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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Soccer must have zero tolerance for racism

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by RAY ODLUM

    ... SCMP Editorial No latitude on racism in soccer Television sports fans who switched from the Olympic Games to English Premier League soccer may ponder the contrast between the sportsmanship ... and the like. Such behaviour tarnishes the image of a sport that has bridged all barriers of class and race. Racism, among spectators as well as between the players, is adding a distasteful overtone. ...

  2. Racism rears ugly head at the Sevens

    Posted Apr 03rd 2007, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney Two drunks attack SA coach Treu at stadium The Hong Kong Sevens came to a sad and unsavoury end for South Africa coach Paul Treu when he was racially abused by two white Afrikaans-speaking South Africans after his side were knocked out of the ...

  3. Playing a blinder against the bigots

    Posted Jun 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with Peter Simpson The debate over nationalism, racism and football hooliganism, the touchpaper topics overshadowing the Euros, sizzled at Camp Wok before the much anticipated opening ... on the back. This group of late 20s, early 30s professionals, startled by the threats of racism and hooliganism, have decided against heading farther south and instead will watch Ireland v Croatia ...

  4. Don't forget that Italy won the World Cup

    Posted Jul 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that Italians are racist ('It should be taken for what it was- racism', July 13). Probably this person does not realise that if it was not for its immigrants with different ethnic backgrounds France would never have won the World Cup in 1998. Italy won their fourth world title only with Italian players. What's wrong with that? Are those people talking about racism saying ...

  5. Guilty or not, Terry should be stripped of captaincy

    Posted Nov 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jason Dasey Regardless of whether he is found guilty of a racism charge, John Terry must be stripped of the England captaincy ahead of next year's European Championship. ... we'd stamped out most of the racism in our game so I was very surprised by these incidents coming so close together,' said Viv Anderson, who became the first black player to represent ...

  6. A Polish wedding turns into a wake

    Posted Jun 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... president Michel Platini, Uefa chief refereeing officer Italian Pierluigi Collina and Dutch AC Milan midfielder Clarence Seedorf. That press conference was dominated by the racism row ... the honours and speak volumes over the racism din about this important part of Euro 2012. 'Football today, more than ever, needs a strong reminder that everyone is equal on and off the pitch, ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China stifles Olympic athletes' own drive for success

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... the appearance and habits of mainland visitors. A few hate e-mails followed. Some accused me of racism. As a Hong-Kong-born Indian, I found that particularly amusing. Aren't we supposed to be on the receiving end of it here? If a Hong Kong Chinese had discussed the difference in mannerisms between mainland visitors and locals, as many have already done, the charge of racism would not have been ...

  8. Manager damned if he does, damned if he doesn't

    Posted Feb 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... robbing the squad of one of its most experienced players. Stripping Terry, 31, of the captaincy takes away only half of the problem as he awaits a criminal trial on July 9 for racism charges. He ... proceedings are hanging over the whole affair, he has to be very careful about what he says to his teammates,' the ex-England midfielder said. 'He can't address the racism subject ...

  9. Expect grand end to glittering tourney

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... long weeks ago in Warsaw, Uefa president Michel Platini faced the media. He deflected with shrugs and defiant Gallic expressions the relentless questions about racism and poor infrastructure. ...


    Posted Jun 28th 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... with Alvin Sallay Kaiserslautern: The brotherhood of man is on display in Germany. The global game of soccer is breaking down the boundaries of racism, and bridging the cultural divide ... the centre-field is covered in a large round piece of cloth which proudly proclaims the twin edicts of this tournament- 'A time to make friends' and 'Say no to racism'. 'The ...




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