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UEFA chief accuses British PM Johnson of fuelling racism

London, United Kingdom | AFP | UEFA chief Aleksander Ceferin has accused British Prime Minister Boris Johnson of fuelling racism and insists European football’s governing body is working hard to tackle the problem plaguing the game. A number of high-profile incidents in recent weeks, including racist abuse hurled at England players in Bulgaria and chants …

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Racism the catalyst for outspoken remarks, says Fury

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Former world heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury said his outspoken remarks which have caused huge offence to many are down to the racism aimed at Travellers he experienced as an amateur. The 31-year-old Briton — who is of Irish Traveller descent and is nicknamed ‘The …

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Amid charges of racism, Trump attacks black rights activist

Washington, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump branded African-American civil rights activist Al Sharpton a “con man” on Monday, sparking further charges of racism following his recent tirades against prominent black lawmakers. The attack followed a weekend during which Trump drew fire for targeting Elijah Cummings, a Democratic …

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