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Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy says it's time to take a stand The Race Relations Commissioner has condemned racism at junior sports events, as a new survey reveals high levels of racial abuse on the sidelines...Dame Susan Devoy, who has just become
Italy and AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli won backing on Thursday after threatening to walk off the pitch the next time he is the victim of racial abuse. Balotelli was one of the black Milan players to have monkey chants directed at them from AS
The English Football Association (FA) is due to vote on a proposal during their annual general meeting that vouches for the introduction of a minimum of five-match-ban for racial abuse, following recent cases of racism during games.
The English Football Association is due to vote this week to introduce minimum five-game bans for racial abuse. The sanction will rise if there are aggravating circumstances, people familiar with the situation told The Associated Press about the
West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui can't help but be slightly jealous of North Melbourne's cult hero Majak Daw ahead of their AFL showdown in Perth on Friday night. Although Naitanui's athleticism is unrivalled for a ruckman in the AFL, the dreadlocked
AFL stars will be commandeered to deliver personal appeals to fans to stop abusing players during games, with those pleas potentially broadcast before each game on the scoreboards at all venues. The AFL has confirmed it has embarked on a joint
Finally, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has stepped up to the plate to fight against racism in European soccer. With racist chants and taunts by fans becoming more frequent over the past two seasons in
04 GMT Clarke Carlisle: FA inaction on racism 'embarrassing' Players' union chairman Clarke Carlisle has said the Football Association was "gazumped" by Uefa's proposals for a 10-game ban for racist behaviour.
Fans see 'culture of complacency' A survey of 2,500 football fans suggests the vast majority believe racism has never left the British game. Research by Loughborough University found half had witnessed or experienced racism between 2010 and early
It is alleged that over a period of six years from 2005, officers bashed, harassed and victimised teenagers as young as 14. In court evidence, police are alleged to have undertaken what was described as systemic racist harassment of a group of almost