Racism

  • 06.08.2018 /
    Laureus USA recently issued a new report mapping the potential of sport in reducing discrimination among children and youth in the United States.
  • Photo: Mark Botham/Flickr
    07.02.2018 /
    Last season’s reports on discriminatory incidents in UK football saw a rise of 59% compared to same period last year, new numbers from a UK football equality and inclusion organisation show.
  • Photo: Jon Candy/Flickr
    22.06.2017 /
    The anti-discrimination group FARE ’remain alarmed’ ahead of the 2018 World Cup in spite of a decrease in racist incidents compared to last season, says a new report detailing racist and far-right incidents in Russian football.
  • Photo: justinshanks/Flickr
    By Osasu Obayiuwana, journalist
    10.02.2017 /
    Journalist Osasu Obayiuwana, a member of the now dissolved FIFA Task Force Against Racism and Discrimination, shares his personal experiences and disappointment with FIFA’s half-hearted attempt to address racial and discriminatory issues in football. “The time for silence has ended,” he says and calls the disbandment of the Task Force a “grave mistake”.
  • By John Nauright
    13.11.2013 /
    Since Europeans first arrived in the Americas, native peoples have been decimated. In North America, where assimilation was rare and conquest or theft of land has been the norm, things were particularly harsh. Stereotypical depictions of natives as violent warriors helped legitimise this process, as did a series of derogatory names such as “redskins” and “savages”.
  • 13.02.2012 /
    The World Players Union (FIFPro) has published a new report on the working conditions for Eastern European football players, who must struggle every day with lacking salary payments, violence, racism and match-fixing.
  • 02.11.2010 /
    New report from the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) investigates racism, ethnic discrimination and the exclusion of migrants and minorities in sport across the European Union.
  • By Laura Robinson
    20.11.2009 /
    When the torch passes through Canada's aboriginal communities it won't shed any light on the poverty that keeps their children from the Olympic dream

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