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From The42 French starlets slapped with lengthy bans Banned

French starlets slapped with lengthy bans

Rennes’ Yann Mvila has been suspended from international football until the summer of 2014 as punishment for breaking a curfew.

From The42 VIDEO: Andy Hazell hit with 14-week ban for this attack on opponent Suspended

VIDEO: Andy Hazell hit with 14-week ban for this attack on opponent

The Gloucester flanker was dismissed for striking an opponent. A few times.

From The42 Armstrong report: 6 ex-teammates suspended in doping fall-out Banned

Armstrong report: 6 ex-teammates suspended in doping fall-out

Their bans were announced by the USADA alongside the organisation’s detailed reasons why it banned Armstrong for life in August.

From The42 VIDEO: Springboks lock Etzebeth suspended for this headbutt attempt Banned This post contains videos

VIDEO: Springboks lock Etzebeth suspended for this headbutt attempt

The 20-year-old thrust his head into the face of Wallabies counterpart Sharpe in the first half of Australia’s 26-19 comeback win in Perth on Saturday.

From The42 Grosjean banned and fined after Belgian Grand Prix crash Unsafe

Grosjean banned and fined after Belgian Grand Prix crash

A thrilling race was marred by wild driving earlier today.

From The42 USADA strip Lance Armstrong of all Tour titles and initiate lifetime ban Banned

USADA strip Lance Armstrong of all Tour titles and initiate lifetime ban

Doubt remains over the US anti-doping agency’s right to unilaterally take these decisions.

From The42 Lance Armstrong to be stripped of 7 Tour titles Armstrong

Lance Armstrong to be stripped of 7 Tour titles

Armstrong maintains his innocence but says he will not fight charges that he doped while cycling.

From The42 Kart driver hit with nine-month ban for cannabis use Banned

Kart driver hit with nine-month ban for cannabis use

Cian Sheahan tested positive following the Munster Kart Club Race at Watergrasshill in March.

LA bans plastic… bags not surgery

Ten years after Ireland issued a plastic bag tax, the land of plastic fantastics plans to phase them out.

From TheJournal.ie Censored: The 274 books and magazines still banned in Ireland today Explainer

Censored: The 274 books and magazines still banned in Ireland today

How To Drive Your Man Wild in Bed is still banned in Ireland. Here’s why.

From The42 Chelsea fan banned for three years for Didier Drogba racial abuse Banned

Chelsea fan banned for three years for Didier Drogba racial abuse

Stephen Fitzwater was banned today from all games in Britain and abroad for abusing Didier Drogba at Wembley.

From The42 Bad news, JT: UEFA vows to stand by yellow card bans for European decider Unlucky Son

Bad news, JT: UEFA vows to stand by yellow card bans for European decider

Six players are set to miss the 19 May final between Chelsea and Bayern Munich through suspension.

From The42 Aussie sport: Marijuana not performance-enhancing Banned

Aussie sport: Marijuana not performance-enhancing

Australian sports chiefs say the drug should be removed from the list of those banned for being performance-enhancing.

From The42 Here's one of the many reasons why Real Madrid and Bayern Munich hate each other so much Assualt This post contains videos

Here's one of the many reasons why Real Madrid and Bayern Munich hate each other so much

It’s a pretty good reason if you’re a Bayern fan. Or Lothar Matthaus.

From The42 Tipping point: Afoa banned for Heineken Cup semi Banned This post contains videos

Tipping point: Afoa banned for Heineken Cup semi

Ulster tight-head John Afoa has been handed a four week ban for his dangerous tackle on Felix Jones.

From TheJournal.ie Female genital mutilation officially banned in Ireland Women

Female genital mutilation officially banned in Ireland

Over 3,000 women living in Ireland are believed to have undergone FGM.

From TheJournal.ie Hosepipes to be banned in areas of UK Water

Hosepipes to be banned in areas of UK

Extremely low rainfall and continuing dry conditions are leading to droughts in areas of the south and east.

From The42 Fallout: Dromid Pearses hit with three year ban GAA

Fallout: Dromid Pearses hit with three year ban

The Kerry club have been barred from representing the county or their province in the club championship until 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Too sexy, too violent or plain offensive: 20 ads banned in the UK Banned This post contains images
From The42 You plonkers! Chisora hits back as promoters ban Only Fools and Horses music Del Boy

You plonkers! Chisora hits back as promoters ban Only Fools and Horses music

Dereck Chisora has accused the Klitschkos of trying to upset his rhythm ahead of Saturday’s WBC heavyweight title fight.

From The42 Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich banned for 2 years Rough Ride

Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich banned for 2 years

1997 Tour winner Jan Ullrich has been found guilty of blood doping by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

From The42 Game over: Bradley Davies banned for the rest of the Six Nations Banned

Game over: Bradley Davies banned for the rest of the Six Nations

The Welsh lock has been hit with a seven-week ban for his “tip tackle” on Ireland’s Donnacha Ryan.

From The42 Derrytresk banned from Championship for 5 years GAA Violence

Derrytresk banned from Championship for 5 years

The Tyrone club have been hit with hefty sanctions for their role in last month’s violence in Portlaoise, but they will be allowed to play in Sunday’s All-Ireland Junior football final.

From The42 Stripped: Two-year ban as Contador loses Tour de France title for doping Banned

Stripped: Two-year ban as Contador loses Tour de France title for doping

Court of Arbitration for Sport upheld appeals, which challenged a Spanish cycling tribunal’s decision to exonerate Contador.

From TheJournal.ie Barbie banned in Iran as part of "soft war" on western culture Barbie

Barbie banned in Iran as part of "soft war" on western culture

Meanwhile, there are calls for a bald and beautiful version of the doll to be made in the US.

From The42 Kompany agonises over football's soft side in Facebook letter Bad Kompany

Kompany agonises over football's soft side in Facebook letter

“My understanding is that English football prides itself on the hardness, the fairness and the tradition of its game,” wrote the suspended Manchester City captain.

From The42 Case closed: FA uphold Kompany red card Banned This post contains videos

Case closed: FA uphold Kompany red card

Manchester City’s captain will begin his four-match ban with tomorrow’s Carling Cup semi-final first leg against Liverpool.

Mark Zuckerberg holidays in Vietnam... where Facebook is banned

Zuckerberg spent Christmas Eve in the popular tourist destination Ha Long Bay but he may have had trouble logging on…

From The42 Energy drink lands Blackrock rugby player 12-month ban Banned

Energy drink lands Blackrock rugby player 12-month ban

Michael Carroll, 30, was suspended yesterday by the Irish Sport Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel.

From The42 Bramble suspended by Sunderland over police investigation Banned

Bramble suspended by Sunderland over police investigation

Titus Bramble will play no part for Steve Bruce’s side while an investigation into his arrest on Wednesday is ongoing.

From The42 Courtney Lawes handed two-match suspension Banned This post contains videos

Courtney Lawes handed two-match suspension

The player has been punished following an incident involving Argentina’s Mario Ledesma

From The42 No further questions: RTÉ presenter “banned” by the FAI Out In The Cold

No further questions: RTÉ presenter “banned” by the FAI

The FAI is refusing to deal with sports host Des Cahill, according to reports.

From TheJournal.ie Fukushima plant 'successfully stabilised', 131 days after tsunami Fukushima

Fukushima plant 'successfully stabilised', 131 days after tsunami

Naoto Kan has told a parliamentary committee that the Fukushima I power plant should be closed by January.

From TheJournal.ie Fukushima beef shipments banned Japan

Fukushima beef shipments banned

It is believed that consumers have bought meat from cows that ate rice straw exposed to radiation.

From The42 Two men banned for life following Tyrone assaults Banned

Two men banned for life following Tyrone assaults

Investigation into assault on referee Simon Brady and Ladies GFA chairman Martin Conway is completed.

From The42 Court of Appeal bans Fallon from riding in the Derby Banned

Court of Appeal bans Fallon from riding in the Derby

Pat Smullen now looks likely to ride Recital in today’s classic at Epsom.

From The42 Kolo Touré suspended after failing drugs test Controversy

Kolo Touré suspended after failing drugs test

Manchester City have suspended the Ivorian defender indefinitely after he tested positive for a “specified substance.”

From The42 Court rejects British athlete's spiked drink defence Banned

Court rejects British athlete's spiked drink defence

Court of Arbitration for Sport upholds ban on wheelchair basketball player Simon Gibbs following positive mephedrone test.

From The42 Crawley fan arrested and banned following "Munich" taunts Banned This post contains videos

Crawley fan arrested and banned following "Munich" taunts

Non-league side forced to remove FA Cup video after supporter caught making airplane gestures on camera.

From TheJournal.ie US pastor Terry Jones barred from UK Barred

US pastor Terry Jones barred from UK

The controversial pastor who called a mass-burning of the Qu’ran last summer has been told he cannot enter the UK because of his “unacceptable behaviour”.