Anti-discrimination campaigns were launched in Chile in the wake of a series of discriminatory incidents in Central and South American football in 2014 and 2015
A pool of €20,000 has been made available to fund events that have the potential to be the highlights of the Football People weeks and generate a positive long-term impact
The player is among 20 celebrities that are giving voice to a UN campaign to spread awareness about the World Refugee Day and the plight of the forcibly displaced
Campaigners and football bodies are building on the success of the World Cup and previous events to increase the popularity of the game
The Italian anti-racist tournament will address for the first time LGBT discrimination. Fans and teams are invited to join the tournament and conference
The following incidents of racism, xenophobia, extreme nationalism or homophobia have been reported to Fare during May 2015. This list is only likely to reflect a proportion of the incidents that occurred.
Some of Europe’s leading campaigners against discrimination will meet at Camp Nou for a day of debates and discussions.
“Players are role models. If they send out the wrong messages, how can there be behavioural change in a young players?” said Thomas Hitzlsperger.
53,058 people attended the opening match between the tournament hosts and China
Participating teams and special guests stressed the importance of the initiative to raise awareness of homophobia and promote LGBT rights.
“The increase of women’s participation and the broader geographical representation will encourage more inclusive decision making,” says the IOC president.
Organisations and decision-makers are looking to strengthen and create collaborations in Ibero-America for projects with a strong social impact.
High level political speakers and leaders of the sports establishment will participate with the objective of drawing on international experience
Panellists will look at the need to propel activities to pro-actively tackle discrimination against the LGBT community in football
The campaign follows the model of last year’s ground-breaking ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and is looking to make the football initiative viral.
The new comic book remembers the story of the South African-born player Albert Johanneson, 50 years after he became the first black player to appear in an FA Cup final