[UEFA.com] ‘Promoting diversity through football’

Addressing the UEFA Respect Diversity Conference in Rome, UEFA President Michel Platini spoke of the responsibility of the football community to promote diversity and eradicate discrimination. In his keynote speech to delegates at the UEFA Respect Diversity Conference in Rome, UEFA President Michel Platini emphasised the role that football has to play in setting an educational example for society in terms of diversity and balancing education with punishments for those who transgress.

Friday, September 12th, 2014 @ 9:51|Categories: External|0 Comments

[UEFA] Respect Diversity conference under way in Rome – Day 1

Over 200 delegates congregated in Rome for the start of the UEFAa Respect & Diversity conference, a two-day event on the future direction of eliminating discrimination from the game.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 @ 9:12|Categories: External|Tags: , |0 Comments

[Washington Blade] Equality is a team sport

The past 18 months have truly been groundbreaking in the LGBT sports landscape. The likes of Jason Collins, Michael Sam, Derick Gordon, as well as Olympians Sally J Shipard, Callan Chythlook-Sifsof, Caitlin Cahow and Belle Brockhoff have all come out so loudly and so proudly! – See more at: http://www.washingtonblade.com/2014/08/21/equality-team-sport/#sthash.05v9wUPY.dpuf

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 @ 1:20|Categories: External|Tags: , , |0 Comments

[SOGInews] Discrimination gets a red card – An interview with Les Dégommeuses

Sport is a universal language that can bring people together. This is why “Les Dégommeuses” football team is harnessing sport to fight all forms of discrimination, promote inclusion, celebrate diversity, entertain and at the same time empowering LBT persons in France. Read to see what the team representative, Veronica Noseda, has to share

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 @ 17:26|Categories: External|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

[IWG] 6th IWG World Conference kicked off with energy

The 6th IWG World Conference on Women and Sport “Lead the Change – Be the Change” was opened today, June 12, 2014 in Helsinki, Finland. More than 800 participants from close to 100 countries witnessed the Opening Ceremony of the landmark event.

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