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No police action over Tyson Fury homosexual comments

Tyson Fury will face no criminal action from Greater Manchester Police following hate crime allegations.

Police looked into comments made by heavyweight champion Fury about homosexuality following a complaint by a member of the public.

However, officers have decided "no criminal offence has taken place" and the complaint will be recorded as a "hate incident".

Earlier this week Fury told ITV News he was unconcerned about being investigated by police over comments appearing to compare homosexuals to paedophiles, claiming his views are the same as the Pope's.

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Fury called for interview by boxing authority

Tyson Fury has caused a stir. Credit: PA

The British Boxing Board of Control have asked controversial boxer Tyson Fury to attend an interview regarding his recent media comments.

Heavyweight champion of the world Fury has been criticised for his views on homosexuality in the wake of his win over Wladimir Klitchko last month.

The BBBC met to discuss the matter on Wednesday before informing Fury last night, and again on Thursday morning, that he is to front the board.

"Mr Fury has been called for an interview in the new year," BBBC general secretary Robert Smith told Press Association Sport.

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