Steaua Bucharest fans caught racially chanting on TV

Steaua Bucharest fans caught racially chanting on TV

A TV-report of the Romanian Division A match between CF Sportul Studentesc vs. FC Steaua Bucuresti (1:2) on 21st May 2006 caused major outcry due to the racist behaviour of Steaua supporters and the players. According to several reports that the FARE network have received from Rapid Bucharest supporters, the fans chanted: “Am avut si…

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Danish Show Racism the Red Card campaign started

Danish Show Racism the Red Card campaign started

The show racism the red card campaign started up in Denmark on 7 May. At all games in the top league a “show racism the red card” banner was presented – first by fans, then by players. The campaign has three aims: visibility at football games, education at schools and visits at working places, which…

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“Show Racism The Red Card” officially presented in Finlands Women Super Championship League on 25 May

“Show Racism The Red Card” officially presented in Finlands Women Super  Championship League on 25 May

As named “Finnish Football Family” the FARE member, FiMu- Finnish Multicultural Sports Federation together with the Finnish Fotball Association, the Finnish League, the Finnish Players Union, the Referees Union, and the Women SM-Serie league organize a big “Show Racism the Red Card” event on 25 May in the womens Super Championship League. A similar event…

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EURO can boost anti-racism drive

EURO can boost anti-racism drive

UEFA Chief Executive Lars-Christer Olsson said the UEFA EURO 2008™ final round in Austria and Switzerland will provide a crucial platform in the fight against racism in football. Fan support Mr Olsson was speaking as Austrian fair-play organisations staged a discussion in the Austrian parliament about fan support and anti-racist activities for the tournament. The…

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Show Racism the Red Card pilot scheme has 'dramatic benefits'

Show Racism the Red Card pilot scheme has 'dramatic benefits'

Show Racism the Red Card pilot scheme has 'dramatic benefits' An anti-racism pilot scheme for children involving football coaching and educational workshops has had dramatic benefits. The first evaluation of the Show Racism the Red Card project found that almost three-quarters of pupils with racist or negative attitudes towards asylum seekers and refugees had changed…

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Global Family Award 2006 in Finland

Global Family Award 2006 in Finland

Event: V Global Family -award Time and place: Thursday 11.5.2006 at 18. (befor the 18:30 premium match HJK-KUPS) in Finnair Stadium Urheilukatu 5, Helsinki FARE member Liikkukaa is short for sports and culture internationally. Liikkukaa!org´s main objective is to use sports and culture for moving towards social inclusion, intercultural respect and equal sports opportunities. Liikkukaas…

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UEFA Cup final to “Unite Against Racism”

UEFA Cup final to “Unite Against Racism”

The UEFA Cup final tonight in Eindhoven will send out a powerful message via its ‘Unite against racism’ perimeter advertising. Additionally, the official match programme carries a prominent feature about joint efforts of FARE and UEFA to eliminate racism from the game. As one of four partners of the UEFA Corporate Social Responsibility Programme FARE…

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“Ball work”: New exhibition on football and migration opens in Hamburg

“Ball work”: New exhibition on football and migration opens in Hamburg

Exhibition “Ball work. Scenes from football and migration” “We wanted labour, and what we got was people” (Max Frisch) A new exhibition called Ball work. Scenes from football and migration opened at the KNUST Culture Centre in Hamburg (Neuer Kamp 30) on 3 May 2006. It will be on show there until 4 June 2006…

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