Federation Internationale de Football Association urges broadcasters to stop zooming in on ‘hot’ women

Getty Images The 2018 FIFA World Cup semifinalists

Getty Images The 2018 FIFA World Cup semifinalists

Diversity chief Federico Addiechi said the world football body will talk with national broadcasters, and to its own TV production team.

Powar shed light on how instances of female reporters being kissed or grabbed on live television are becoming a common phenomenon at this year's World Cup.

The victims had included Russian women harassed by fans and television reporters who had been accosted while broadcasting.

He also said some have already been stripped of their FAN-IDS - the document spectators require to obtain access to World Cup stadiums.

ESPN reports that the policy is a result of sexism and harassment being a bigger problem than racism. The fines started at 10,000 Swiss francs ($10,100) for a first incident.

"We have done it on a case-by-case basis when some cases arose and they were pretty evident", Addiechi said, as quoted by the Irish Examiner.

Federation Internationale de Football Association and Russian organizers worked to identify fans linked to incidents of discrimination in Russia, and the most public violent incident was when Argentina fans attacked Croatia fans inside a stadium.

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The eclipse would not be visible to many; those inhabiting the Pacific and Indian Oceans would be able to see the eclipse better. This is the second solar eclipse of the year, the last solar eclipse of 2018 is said to occur on 11th of August.

The tournament has left visitors with good memories, Samoura said, adding that she thought the doping level has been at record lows.

FIFA's warning comes ahead of the World Cup final between France and Croatia which is due to kick off at 1am (AEST).

Apparently, sexism has them beat.

"The regular tests were complemented by FIFA's use of the athlete biological passport programme in WADA's "ADAMS" system, under which all test results, including those from confederations and NADOs collected at the main global football events as well as national competitions, are gathered in the athlete's passport in ADAMS, which features a haematological module (through blood) and a steroidal module (through urine)", FIFA said in a statement on Tuesday.

Every World Cup player underwent doping tests before the competition with further unannounced systematic tests being conducted after the games and on non-match days.

"This is one of the activities that we definitely will have in the future - it's a normal evolution", he said.

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