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Scale of racism in World Cup host Russia exposed by study

In this June 10, 2012, file photo,  Czech Republic's Theodor Gebre Selassie walks from the pitch after the Euro 2012 soccer championship Group A match between Russia and Czech Republic in Wroclaw, Poland. UEFA said it is investigating reports by anti-racism experts of abuse directed at the Czech players during Russia's 4-1 victory. Russian football is plagued by a racist and far-right extremist fan culture that threatens the safety of visitors to the 2018 World Cup, a dossier provided to The Associated Press revealed on Friday. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

LONDON (AP) — Russian football is plagued by a racist and far-right extremist fan culture that threatens the safety of visitors to the 2018 World Cup, according to a report provided to The Associated Press.

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Police probing 2nd racist incident involving Chelsea fans

Chelsea fans watch an English Premier League soccer match against Burnley at the Stamford Bridge ground in London, Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. British police launched an investigation into further suspected racism involving Chelsea fans as the London club used Saturday’s Premier League game to celebrate diversity in football. Stickers emblazoned with “Support Chelsea Support Equality” were handed out at Stamford Bridge after a week when public acts of racism by some Chelsea fans brought a renewed focus on football’s fight against discrimination. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

LONDON (AP) — British police launched an investigation into further suspected racism involving Chelsea fans as the London club used Saturday’s Premier League game to celebrate diversity in football.

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