CSKA punishment shortened on appeal

(AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

NYON, Switzerland (AP) CSKA Moscow has had its punishments for fan racism reduced by UEFA on Tuesday after the club appealed against the initial sanctions.

CSKA were originally ordered to play three Champions League matches behind closed doors, but the third game has been suspended for a probationary period of five years.

An initial fine of 200,000 euros ($255,000) has also been reduced to 100,000 ($127,000).

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