Show Racism the Red Card Ireland launched integration programme

Show Racism the Red Card Ireland launched integration programme

Today saw the launch of the Show Racism the Red Card Ireland programme of activities. A host of sporting legends from the world of Basketball and the Airtricity League together with the Mayor of South County Dublin Eamon Maloney and Minister for Integration Mary White TD were joined by 150 school students to launch the…

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Ukrainian right-wing group marches against 'foreign' footballers

Ukrainian right-wing group marches against 'foreign' footballers

On September 7, 2010, Ukrainian football fans and Svoboda marched through the streets of Kyiv. “Svoboda” also known as All-Ukrainian Union is a Ukrainian Nationalist group that frequently protests in Ukraine, particularly Kyiv. The march began at 2pm and followed a route from FC Dynamo Kyiv's stadium, Lobanovsky Dynamo Stadium, past Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square)…

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Lord Ouseley calls for clarification over Russian minister's remarks

Lord Ouseley calls for clarification over Russian minister's remarks

Lord Herman Ouseley, chair of Kick It Out, England's equality and inclusion campaign in football, has urged Russia’s sports minister Vitaly Mutko to clarify comments he made relating to racist abuse at a Newcastle United fixture he attended three years ago. Our work with all 92 professional clubs gives us a unique vantage point in…

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EGLSF to support prosecution of French club for homophobia

EGLSF to support prosecution of French club for homophobia

The European Gay and Lesbian Sports Federation gave its backing today to football & anti-homophobia organisation, Paris Foot Gay, in its referral of amateur football club FC CHOOZ to the French Football Federation’s National Committee of Ethics. Paris Foot Gay, in association with French campaign organisation, SOS Homophobie, is taking this action following a decision…

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Ethnoleague underway in Warsaw

Ethnoleague underway in Warsaw

The 'Ethnoleague' started in Warsaw on 11 September. Twelve multicultural teams participated in the football competition, including Africans, Vietnamese, Chechens and other nationalities living in Warsaw as well as a female team, a 'NEVER AGAIN' Association team and a team composed of Legia Warsaw fans. The objective of the 'Ethnoleague' is the integration of Warsaw's…

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Call for Action: FARE Action Week 14 – 26 October 2010

Call for Action: FARE Action Week 14 – 26 October 2010

FARE supports grass-root groups across Europe with small grants Between 14 and 26 October the Football Against Racism in Europe (FARE) network is calling for action in around football stadiums across Europe during a co-ordinated Action Week. With support of UEFA and the European Commission FARE calls upon the European football family to come together…

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French amateur football club excludes gay player

French amateur football club excludes gay player

A French amateur club has refused to register a homosexual player, leading to a gay football organization to ask the French Football Federation to impose sanctions. The organization, Paris Foot Gay, said Wednesday that club FC Chooz should be punished to help the football world to realize that homophobia is as bad as racism and…

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Women draw strength from sport!

Women draw strength from sport!

Story: International JUMP campaign launched International JUMP photo campaign launches today in Vienna The JUMP campaign is part of the EU-funded OLYMPIA project, aimed at supporting girls and women in sport, driving awareness of their exceptional performances, and promoting their interests and requirements. The project is coordinated and implemented by FARE partners/associates UISP (Italy), LICRA…

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Joint Unity statement at Poland-Ukraine friendly

Joint Unity statement at Poland-Ukraine friendly

Polish and Ukrainian football supporters issued a joint ‘Unity’ statement on the occasion of the Poland-Ukraine friendly game on 4 September 2010. The statement in Polish, Ukrainian and English was distributed at a Euro 2012 press conference in Lodz, where the match was played. The fans were brought together by FARE. ‘We welcome the joint…

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