FIFA panel bans and fines Russian soccer official for ethics breach

ZURICH (Reuters) – A FIFA panel has banned Russian soccer official Alexander Shprygin from taking part in any soccer-related activities for two years after its independent Ethics Committee said he had breached its code of ethics. Shprygin, a former member of the Executive Committee of the Football Union of Russia, broke rules on discrimination in media statements and social media posts published in 2014 and 2015, FIFA said. He was also fined 10,000 Swiss francs ($10,127). ($1 = 0.9875 Swiss francs)

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