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Swansea City to boycott social media following 'abhorrent abuse' of players
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Swansea City to boycott social media following 'abhorrent abuse' of players

Apr 8th 2021, 2:47 PM 2,366 Views 2 Comments

‘As a club we are acutely aware of how social media can impact on the mental health of players and staff…’

Norway players wear t-shirts in protest of Qatar World Cup as Odegaard forced off with injury
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Norway players wear t-shirts in protest of Qatar World Cup as Odegaard forced off with injury

Mar 25th 2021, 11:15 AM 7,801 Views 2 Comments

The t-shirts read ‘Human rights, on and off the pitch’ in support of migrant workers and were donned prior to their win over Gibraltar.

Haaland's Norway set for pre-match Qatar protest over human rights abuses
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Haaland's Norway set for pre-match Qatar protest over human rights abuses

Mar 23rd 2021, 5:44 PM 8,520 Views 13 Comments

The Scandinavian nation will play Gibraltar on Wednesday in Marbella, Spain ahead of the World Cup in 2022.

'Ada is paying a price of not playing for her country but this fight of hers is a fight of all of us'
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'Ada is paying a price of not playing for her country but this fight of hers is a fight of all of us'

May 30th 2019, 12:03 PM 6,757 Views 4 Comments

Brazil star Marta has her say on the absence of Norway’s Ada Hegerberg from the Women’s World Cup.

Ballon d'Or winner Hegerberg not included in Norway's World Cup squad
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Ballon d'Or winner Hegerberg not included in Norway's World Cup squad

May 2nd 2019, 11:43 AM 7,999 Views 7 Comments

Hegerberg has not played for Norway since 2017 due to frustrations with the state of the women’s game there.

Premier League stars lead stand against racism with social media boycott
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Premier League stars lead stand against racism with social media boycott

Apr 19th 2019, 2:29 PM 5,116 Views 13 Comments

The campaign is being coordinated by the PFA.

Finnish footballer boycotts Qatar game in protest over human rights
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Finnish footballer boycotts Qatar game in protest over human rights

Jan 8th 2019, 5:19 PM 6,429 Views 13 Comments

Riku Riski’s side play Sweden in Doha next week.

'There are 37 countries in the Commonwealth where it’s currently illegal to be who I am'
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'There are 37 countries in the Commonwealth where it’s currently illegal to be who I am'

Updated Apr 13th 2018, 3:00 PM 35,768 Views 7 Comments

Tom Daley has urged a number of nations to relax their anti-gay stance.

Iceland announce diplomatic boycott of 2018 World Cup in Russia
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Iceland announce diplomatic boycott of 2018 World Cup in Russia

Mar 26th 2018, 9:37 PM 64,712 Views 50 Comments

The news comes following the poisoning of a former double agent in Britain.

String of big business CEOs step down from Trump's advisory council in wake of Charlottesville
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String of big business CEOs step down from Trump's advisory council in wake of Charlottesville

Aug 15th 2017, 7:50 AM 26,664 Views 75 Comments

The heads of Merck, Under Armour and Intel have all left the US President’s business advisory panel.

Davy Fitz hits back at Duignan and Shefflin after criticism of tactics in today's quarter-final
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Davy Fitz hits back at Duignan and Shefflin after criticism of tactics in today's quarter-final

Jul 23rd 2017, 7:08 PM 57,754 Views 72 Comments

The Offaly and Kilkenny All-Ireland winners weren’t impressed with the game in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

UFC's number one fighter hits out at 'mistreatment and bullying' from the organisation
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UFC's number one fighter hits out at 'mistreatment and bullying' from the organisation

Jun 6th 2017, 10:29 AM 7,862 Views 7 Comments

‘With me, the UFC chooses not to market the best fighter in the world’.

GPA reject the 'Super 8' football proposal but back calls for extra-time and August All-Ireland finals
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GPA reject the 'Super 8' football proposal but back calls for extra-time and August All-Ireland finals

Feb 22nd 2017, 9:55 PM 5,894 Views 15 Comments

The motions will be debated at Congress this weekend.

'The whole energy of the game is dropping and falling away and it's just sad to see'
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'The whole energy of the game is dropping and falling away and it's just sad to see'

Jan 10th 2017, 6:43 PM 16,291 Views 7 Comments

Ex-Cork footballer Derek Kavanagh wants to help solve the problems in club GAA.

Teacher takes legal action over parent-teacher meeting on St Patrick's Day
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Teacher takes legal action over parent-teacher meeting on St Patrick's Day

Feb 23rd 2016, 5:30 PM 24,932 Views 16 Comments

The Irish-American has filed a legal complaint with the NYC Human Right Commission.

Barcelona demand respect after Neymar Senior incident
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Barcelona demand respect after Neymar Senior incident

Feb 7th 2016, 3:24 PM 11,110 Views 1 Comment

The Catalan side have issued a statement on the matter.

Teachers set to strike before general election
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Teachers set to strike before general election

Jan 15th 2016, 2:57 PM 19,044 Views 78 Comments

The TUI is taking issue with low pay for teachers and lack of employment security.

'We're arch-rivals on the field but we were united in the meeting rooms'
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'We're arch-rivals on the field but we were united in the meeting rooms'

Oct 19th 2015, 1:13 PM 9,125 Views 1 Comment

Clonkill and Raharney refused to field teams in Sunday’s Westmeath minor hurling final.

Irish American man has a unique plan to take offensive Paddy's Day shirts off the shelves
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Irish American man has a unique plan to take offensive Paddy's Day shirts off the shelves

Mar 2nd 2015, 5:20 PM 4,252 Views 4 Comments

He really doesn’t like those stereotyped drinking slogans.

Chelsea warn fans over anti-Semitic abuse towards Spurs supporters at Sunday's cup final
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Chelsea warn fans over anti-Semitic abuse towards Spurs supporters at Sunday's cup final

Feb 26th 2015, 10:12 PM 4,324 Views 15 Comments

After last week’s controversy in Paris, the club want to avoid further problems.

Jessica Ennis-Hill wants name removed from Sheffield United stand if Ched Evans gets contract
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Jessica Ennis-Hill wants name removed from Sheffield United stand if Ched Evans gets contract

Nov 13th 2014, 10:00 PM 30,874 Views 114 Comments

The Olympic champion is opposed to the player’s possible return to Sheffield United.

This Cork man is on hunger strike to protest against the water charges
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This Cork man is on hunger strike to protest against the water charges

Oct 13th 2014, 10:55 PM 32,098 Views 165 Comments

Gary Coleman plans to stay on the hunger strike until 25 October, when a march is planned against the charges in Cork.

Cork soccer club fined for protest during game against racism
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Cork soccer club fined for protest during game against racism

Jul 1st 2014, 10:28 AM 15,785 Views 33 Comments

Carrigaline United were hit with a €200 fine after refusing to finish a recent Cork schoolboys league game.

Sepp Blatter urges referee action on diving
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Sepp Blatter urges referee action on diving

Jan 2nd 2014, 6:13 PM 1,514 Views 7 Comments

“Cutting out this kind of cheating is a matter of respect towards opponents and fans,” he said.

The Reform Alliance is calling for a No vote in the Seanad referendum
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The Reform Alliance is calling for a No vote in the Seanad referendum

Sep 25th 2013, 10:25 AM 6,198 Views 79 Comments

Lucinda Creighton said it would be “irresponsible of us not to advocate a position on it” in an interview this morning.

Magnificent Seven: podium controversies
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Magnificent Seven: podium controversies

Aug 10th 2012, 12:29 PM 2,396 Views 1 Comment

Sometimes athletes have more on their mind than what to do with that bouquet of flowers.