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From The42 History-making Melbourne Cup winner Michelle Payne tests positive for banned substance Banned

History-making Melbourne Cup winner Michelle Payne tests positive for banned substance

The first female winner of the Melbourne Cup tested positive for an appetite suppressant.

From TheJournal.ie Police fire rubber bullets at crowd to stop Istanbul Pride parade On The March

Police fire rubber bullets at crowd to stop Istanbul Pride parade

Local authorities have banned the parade for the third year in a row, but organisers said they’d march anyway.

From The42 Connolly's 12-week ban stands as Dublin opt against appeal Cool For The Summer

Connolly's 12-week ban stands as Dublin opt against appeal

The 29-year-old was suspended after a confrontation with a linesman during Dublin’s win over Carlow.

From The42 Dublin's Diarmuid Connolly won't appeal 12-week ban for linesman altercation Banned

Dublin's Diarmuid Connolly won't appeal 12-week ban for linesman altercation

The forward will be ruled out until the eve of a potential All-Ireland semi-final in August.

From The42 'He's old enough and wise enough to know you just shouldn't get involved in incidents like that' Banned

'He's old enough and wise enough to know you just shouldn't get involved in incidents like that'

Alan Brogan doesn’t think there was any malice in Diarmuid Connolly’s actions.

From TheJournal.ie Philippine authorities ban hanging rosary beads off car dashboards Distraction

Philippine authorities ban hanging rosary beads off car dashboards

“With these religious images, drivers feel they are safer, that there is divine intervention and they are being guided and protected.”

From TheJournal.ie There are hundreds of piracy-enabling gadgets for sale on Facebook, despite a ban Kodi

There are hundreds of piracy-enabling gadgets for sale on Facebook, despite a ban

The boxes are often tweaked to give customers access to pirate TV and film content.

From The42 'He’s not allowed be part of training': Chin believes Davy Fitz will keep distance from Wexford camp Model Citizen

'He’s not allowed be part of training': Chin believes Davy Fitz will keep distance from Wexford camp

The Wexford boss has been banned from ‘all GAA activity’ until June 11.

From The42 Bundee Aki banned for three games, ruled out of Connacht's Champions Cup play-off Big Blow

Bundee Aki banned for three games, ruled out of Connacht's Champions Cup play-off

The centre faced a Pro12 disciplinary panel today over comments made to referee Ian Davies.

From The42 Lopeti Timani handed four-week ban for kicking opponent in the head Banned

Lopeti Timani handed four-week ban for kicking opponent in the head

The Australia number eight will now miss the next month of Super Rugby action.

From TheJournal.ie Everton bans The Sun from its stadium following controversial Kelvin MacKenzie column Goodison Park

Everton bans The Sun from its stadium following controversial Kelvin MacKenzie column

The column by MacKenzie discussing Everton player Ross Barkley in derogatory fashion has caused outrage.

From The42 Stade Français wing Raisuqe gets 10-week ban for this stamp Suspended

Stade Français wing Raisuqe gets 10-week ban for this stamp

The Fijian served a 15-week suspension last season for a gouge on CJ Stander.

From TheJournal.ie Driver's personal licence plate banned because it would 'offend women' Canada

Driver's personal licence plate banned because it would 'offend women'

Lorne Grabher had been using his surname on his car for a number of years.

From The42 Fifa ban referee for life after controversial penalty decision in World Cup qualifier Banned

Fifa ban referee for life after controversial penalty decision in World Cup qualifier

The Ghanaian official has been found guilty of match fixing.

From The42 England without their captain for potential Women's Grand Slam decider in Dublin Banned

England without their captain for potential Women's Grand Slam decider in Dublin

Katy McLean will be unavailable for the Women’s Six Nations clash at Donnybrook on St Patrick’s Day.

From The42 Vietnamese players banned for two years over 'mannequin-style' protest Banned

Vietnamese players banned for two years over 'mannequin-style' protest

A goalkeeper turned his back on a penalty as part of the protest.

From TheJournal.ie 14 Australian football fans banned after displaying 'offensive' banner depicting oral sex Sydney

14 Australian football fans banned after displaying 'offensive' banner depicting oral sex

There has been outrage in the football community and media over the explicit banner of a man resembling Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold performing oral sex.

From The42 Olympic gold medallist claims her blood pressure meds caused positive drugs test Banned

Olympic gold medallist claims her blood pressure meds caused positive drugs test

Dawn Harper-Nelson, the 2008 Olympic hurdles champion, is serving a three-month ban.

From The42 All Blacks lock Tuipulotu suspended after failed drugs test Banned

All Blacks lock Tuipulotu suspended after failed drugs test

The 24-year-old tested positive for a banned substance during November’s tour of the northern hemisphere.

From TheJournal.ie White House spokesman says order is 'not a travel ban' (despite Trump saying it was yesterday)

White House spokesman says order is 'not a travel ban' (despite Trump saying it was yesterday)

The ban has been described as “mean-spirited” by the UN.

From The42 NRL star suspended after testing positive for steroids Banned

NRL star suspended after testing positive for steroids

Jarrod Mullen has played 211 matches for Newcastle since making his debut 12 years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Philippine minister says Dora can't explore a protected UNESCO site Banned

Philippine minister says Dora can't explore a protected UNESCO site

Nickelodeon has been banned from building an underwater theme park.

From The42 Dallas Cowboys star Randy Gregory loses suspension appeal and will miss NFL playoffs Bad News

Dallas Cowboys star Randy Gregory loses suspension appeal and will miss NFL playoffs

Gregory will miss the Cowboys’ playoff run due to multiple violations of the NFL’s substance-abuse policy.

From TheJournal.ie France moves to ban Vitamin D supplement after death of newborn baby Probable Link

France moves to ban Vitamin D supplement after death of newborn baby

The 10-day-old baby died after being given the supplement just before Christmas.

From TheJournal.ie No one has ever been convicted of female genital mutilation in Ireland Banned

No one has ever been convicted of female genital mutilation in Ireland

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions said there have been no prosecutions despite the law being in effect for four years.

From The42 Rugby player given 3-year ban for shocking no-arms hit on female ref Disgraced This post contains videos

Rugby player given 3-year ban for shocking no-arms hit on female ref

Italian Rugby Federation hand down heaviest punishment in 20 years to Bruno Doglioli.

From TheJournal.ie 'The full veil must be banned... wherever legally possible': Merkel wants a burqa ban in Germany Burqa Ban

'The full veil must be banned... wherever legally possible': Merkel wants a burqa ban in Germany

She underlined her support for a proposal by her interior minister to outlaw the full-face burqa Islamic veil in public places.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should diesel vehicles be phased out in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should diesel vehicles be phased out in Ireland?

Four major cities announced recently they would be bringing in bans in the next decade.

From The42 CSKA Moscow midfielder hit with 2-year ban for cocaine use Drugs

CSKA Moscow midfielder hit with 2-year ban for cocaine use

Finland international Roman Eremenko has been handed a lengthy suspension by UEFA after failing a doping test.

From The42 Saracens wing Chris Ashton cops 13-week ban for biting Guilty

Saracens wing Chris Ashton cops 13-week ban for biting

The 29-year-old is suspended until December for biting Alex Waller.

From The42 US swimmer Ryan Lochte has been suspended for 10 months without pay after Rio scandal Banned

US swimmer Ryan Lochte has been suspended for 10 months without pay after Rio scandal

The 32-year-old has to serve 20 hours of community service and will not receive a monthly salary for the duration of the suspension.

From TheJournal.ie Government says it has no plans to ban the use of animals in circuses Animal Welfare

Government says it has no plans to ban the use of animals in circuses

Earlier this year, the ISPCA launched a nationwide campaign calling for the use of performing animals to be halted.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter bans right-wing writer after Ghostbusters actor targeted by trolls Nero

Twitter bans right-wing writer after Ghostbusters actor targeted by trolls

Milo Yiannopoulos was told his account is being permanently suspended due to repeated violations of the Twitter rules.

From The42 Willie le Roux given one-week ban for aerial hit on Tiernan O'Halloran Too Little Too Late

Willie le Roux given one-week ban for aerial hit on Tiernan O'Halloran

The fullback was fortunate not to be issued a red card in the first half of yesterday’s Test.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is not a sport, it's just cruelty': Irish TV and music stars support ban on hare coursing Animal Cruelty

'This is not a sport, it's just cruelty': Irish TV and music stars support ban on hare coursing

Ireland is one of only three countries that allows hare coursing. Independent TD Maureen O’Sullivan wants it to end.

From The42 CJ Stander handed one-week ban after lengthy disciplinary hearing in Johannesburg Banned

CJ Stander handed one-week ban after lengthy disciplinary hearing in Johannesburg

The powerful Munster man will miss the second Test of Ireland’s tour in South Africa, but will be back for the encounter in Port Elizabeth.

From The42 David Pocock hit with three-week ban for this 'choke hold' on opponent Choke Tackle This post contains videos

David Pocock hit with three-week ban for this 'choke hold' on opponent

Pocock pleaded guilty to grasping Michael Leitch’s neck.

From TheJournal.ie Harvey Norman ad that referenced Leaving Cert students with 'sore heads' banned Coffee And Doughnuts

Harvey Norman ad that referenced Leaving Cert students with 'sore heads' banned

The advertising watchdog upheld a complaint that the ad appears to reference underage drinking.

From TheJournal.ie Censorship board bans book for the first time since 1998 The Raped Little Runaway

Censorship board bans book for the first time since 1998

It includes graphic descriptions of a child being raped.

From The42 Italian stalwart Castrogiovanni to miss Ireland game after two-week ban for stamp Big Loss

Italian stalwart Castrogiovanni to miss Ireland game after two-week ban for stamp

The prop will be unavailable for the game in Dublin on 12 March.