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FIFA bans Uruguay player for biting opponent

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RIO DE JANEIRO — FIFA banned Uruguay striker Luis Suarez from all football activities for four months today for biting an opponent at the World Cup, a punishment that rules him out of the rest of the tournament and the start of the upcoming Premier League season.

The ban also covers Uruguay’s next nine international games, which goes beyond the next four months and rules him out of next year’s Copa America. FIFA also fined the Liverpool striker 100,000 Swiss francs ($112,000).

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