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EU court raps Romania soccer club for anti-gay comments

The European Court of Justice on Thursday rapped Romanian football club, Steaua Bucarest, over homophobic comments made by its patron George "Gigi"…


German fans campaign against homophobia in football

The German football fans network “Fußballfans gegen Homophobie” (“Football fans against homophobia”) launched an anti-homophobia campaign…


UEFA announces tougher sanctions to combat discrimination

Players found guilty of racist offences face a minimum ban of 10 matches, a sanction European governing body UEFA hopes will be adopted by all their…


BLOG: ‘Di Canio is a fascist, we should not be surprised’ says Ken McCue

As a fan of Lazio, Paolo Di Canio embraced fascism in his early teens. At fourteen, in Dublin, I turned to communism to help my escape from the…


Squadra Azzurra on board with Italy Week Against Racism

The Italian football squad last month met a group of youngsters to underline a stand against racism in Italy. The group included political refugees,…


Free Kick for Equality Conference

The FARE Slovak member L’udia Proti Rasizmu will host a European networking conference ‘Free Kick for Equality’ as part of the ‘Football for…


Premier League club appoints ‘fascist’ as manager

The football manager Paolo Di Canio, who once described himself as a fascist, has attempted to quell a growing row over his appointment to coach…

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