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FIFA to propose new racism punishments

February 15, 2013
By ESPN staff
FIFA has said it is hopeful that its congress will approve a series of tougher punishments for racist abuse in football.

World football's governing body said its president Sepp Blatter and UEFA president Michel Platini had attended a meeting of the strategic committee at which the issue, along with that of match-fixing, had been discussed.

When the congress meets on May 31, a series of proposed sanctions, due to be discussed at an executive committee meeting next month, will ...

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