest maker of swimsuits of using its relationship with USA Swimming, the sport's national governing body, to squelch competition.

TYR, which sponsors several Olympic medal-winning swimmers, claims in its suit that Mark Schubert, the head coach of the U.S. national swimming team, is a paid spokesman for Speedo who has used his position to illegally promote Speedo products and disparage competing brands.

The suit, which names Speedo, USA...
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