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UEFA OKs minimum ban for racism

May 23, 2013
By Associated Press
LONDON -- UEFA says its executive committee has agreed to introduce a 10-match minimum ban for racist abuse by players or officials.

The committee also decided to raise the minimum ban for assaulting match officials from 10 to 15 matches. For insulting a match official, the minimum sanction will rise from two to three matches.

The venues for the finals of the UEFA club competitions in 2015 were also approved -- Berlin's Olympic Stadium for the Champions League and Warsaw's ...

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