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SBD Global/August 23, 2013/Olympics
Russia Gives IOC Assurance Anti-Gay Law Won't Affect 2014 Sochi Games
Published August 23, 2013
FIFA ASKS FOR CLARIFICATION: BLOOMBERG's David Biller reported FIFA General Secretary Jerome Valcke said that the organization "won't accept any form of discrimination"at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Valcke: "We are waiting for this clarification, but we will for sure enter into a discussion with them and won’t accept any discrimination." Valcke added, "It’s not just about the World Cup; it’s about every day" (BLOOMBERG, 8/21).