Conference to tackle Homophobia in Sport

Conference to tackle Homophobia in Sport

The EGLSF (European Gay & Lesbian Sport Federation), a FARE partner, are holding a major conference looking at the issue of homophobia in sport. The conference will be held Friday the 30th of May in DGI-Byen in Copenhagen. It is aimed not only at gays and lesbians, but politicians, journalist and organizers of sports clubs….

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“Never Again” and Dospel Katowice FC Promote Positive Attitudes

“Never Again” and Dospel Katowice FC Promote Positive Attitudes

The ‘NEVER AGAIN’ Association, a FARE partner and anti-racist organization, together with DOSPEL Katowice, a leading Polish football club, have reached a formal agreement on co-operation in promoting positive attitudes among football fans. Joint activities will promote anti-racism and tolerance under the slogan “Let’s Kick Racism Out Of The Stadiums”. The first joint initiative was…

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UEFA Sends Out Anti-racist Message At Cup Final

UEFA Sends Out Anti-racist Message At Cup Final

European football’s governing body, UEFA, sent out a powerful message during its UEFA Cup Final at the Stadio Olimpico in Seville. Before the kick off between Celtic FC and FC Porto, a board carrying the message “Unite against racism” was displayed. Over 1200 T-shirts bearing the same slogan and information kits were also distributed to…

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Anti-Racism Event at new EURO 2008 stadium in Salzburg

Anti-Racism Event at new EURO 2008 stadium in Salzburg

SV Austria Salzburg dedicated their home-coming match on 10th May 2003 against the new champions FK Austria Wien to the fight against racism, together with the FairPlay campaign. 30,000 magazines and posters carrying the slogan Austria Salzburg shows racism the red card were produced. Players entered the field of play with special T-shirts and presented…

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UEFA Interview Kick It Out’s Piara

UEFA Interview Kick It Out’s Piara

UEFA.com has an interesting interview featuring Piara Powar, Director of UK campaign and FARE partner, Kick It Out. In the article, Piara explains the work of FARE and the role that the footballing community has to play in ridding racism from the game at all levels. See the article in full, over at UEFA’s site:

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Record Fine For English FA

Record Fine For English FA

The English Football Association have been handed a record fine by UEFA following the racist chanting and crowd disturbances at the UEFA EURO 2004 game between England and Turkey, played on 2 April at Sunderland. The FA was also been given a final warning as to the future conduct of England supporters. Racist chanting UEFA’s…

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