Online hate figures could “go through the roof” with spectators barred from football grounds, the chair of Kick It Out fears.
Arrests for racist and indecent chanting more than doubled last season compared to the campaign before despite severe restrictions on fan attendance, a Home Office report states.
Hate crime incidents were reported in relation to 287 matches across the UK in the 2019-20 season, a Home Office report states.
Les Ferdinand has defended QPR’s decision not to take the knee ahead of their match against Coventry, claiming the gesture’s “message has been lost” and is now akin to a “a fancy hashtag or a nice pin badge”.
Racist incidents in NHS Grampian could be more common than officials are aware of despite the steps being taken to tackle the “corrosive and destructive” problem.
Premier League clubs’ shirts will not carry the Black Lives Matter slogan in the coming season, the league has announced.
Laws to encourage more diverse workplaces and punishments for organisations who fail to improve should be considered, Holyrood’s Equalities Committee has been told.
Kick It Out has revealed there was a 42 per cent increase in reports of discrimination in the professional game last season.
The NBA play-offs will resume on Saturday after the league and players’ organisation came to an agreement.
Lewis Hamilton has admitted he is battling loneliness in his pursuit of Michael Schumacher’s seven world titles.
Players and clubs will be sent a video message outlining the changes to the rules regarding racist and other discriminatory offences ahead of the new season, the PA news agency understands.
Ugo Monye has revealed the harrowing personal tale of suffering a racist assault when he was just two years old.
Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick has denied that her force is institutionally racist, stating it adopts a zero tolerance approach to the issue.
Celebrities including Rochelle Humes and Tinie Tempah have opened up about their experiences of racism, with the rapper claiming young black men are “constantly targeted” by police.
Rochelle Humes has said she would scrub her legs until they were red to try to get her skin off after she was subjected to racism as a child.
Former Crystal Palace midfielder Jonny Williams is proud of best friend Wilfried Zaha for standing up to racism and stepping forward in the fight for equality, especially with it being out of character for the winger.
England defender Danny Rose has opened up about his experiences of racism in every day life, revealing he was stopped by police in Doncaster last week.
Home Secretary Priti Patel has called on social media companies to “act faster” in tackling racist abuse published on their platforms as Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha admitted admitting he is scared to look at his direct messages.
Rapper Wiley has insisted he is not racist as he apologised for “generalising” in a series of anti-Semitic tweets.
Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha has called on social media platforms Instagram and Twitter to do more to prevent people suffering racist abuse after admitting he is scared to look at his direct messages.
Twitter has apologised for being slow to act as it announced it had permanently suspended rapper Wiley, six days after he posted a series of anti-Semitic tweets.
The Government has been accused of “dragging its feet” on tackling racism.
Emeli Sande has spoken of her own experience of racism, saying it “seeps into the consciousness of its victims”.
Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson and Trent Alexander-Arnold are helping spearhead a new anti-racism campaign.
British Vogue editor Edward Enninful has said he was racially profiled after being told to “use the loading bay” by a security guard as he entered work.
Racist messages including the slogan White Lives Matter have been spray-painted on bus stops in Aberdeen.
Actress Jenny Slate announced she will no longer voice a black character in the animated series Big Mouth, saying her taking the role was “engaging in an act of erasure of Black people”.
An investigation has been launched after racist graffiti was daubed outside the entrance to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
Ore Oduba has said he “can’t live in fear” that his son will grow up to see the levels of racism that exist today.
An amateur footballer has gone on trial accused of hurling racist abuse at an opposition player during a match.