UEFA starts probe of Croatia fans

June 20, 2012
By Associated Press
WARSAW, Poland -- UEFA has launched a new racism investigation of Croatia after its fans displayed offensive banners during a European Championship match.

UEFA says it has opened disciplinary proceedings against the Croatian soccer federation "for the setting-off and throwing of fireworks, and the improper conduct of supporters (display of racist banners and symbols)" during the Group C match against Spain on Monday.

The federation was fined $101,000 on Tuesday after fans racially ...

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