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NFL teams can now interview head coaching candidates during last two weeks of season

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The NFL's Fall League Meeting has produced a handful of changes to the Rooney Rule.

A memo sent by the NFL to all 32 clubs and obtained by NFL Network's Tom Pelissero detailed policy changes enacted during Tuesday's session that were initially reported on Monday. Among those changes were an increase in the amount of external minority candidates required to be interviewed during a hiring process to fill vacancies at the executive level, as well as coordinator positions.

FIFPRO AFRICA APPROVES MOVE FOR MORE DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

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More than two years after its last continental meeting, FIFPRO Africa held its 2021 congress on Tuesday 27 July in Accra, with the participants physically present. The reunion was marked by the approval of its new articles of association.

 

NFLPA Launches Accelerator, DRIVEN, to Help Close Diversity Gap in Licensing

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To address the diversity gap in licensing, the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) today unveiled a new business accelerator – Driven. This program is committed to advocating for greater inclusion of diverse entrepreneurs and their consumer products while empowering them as agents of change, moving them off the sideline and providing them with a seat and voice at the table.

World Rugby partnering with unions and regions to grow the sport

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  • Participation is one of the three core pillars of World Rugby’s strategic plan launched in April
  • Plan is focused on empowering the 128 member unions and six regions by increasing their capacity and capability
  • Ambition to increase the total global playing population to over 10 million by 2025
  • In line with strategic commitment to grow the women’s game, this plan aims to increase active female players by a further 10 per cent
  • Successful Get into Rugby and Impact Beyond programmes to be expanded

Australian football proudly celebrates inclusivity, equality and diversity with the Pararoos

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  • First Pararoos match on home soil for more than 19 years supported through FIFA Forward programme
  • Almost 1200 fans in attendance, a record for a CP football match outside a Paralympic Games
  • Football Federation Australia (FFA) received FIFA Forward 2.0 funding which will also assist Australia's preparations for International Federation of Cerebral Palsy Football (IFCPF) Nations Championships this year

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