FARE launches membership scheme and announces Rome conference

FARE launches membership scheme and announces Rome conference

The FARE network has launched a membership scheme and announced a conference to take place in Rome in on 4 and 5 May featuring some of the most interesting speakers in the sport, inclusion and social responsibility area. The membership scheme is being opened as a result of the process of formalising the network begun…

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Become a member of the FARE Network

Become a member of the FARE Network

FARE is a network of NGO’s, community groups and football fans committed to tackling discrimination in European football and to promote the ability of sport to bring communities together. FARE represents organisations and members that are active in over 40 countries across Europe, and the combined force of the membership helps to promote best practice…

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Appointment of FARE monitors – Euro 2012

Appointment of FARE monitors  – Euro 2012

1. FARE monitoring and reporting strategy at Euro 2012 Monitoring racist and discriminatory chanting and symbols has been a key element of the FARE programme over a number of tournaments from Euro 2004 in Portugal, the World Cup in Germany in 2006 and Euro 2008 Austria and Switzerland. In 2012 this work will be part…

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FIFA has agreed to lift the ban on the Islamic headscarf

FIFA has agreed to lift the ban on the Islamic headscarf

FIFA has agreed to lift the ban on the Islamic headscarf being worn by female footballers after the International Football Association Board (IFAB) were persuaded of the need to do so. Muslim women will therefore be cleared to wear the headscarf in international football from July. FIFA's youngest Executive Committee member (Prince) Ali Bin Al…

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Conte[s|x]ting Sport: EGLSF conference launches a weekend of activities in Split

Conte[s|x]ting Sport: EGLSF conference launches a weekend of activities in Split

The European Gay and Lesbian Sports Federation (EGLSF) launches the Conte[s|x]ting Sport conference in Split, Croatia today (2nd March) as part of its Annual General meeting weekend. The conference will look at a wide range of issues related to the place of inclusion in sport, including how sport can have an impact on regional development…

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FARE Partnership with Sacred Sports Foundation to assist young people of the Caribbean

FARE Partnership with Sacred Sports Foundation to assist young people of the Caribbean

FARE and the Saint Lucia-based charity Sacred Sports Foundation Incorporated have signed a partnership agreement to cooperate on anti-discrimination and sport issues. Sacred Sports Foundation seeks to assist young people of the Caribbean by providing a supportive and enjoyable environment through sport development programmes. It also mentors local coaches in best training practice and seeks…

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