ÖFB Frauen Bundesliga Vereine finalisieren die Aktionswochen gegen Diskriminierung

ÖFB Frauen Bundesliga Vereine finalisieren die Aktionswochen gegen Diskriminierung

Im Vorjahr waren erstmalig alle Vereine der ÖFB Frauen Bundesliga mit Stadionaktionen an den Aktionswochen des Netzwerks Fußball gegen Rassismus in Europa (Fare) beteiligt.

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British media address the underrepresentation of BME in the sports media industry

British media address the underrepresentation of BME in the sports media industry

Diversity in the UK’s sports media was the focus of the BCOMS conference, held on 27 October, which brought together over 130 participants and British leading media companies.

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Incidents reported to Fare during September 2014

Incidents reported to Fare during September 2014

The following incidents of racism, xenophobia, extreme nationalism or homophobia have been reported to Fare during September 2014.

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‘Show respect to everyone’ says Olympiacos star Eric Abidal at anti-racism conference

‘Show respect to everyone’ says Olympiacos star Eric Abidal at anti-racism conference

Greece first international conference on racism in football brought the Hellenic sport together to further the country’s work against discrimination through and in sport.

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Manchester Universty promotes debate on the inclusion of migrants through and in football

Manchester Universty promotes debate on the inclusion of migrants through and in football

Manchester Metropolitan University roundtable on football’s role for the inclusion of migrant communities will explore best practice on the field and the sport’s potential to help immigrants become part of their new communities.

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We are Football People say Drogba, Pirlo, Touré, Schürrle and Otamendi

We are Football People say Drogba, Pirlo, Touré, Schürrle and Otamendi

Players join grassroots groups, clubs, national associations and UEFA to say #WEARE #FOOTBALLPEOPLE

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UEFA Champions League and Europa League clubs join the Fare action weeks

UEFA Champions League and Europa League clubs join the Fare action weeks

Over the next three days, all matches of the UEFA Champions League and Europa League will be dedicated to the fight against discrimination.

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Statue recognising world’s first black player unveiled by English FA

Statue recognising world’s first black player unveiled by English FA

The Football Association have paid homage to one of football’s greatest pioneers in Arthur Wharton at St. George’s Park.

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English fans discuss discrimination in football at diversity event

English fans discuss discrimination in football at diversity event

Fans For Diversity will host an evening focusing on supporters and issues of discrimination in football, on 22 October, as part of the Fare action weeks.

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Football People activities further message of inclusion in Slovenia

Football People activities further message of inclusion in Slovenia

A series of conferences and workshops, football tournaments and the launch of an educational sporting guide helped further the debate on social inclusion through sport in Slovenia.

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Berlin hosts first national congress on refugees and sport

Berlin hosts first national congress on refugees and sport

Refugees, activities, football representatives and politicians meet in Berlin to discuss the role of football in promoting the inclusion of refugees, asylum seekers and marginalised communities.

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When everyone speaks football

When everyone speaks football

In 2014, and for the first time, Football For all in Vietnam joined the Football People action weeks to make a stand against discrimination and promote inclusion through football. Read their blog post.

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Football People weeks – 1st week highlights

Football People weeks – 1st week highlights

The first weekend of the Football People action weeks, which started last Thursday (9 October), saw several activities unite people across Europe and beyond in the fight against discrimination.

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St. Petersburg round-table to discuss challenges in Russia ahead of 2018 World Cup

St. Petersburg round-table to discuss challenges in Russia ahead of 2018 World Cup

NGOs, Fare representatives, clubs, fans and government delegates will address the issues around discrimination and far-right extremism in Russian stadiums.

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CSKA fans start campaign after wave of racism

CSKA fans start campaign after wave of racism

Supporters of CSKA Moscow have recently launched a social media campaign to change the club’s public opinion following a series of racist incidents.

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Football People call to reach tens of thousands across Europe

Football People call to reach tens of thousands across Europe

Between 09-23 October more than 2,000 activities will be held across Europe as part of a message against discrimination and exclusion in football led by the Fare network.

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Football People show the power of grassroots action

Football People show the power of grassroots action

Hundreds of grassroots organisations across Europe will take part in the Fare action weeks, launching today, using the two-week period to promote inclusion through football.

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Racism in English football is overt says Fifa vice-president Webb

Racism in English football is overt says Fifa vice-president Webb

The head of Fifa’s anti-discrimination task force says racism in English football is “right in front of your face”.

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UEFA sanction FIGC President for racism

UEFA sanction FIGC President for racism

FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio will be ineligible for any position as a UEFA Official for a period of six months.

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Leading players support Football People

Leading players support Football People

A video featuring leading players and a prominent Fare member group has been launched as part of the Football People campaign

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Football and campaigners commemorate the victims of Lampedusa

Football and campaigners commemorate the victims of Lampedusa

Activities remembered, on 3 October, the victims of the Lampedusa boat disaster a year ago.

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Spanish football commits to fight against homophobia

Spanish football commits to fight against homophobia

A good practice guide for clubs on how to promote diversity and tackle homophobia and a series of educational and awareness raising activities will be developed as part of the campaign.

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Former Brazil international addresses racism in football seminar

Former Brazil international addresses racism in football seminar

Cruzeiro midfielder Tinga, who was subjected to racist taunts in February, lead the discussion on discriminatory behaviour in football stadiums.

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