Former England defender fined for homophobic comments on Twitter

Former England defender fined for homophobic comments on Twitter

A former Manchester City and PSV Eindhoven defender has been fined by the FA for sending homophobic tweets to a TV soap actor. Michael Ball posted the insulting comment on Twitter during an appearance by a ‘Coronation Street’ actor on reality TV show ‘I'm A Celebrity’ in November 2011. Ball had said: “That f*****g queer….

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Jamaican striker calls for apology after abuse by El Salvador referee

Jamaican striker calls for apology after abuse by El Salvador referee

Jamaican striker Garrick Gordon has demanded a public apology from El Salvador referee Vicente Ruiz, after he allegedly racially abused the player during an El Salvador Premier League game. The incident is said to have taken place as Gordon was playing for Atletico Marte against Alianza on the 15 January. Gordon seeks a public apology…

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Barcelona's Dani Alves abused during Catalan derby

Barcelona's Dani Alves abused during Catalan derby

Barcelona and Espanyol have condemoned the racist abuse aimed at Brazilian full-back Dani Alves in last night's Catalan derby. Alves was subjected to monkey chants by sections of the Espanyol crowd during the 1-1 draw in their La Liga clash at Cornella. The 28-year-old, who said racism was unstoppable in Spain in an interview last…

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Israel premier league side docked points following racist chanting

Israel premier league side docked points following racist chanting

Israel Premier League side Beitar Jerusalem have been docked two points for racist chanting towards their former striker Toto Tamuz. The incident took place during Beitar's league clash with Hapoel Tel Aviv on December 28. Nigerian-born Tamuz, who has made 10 appearances for the Israel national team, scored the opening goal of the game which…

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European Seminar “Involving Young Migrants in Winter Sports”

European Seminar “Involving Young Migrants in Winter Sports”

Sport associations and experts are discussing on 12th of January in Innsbruck, Austria A day before the opening of the maiden Winter Youth Olympic Games 2012 (WYOG) in Innsbruck , a European conference will focus on the participation of young migrants in winter sports for the first time. While in many other sports the participation…

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FA releases details of investigation into Suárez racism case

FA releases details of investigation into Suárez racism case

The FA of England have released a 115 page report into the disciplinary proceedings taken against Luis Suárez following accusations of racial abuse directed at Patrice Evra, during the Liverpool v Manchester United match on 15 October. The report presents a breakdown of an incident that is becoming a landmark case in dealing with player-on-player…

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