Football People Event Grants launched

Football People Event Grants launched

A pool of €30,000 is being made available by the Fare network to fund up to ten events that tackle discrimination and address social exclusion as part of the Football People action weeks in October.

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Bayern Munich sanction deals with homophobic abuse

Bayern Munich sanction deals with homophobic abuse

The sanction has been welcomed for the consistency it demonstrates in tackling all forms of discrimination.

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Sadness as Never Again founder passes away

Sadness as Never Again founder passes away

Martin was instrumental in initiating campaigns such as ‘Music Against Racism’ and ‘Let’s Kick Racism Out of the Stadiums’.

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Football rallies against racism on UN International Day of action

Football rallies against racism on UN International Day of action

Clubs, players and supporters are taking a united stand against racism and confront a problem that has been marring the game for several years.

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Norwegian football’s women leaders

Norwegian football’s women leaders

Recent elections at the Norwegian FA (NFF) have led to an Executive Committee unique in world football – half of its members are women.

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UNICEF and OFC team up to promote sport among children in the Pacific

UNICEF and OFC team up to promote sport among children in the Pacific

The partnership will further the work of the Confederation in using football as a tool for social development among its Member Associations.

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Media discussion to address discrimination in Bulgarian sport

Media discussion to address discrimination in Bulgarian sport

The initiative will provide the participants with a range of practical and theoretical tools to develop their own best practice in sports reporting, particularly in football.

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Incidents reported to Fare during January and February 2014

Incidents reported to Fare during January and February 2014

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

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English FA launches campaign to encourage reporting of discrimination

English FA launches campaign to encourage reporting of discrimination

A series of animated short films and guidance booklets explain to participants and supporters how to report discrimination in football.

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US football adopts new policies against homophobia

US football adopts new policies against homophobia

MLS has announced new measures to reinforce the league’s policies against discrimination and the protection of current and future gay players.

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CONCACAF appoints Diversity Officers to eliminate discrimination

CONCACAF appoints Diversity Officers to eliminate discrimination

Officials will play key role in implementing protocol on racist incidents in stadiums.

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Racism hits Brazilian football ahead of World Cup

Racism hits Brazilian football ahead of World Cup

A series of racist incidents have raised concerns on discrimination in the country, ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

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All stars match challenges racism and violence in Portuguese football

All stars match challenges racism and violence in Portuguese football

João Vieira Pinto, Abel Xavier and Nuno Gomes are some of the former international stars that will help highlight football’s inclusive values of respect.

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Groups show support to anti-homophobia campaigner stabbed in Sweden

Groups show support to anti-homophobia campaigner stabbed in Sweden

The 25 year-old campaigner has received a wave of support locally and internationally, after friends and fellow football fans launched a campaign in support of his recovery.

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‘Japanese only’ banner raises concerns

‘Japanese only’ banner raises concerns

Japan’s professional football league is investigating a reportedly racist banner reading “Japanese only” displayed at a J-League match over the weekend.

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Israeli club reinforces commitment to tackle discrimination in football

Israeli club reinforces commitment to tackle discrimination in football

Similar pre-match ceremonies are held before every Hapoel Katamon home game as the club states that the principle of equality is consensual among players, owners and fans.‫

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International Women’s Day: closing the gender gap in sport

International Women’s Day: closing the gender gap in sport

Organisations across the world will mark the IWD through a number of sporting initiatives that aim to further positive change for women in sport and society.

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EGLSF kicks-off 25th anniversary celebrations with Pride in Sport conference

EGLSF kicks-off 25th anniversary celebrations with Pride in Sport conference

A number of plenary sessions and workshops will approach the topics around diversity and LGBT rights in and through sport.

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Portuguese football says ‘No to Racism’

Portuguese football says ‘No to Racism’

The annual ‘Week of Action against Racism and Violence in Football” highlights football’s inclusive values of respect, tolerance and fair-play.

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France upholds head covers ban, despite FIFA’s new legislation

France upholds head covers ban, despite FIFA’s new legislation

The French Football Federation (FFF) has cited constitutional secularism to refuse the implementation of the legislation.

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Australian football bodies unite for A-League ‘Erase Racism Round’

Australian football bodies unite for A-League ‘Erase Racism Round’

The initiative saw all matches of the Round 21 of the Australian A-League highlight the country’s commitment to promote multiculturalism.

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Sol Campbell calls FA ‘institutionally racist’ after England captaincy snub

Sol Campbell calls FA ‘institutionally racist’ after England captaincy snub

Former Arsenal star speaks of ‘glass ceiling’ for black captains.

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FIFA allows wearing of head covers in football matches

FIFA allows wearing of head covers in football matches

Fifa has officially authorised the wearing of head covers for religious reasons during football matches.

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