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Johnny Weir
FIFA asks 2018 World Cup host Russia to explain anti-gay law
FIFA asks 2018 World Cup host Russia to explain anti-gay law

Likely sensing that uproar over Russia's anti-gay law isn't going away, FIFA says it has asked Russia for "clarification and more details" about the country's law ahead of the 2018 World Cup being held there, the Associated Press reports. Smart move, given how the International Olympic Committee has yet to receive a definitive answer from Russian officials about how the law will be enforced at the Sochi Winter Olympics in February. In a statement, FIFA says it has "zero tolerance against discrimination." The organization - which is international soccer's governing body - has a provision in the FIFA Statutes stating that "[d]iscrimination of...

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