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  1. Brazil international racially abused by fans

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    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2014
  2. FIFA approves stricter sanctions for racism

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    Football clubs face much tougher penalties for serious racist abuse, including being relegated or having points deducted, FIFA reported on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2013
  3. Terry snubs FA chairman at Champions League event

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    John Terry refused to shake hands with the man who fired him as England captain at Friday's Champions League trophy handover.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2013
  4. Sepp Blatter softens position on relegation for racism

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    FIFA President Sepp Blatter has softened his proposal that clubs be punished with relegation after racist abuse, suggesting fans would deliberately provoke abuse.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2013
  5. UN joins soccer players to rid sport of racism

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    The U.N.'s top human rights official has joined some soccer officials and players in calling for an end to racism in sport.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2013
  6. FIFA's anti-racism chief says fines aren't working

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    FIFA's new anti-racism chief Jeffrey Webb believes soccer has failed to support abused players and needs tougher sanctions.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2013
  7. Kevin-Prince Boateng, Sepp Blatter to discuss Milan racism row

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    Kevin-Prince Boateng will meet with FIFA president Sepp Blatter this month to discuss ways of dealing with racism in soccer.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2013
  8. FIFA mulls tough sanctions for racist abuse

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    FIFA is looking to approve tougher sanctions for racist abuse at its congress of 209 soccer nations.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2013
  9. Millwall fan arrested for racist abuse vs. Leeds

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    English club Millwall says a man has been arrested following a police investigation into racist abuse at a soccer match against Leeds last year.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2013
  10. Thierry Henry: Deduct points from teams with abusive fans

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    Thierry Henry said soccer officials should deduct points from teams whose fans racially abuse players.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2013
  11. Police say arson attack damages Beitar Jerusalem offices

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    Israeli police say the offices of the Beitar Jerusalem soccer team were set on fire in an apparent arson attack.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2013
  12. FIFA upholds sanctions in Hungary, Bulgaria case

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    FIFA has upheld sanctions imposed on Hungary and Bulgaria for anti-Semitic and racist behavior by fans, and says both teams will play World Cup qualifiers in empty stadiums next month after rejecting appeals by both soccer associations.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2013
  13. Barcelona's Dani Alves decries racist chants at Bernabeu

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    The fight to eliminate racism from football stadiums is "a lost war," Barcelona defender Dani Alves said Thursday, a day after he was the target of racist chants at Real Madrid.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2013
  14. Italian body votes that neither refs nor players can stop matches...

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    Italy's watchdog body for sports events says only a special public order officer will have the power to suspend matches in cases of racism, intolerance or anti-Semitism.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2013
  15. FIFA orders Bulgaria, Hungary to play qualifier in empty stadium

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    FIFA fined Bulgaria and Hungary around $40,000 each on Tuesday and ordered them to play a World Cup qualifier in an empty stadium after fans aimed racist and anti-Semitic abuse at opposing teams.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2013
  16. Sepp Blatter: Players facing racism shouldn't run off

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    FIFA president Sepp Blatter says players facing racial abuse during games shouldn't walk off the field as AC Milan did last week.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2013