The LFP has pledged to work closely with the police and develop anti-discrimination campaigns to prevent racism, xenophobia and intolerance.
In an interview with Fare the founder of the Brazilian Observatory of Racism in Football speaks about the role of football in racial democracy in Brazil.
The world of sport has joined the United Nations fight against to eliminate violence against women and rallied to promote female empowerment and end sexist abuse worldwide.
A new policy looking to encourage and widen the participation of transgender and transsexual people in football has been launched by the English FA.
The Football for Diversity guide is the Austrian FA on the topic and features key information on how to deal with homophobia in football.
Figures have revealed only 3% of senior roles in sports governing bodies are held by people from a ethnic minority background.
CONMEBOL have pledged to severely punish discrimination following concerns were raised after series of incidents in the 2015 Copa América host country.
South African President calls on ‘progressive humanity’ to act on racism in sport at Global Watch
Guest blog: Joel Sharples of Football Beyond Borders looks at the furore surrounding Dave Whelan and asks if it distracts from real analysis of the attitudes of those in power
Collins will now focus on his work supporting organisations devoted to promoting diversity and inclusion.
The Chilean FA has strongly condemned the racist abuse to Rentería while Iquique have justified their fans and assistant manager’s behaviour.
The following incidents of racism, xenophobia, extreme nationalism or homophobia have been reported to Fare during October 2014. This list is only likely to reflect a proportion of the incidents that occurred.
Media in Brazil have drawn a parallel on the report’s findings and revealed that among the country’s top league only one coach is of a BME background
The initiative is part of Fare member NIF and the Israel Football Association’s (IFA) newest campaign, which aims to highlight the values of tolerance and mutual respect though football.
The encounter between Sporting Cristal and Cienciano del Cusco, on Saturday 15 November, marked the clubs’ commitment to stamp out discriminatory behaviour inside football stadiums.
A raft of new initiatives looking to provide more support for LGBTI fans and players are being rolled out to Australian state football federations as part of the FFA plan to address homophobia.
The documentary tells the stories of France’s greatest footballers of migrant backgrounds and how football in France has changed through them.
The Dutch public prosecutor (OM) will investigate the racist reactions to a ‘ group ‘selfie’ featuring nine Oranje players following a KNVB complaint.
A series of workshops will be organised by The FA providing practical training to clubs, leagues and county FAs on how to address homophobia.
The photo was picked up and distributed repeatedly, with floods of comments likening the nine players to both Zwarte Piet (‘black Pete’) and monkeys
FURD has released a statement on its concerns over Sheffield United’s intention to hire Ched Evans, a 25-year-old Wales international who was convicted in 2012 for raping a 19-year-old woman.
A new report has found that only 3.4% of coaches in English professional football are from ethnic minority backgrounds, compared to 25% – 30% of players
FIFA, the IOC, the UN and FIA will be among the organisation who mark their presence at the two-day international summit on discrimination in sport.
Czech Roma team gets closer to league’s top three while claiming discrimination as opponents choose not to show up to games.
The Russian Football Union have suspended FC Rostov coach Igor Gamula for five matches over his comments on the team’s African players.
A new campaign has been launched to mark the start of the Israeli football season and through it promote tolerance, equality and examples of shared society.
The cultural initiative is aiming to become a stereotype-breaking action for young people and the general public.
Chilean football and political authorities have condemned the incident while a debate has triggered around racism and xenophobia.
Former and current football players in England have called on football authorities to set an overall target of at least 20% of coaches to be from BME backgrounds by 2020.
French Professional Football League President Frédéric Thiriez has supported the Ligue 1 coach after he publicly apologised for his remarks.
South Africa’s sport and football governing bodies are urging FIFA to fire FC Rostov coach Igor Gamula after he referred to the club’s African players as ‘things’.
These are ‘abject theories’ say campaigners
The coach of the French side that will host Bordeaux this weekend has condemned his peer’s remarks and said these were unacceptable.
FIFA have announced the FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio is “ineligible for any position as a FIFA official for a period of six months” starting on 7 October.
FC Rostov coach Igor Gamula has apologised for referring to the club’s African players as ‘things’ and joking about Ebola.
The small grants funding scheme aims to encourage the participation of grass roots clubs in the campaign’s Month of Action in February 2015.
Supporters of the English clubs Derby County and Wolverhampton Wanderers will come together next Sunday to celebrate multiculturalism and encourage diversity amongst their fan bases.