Anti Racism

  • Students from northeast demand antiracism law for their safety February 3, 2014

    The death of a student from Arunachal Pradesh in a brawl with shopkeeper in Delhi's Lajpat Nagar area has enraged youngsters across the country. They now want the government to bring in an antiracist law for their safety. ...
  • Referees not always aware of racist incidents, says Howard Webb May 6, 2013

    Zurich: Referees are on the front line in the fight against racism but cannot always be expected to be aware of what is going on off the field, English referee Howard Webb said on Monday. Webb took part in the first meeting of FIFA's antiracism task force and said that...
  • FIFA gears up to fight against racism March 2, 2013

    Edinburgh: Soccer has failed to respond to victims of racism on or off the pitch for far too long and needs to change its attitudes now, Jeffrey Webb, the chairman of FIFA's new Anti-Racism and Discrimination Task Force said on Saturday. Webb, the president of the CONCACAF confederation of countries...
  • Ferguson embarrassed at Ferdinand's behaviour October 20, 2012

    Manchester: Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has criticized Rio Ferdinand for failing to wear a Tshirt promoting an antiracism campaign, calling the decision "embarrassing" and hinting at disciplinary action for the defender. Players across England donned the Tshirts during the warmup before league matches on Saturday as part of the Kick...
  • UEFA approve anti-racism guidelines for referees July 3, 2009

    Vilnius (Lithuania): UEFA on Thursday approved new guidelines for match officials to deal with racist chants or other behaviour in stadiums which includes abandoning the game. The rules would allow the referee to stop a match and issue a warning over the public address system requesting the racist behaviour cease, UEFA...