Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Bitten Italian Player Says Punishment 'Excessive'

The Italian football (soccer) player bitten by Uruguay's Luis Suarez in a World Cup match earlier this week says the punishment handed down against Suarez was "excessive." In a post on his website Friday, Italy's Giorgio Chiellini said he has always considered the punishments enforced by governing organizations as absolute. But he said in this case FIFA, the governing body for international football, went too far by banning Suarez from nine international matches and...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter