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FIFA Asks Russia Why It Banned Player for Reaction to Racism

FIFA has asked the Russian Football Union (RFU) to explain the latest high-profile incident of racism that saw a Ghanaian player banned for two matches for his reaction to fan abuse and the alleged abusers' team escape action. In video from Friday's Russian Premier League game, Spartak Moscow fans could be heard racially taunting FC Ufa midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong. The former Arsenal player, who posted a video of the incident on social media, is black. Reacting with a finger...

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