NBA bans LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life over racist comments

NBA bans LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life over racist comments

The NBA imposed a lifetime ban on the owner of the LA Clippers, following his remarks about black people heard on a recording released last Friday.

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Players show solidarity with Alves as Fare calls for long term action in Spain

Players show solidarity with Alves as Fare calls for long term action in Spain

Fourth banana incident in one week as Barcelona’s Alves responds by picking up and biting it

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Obama leads backlash against LA Clippers owner’s racist remarks

Obama leads backlash against LA Clippers owner’s racist remarks

Barack Obama has condemned the racist comments attributed to the Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, which is likely to increase with the leaking of additional remarks.

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Belgian legend signs for Fare

Belgian legend signs for Fare

Mbo Mpenza, a Belgium pioneer of football, has been announced as a Fare ambassador today at an exhibition that celebrates Belgium footballers.

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Israeli football team breaks new ground by recruiting Arab women

Israeli football team breaks new ground by recruiting Arab women

Hapoel Petah Tikva makes waves in mostly Jewish league by recruiting players from northern Israel Arab villages.

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French Sports Minister refuses to backdown on headscarf ban

French Sports Minister refuses to backdown on headscarf ban

France’s new Sports Minister Thierry Braillard has defended the right of his country to uphold its policy of banning headscarves for footballers, defying the game’s lawmakers decision.

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Campaigns Intern

Campaigns Intern

Fare is seeking a Campaigns Intern to work in its London based office to help organise and deliver the Football People action weeks. Apply!

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Brazilian club relegated after fans’ racism

Brazilian club relegated after fans’ racism

A sports tribunal has stripped points from a Brazilian club because its fans racially abused a referee during a match, causing its relegation.

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Incidents reported to Fare during March 2014

Incidents reported to Fare during March 2014

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

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Football tournament celebrates cultural diversity in the US

Football tournament celebrates cultural diversity in the US

An annual football tournament is bringing together Portland’s (US) immigrant and refugee youth to celebrate the city’s cultural traditions and diversity.

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German clubs and Turkish referee partner-up to tackle homophobia

German clubs and Turkish referee partner-up to tackle homophobia

German football groups have invited the Turkish gay referee Halil Dinçdağ for a series of anti-homophobia consciousness-raising events, to be held between 8 and 13 April.

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International Roma Day: calling for equal opportunities

International Roma Day: calling for equal opportunities

A EC report which analysed the effectiveness of Europe’s inclusion policies, has revealed that European Roma still endure situations of racism, poverty and lack of access to education or employment.

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“Does Finnish football operate a colour bar?” ask campaigners after comments from Premier League coach

“Does Finnish football operate a colour bar?” ask campaigners after comments from Premier League coach

RoPS head coach welcomed the fact that his squad has few players of African heritage.

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Australian sporting codes unite against homophobia

Australian sporting codes unite against homophobia

Australia’s major sport codes will come together next Wednesday (9 April), in Sydney, to collectively commit to tackling discrimination based on sexual orientation.

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Documentary on how football is bringing a change to Laos’ youth

Documentary on how football is bringing a change to Laos’ youth

The film follows a team of young players pursuing their dream of participating in the Gothia Cup and becoming the first Laos football team ever to play outside of Asia.

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Polish municipality signs sponsorship deal with football club to combat racism

Polish municipality signs sponsorship deal with football club to combat racism

Municipal authorities of Bialystok have signed a deal with local football club Jagiellonia to support the city’s efforts to combat racism and intolerance.

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