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Tag Archives: Racism

Against racism and hate: TSG Hoffenheim supports social media boycott!

Racism, hatred and intolerance – the tone on so-called social media platforms has massively intensified recently, and it is not uncommon for boundaries to be crossed significantly. Members of TSG 1899 Hoffenheim have also been subjected to nasty abuse or racist insults. “A development that is absolutely unacceptable and intolerable. …

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Premier League calls on fans to show there is No Room For Racism!

This weekend’s Premier League matches will feature No Room For Racism messages as the League and clubs continue to work together to fight racism and make it clear that any form of discrimination is unacceptable in football and wider society. Fans are urged to take action – to challenge and …

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LaLiga investigation finds no racism in Cádiz CF vs FC Valencia case!

LaLiga has informed the clubs involved and the corresponding authorities of the results from the investigations that were carried out in order to resolve what happened between the Cádiz CF and Valencia CF players on the last matchday. Following an analysis of the incident, it has been concluded that no …

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DFB/DFL Anti-discrimination & diversity conference attended by more than 600 people!

This year, the anti-discrimination and diversity conference once again explored a wide range of important, highly sensitive and complex topics – and because of the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s event took place online for the first time ever and was divided into three separate events. The focal points included racism …

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Premier League No Room For Racism action plan commitments!

The No Room For Racism Action Plan that was launched by the Premier League in February is underpinned by the following six commitments: Executive pathways These targets for the Premier League organisation have been set following research and analysis into national and regional representation, projected staff turnover and workforce growth. …

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Huge response to DFL anti-discrimination & diversity conference!

Pablo Thiam’s stated aim leaves little room for doubt: For his protégés, the youth players of VfL Wolfsburg, it should be a matter of course to have an open attitude towards life, to not hold prejudices, and to show tolerance and respect to your fellow humans. “Football is the best …

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Kick It Out present their new three-year strategy!

Kick It Out have unveiled a new three-year strategy, which will run until 2024, as part of their ambition to drive positive and inclusive change in football. At Kick It Out, they serve under-represented and minority communities in football, supporting them in every area of the game – from grassroots …

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Social media racial abuse: FIFPRO seeks global interventions!

FIFPRO is calling on public institutions to urgently implement effective protections against racial abuse and hate-speech on social media. Platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram now form an integral part of the professional lives of football players and other athletes. They are an extension to their workplace. However, until …

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