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MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JULY 15: Pitch invaders are chased by security staff during the 2018 FIFA World Cup final between France and Croatia at Luzhniki Stadium on July 15, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse / Getty Images)

Pussy Riot members jailed for World Cup protest

Four members of Pussy Riot who invaded the pitch during the World Cup final on Sunday have been sentenced to 15 days in jail.
MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JULY 15: Pitch invaders are chased by security staff during the 2018 FIFA World Cup final between France and Croatia at Luzhniki Stadium on July 15, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse / Getty Images)

Pussy Riot at the World Cup

The World Cup was disrupted on Sunday afternoon as activist group, Pussy Riot, invaded the pitch, but do you know who they are and what they were protesting?
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FIFA open proceedings against Mexico for homophobic chants

Mexico are facing punishment from FIFA for the homophobic chanting of their fans at the World Cup in Russia
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 05: Fran Kirby of Chelsea holds off pressure from Danielle van de Donk of Arsenal during the SSE Women's FA Cup Final match between Arsenal Women and Chelsea Ladies at Wembley Stadium on May 5, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

TERFs target Arsenal v Chelsea game: Who are they and why...

TERFs. It’s a word you probably don’t know as it’s not exactly a hot button topic in the world of football, but this weekend they ventured into our universe with a protest of sorts outside the Women’s FA Cup final between Arsenal and Chelsea.

Gareth Thomas urges FA to police homophobia as stringently as racism

Former Wales rugby player, Gareth Thomas, believes that football isn't ready for openly gay players due to the amount of homophobia still surrounding the sport.

Fighting homophobia in football

A recent report from the Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee has further highlighted the problem of homophobia in sport and has made suggestions on how governing bodies can take a zero tolerance approach.