Nairobi 2007. 20,000 people in run for human dignity.

Nairobi 2007. 20,000 people in run for human dignity.

2007 January, the 25th. Twenty thousand people passed through Nairobi slums, starting from Korogocho (sadly known as “world dump”) and arriving in the Uhuru Park, crossing six shanty towns of Nairobi. A run for hope and for human dignity, a run symbolizing that sport can be a great tool against environmental and social degradation, giving…

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Julius Hirsch Prize 2006 goes to fan projects from Dortmund and Gelsenkirchen

Julius Hirsch Prize 2006 goes to fan projects from Dortmund and Gelsenkirchen

The German Football Association (DFB) has awarded the 2006 Julius Hirsch Prize to two fan projects from Dortmund and Gelsenkirchen. Joint winners of the 20,000 euro prize are the Fan-Projekt Dortmund and the Gelsenkirchen-based association dem ball is´ egal, wer ihn tritt. The decision was taken by a jury headed by former minister of the…

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Fears in Ukraine of neo-nazi group hijacking football fans agenda

Fears in Ukraine of neo-nazi group hijacking football fans agenda

The Ukrainian neo-nazi group UNTP (Ukrainian National Labour Party) has announced a so-called ‘Defend Our Football’ action on Sunday, 21st January in Kiev. They are planning a rally outside Dynamo Kiev´s stadium, and also amongst the initiators are several ukrainian hooligan firms. In a blatant attempt to increase their influence among football fans and involve…

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Social sport arrives in Nairobi: Uisp at Social Forum.

Social sport arrives in Nairobi: Uisp at Social Forum.

The sport will be in the Nairobi World Social Forum, since January the 20th up to January the 25th with two workshops and a 14 kilometres run insert in the official work closure program. The presentation of the events will hold in Rome, on January, the 17th in FSNI office, during the press conference of…

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Getafe fans in repeat racist abuse incident

Getafe fans in repeat racist abuse incident

A section of Getafe fans chanted racist abuse at Valencia's Portuguese fullback Miguel during their King's Cup last 16 first leg match on Wednesday 10th January. Match stopped The referee stopped the match in the second half and asked the club to put out an announcement in the stadium asking for fans to stop making…

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