World Cup marred by "significant" sexism outside the stadium

World Cup marred by

World Cup marred by "significant" sexism outside the stadium

Federico Addiechi, Fifa's Head of corporate social responsibility, said the body needs to help tackle sexism at the World Cup that ends on Sunday, and one way of achieving that is by broadcasters minimizing the cutaways images they show especially of attractive women attending the matches.

"We've done it with our host broadcast services".

"The domestic championships have already been informed of this decision, which is a good decision because we cannot play football in June and July in Qatar", Infantino said at the traditional tournament overview media conference.

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"It's been a largely positive experience and there hasn't been a great deal of incidents of the type we expected", Powar told reporters, referring to pre-tournament fears of racism and homophobia.

Federico said Federation Internationale de Football Association has reportedly been working with Russian police to identify men who have allegedly assaulted these female reporters and fans, resulting in these men forfeiting their game tickets and being forced to leave the country, according to The Irish Examiner.

"(FIFA will) take action against things that are wrong", he said. He estimated up to 10 times more unreported cases where Russian women were targeted. On one hand our team brought Russian people together.

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It is understood that more than 20 supporters were identified by the authorities and they lost their FAN-IDs and were sent home.

Samoura asked Matviyenko to convey to Russian President Vladimir Putin FIFA's "profound appreciation for everything that he has done to make it possible for the world to watch the handsome game".

A spectator enjoys the atmosphere during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group B match between Iran and Portugal at Mordovia Arena on June 25, 2018 in Saransk, Russia.

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"We definitely expect and count on the support of Alexei", Addiechi said, "and the Russian football union".

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