Hungarian giant Ferencvárosi reinforce anti-discrimination strategy

Hungarian giant Ferencvárosi reinforce anti-discrimination strategy

A new video was recently launched highlighting the team’s unity, multiculturalism and strive to achieve the same goals

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Russian tournament promotes anti-racism message among young people in Europe

Russian tournament promotes anti-racism message among young people in Europe

‘Play against racism’ is the motto of the Childrens Champions Cup supported by international football stars, such as Branislav Ivanovic and Wesley Sneijder.

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English FA announce plan to increase Asian participation in grassroots football

English FA announce plan to increase Asian participation in grassroots football

The plan reflects the findings made during eight consultation forums delivered by The FA across several Asian communities in England in 2014.

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Italian amateur league president sacked for ‘lesbians’ comment

Italian amateur league president sacked for ‘lesbians’ comment

A motion of no confidence in Belloli was passed at a LND meeting, whilst similar steps were taken by the Italian FA.

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First women’s football day marked across 37 CONCACAF Football Associations

First women’s football day marked across 37 CONCACAF Football Associations

The day aims to advance women’s football in the region as well as prometo the participation of women and girls in sport for a healthy lifestyle

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Fare brings together journalists in Moscow gathering on Russian football

Fare brings together journalists in Moscow gathering on Russian football

‘Perspectives on racism and discrimination in Russian football’ addressed questions which frame key issues for Russian policy makers

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Romanian think-tank furthers social cohesion through football initiatives

Romanian think-tank furthers social cohesion through football initiatives

The action days also aimed to instil confidence and the football values of fair-play, respect and team spirit in the children.

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Italy mobilises in support of women’s football and calls for resignation of amateur league chief

Italy mobilises in support of women’s football and calls for resignation of amateur league chief

The sexists and homophobic remarks made have shocked and outraged Italy

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Italian women’s cup final called off after official’s ‘lesbians’ comment

Italian women’s cup final called off after official’s ‘lesbians’ comment

Campaigners and football leaders call for demonstrations against discrimination and in support of women’s football

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Gender testing and the ‘policing of femininity’ in sports addressed in Paris

Gender testing and the ‘policing of femininity’ in sports addressed in Paris

The event will bring together the sporting community and the general public to promote the rights of female athletes in sport

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UEFA diversity programme furthers equality in Macedonian football

UEFA diversity programme furthers equality in Macedonian football

The Captains of Change initiative is helping the Macedonian FA is create equal opportunities for people with disabilities in football

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Sarajevo banners highlight new hate in an emblematic city

Sarajevo banners highlight new hate in an emblematic city

An homophobic banner displayed at the Sarajevo derby showed why human rights groups have raised concerns about attacks on the LGBT community in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Sport celebrates diversity on IDAHOT

Sport celebrates diversity on IDAHOT

A growing number of sporting bodies have launched campaigns to mark the day.

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Incidents list reported to Fare during April 2015

Incidents list reported to Fare during April 2015

The following incidents of racism, xenophobia, extreme nationalism or homophobia have been reported to Fare during April 2015. This list is only likely to reflect a proportion of the incidents that occurred.

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Iniesta and Alves lead FC Barcelona campaign against homophobia in football

Iniesta and Alves lead FC Barcelona campaign against homophobia in football

The video is the first of a series of initiatives that the club is organising to address LGBT discrimination in football.

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Leading journalists to join panel discussion on discrimination in Russian football

Leading journalists to join panel discussion on discrimination in Russian football

The discussion will be held on 22 May in Moscow

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(Español) Observadores antidiscriminación para los clasificatorios de Rusia 2018

(Español) Observadores antidiscriminación para los clasificatorios de Rusia 2018

El sistema incluye el despliegue de observadores antidiscriminación encargados de supervisar los partidos e informar de casos de discriminación.

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(Deutsch) Diskriminierungsüberwachung bei Qualifikationsspielen der FIFA Fussball-Weltmeisterschaft 2018

(Deutsch) Diskriminierungsüberwachung bei Qualifikationsspielen der FIFA Fussball-Weltmeisterschaft 2018

Mit einem neuen Überwachungssystem für die Qualifikationsspiele der FIFA Fussball-Weltmeisterschaft 2018 verstärkt die FIFA ihren Kampf gegen Diskriminierung im Fussball.

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Fare and FIFA partner-up for monitoring system ahead of 2018 World Cup

Fare and FIFA partner-up for monitoring system ahead of 2018 World Cup

The system will cover World Cup qualifying matches and the FIFA Confederations Cup

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IDAHOT grants awarded to groups in Europe, Africa and Central America

IDAHOT grants awarded to groups in Europe, Africa and Central America

The ten grants will fund activities including tournaments, campaigns, social gatherings and panel discussions.

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Argentinian giant River Plate hold debate on football and discrimination

Argentinian giant River Plate hold debate on football and discrimination

The debate looked to address recurrent xenophobic chants in Argentinian football.

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Workshop for journalism students addresses racism and far-right extremism in Slovak sport

Workshop for journalism students addresses racism and far-right extremism in Slovak sport

Forty students of journalism and media courses participated in a workshop designed to stimulate the interest and knowledge of future media professionals on discrimination in sport.

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Zenit and Racism – Broken Dreams for Brian Idowu

Zenit and Racism – Broken Dreams for Brian Idowu

Guest blog: PhD candidate at King’s College London and editor of FUTBOLGRAD Manuel Veth looks at racism in Russian football through the story of Amkar Perm Russian defender Brian Idowu.

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