Clubs unite against racism

Clubs unite against racism

Two clubs in the Netherlands recently put aside their differences and joined forces to present a united front against racism. This ground-breaking event occurred before the match between PSV Eindhoven and Feyenoord on Sunday 14 March 2004. Prior to the kick-off, children from both the PSV Juniorclub and the Feyenoord juniorclub (de Kameraadjes) together with…

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Racist fans face lifelong ban

Racist fans face lifelong ban

Dundee have promised to impose lifelong bans on two fans involved in racial abuse during their Scottish Premier League match against Celtic at Dens Park. The pair were questioned by police after being notified by fellow supporters. They are accused of directing a tirade of racist abuse towards Celtic’s Guinea defender, Bobo Balde. A Dundee…

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Sport must stop homophobia

Sport must stop homophobia

The “Building Bridges” conference has concluded that sporting authorities must do more to prevent discrimination due to sexual orientation. To counteract the silence on homophobia and the discrimination on sexual orientation in Sport, the conference called for a European Year against Homophobia. The year against Homophobia in 2008 would follow previous years: against racism, for…

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