Posts Tagged Social affairs

Feyenoord faces racism case for fans’ banana incident

AS Roma's Francesco Totti leaves the pitch after Referee Clement Cano from France stopped the Europa  League round of 32 second leg soccer match between Feyenoord and AS Roma, at De Kuip stadium in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Thursday Feb. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Ermindo Armino)

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has charged Feyenoord with racist behavior by fans who threw an inflatable banana on the pitch during a tense Europa League last-32 match against Roma.

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Lebanon bans basketball fans from games after brawl

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon has banned basketball fans from attending games after a fist fight broke out between players from rival teams.

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CIAA tournament criticize violence at events

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Officials with the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association say violence that sent four people to Charlotte hospitals did not occur at official tournament events.

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English police probe reports of soccer fans’ racism on train

LONDON (AP) — Police have launched an investigation after reports of racist and abusive behavior from Chelsea fans on a train from London to Manchester.

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‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ inspiration honored by BC baseball

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College’s baseball team is honoring a former team captain credited as the inspiration for the “Ice Bucket Challenge” phenomenon.

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