International youth meeting to explore sports’ power for integration and peace

International youth meeting to explore sports’ power for integration and peace

A week-long capacity building programme will bring together youngsters from eight European countries to Serbia to experience the value intercultural training through sport.

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Austrian football reinforces commitment to stamp out far-right extremism

Austrian football reinforces commitment to stamp out far-right extremism

Austrian football bodies have announced new anti-discrimination measures to stamp out discrimination and further inclusion.

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European football unites at Respect Diversity conference

European football unites at Respect Diversity conference

The 2014 ‘Respect Diversity’ conference, organised jointly by UEFA, Fare and FIFPro, aims to step up the fight against discrimination in European football.

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Twitter campaign to raise awareness of homophobia in Spanish La Liga

Twitter campaign to raise awareness of homophobia in Spanish La Liga

Launched last Saturday ahead of the Spanish premier league kick-off the #LaLigaSinHomofobia hash tag called on players to answer to questions and supporters to help the campaign become a ‘trending topic’.

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‘Culture of discrimination continues to exist in English football’ says Kick Out’s Chair

‘Culture of discrimination continues to exist in English football’ says Kick Out’s Chair

Kick it Out’s Chair Lord Herman Ouseley has commented on the alleged discriminatory remarks made by former Cardiff City Malky Mackay and Iain Moody.

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Pioneer programme to increase female participation in Brazilian football

Pioneer programme to increase female participation in Brazilian football

A pilot project is looking to increase the presence and participation of women in Brazilian football through a series of training and educational actions.

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UEFA open disciplinary investigation against FIGC President for racism

UEFA open disciplinary investigation against FIGC President for racism

UEFA have opened a disciplinary investigation against the newly elected President of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) Carlo Tavecchio for ‘alleged racism’.

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Italy relaxes punishment for ‘territorial’ discrimination

Italy relaxes punishment for ‘territorial’ discrimination

Derogatory chanting against certain regions of Italy will be treated less severely than racial discrimination this season following a decision by the Italian Football Federation.

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Argentinian Football Association lends support to gay team

Argentinian Football Association lends support to gay team

Representatives of the LGBT organisation Comunidad Homosexual Argentina and the Argentinian national gay team met the country’s Football Association to strengthen the fight against homophobia.

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University of Stirling conference to look at female empowerment through sport

University of Stirling conference to look at female empowerment through sport

A sports conference will bring together students, academics, national governing bodies and other stakeholders in University Sport, to discuss female empowerment through sport on 8 October, in Stirling, Scotland.

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Could football help migrant communities “fit in”?

Could football help migrant communities “fit in”?

Researchers from the Manchester University say football can help refugees and asylum seekers become part of new communities.

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Anti-racist festivals take over the European summer

Anti-racist festivals take over the European summer

Born of the need to address societal problems, anti-discrimination festivals have grown to become the most visible challenges to street level far-right extremist political movements.

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Vieira criticises Tavecchio election as UISP pledge to fight on against racism

Vieira criticises Tavecchio election as UISP pledge to fight on against racism

Vieira criticises authorities, says decision was ‘made in football but is bigger than football’, as UISP urge push for social values

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(Deutsch) Fare “Football People” Aktionswochen 2014 – Aufruf für Kleinprojekte gestartet

(Deutsch) Fare “Football People” Aktionswochen 2014 – Aufruf für Kleinprojekte gestartet

Die Bewerbungsperiode für Fare “Small Grants” für Aktivitäten und Aktionen während der Fare Aktionswochen im Oktober startete am 1. August und läuft bis 7. September.

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Carlo Tavecchio elected Italian football president despite racist comment

Carlo Tavecchio elected Italian football president despite racist comment

Carlo Tavecchio has been elected the new president of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC), replacing Giancarlo Abete

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English FA introduces new rule to act against fans’ discriminatory conduct

English FA introduces new rule to act against fans’ discriminatory conduct

English clubs will face fines for racist, homophobic anti-Semitic behaviour.

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Incidents reported to Fare during July 2014

Incidents reported to Fare during July 2014

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

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‘World Cup on artificial grass is discriminatory’ say top women players

‘World Cup on artificial grass is discriminatory’ say top women players

Forty top women football players have signed a petition urging FIFA to change its proposal for the 2015 Women’s World Cup to be contested on artificial pitches.

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Portuguese association to host Action Weeks anti-racism film festival


Portuguese association to host Action Weeks anti-racism film festival


An international film festival focusing on the issues of racism in football is set to take place this October, in Portugal, as part of the Football People weeks.

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Football helps migrants integrate says Australian study

Football helps migrants integrate says Australian study

A new Australian research has revealed football plays a key role helping migrant groups adjust to their new lives in the country

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SARI celebrates 18 years of Soccerfest

SARI celebrates 18 years of Soccerfest

Sport Against Racism Ireland (SARI) are calling on groups to get involved in the 2014 Soccerfest, to be held in Dublin, between 13-14 September.

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Football People small grants launched

Football People small grants launched

The 2014 small grants scheme has been launched by the Fare network to fund activities as part of the Football People action weeks in October.

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