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Those who choose to cover their eyes will have no excuse when they're on the wrong side of boxing history
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# Double Standards

Those who choose to cover their eyes will have no excuse when they're on the wrong side of boxing history

Jul 4th 2020, 10:00 AM 48,193 Views 38 Comments

So many boxing figures performatively take the moral high ground when it comes to the sanctity of human life – until doing so might inconvenience them personally.

Basketball Ireland lash out at government over FAI's €30m 'get-out-of-jail-free card'
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# Double Standards

Basketball Ireland lash out at government over FAI's €30m 'get-out-of-jail-free card'

Updated Feb 4th 2020, 12:40 PM 28,762 Views 55 Comments

After a critical statement was released today, Bernard O’Byrne has revealed the extent of their frustrations to The42.

Sexism row at US Open after female player penalised for removing her shirt
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Sexism row at US Open after female player penalised for removing her shirt

Aug 29th 2018, 8:32 PM 83,479 Views 34 Comments

Alize Cornet’s shirt was on back-to-front in 38 degree heat.

'Look at Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder's careers, and tell me double standards don't exist'
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# Double Standards

'Look at Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder's careers, and tell me double standards don't exist'

Nov 10th 2017, 5:00 PM 121,090 Views 19 Comments

Why aren’t men in Hollywood held to the same standards as women?

Latest England tabloid dross is another damning indictment of the FA - not Wayne Rooney
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Latest England tabloid dross is another damning indictment of the FA - not Wayne Rooney

Nov 17th 2016, 6:43 PM 20,138 Views 23 Comments

The governing body are always more concerned with the PR machine than the personal touch.

Mickey Harte criticises Ciaran Whelan's stance on Aidan O'Shea 'dive'
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Mickey Harte criticises Ciaran Whelan's stance on Aidan O'Shea 'dive'

Jul 12th 2016, 11:10 AM 11,545 Views 10 Comments

The Sunday Game pundit was adamant last August that Tiernan McCann should make an immediate public apology for diving.

'Real Madrid would never get away with Messi trick penalty'
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'Real Madrid would never get away with Messi trick penalty'

Feb 16th 2016, 2:27 PM 7,435 Views 10 Comments

Roberto Carlos claims the Spanish club would have been roundly criticised.

Jim McGuinness was challenged over potential hypocrisy in his book on Second Captains
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Jim McGuinness was challenged over potential hypocrisy in his book on Second Captains

Nov 12th 2015, 4:11 PM 17,124 Views 18 Comments

“That’s what happened. It’s in the book.”

Jeremy Kyle defends male domestic abuse victim after audience laughs at him
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Jeremy Kyle defends male domestic abuse victim after audience laughs at him

May 14th 2015, 12:47 PM 35,733 Views 88 Comments

The guest had described how his ex-girlfriend locked him in a flat and he’d had to jump from a third-floor balcony.

Australian TV anchor wears same suit every day for a year to highlight sexism
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# Double Standards

Australian TV anchor wears same suit every day for a year to highlight sexism

Nov 17th 2014, 2:30 PM 7,592 Views 0 Comments

Surprise, surprise: nobody noticed.

Explainer: Examining the cycle of Ireland's recent 'slut-shaming' cases
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# Double Standards

Explainer: Examining the cycle of Ireland's recent 'slut-shaming' cases

Aug 23rd 2014, 1:00 PM 64,338 Views 101 Comments

Slane Girl, Belfast, Magaluf.

Opinion: Celtic-Legia debacle highlights UEFA's ridiculous double standards
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Opinion: Celtic-Legia debacle highlights UEFA's ridiculous double standards

Aug 8th 2014, 4:01 PM 10,764 Views 42 Comments

It was confirmed earlier today that the Scottish side would progress to the next round despite being beaten 6-1.

Mum urges her son’s Facebook friends to stop posting sexy selfies
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# Selfie Censorship

Mum urges her son’s Facebook friends to stop posting sexy selfies

Sep 6th 2013, 3:02 PM 17,892 Views 5 Comments

We’re scarlet, SCARLET.

Apple apologises to Chinese consumers after 'double standards' criticism
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Apple apologises to Chinese consumers after 'double standards' criticism

Apr 2nd 2013, 3:00 PM 8,515 Views 19 Comments

State media in China has criticised the company over customer service and returns policies.