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FIFA approves stricter racism bans

May 31, 2013
By Associated Press
PORT LOUIS, Mauritius -- World soccer's governing body Friday put in place tougher measures on racism, introduced integrity checks on senior officials and welcomed a woman to its ruling board.

Still, some insist FIFA is not doing enough.

FIFA president Sepp Blatter, however, was gratified by the steps following the scandals of the last few years.

"I am happy to say that FIFA has weathered the storm. We have emerged from troubled waters," he told delegates at the ...

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