Footballers in South Africa respond to xenophobic attacks

Footballers in South Africa respond to xenophobic attacks

“The recent attacks on xenophobia are senseless acts of violence” said Premier (Governor) of Guateng David Makhura

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UN Global Goals World Cup to bring football and activism to Nairobi

UN Global Goals World Cup to bring football and activism to Nairobi

24 teams of adolescent girls and women from diverse backgrounds to contest the tournament and raise awareness of the 17 UN Global Goals

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Erasmus Plus P.L.A.Y! project kicks-off in Helsinki

Erasmus Plus P.L.A.Y! project kicks-off in Helsinki

P.L.A.Y! is a three-year European project co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union focused on promoting grassroots sport to improve school success and social inclusion

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Rad Belgrade stadium temporarily closed over fans’ monkey chants

Rad Belgrade stadium temporarily closed over fans’ monkey chants

“I’ve been suffering racist abuse during the entire 90 minutes and also was upset by the home players, who supported that.” said Everton Luiz

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Hong Kong Eastern Sports Club coach to become the first female in the AFC Champions League

Hong Kong Eastern Sports Club coach to become the first female in the AFC Champions League

Chan Yuen-ting will make history as the first woman ever to guide a men’s team in a continental competition

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Syrian refugee players seek professional career in Turkey

Syrian refugee players seek professional career in Turkey

Syrian athletes are asking Turkish authorities to help them acquire sporting licenses enabling them to play professionally

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Community football campaign awards £100,000 to Mexican group

Community football campaign awards £100,000 to Mexican group

Fútbol Matters creates safe spaces for children to play football, built by young leaders whilst teaching them skills to support their future employability

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Arsenal FC to host fourth Healthy Stadia conference

Arsenal FC to host fourth Healthy Stadia conference

10 clubs and 12 research organisations will present emerging trends and good practice on issues around Healthy Stadia

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Danish Players’ Association launch anti-homophobia campaign

Danish Players’ Association launch anti-homophobia campaign

Team captains will wear rainbow armbands and players wearing rainbow shoe laces at matches. Fans and clubs will also be called to take action.

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Brazilian team takes stand against homophobic ‘bicha’ chant

Brazilian team takes stand against homophobic ‘bicha’ chant

“No! No we are not afraid of your homofobia disguised as banter!” is the new slogan of Rio Claro FC

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Italian conference calls for more opportunities for refugees in sport

Italian conference calls for more opportunities for refugees in sport

The session explored how Europe is integrating refugees and also looked at national issues

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UK report calls on sport authorities to adopt ‘zero tolerance’ to homophobic abuse

UK report calls on sport authorities to adopt ‘zero tolerance’ to homophobic abuse

The report recommends immediate and lengthy bans on supporters who display homophobic attitudes at matches

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FC Paris Arc-En-Ciel celebrate diversity with FvH event

FC Paris Arc-En-Ciel celebrate diversity with FvH event

Six Parisian men’s and women’s teams will meet for a day of football and LGBT rights

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Second FIFA Female Leadership Development Programme comes to an end

Second FIFA Female Leadership Development Programme comes to an end

The initiative was introduced to increase the number of female leaders and role models within football

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FvH Cup marks 10th anniversary of Spanish LGBT sports club

FvH Cup marks 10th anniversary of Spanish LGBT sports club

A month-long of activities and celebrations will mark the achievements of GMadrid Sports

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EU project aims to develop tools to tackle challenges in sport using sport psychology techniques

EU project aims to develop tools to tackle challenges in sport using sport psychology techniques

PsyTool a tool being developed to be used as learning platform to tackle discrimination and other issues in sport

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Brazilian campaign enlists fans to tackle discrimination in football

Brazilian campaign enlists fans to tackle discrimination in football

A series of films featuring some of the country’s most famous actors call on fans to promote respect and tolerance

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Football v Homophobia Month of Action kicks-off

Football v Homophobia Month of Action kicks-off

Events across Europe will mark the month-long campaign

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