Padua, double whammy for "a seriously offensive sentence against an opponent". The Football Federation continues to use the heavy hand.

   (source: mattinopadova.it)

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Una doppia stangata per provare ad arginare fin da subito una brutta piaga. Un giocatore della formazione Under 17 del Padova è stato squalificato dal giudice sportivo per 10 giornate dopo aver, come si legge dal comunicato, "pronunciato una frase gravemente offensiva nei confronti di un avversario, comportante anche denigrazione per motivi di nazionalità», nel corso della sfida contro la Reggiana di domenica.

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The sporting judge has "pardoned" the Lazio to the chorus of his supporters to Rüdiger in Cup derby. For the judge Mastandrea, despite the Olimpico speaker intervened to stop them, it was impossible to establish 'size and real perception: "only" 5 seconds too little to be sanctioned.

(source: insideroma.com)

(the following article is in italian)

Per anni la parola d’ordine è stata “tolleranza zero”: sembra passata una vita. Il razzismo ha messo in ginocchio il calcio italiano, e chi ne tiene i fili non fa nulla per difenderlo.

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Dr Martin Luther King, American civil rights leader, was assassinated 49 years ago this month. Our teaching resource looks at how the Guardian reported the event.

(source: theguardian.com)

In the article below from 5 April 1968, the Guardian announced that on the previous day Dr King was shot dead on a balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. Dr King was planning to lead a march of sanitation workers protesting against low wages and poor working conditions.

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