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Mexican soccer federation fined for discriminatory chants at World Cup

MOSCOW - The Mexican soccer federation was fined $10,000 for "discriminatory and insulting chants" during Sunday's World Cup game against Germany.

FIFA also is considering further action against fans who take part in the chant. A source told ESPN's Rene Tovar that if the chants continue during matches, stadium security would begin to identify and remove the offending fans from the stands.

FIFA, under pressure to stop racist and anti-gay activity in Russia, is using a new anti-discrimination procedure for the World Cup. Under the procedure, referees are instructed to stop the game for an announcement on the public-address system when discriminatory behavior is seen

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