A pool of €30,000 is being made available by the Fare network to fund up to ten events that tackle discrimination and address social exclusion as part of the Football People action weeks in October.
The sanction has been welcomed for the consistency it demonstrates in tackling all forms of discrimination.
Martin was instrumental in initiating campaigns such as ‘Music Against Racism’ and ‘Let’s Kick Racism Out of the Stadiums’.
Clubs, players and supporters are taking a united stand against racism and confront a problem that has been marring the game for several years.
Recent elections at the Norwegian FA (NFF) have led to an Executive Committee unique in world football – half of its members are women.
The partnership will further the work of the Confederation in using football as a tool for social development among its Member Associations.
The initiative will provide the participants with a range of practical and theoretical tools to develop their own best practice in sports reporting, particularly in football.
The following incidents of racism, xenophobia, extreme nationalism or homophobia have been reported to Fare during January and February 2014.
A series of animated short films and guidance booklets explain to participants and supporters how to report discrimination in football.
MLS has announced new measures to reinforce the league’s policies against discrimination and the protection of current and future gay players.
Officials will play key role in implementing protocol on racist incidents in stadiums.
A series of racist incidents have raised concerns on discrimination in the country, ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
João Vieira Pinto, Abel Xavier and Nuno Gomes are some of the former international stars that will help highlight football’s inclusive values of respect.
The 25 year-old campaigner has received a wave of support locally and internationally, after friends and fellow football fans launched a campaign in support of his recovery.
Japan’s professional football league is investigating a reportedly racist banner reading “Japanese only” displayed at a J-League match over the weekend.
Similar pre-match ceremonies are held before every Hapoel Katamon home game as the club states that the principle of equality is consensual among players, owners and fans.
Organisations across the world will mark the IWD through a number of sporting initiatives that aim to further positive change for women in sport and society.
A number of plenary sessions and workshops will approach the topics around diversity and LGBT rights in and through sport.
The annual ‘Week of Action against Racism and Violence in Football” highlights football’s inclusive values of respect, tolerance and fair-play.
The French Football Federation (FFF) has cited constitutional secularism to refuse the implementation of the legislation.
The initiative saw all matches of the Round 21 of the Australian A-League highlight the country’s commitment to promote multiculturalism.
Former Arsenal star speaks of ‘glass ceiling’ for black captains.
Fifa has officially authorised the wearing of head covers for religious reasons during football matches.