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UEFA, expects, Euro 2020, free, racism

UEFA expects Euro 2020 to be free of racism

11 November, 2019 8:01 pm 8:01 pm

BUCHAREST (Reuters) – European soccer’s governing body UEFA expects Euro 2020 to be free of racism despite a flurry of incidents across the continent, it said on Saturday. Earlier this month, Sweden’s qualifying match away to Romania in Bucharest — one of the 12 host cities and venue for Saturday’s draw — was twice interrupted … Read More


US mass shooting: Trump denounces racism, white supremacy

08 August, 2019 3:54 am 3:54 am

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump has condemned hatred and white supremacy in a public address following mass shootings that left 31 dead in Texas and Ohio. He called for mental health gun control reforms, the death penalty for those who commit mass murder and more bi-partisan co-operation over gun laws. “Mental illness and hate pull … Read More

Prince Harry speaks out on ‘unconscious’ racism bias

07 July, 2019 11:56 pm 11:56 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry has spoken of the “unconscious bias” of racism, saying some people did not realise their own prejudices and that stigma was handed down from generation to generation. In an interview he conducted with conservationist Jane Goodall for British Vogue magazine, Harry also suggested that he wanted to have only … Read More

German FA boss admits mistakes in Ozil affair but rejects racism accusation...

07 July, 2018 10:17 am 10:17 am

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Football Association (DFB) head Reinhard Grindel on Thursday said he should have made clearer that racism is unacceptable after midfielder Mesut Ozil quit the national team citing “racism and disrespect” over his Turkish roots. Ozil, who plays for English Premier League club Arsenal, was criticised for having his photograph taken with … Read More