“Disgusting” anti- Gypsy racism at Bucharest derby as FARE calls for action

“Disgusting” anti- Gypsy racism at Bucharest derby as FARE calls for action

The FARE network has raised concerns about the continuing anti- gypsy racism in Romanian football. The concerns come after the latest Steaua vs. Rapid Bucharest derby match on Monday evening (24th September 2012). “Die gypsy” The Bucharest National Arena became the venue for hateful racist chanting with the increasingly common chants of, “we have always…

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FA find Terry guilty after a year of race controversy in England

FA find Terry guilty after a year of race controversy in England

The year long saga of player racism in English football came to something of a conclusion yesterday, as the English FA sanctioned Chelsea captain John Terry over racist comments made to QPR defender Anton Ferdinand. The defender had been caught calling Ferdinand a “f**king black c**t” on TV footage during a match almost a year…

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EGLSF make available small grants to tackle homophobia

EGLSF make available small grants to tackle homophobia

As part of their EU funded ‘Pride in Sport’ programme the EGLSF Board have announced a new initiative to support the development of ‘inspirational’ local projects to tackle homophobia. They are offering 12 grants of 1000 Euros (with 200 Euros match funded by the applicant). The Good Practice Development fund is open to all EGLSF…

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Sport in Dock: Leading academic authority to lead sport and the law debate

Sport in Dock: Leading academic authority to lead sport and the law debate

In an early activity as part of the FARE Action Weeks a symposium will take place focusing on football, race and the law, led by a leading authority on sport and race, Professor Ben Carrington of the University of Texas at Austin. The talk, taking place in central London in late September, will be followed…

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Young people across Ireland join boxing champion at the SARI SOCCERFEST 2012

Young people across Ireland join boxing champion at the SARI SOCCERFEST 2012

Hundreds of young people will come together this weekend for one of the largest intercultural 7-a-side soccer tournaments in Europe in Dublin with a celebrated Irish traveller boxer. 40 men’s teams, eight women’s teams and eight under-13 teams will compete with the objectives of tackling racism, challenging discrimination and promoting dignity and respect for all….

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