FIFA introduces harsher punishment for racist behaviour

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Serie A - Inter Milan v Napoli - San Siro, Milan, Italy - December 26, 2018 Napoli's Kalidou Koulibaly reacts as he is shown a red card by referee Paolo Mazzoleni while Inter Milan's Mauro Icardi looks on REUTERS/Alberto Lingria/File Photo

(Reuters) – FIFA is doubling its minimum ban for racist incidents to 10 games and will allow players to make victim statements and participate in the proceedings, world soccer’s governing body said on Thursday. Stricter punishments against racism and other discriminatory behaviour was a key part of FIFA’s updated disciplinary code which takes effect from […]

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