‘Pride House’ at Glasgow Commonwealth games

‘Pride House’ at Glasgow Commonwealth games

The Commonwealth Games taking place in Glasgow has become the second major international sporting event to host a Pride House to welcome and celebrate the LGBT community.

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Incidents reported to Fare during June 2014

Incidents reported to Fare during June 2014

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

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Kick It Out announces second ‘Season of Action’

Kick It Out announces second ‘Season of Action’

Anti-discrimination campaigners Kick It Out have announced its second successive ‘Season of Action’, which will focus on grassroots and community activity.

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Webb calls on football officials to “speak responsibly”

Webb calls on football officials to “speak responsibly”

The call follows the Italian Football Federation vice-president’s racist remarks about African footballers in the country.

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Condemnation from Italian politics and football after candidate for FA Presidency refers to “Banana eaters”

Condemnation from Italian politics and football after candidate for FA Presidency refers to “Banana eaters”

Racist remarks lead to serious criticism.

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Racism claims mar Manchester City youth game

Racism claims mar Manchester City youth game

Manchester City officials decided to withdraw their players a minute before half-time during the match in Novigrad, west Croatia. HNK Rijeka were leading 1-0 when play was abandoned. A statement posted on the club’s website read: ” Manchester City’s EDS U21 game with HNK Rijeka has today been cancelled due to an alleged incident of…

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Women occupy less than 20% of sport’s boardrooms says report

Women occupy less than 20% of sport’s boardrooms says report

A new report launched by the UK and Australian business Women on Boards has revealed that many of the top governing bodies have fewer than 20% of board seats held by women.

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Australian football league holds multicultural round to celebrate diversity says report

Australian football league holds multicultural round to celebrate diversity says report

The ‘Many Cultures, One Game’ is celebrating the contributions of multicultural communities to the game.

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Homophobic abuse widespread in Australian sport

Homophobic abuse widespread in Australian sport

Widespread homophobia is forcing people out of sport in Australia.

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Polish far-right groups stir up anti-Roma hatred in the shadow of Auschwitz

Polish far-right groups stir up anti-Roma hatred in the shadow of Auschwitz

Minority blamed for crime and social grievances at rallies where local youths are recruited into vigilante patrols.

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Australian five-time Olympic gold Ian Thorpe comes out

Australian five-time Olympic gold Ian Thorpe comes out

Australian swimming champion and five-time Olympic gold Ian Thorpe revealed he is gay.

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Fare monitoring report World Cup 2014

Fare monitoring report World Cup 2014

Fare has released a report into incidents of discrimination inside stadiums during this summer’s World Cup in Brazil.

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Football Beyond Borders host film festival on social movements and football

Football Beyond Borders host film festival on social movements and football

Football Beyond Borders is hosting a football film festival showing how communities and social movements use the game to bring about a change.

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Activists use the World Cup to address social issues

Activists use the World Cup to address social issues

Grassroots groups use the World Cup to deliver their own initiatives in impoverished communities.

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Football for Hope Festival reaches finale in Rio

Football for Hope Festival reaches finale in Rio

Over the past week 32 delegations of young people have been participating in the FIFA Football for Hope Festival in Caju, Rio de Janeiro.

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Finland coach shocks TV viewers with concentration camp reference

Finland coach shocks TV viewers with concentration camp reference

A Finnish coach has shocked audiences after remarks he made referring to concentration camps whilst commentating on Germany at the World Cup.

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Majority of World Cup fans are male, white and wealthy says Brazilian poll

Majority of World Cup fans are male, white and wealthy says Brazilian poll

A poll of the Brazilian audience attending the World Cup concluded that 90% of the attendees were from the country’s top two economic classes.

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Event Grants awarded to projects in 12 countries

Event Grants awarded to projects in 12 countries

A total of thirteen organisations across twelve European countries will be funded to run anti-discrimination events during the Football People weeks this October.

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Football fans from across Europe meet at the Mondiali Antirazzisti

Football fans from across Europe meet at the Mondiali Antirazzisti

Thousands of football fans from across Europe will arrive today at Parco Di Bosco Albergati, in the Italian region of Modena, for the anti-discrimination tournament Mondiali Antirazzisti.

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Australian clubs get behind anti-racism campaign

Australian clubs get behind anti-racism campaign

Five Australian clubs have taken the pledged to tackle racism by joining the ‘Don’t Stand By.Stand Up!’ campaign, which empowers clubs and players to safely intervene when cases of racism are witnessed.

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Discover Football and Brazilian organisations partner up to promote female empowerment

Discover Football and Brazilian organisations partner up to promote female empowerment

Discover Football has joined the Brazilian initiatives Estrela Sports and Guerreiras Project to bring about a positive change for women in Brazil and promote football as a tool for female empowerment.

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