Rio government launches anti-discrimination campaign

Rio government launches anti-discrimination campaign

A campaign focusing on the promotion of human rights and diversity has been launched by the regional government of Rio to cultivate a cultural understanding between people during the World Cup.

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Salvador highlights its history through World Cup anti-racism campaign

Salvador highlights its history through World Cup anti-racism campaign

Salvador da Bahia, one of the 12 host cities of the World Cup, is tackling prejudice and building a legacy of inclusion from the tournament.

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English club joins Just a Ball Game? in anti-homophobia day event

English club joins Just a Ball Game? in anti-homophobia day event

Birmingham City Ladies FC will join forces with the Fare member Just a Ball Game? (JBG?) to host an anti-homophobia event on Sunday, 29 June, to raise awareness of homophobia in football.

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Helena Costa: I walked from Clermont Foot 63 after being sidelined by men

Helena Costa: I walked from Clermont Foot 63 after being sidelined by men

First woman to lead a French professional men’s football team claims signings and matches were arranged without her input.

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Iranian women join World Cup celebrations and fight for equal rights

Iranian women join World Cup celebrations and fight for equal rights

This World Cup has thrown up plenty of dramas but defying the law just to watch matches is not one that many of us around the world have had to face. For women in Iran, however, it is different.

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INADI lead the way in Argentinian football

INADI lead the way in Argentinian football

Football and civil society organisations led by anti-discrimination group INADI, gathered last Saturday (21 June), in Resistencia, in the Northeastern region of Chaco, to look at sexism and discriminatory behaviour in football stadiums.

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Costa resigns Clermont Foot before season starts

Costa resigns Clermont Foot before season starts

Helena Costa has opted not to take up her position as coach of Clermont Foot, the French second division club have announced.

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Spanish activists come together to lead change

Spanish activists come together to lead change

Organisations tackling racism and homophobia in football in Spain will come together for a roundtable in Madrid, this Friday (20 June), as part of a drive to co-ordinate initiatives.

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Incidents reported to Fare during May 2014

Incidents reported to Fare during May 2014

The following incidents of racism, xenophobia, extreme nationalism or homophobia have been reported to Fare during May 2014. This list is only likely to reflect a proportion of the incidents that occurred.

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Can football unite Brazil?

Can football unite Brazil?

Many Brazilians are angry that $13.5B has been spent on the World Cup when schools and hospitals go neglected. Others just want to enjoy the party

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Brazilian government and FIFA launch anti-racism campaigns for World Cup

Brazilian government and FIFA launch anti-racism campaigns for World Cup

After months marked by discriminatory incidents in football, FIFA and the Brazilian government launched separate anti-racism campaigns.

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UEFA launches social responsibility reports

UEFA launches social responsibility reports

The report shows how UEFA has developed activities in partnership with a select group of specialist organisations in the fields of diversity and inclusion, the environment, health, peace and reconciliation, and solidarity.

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Youth tournament promotes female participation in Albanian football

Youth tournament promotes female participation in Albanian football

Five amateur teams, constituted of female players from disadvantaged backgrounds and ethnic minorities, came together, last weekend, to promote female participation in Albanian football.

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Vienna hosts international youth tournament against racism and nationalism in sport

Vienna hosts international youth tournament against racism and nationalism in sport

A cooperation between FairPlay and Balkan Alpe Adria Project (BAAP) brought together European youngsters to an intercultural exchange and football tournament against racism and nationalism, in Vienna, Austria.

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Peruvian government launches campaign to address racism in football

Peruvian government launches campaign to address racism in football

An anti-racism campaign has been launched in Peru to address discriminatory behaviour after a series of incidents marred the country’s football.

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(Deutsch) Gegenseitiger Respekt und Vielfalt beim 12. internationalen „Vienna meets Balkan“ Jugendturnier

(Deutsch) Gegenseitiger Respekt und Vielfalt beim 12. internationalen „Vienna meets Balkan“ Jugendturnier

Von 7. bis 9. Juni 2014 treffen lokale Migrant_innenvereine, Wiener Fußballteams und internationale Gäste aus Bosnien und Herzegowina, Kroatien, Serbien, Montenegro, der ehemaligen jugoslawischen Republik Mazedonien und Ungarn in Wien aufeinander, um ihr fußballerisches Können unter Beweis zu stellen. Gespielt wird in den Jahrgängen 2002 und 2003. Insgesamt werden beim Turnier an die 25 Teams auf den…

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Incidents reported to Fare during April 2014

Incidents reported to Fare during April 2014

The following incidents of racism, xenophobia, extreme nationalism or homophobia have been reported to Fare during April 2014. This list is only likely to reflect a proportion of the incidents that occurred.

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Workshop highlights Italy’s commitment in promoting sport for inclusion

Workshop highlights Italy’s commitment in promoting sport for inclusion

A workshop on sport and social inclusion of migrant communities, hosted by Italy’s Olympic Committee, brought together sport representatives to share good practice on the topic.

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Anti-racism charity backs campaign to recognise England’s first Romani footballer

Anti-racism charity backs campaign to recognise England’s first Romani footballer

UK anti-racism charity FURD is backing a campaign to get a headstone in recognition of Rabbi Howell, England’s first Romani football player and the World’s first Romani international.

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Argentinian sports journalists condemn racism in football match

Argentinian sports journalists condemn racism in football match

Argentina’s union of sports journalists has condemned the racist and xenophobic abuse directed at a photojournalist, during a Torneo Argentino B match, on 24 May.

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