London360 27/02/12

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27 February 2012, 05:25

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Episode nine of London360 is brought to you by presenter Tasha Mathur including features on racism in football, drugs in sport and inter-racial adoption.

Football and Racism
The subject of racism and football has always been a contentious subject and one that has divided opinion throughout. The recent race rows in the Premier League have put the issue back on the forefront. Abdullah Moallim investigates the issue further.

Chickenshed Theatre Company
Chickenshed have joined forces with the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation in a unique partnership, combining sports and theatre to tackle social issues important to young people. Rosa Doherty went to the launch to find out more about the partnership and see the powerful play Crime of a Century.

Olympic London – Drugs in Sport
Sport has long been hit by drug scandals. But London 2012 organisers have said that this year's Olympics will be the cleanest Games ever. How close is this to being a reality? Reporter Rose Manley went to find out how London's athletes feel about this issue.

There are over 65,000 children living in the care system in England and recent research has found that Children from multi ethnic backgrounds are waiting too long to be adopted. With London being such a multi cultural diverse city- Emily Jane Brown explores multi ethnic adoption with communities across the capital and asks why we should be questioning the needs of children in care.

Ever wondered what keeps London nightclubs and music events safe? The 696 form is a metropolitan police form, that assesses the risk of nights put on in the capital. Rosa Doherty explores the impact this form has had on the urban music scene and careers of reformed London gang members amongst recent claims it is unfairly targeting members of the black music community and young people.