Football Versus Racism – One match that FIFA could not, but must win
Recent developments around football, especially in Europe, reveal that FIFA may only be playing acting and paying lip service to the issue of racism in football.
Racism the catalyst for outspoken remarks, says Fury
Former world heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury said his outspoken remarks which have caused huge offence to many are down to the racism aimed at Travellers he experienced as an amateur.
UEFA punish Lazio with partial stadium closure over racism
Lazio’s stadium will be partly closed for their Europa League game against Celtic next month as punishment for racist behaviour by their fans. It is the first sanction announced by Uefa since European football’s governing body said the “football family” must “wage war on the racists”.
England prepared to walk off if they are racially abused, says Abraham
Tammy Abraham says England are prepared to defy UEFA rules on racism and walk off the pitch if they face abuse during Euro 2020 qualifiers. Gareth Southgate's team travel to the Czech Republic and Bulgaria for back-to-back matches on Friday and Monday. The second game, in Sofia, will be closely watched as the hosts will be…
Monkey noises 'not always' racist, says Lazio president
Lazio president Claudio Lotito said Tuesday that fans making monkey noises at players during matches in Italy was "not always" racist. "The whistles do not always correspond to a discriminatory or racist act," Lotito said on the sidelines of a meeting...
FIFA chief appalled as Dalbert racist abuse halts Serie A game
FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Sunday the problem of racism in Italian football has "not improved" after a Serie A match between Atalanta and Fiorentina was halted for several minutes because of racist abuse of Brazilian Dalbert.
Lukaku pleas for stand against racism after abuse
Romelu Lukaku has made an eloquent plea for players, clubs and federations as well as social media platforms to unite and take a stand against the scourge of racist abuse in the game.
Samson Siasia and FIFA’s draconian judgment
The news was a bomb. Samson Siasia, banned by FIFA for life and to pay a fine of $50,000 Dollars! Who did he kill? That was the first question that immediately came to my mind. You can’t earn such a punishment without committing a capital offense.
El Paso Shooting: We must combat hate speech and racism in church and society - Part 1
he grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Our Diocese is a racially and ethnically diverse diocese. As a result, we cannot avoid addressing the issue of race relations in our diocese.