Win EURO Match Tickets and help landmine victims in Afghanistan to walk again!

Win EURO Match Tickets and help landmine victims in Afghanistan to walk again!

UEFA EURO 2008TM will be a football festival; with your help it can also be a giving festival! The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the official UEFA charity partner, has launched the website www.scorefortheredcross.org. Log on and score goals for your favourite team, supporting the Red Cross at the same time. The teams…

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European Football Fans’ Congress to be launched at the Emirates Stadium

European Football Fans’ Congress to be launched at the Emirates Stadium

Football supporters from across Europe will come together following Euro 08 for the first ever European Football Fans’ Congress at Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium in London on July 6th 2008. Final preparations are being made by the Football Supporters International (FSI) network for the Congress, with over 250 football supporters from 27 countries having registered to…

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Action of a FARE partner at the Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro

Action of a FARE partner at the Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro

The team of the “Dialogues against Racism” initiative, the Brazilian FARE partner, recently mounted an initiative to tackle racism at the Maracanã stadium in Rio de Janeiro. On the pitch were played the semi-finals of the Rio de Janeiro championship between Fluminense and Vasco plus Flamengo versus Botafogo. The fans of all teams received the…

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Antiracist Tournament in Bosnia

Antiracist Tournament in Bosnia

The 31st May and the 1st June 2008, the association Luxembourg Against Racism will organise a friendly football tournament in Stolac, a small town of Herzegovina (BiH), to encourage the mixing of the communities in a country which experienced the most violent ethnic-religious based conflict of the last 50 years in Europe. The Association Luxembourg…

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Austria and Nigeria unite against racism

Austria and Nigeria unite against racism

With just a few weeks to go until UEFA EURO 2008TM the Austrian Football Association (ÖFB) are teaming up with FARE partner FairPlay to put down another marker for intercultural dialogue and against discrimination in football by sending out an anti-racism message at the international friendly between Austria and Nigeria at the UPC Arena in…

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FARE Euro activities to be launched at Basel reception

FARE Euro activities to be launched at Basel reception

UEFA EURO 2008TM is nearly upon us and we’re almost ready for kick-off as the FARE network looks forward to a tournament where messages against racism, discrimination and for more respect, and activities to engage fans, will be prominent. The initiative at the UEFA European Championships this summer will be headlined Unite Against Racism. The…

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Mediterraneo Antirazzista

Mediterraneo Antirazzista

From 19th to 22nd June,Palermo will host the first edition of the “Mediterraneo Antirazzista” tournament. Through a series of friendly matches, this football tournament for children and young people aims to stand as a symbol against discrimination of any kind. The founding concept for such a tournament, which is organised by various associations, is rooted…

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“Racism in Spanish football comes straight from the stands”

“Racism in Spanish football comes straight from the stands”

Interview with Atletico Madrid’s assistant manager Nacho Ambriz Nacho Ambriz who operates at Atletico Madrid as Javier Aguirre’s ‘Man Friday’ and confidante had a successful season in the Primera Division. His team finished only 3 points behind FC Barcelona and qualified for the UEFA Cup. Ambriz, who represented his native country Mexico as a player…

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Football against nationalism, racism and discrimination

Football against nationalism, racism and discrimination

Intercultural youth tournament in Vienna, 10-12 May 2008 Overcoming nationalism and prejudice and showing racism the red card were the aims of an intercultural youth tournament that took place in Vienna's Prater Park from 10 to 12 May. The tournament was organised on the occasion of the 6th Vienna Fair Play Cup by FARE partner…

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Shock as Advocaat claims that fans have veto over signing of black players

Shock as Advocaat claims that fans have veto over signing of black players

Campaigners are calling for clarification from UEFA Cup finalists FC Zenit St Peterburg of their stance against racism. The club's official website states: FC Zenit is very serious about fans, who are disrespectful towards sportsmen and opponents from other nationalities and religions. The club is true to the thought that there is no place for…

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EURO tickets spread anti-racism message

EURO tickets spread anti-racism message

The 1.05 million tickets available for UEFA EURO 2008™ are about to be printed and dispatched from Vienna in the next four weeks, and will incorporate the Unite Against Racism message. Strong statement The branded tickets form part of a coordinated strategy to send out a strong statement against racism and discrimination at this summer's…

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