Mexico tries to kick homophobic chant out of football with FIFA World Cup 2022 qualification under threat
Mexico is far from alone in struggling to deal with racist or homophobic insults shouted from the stands. But now, as a repeat offender, the country risks being banned from the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Ligue 1: Players, managers and officials divided in French football's fight against homophobic banners and chants
Prosecutors in Nice revealed on Thursday they had opened an investigation after Nice fans caused the suspension of Wednesday's 2-1 home defeat by Marseille by unleashing a volley of homophobic chants and banners that forced referee Clement Turpin to lead the players off the field
Players from both teams were escorted from the pitch in the 28th minute following repeated appeals to Nice fans to stop homophobic chants of "Marseille are a bunch of queers" and "Go f*** yourself, Ligue 1".
Gay rights groups file legal complaints against former Manchester United player Patrice Evra over homophobic insults to PSG players
The complaint against Evra, for public insults of a homophobic nature, was lodged with the Paris public prosecutor by two groups, with the support of former amateur club Paris Foot Gay