UEFA advances racism probes

June 14, 2012
By Associated Press
WARSAW, Poland -- UEFA stepped up investigations on Tuesday into alleged racial abuse directed at Italy forward Mario Balotelli and Czech Republic defender Theodor Gebre Selassie.

UEFA said it received new reports "regarding the two cases of alleged racist chanting" at the European Championship.

"UEFA is now conducting further investigations," UEFA spokesman Rob Faulkner said. "There are however, no disciplinary proceedings opened at this moment in time."

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