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#Controversy

# controversy - Thursday 15 February, 2018

From The42 Caroline Wozniacki fury over opponent's 'unfair' grunting in Qatar win Unimpressed This post contains videos

Caroline Wozniacki fury over opponent's 'unfair' grunting in Qatar win

The recently crowned Australian Open champion won 7-5, 6-1 against Monica Niculescu.

# controversy - Thursday 1 February, 2018

From The42 West Ham suspend Head of Recruitment after alleged remarks about African players Controversy

West Ham suspend Head of Recruitment after alleged remarks about African players

Tony Henry has been accused of racism.

# controversy - Thursday 18 January, 2018

From The42 Whatever you think about Grobler, it's been good to talk about doping in rugby Debate

Whatever you think about Grobler, it's been good to talk about doping in rugby

The South African has been at the centre of the storm over the past week and a half.

# controversy - Saturday 13 January, 2018

From The42 Spartak Moscow heavily criticised following racist tweet about its own players Controversy

Spartak Moscow heavily criticised following racist tweet about its own players

The Russian champions have received widespread criticism after a club tweet likened black players to “chocolates”.

# controversy - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

From The42 'Why don't the white players leave the field when Matuidi is insulted?' Controversy

'Why don't the white players leave the field when Matuidi is insulted?'

France legend Lilian Thuram has blasted the handling in Italy of the racist abuse directed at Juventus midfielder Blaise Matuidi.

# controversy - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

From The42 Wenger fumes after Arsenal hit by fresh penalty pain Frustration

Wenger fumes after Arsenal hit by fresh penalty pain

The Arsenal boss was in an angry mood again following the referee’s decision to award a second half spot-kick against his side.

Boris Johnson backs right-wing commentator - who regrets 'politically incorrect' comments - for top job

Toby Young is under fire for previous comments he made about women and LGBT people on social media.

# controversy - Monday 1 January, 2018

From The42 Fifa say they attempted to contact whistleblower amid doping in football claims Controversy

Fifa say they attempted to contact whistleblower amid doping in football claims

In an interview to the Associated Press, Grigory Rodchenkov’s lawyer said his client had information that could be of interest.

# controversy - Sunday 17 December, 2017

From The42 Antoine Griezmann in racism storm after posting photo of himself in blackface Controversy

Antoine Griezmann in racism storm after posting photo of himself in blackface

The French international has since deleted the image and apologised to anyone who took offence.

# controversy - Monday 11 December, 2017

From The42 Jose Mourinho clashes with Man City players amid tunnel bust-up - reports Controversy

Jose Mourinho clashes with Man City players amid tunnel bust-up - reports

Newspapers reported the Portuguese coach had a verbal altercation with City goalkeeper Ederson.

# controversy - Sunday 26 November, 2017

From The42 Messi and Barcelona left incensed after goal denied in La Liga draw against Valencia Controversy

Messi and Barcelona left incensed after goal denied in La Liga draw against Valencia

The ball bounced inside the goal line but the referee waved play on.

# controversy - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Poll: Should Frances Fitzgerald resign over the 'forgotten' McCabe email? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Frances Fitzgerald resign over the 'forgotten' McCabe email?

It has been the 24 hours from hell for the former Minister for Justice.

# controversy - Friday 27 October, 2017

From The42 Pochettino denies bad blood with Mourinho over Eric Dier controversy Frenemies

Pochettino denies bad blood with Mourinho over Eric Dier controversy

The Spurs boss criticises his United counterpart’s courting of the Tottenham player in his new book.

# controversy - Monday 23 October, 2017

Pregnant widow of killed US soldier says phone call from Donald Trump made 'me cry even worse'

Myeshia Johnson told ABC’s Good Morning America in an interview that she has nothing to say to the president.

# controversy - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

From The42 Jaguars president apologises for NFL players kneeling in London Controversy

Jaguars president apologises for NFL players kneeling in London

The anthem protest move started last year by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

# controversy - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

From The42 'Unacceptable' Sampson sacked as England Women's manager Controversy

'Unacceptable' Sampson sacked as England Women's manager

Dropped striker Eni Aluko accused Mark Sampson of making a racist Ebola remark, while another controversy has since surfaced.

# controversy - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

From The42 Dropped striker Eni Aluko slams 'selfish' England over celebrations Controversy

Dropped striker Eni Aluko slams 'selfish' England over celebrations

The Three Lions’ players delivered a show of unity, indicating they are firmly behind coach Mark Sampson.

# controversy - Monday 18 September, 2017

From The42 Paris Saint-Germain defender the victim of video blackmail plot Controversy

Paris Saint-Germain defender the victim of video blackmail plot

Four men were arrested and charged after Layvin Kurzawa was targeted.

# controversy - Saturday 16 September, 2017

'One of the most gender blind people I've ever worked with': Ciara Kelly strongly defends George Hook

Hook was suspended on Friday following widespread condemnation of his comments about rape.

# controversy - Friday 15 September, 2017

George Hook has been suspended from Newstalk

It follows widespread condemnation of his comments about rape on his lunchtime show on Friday.

# controversy - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

From The42 FAI launch investigation into Bray-Waterford match-fixing allegations Controversy

FAI launch investigation into Bray-Waterford match-fixing allegations

Further details surrounding the case have yet to be made clear.

# controversy - Monday 11 September, 2017

Clayton Hotels has terminated sponsorship with Newstalk over George Hook's rape comments

The Dalata Hotel Group said it cannot support a station that allowed “inappropriate and hurtful comments to be made”.

# controversy - Sunday 10 September, 2017

'A victim is never to blame': Chris Donoghue addresses Hook rape comments on Newstalk show

It’s reported a disciplinary investigation is to begin at Newstalk tomorrow.

# controversy - Thursday 7 September, 2017

From The42 South Africa-Senegal match to be replayed after referee banned for life Controversy This post contains videos

South Africa-Senegal match to be replayed after referee banned for life

Joseph Lamptey was initially suspended for three months by African football’s ruling body CAF.

# controversy - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

From The42 England coach has 'clear conscience' in racism row Controversy

England coach has 'clear conscience' in racism row

Mark Sampson has dismissed accusations of racial abuse from striker Eni Aluko.

# controversy - Sunday 3 September, 2017

From The42 'I'm full of anger - they bring shame on our country': Löw condemns Nazi chants Controversy

'I'm full of anger - they bring shame on our country': Löw condemns Nazi chants

A group of Germany supporters shouted Nazi-era chants during a World Cup qualifier on Friday.

# controversy - Saturday 2 September, 2017

From The42 Germany stars slam 'fans' for Nazi chants Controversy

Germany stars slam 'fans' for Nazi chants

Timo Werner was also verbally abused by a 200-strong group of travelling supporters.

# controversy - Thursday 24 August, 2017

From The42 Colin Kaepernick's backers rally in support of controversial QB Protest

Colin Kaepernick's backers rally in support of controversial QB

Now a free agent, the 29-year-old has not been signed by any NFL team.

# controversy - Monday 21 August, 2017

From The42 London Stadium booing 'hurt' Justin Gatlin Unhappy

London Stadium booing 'hurt' Justin Gatlin

The 35-year-old says he has apologised for his second positive doping test.

# controversy - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Labour shadow minister resigns over British Pakistani rape article

The article was written following the conviction of 17 men in Newcastle who forced young girls to have sex.

# controversy - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

'They probably weren't aware': Cork County Board condemns flying of Confederate flag

The flag was flown by Cork supporters during Sunday’s All Ireland semi-final against Waterford.

# controversy - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Venezuela's currency is crumbling as unrest rages in the country

On Thursday alone, it slumped nearly 15%.

# controversy - Thursday 27 July, 2017

From The42 Suspended Spanish football president resigns as vice president of Fifa and Uefa amid corruption investigation Controversy

Suspended Spanish football president resigns as vice president of Fifa and Uefa amid corruption investigation

Angel Maria Villar had been head of the Spanish football federation for almost three decades before he was suspended following his arrest last Tuesday.

# controversy - Monday 3 July, 2017

From The42 Video Assistant Referee blunder in Confederations Cup final slammed by critics Controversy This post contains videos

Video Assistant Referee blunder in Confederations Cup final slammed by critics

The footballing world took to social media to express their distaste at the decision made by the referee in Sunday’s final

# controversy - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Trump slammed by Republicans and Democrats after tweet about female host 'bleeding badly from a facelift'

Trump’s outburst was directed at the hosts of the MSNBC show Morning Joe.

# controversy - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

From The42 McEnroe regrets Serena 'Number 700 on men's tour' remark Controversy

McEnroe regrets Serena 'Number 700 on men's tour' remark

Three days after his comments to National Public Radio were aired, the saga appeared to finally end.

# controversy - Sunday 25 June, 2017

From The42 TV attack on Diarmuid Connolly's 'good name' behind Jim Gavin's decision not to engage with broadcast media Controversy

'We always manage to have enough dogs': Notorious dog meat festival gets underway in China

There were initial reports that the festival was going to be shut down.

# controversy - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

'New politics, my foot': Mayhem in the Dáil as TDs get heated on Máire Whelan row

The government again faced fierce criticism for its handling of the appointment this evening.

# controversy - Saturday 17 June, 2017

From The42 Irish players miss out as Lions call on Welsh and Scottish reinforcements Controversy

Irish players miss out as Lions call on Welsh and Scottish reinforcements

England boss Eddie Jones has already voiced his disapproval.

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