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Leading players address discrimination in Football People video

Casey Stoney (Arsenal FC Ladies, England international), Thomas Hitzlsperger (ex Aston Villa, ex German international), Yaya Touré (Manchester City and Ivory Coast) and Raluca Negulescu, human rights campaigner at Policy Centre for Roma and Minorities, talk about discrimination in the game and what it takes to tackle racism, homophobia and all other forms of discrimination.

source: http://www.farenet.org/news/leading-players-address-discrimination-football-people-video/

Monday, September 29th, 2014 @ 21:33|Categories: External|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments
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Debate on ‘Is Homosexuality in Sport still a Taboo’

EGLSF Co-President Klaus Heusslein and EuroGames Committee Member Lou Manders (former EGLSF Co-President) met Thomas Hitzlsperger at the debate ‘Is Homosexuality in Sport still a Taboo’ which had been hosted by the Dutch Embassy at Berlin in June .

Hitzlsperger reported to have experienced his coming-out as liberation, especially when he finally felt able to talk with his friends and family about his sexual orientation. He considers such a step as important since it also can enhance performance of athletes. And he added: “Lying is unpleasant!”

Unfortunately there still are unpleasant experiences in sport and particularly in football, some of the other […]

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 @ 23:40|Categories: 2014, News|Tags: , , |0 Comments