Im Vorjahr waren erstmalig alle Vereine der ÖFB Frauen Bundesliga mit Stadionaktionen an den Aktionswochen des Netzwerks Fußball gegen Rassismus in Europa (Fare) beteiligt.
Diversity in the UK’s sports media was the focus of the BCOMS conference, held on 27 October, which brought together over 130 participants and British leading media companies.
The following incidents of racism, xenophobia, extreme nationalism or homophobia have been reported to Fare during September 2014.
Greece first international conference on racism in football brought the Hellenic sport together to further the country’s work against discrimination through and in sport.
Manchester Metropolitan University roundtable on football’s role for the inclusion of migrant communities will explore best practice on the field and the sport’s potential to help immigrants become part of their new communities.
Players join grassroots groups, clubs, national associations and UEFA to say #WEARE #FOOTBALLPEOPLE
Over the next three days, all matches of the UEFA Champions League and Europa League will be dedicated to the fight against discrimination.
The Football Association have paid homage to one of football’s greatest pioneers in Arthur Wharton at St. George’s Park.
Fans For Diversity will host an evening focusing on supporters and issues of discrimination in football, on 22 October, as part of the Fare action weeks.
A series of conferences and workshops, football tournaments and the launch of an educational sporting guide helped further the debate on social inclusion through sport in Slovenia.
Refugees, activities, football representatives and politicians meet in Berlin to discuss the role of football in promoting the inclusion of refugees, asylum seekers and marginalised communities.
In 2014, and for the first time, Football For all in Vietnam joined the Football People action weeks to make a stand against discrimination and promote inclusion through football. Read their blog post.
The first weekend of the Football People action weeks, which started last Thursday (9 October), saw several activities unite people across Europe and beyond in the fight against discrimination.
NGOs, Fare representatives, clubs, fans and government delegates will address the issues around discrimination and far-right extremism in Russian stadiums.
Supporters of CSKA Moscow have recently launched a social media campaign to change the club’s public opinion following a series of racist incidents.
Between 09-23 October more than 2,000 activities will be held across Europe as part of a message against discrimination and exclusion in football led by the Fare network.
Hundreds of grassroots organisations across Europe will take part in the Fare action weeks, launching today, using the two-week period to promote inclusion through football.
The head of Fifa’s anti-discrimination task force says racism in English football is “right in front of your face”.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio will be ineligible for any position as a UEFA Official for a period of six months.
A video featuring leading players and a prominent Fare member group has been launched as part of the Football People campaign
Activities remembered, on 3 October, the victims of the Lampedusa boat disaster a year ago.
A good practice guide for clubs on how to promote diversity and tackle homophobia and a series of educational and awareness raising activities will be developed as part of the campaign.
Cruzeiro midfielder Tinga, who was subjected to racist taunts in February, lead the discussion on discriminatory behaviour in football stadiums.