International Federation of Association Football (FIFA)
Monday, June 23, 2014RIO DE JANEIRO -- A monitoring group has challenged FIFA to show leadership in tackling discrimination after the sport's world governing body dropped an investigation of Mexico fans chanting an alleged gay slur. FIFA's disciplinary panel…
Monday, June 23, 2014RIO DE JANEIRO -- The FIFA (International Federation of Association Football) will take no action against the Mexican football federation over fans chanting an alleged gay slur at World Cup matches. FIFA says its disciplinary panel…
Thursday, June 19, 2014RIO DE JANEIRO -- The FIFA (International Federation of Association Football) is investigating claims that Mexico fans chanted anti-gay slurs during its opening match against Cameroon at the World Cup. FIFA says "disciplinary proceedings were opened…
Monday, February 10, 2014LONDON — A leading figure within the English Football Association says she won't go to the World Cups in Qatar and Russia because of their anti-gay laws.
Sunday, August 25, 2013ULRICHEN, Switzerland -- International Federation of Association Football President Sepp Blatter expects a reply within days from Russia, the 2018 World Cup host, clarifying its law prohibiting gay "propaganda."
Tuesday, August 13, 2013GENEVA, Switzerland -- The International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) has asked authorities in 2018 World Cup host Russia for "clarification and more details" about a new anti-gay law, joining the International Olympic Committee in seeking…
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