Norway’s Football Association have banned political messages backing Ukraine or gay rights during the international friendly against Russia on Saturday (31 May), in Oslo.
A Brazilian seminar brought together national football and civil rights organisations to discuss the role of sport in addressing the issues around gender equity in the country.
Clermont Foot Helena Costa insisted she wants to be judged on merit as she was unveiled by the French second-tier side.
A football anti-discrimination day brought together 50 youngsters from across Slovakia to raise awareness of discrimination and generalised prejudices and stereotypes.
A social media campaign will kick-off next June to help promote women’s football and level the number of female and male players at grassroots level in Italy.
Spanish La Liga side Villarreal said they will close part of their stadium for a Europa League match in an anti-racism gesture after one of their fans threw a banana at Barcelona’s Dani Alves.
The documentary ‘Il Piccolo Calciatore’ uses football to explore the topic of racism within the Italian society, by highlighting the impact the game can have in integrating and uniting people.
A young leaders fellowship to fund sports and human development projects was launched by the UN to advance sports’ power to bring about change.
United States WNBA is launching a campaign to market the league to the LGBT community, becoming the first pro sports league to specifically recruit LGBT fans to its games.
A grassroots-led European anti-racism campaign is urging EU citizens to use their right to vote and counter far-right and racist parties from being elected in the European Parliament elections.
A commemorative event brought together worldwide activists and representatives to highlight the importance in tackling exclusion and discrimination in the game.
A group of 10 future female leaders from Belfast took part in a community and training exchange hosted by the Crystal Palace Foundation, between 11-13 April.
Included in the festival’s lineup is the UK premiere of Eric Cantona’s documentary about the passion and fury surrounding football in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The league’s 20 clubs “resolved unanimously that no further disciplinary action is required or justified.”
An international conference to foster cooperation and exchanges between different CSR stakeholders in sports will be held between 21-23 May in Granada, Spain.
Less than a month to the kick-off of the 20th FIFA World Cup, we look at the issues around homophobia in Brazilian football.
The 2014 Football Black List, an initiative highlighting the most influential individuals from the black community in football in the UK has been launched.
A Europe-wide tournament is uniting children under the slogan “We Play Against Racism”.
The ‘Out on the Fields’ study will look at the prevalence and forms of discrimination among athletes and fans.
Call for applications to become Fare observer at international football matches in Europe.
Croatia defender Josip Šimunić lost his CAS appeal to a 10-match ban for leading fans in a pro-Nazi chant after a playoff victory over Iceland last November.
Former American college footballer Michael Sam has become the first openly gay player in the history of the NFL after being drafted last Saturday.
Italian club Juventus and UNESCO will join forces to finance a groundbreaking global research project to study discrimination and racism in sport.
Scudamore forced to apologise after revelation of sexist emails disparaging women and mocking “female irrationality”.
Villarreal have been fined €12,000 by the RFEF after the banana incident that subjected Barcelona’s defender Daniel Alves to racial abuse.
Portugal’s Helena Costa is to become the highest profile female manager of a European men’s team after being named head coach of Clermont Foot in France.
A football tournament brought together youngsters from across the Western Balkans region to promote cultural exchanges and tackle societal issues.
A new incident of racism in the Spanish league has increased the pressure on the country’s football authorities to take action against discrimination.
UEFA’s new mentoring programme aims to help increase the number of women in leadership positions in football
Cricket and rugby remain bastions of white minority, while football continues to be seen as preserve of black majority
A seminar of Fare members from Eastern Europe and the Balkans will take place on Tuesday 6 May 2014 in Budapest, Hungary.