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#Controversy

‘He has his opinion, I have mine’ – Tiger Woods on Phil Mickelson controversy
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‘He has his opinion, I have mine’ – Tiger Woods on Phil Mickelson controversy

May 17th 2022, 8:41 PM 9,561 Views 5 Comments

‘It’s always disappointing when the defending champion is not here,’ he added.

Damien Duff among 3 sent off as late drama sees Dundalk beat Shels
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Damien Duff among 3 sent off as late drama sees Dundalk beat Shels

Apr 22nd 2022, 10:15 PM 9,499 Views 7 Comments

The Lilywhites won it five minutes from time when John Martin, who had only just been summoned from the bench, scored a delightful header

Rwanda president says UK asylum seeker deal 'not trading in humans'
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Rwanda president says UK asylum seeker deal 'not trading in humans'

Apr 22nd 2022, 6:07 PM 14,628 Views 19 Comments

The agreement has attracted criticism from rights groups, opposition figures in Britain and Rwanda, and the United Nations.

Ballincollig RFC 'shocked and disappointed' as women senior status vote doesn't go ahead
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Ballincollig RFC 'shocked and disappointed' as women senior status vote doesn't go ahead

Apr 1st 2022, 6:25 PM 9,854 Views 7 Comments

A motion at the Munster Branch AGM was withdrawn to allow for ‘further consultation with stakeholders’, according to Munster Rugby.

McFarland: 'I can’t understand why that’s not a try... In my head, we won that game'
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McFarland: 'I can’t understand why that’s not a try... In my head, we won that game'

Mar 26th 2022, 4:35 PM 17,077 Views 4 Comments

The Ulster boss was bewildered by the final result of a TMO check on what would have been a decisive try by Callum Reid.

Phil Mickelson removed from list of competitors for next month’s Masters
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Phil Mickelson removed from list of competitors for next month’s Masters

Mar 21st 2022, 11:23 PM 13,558 Views 7 Comments

The three-time winner has been listed as a ‘past champion not playing’ on the tournament website.

Top Russian chess player suspended over Ukraine remarks
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Top Russian chess player suspended over Ukraine remarks

Mar 21st 2022, 9:31 PM 90,721 Views 50 Comments

Sergey Karjakin is an outspoken supporter of President Vladimir Putin.

Commons Speaker asks police to investigate Josh Taylor win
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Commons Speaker asks police to investigate Josh Taylor win

Mar 8th 2022, 9:35 PM 7,340 Views 2 Comments

Sir Lindsay Hoyle is Catterall’s MP in Chorley.

Russian gymnast's Ukraine invasion symbol blasted as 'shocking'
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Russian gymnast's Ukraine invasion symbol blasted as 'shocking'

Mar 6th 2022, 8:01 PM 96,627 Views 48 Comments

Ivan Kuliak’s shirt had the letter ‘Z’ prominently placed.

After uproar, Raith loan striker back to former club
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After uproar, Raith loan striker back to former club

Mar 2nd 2022, 5:04 PM 5,509 Views 0 Comments

David Goodwillie’s signing provoked an outcry among Rovers fans.

I’ve lost respect for Kell, says Amir Khan as Brook denies making racial slur
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I’ve lost respect for Kell, says Amir Khan as Brook denies making racial slur

Feb 18th 2022, 8:28 AM 3,874 Views 6 Comments

The pair traded final barbs ahead of their fight in Manchester this weekend.

Keir Starmer confirms he received death threats following Boris Johnson’s Savile slur
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Keir Starmer confirms he received death threats following Boris Johnson’s Savile slur

Feb 14th 2022, 11:14 AM 14,564 Views 10 Comments

The Labour leader says the UK Prime Minister’s controversial comments ‘fed into’ a ‘right-wing conspiracy theory’, and this caused ‘difficulty’.

Controversial US sprinter Justin Gatlin retires at 40
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Controversial US sprinter Justin Gatlin retires at 40

Feb 11th 2022, 6:57 PM 6,780 Views 7 Comments

Gatlin was twice suspended for doping offenses during his career.

'Animal lover' Moyes defends decision to pick Zouma
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'Animal lover' Moyes defends decision to pick Zouma

Feb 8th 2022, 11:29 PM 5,411 Views 3 Comments

The France defender played the full 90 minutes as West Ham beat Watford.

Podcaster Joe Rogan apologises for racial slur after video surfaces
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Podcaster Joe Rogan apologises for racial slur after video surfaces

Feb 6th 2022, 3:59 PM 43,631 Views 93 Comments

Spotify is facing growing discontent from musicians over Rogan’s podcast, for which it reportedly paid more than €87 million.

Belgian Olympian 'safe' after tearful plea from Beijing facility
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Belgian Olympian 'safe' after tearful plea from Beijing facility

Feb 3rd 2022, 8:34 AM 7,105 Views 1 Comment

Kim Meylemans was quickly moved from the Olympic Village, in the mountains north of the Chinese capital, and kept in isolation.

Scottish club defend new signing after angry backlash
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Scottish club defend new signing after angry backlash

Feb 1st 2022, 7:27 PM 13,033 Views 0 Comments

Raith Rovers’ David Goodwillie was ruled by a judge in 2017 to have raped a woman.

Meeting between Defence Forces chief and Russian ambassador was arranged last November
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Meeting between Defence Forces chief and Russian ambassador was arranged last November

Updated Jan 27th 2022, 4:00 PM 37,772 Views 40 Comments

Coveney was accused of undermining the Chief of Staff’s position.

'Pathetic' - Australia Open under fire for ban on Peng Shuai shirts
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'Pathetic' - Australia Open under fire for ban on Peng Shuai shirts

Jan 24th 2022, 8:30 AM 30,103 Views 8 Comments

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova was among those to criticise the decision.

Patrick Vieira critical of decision to award Liverpool penalty against Palace
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Patrick Vieira critical of decision to award Liverpool penalty against Palace

Jan 23rd 2022, 5:49 PM 5,611 Views 9 Comments

The Eagles had been pushed for a late equaliser before Liverpool were given a late spot-kick.

Betis-Sevilla game abandoned after player hit by object
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Betis-Sevilla game abandoned after player hit by object

Jan 15th 2022, 10:34 PM 3,499 Views 2 Comments

After a stoppage of around 45 minutes at the Benito Villamarin, the Spanish federation confirmed the last-16 game would not continue.

Djokovic doctor slams Australia for trying to deport 'super healthy' star
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Djokovic doctor slams Australia for trying to deport 'super healthy' star

Jan 14th 2022, 5:12 PM 5,604 Views 23 Comments

Igor Cetojevic, a Bosnian-born Serb who lives in Cyprus, criticised the decision.

UK energy firm apologises after telling customers to ‘cuddle pets’ to keep warm
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UK energy firm apologises after telling customers to ‘cuddle pets’ to keep warm

Jan 11th 2022, 10:35 AM 21,337 Views 28 Comments

Other tips included “challenging the kids to a hula hoop competition”, “doing star jumps” and “cleaning the house”.

Australia cancels Czech tennis player's visa
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Australia cancels Czech tennis player's visa

Jan 7th 2022, 2:28 PM 5,531 Views 3 Comments

Renata Voracova has reportedly been told she would have to leave the country.

Djokovic got 'no special favour' for jab exemption, says Australian Open boss
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Djokovic got 'no special favour' for jab exemption, says Australian Open boss

Jan 5th 2022, 7:49 AM 24,686 Views 29 Comments

Craig Tiley has defended the integrity of the process that reviewed Djokovic’s exemption application.

Australian cricket hit by 1985 sexual abuse allegation
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Australian cricket hit by 1985 sexual abuse allegation

Jan 3rd 2022, 3:52 PM 4,377 Views 0 Comments

Jamie Mitchell claims that he was raped on the tour by a team official.

Cristiano Ronaldo statue sparks controversy in India
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Cristiano Ronaldo statue sparks controversy in India

Jan 1st 2022, 3:15 PM 13,857 Views 3 Comments

Protesters with black flags gathered at the site after it was unveiled this week.

Referee should have 'stopped the game' before Liverpool equalised
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Referee should have 'stopped the game' before Liverpool equalised

Dec 16th 2021, 11:42 PM 18,679 Views 4 Comments

Leading through Jonjo Shelvey’s early strike, Isaac Hayden collided with Jamaal Lascelles and was on the floor in the six-yard area when Diogo Jota scored.

Jude Bellingham under investigation by German FA for referee comments
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Jude Bellingham under investigation by German FA for referee comments

Updated Dec 6th 2021, 6:55 PM 10,936 Views 11 Comments

The Borussia Dortmund midfielder criticised Felix Zwayer, who was banned for six months in 2005 for match-fixing, after Saturday’s defeat to Bayern.

Justin Bieber performs at Saudi F1 race despite boycott calls
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Justin Bieber performs at Saudi F1 race despite boycott calls

Dec 6th 2021, 1:03 PM 20,200 Views 15 Comments

The Canadian pop star has not commented on the public pressure surrounding his performance and calls for him to cancel the show.

BT Sport drops Vaughan from Ashes coverage as BBC leaves door ajar
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BT Sport drops Vaughan from Ashes coverage as BBC leaves door ajar

Dec 1st 2021, 9:18 PM 2,466 Views 0 Comments

English cricket has been rocked by racism revelations.

Shelbourne accept Women's Cup final result despite FAI investigation into player eligibility
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Shelbourne accept Women's Cup final result despite FAI investigation into player eligibility

Nov 22nd 2021, 9:28 PM 3,969 Views 0 Comments

Wexford Youths player Teegan Lynch was left off the initial team sheet in what is reported to have been an administrative error.

Hearts apologise after Orange Order’s ‘The Sash’ is played over PA system
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Hearts apologise after Orange Order’s ‘The Sash’ is played over PA system

Nov 1st 2021, 6:32 PM 12,459 Views 8 Comments

Video footage emerged on social media of the song being relayed in the stadium.

Criticism following fascist salutes in Lazio stadium
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Criticism following fascist salutes in Lazio stadium

Oct 20th 2021, 11:23 PM 3,583 Views 0 Comments

The video shows supporters returning the salute while shouting ‘Duce, Duce’.

From 'Traffic Tsar' to 'sarcastic' chief executive: Who is Dublin City Council CEO Owen Keegan?
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From 'Traffic Tsar' to 'sarcastic' chief executive: Who is Dublin City Council CEO Owen Keegan?

Oct 16th 2021, 8:00 PM 52,561 Views 32 Comments

Protesters and politicians called on the council chief to resign this week.

Man United youngster reports racial abuse during Sweden U21s game
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Man United youngster reports racial abuse during Sweden U21s game

Oct 13th 2021, 2:20 PM 4,864 Views 1 Comment

The alleged incident happened against Italy on Tuesday.

French rugby player banned for 26 weeks over 'banana eater' racist comments
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French rugby player banned for 26 weeks over 'banana eater' racist comments

Sep 16th 2021, 1:53 PM 5,742 Views 2 Comments

Ludovic Radosavljevic apologised for using the terminology.

Veteran Brazil defender embroiled in row over unpaid wages
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Veteran Brazil defender embroiled in row over unpaid wages

Sep 11th 2021, 1:14 PM 10,918 Views 3 Comments

Sao Paulo have parted company with Dani Alves as a result of the dispute.

Beacon had a 'number of other options' for leftover doses given to teachers, review finds
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Beacon had a 'number of other options' for leftover doses given to teachers, review finds

Aug 27th 2021, 4:02 PM 12,853 Views 35 Comments

The review also found that the Beacon’s vaccination centre strayed from HSE advice on pre-preparing vaccine vials.

Public Accounts Committee to discuss Katherine Zappone’s appointment as UN envoy
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Public Accounts Committee to discuss Katherine Zappone’s appointment as UN envoy

Aug 13th 2021, 5:04 PM 19,732 Views 47 Comments

The former children’s minister stepped back from the role amid controversy over the manner of her appointment.

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