RACIST ABUSE

  • UEFA charges Lazio over racist abuse by fans February 25, 2013

    Nyon: UEFA has charged Lazio over racist abuse by their fans for the fourth time in the Europa League this season, with the Italian club facing a stadium closure. Lazio's latest case follows alleged incidents of "racist behavior" during a 2-0 victory against Borussia Moenchengladbach in Rome last Thursday. UEFA says its...
  • FIFA to propose tougher sanctions for racist abuse February 15, 2013

    Zurich: FIFA aims to approve tougher sanctions for racist abuse at football matches when its 209 member nations meet in May. FIFA president Sepp Blatter led a meeting Friday of its Strategic Committee, which included UEFA President Michel Platini and discussed combating racism and matchfixing. Blatter has previously said that points deductions...
  • 2 Indian women racially assaulted in Australia December 20, 2012

    Melbourne: An Australian woman threatened two young Indian women and slapped one across the face here in a "racial attack", prompting Victoria police to launch a probe into the assault. The woman believed to be in her 30s racially abused the Indian passengers "throughout the journey into the...
  • Indianorigin British TV star faces racist abuse June 25, 2012

    London: Indianorigin British television actress Shobna Gulati has said she was forced to quit microblogging website Twitter after suffering a stream of racist abuse. Internet users mutilated photos of the 45yearold Coronation Street actress and posted them online with "sick comments", The Sun reported Monday. One user wrote, "You're not British, you're...
  • Campbell warns fans not to travel to Euros May 29, 2012

    London: Former England defender Sol Campbell is warning fans against travelling to Poland and Ukraine to watch the European Championship, claiming authorities are failing to tackle entrenched racism and violence in the countries. "Stay at home, watch it on TV. Don't even risk it ... because you could end up coming...
  • Capello's Terry backing may be breach of contract February 6, 2012

    London: Just like before the 2010 World Cup, a dispute revolving around John Terry is unsettling England's preparations for a major tournament. But this time, rather than acting as a unifier, Fabio Capello has been accused of exacerbating tensions ahead of the European Championships. And the coach may have breached his...