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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Bahrain

This year
# Formula 1
Reigning champion Max Verstappen takes pole for season-opening Bahrain GP
Red Bull locked out the front row of the grid in the desert.
Last year
# T20
Young steers Ireland to victory over Bahrain at the T20 World Cup Qualifier
Young claimed three wickets as Ireland defeated Bahrain in today’s ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier.
All time
# Formula 1
Verstappen beats Hamilton to pole at season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix
Verstappen took pole ahead of seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton.
# Israel
Trump announces peace deal between Bahrain and Israel
Trump announced the agreement following a phone call with the leaders of the two countries.
# daniel kinahan
Bahraini sports firm cuts ties with Daniel Kinahan following public outcry
Kinahan’s work in boxing was brought up in the Dáil last week.
# Punishment
Bahrain player hit with 10-match ban for racist 'slitty eye' gesture to Hong Kong fans
Sayed Baqer committed the offence at the end of a World Cup qualifying match.
# History makers
Ireland advance to Toulon Tournament semis for the first time after narrow win over Bahrain
Connor Ronan scored the only goal of the game as Stephen Kenny’s side progressed on Sunday afternoon.
# Doping
Rio marathon silver medallist banned following EPO positive
Bahrain’s Eunice Jepkirui Kirwa has been provisionally suspended.
# Claim
Bahrain accused of using Formula One to 'sportwash' image
The second Grand Prix of 2019 opens in Manama on Friday and runs through Sunday.
# persian gulf
An Irishman missing in Bahrain has been found dead
Conor David Dunne had been working in the gulf nation.
# female bodybuilders
'Why are you building muscles? You're a girl. Why are you ruining your body?'
Faced with limited competing options at home, the Arab world’s top female bodybuilders look abroad for recognition.
# On Target
Are you watching LvG? Out-of-sorts Falcao scores twice on international duty with Colombia
It was against Bahrain, admittedly.
Opinion: 'These human rights abuses have a very real and clear link to Ireland'
Ireland has the potential to make a difference in two situations that have been raising concerns for human rights groups.
# Support
Kevin Heffernan's sister sends best wishes to St Vincent's team from Bahrain
“I am sure marching from the club to Croke Park will be as exciting and spectacular as it has been in the past,” she said.
# State of the nations
So what is left of the Arab Spring?
It is the third anniversary of the Tunisian protest which sparked a flame across the Middle East and North Africa.
Colm O'Gorman: Why we can't afford to forget about Bahrain
It is the second anniversary of the uprising in Bahrain but prisoners of conscience are still behind bars, writes the head of Amnesty International Ireland.
# Winning
Formula One: Vettel wins Indian Grand Prix
The 25-year-old German produced another flawless display to pull 13 points clear of Fernando Alonso.
# Bahrain
Bahrain high court upholds verdicts in medics protest trial
The highest court in Bahrain has rejected the final appeal by nine medics against their convictions linked to anti-regime protests last year.
# Takeover
Money talks: Gulf firm to organise Leeds United purchase
The takeover move, announced to the Bahrain and Kuwaiti stock exchanges this morning, is believed to be worth £50m.
# Bahrain
US 'deeply troubled' by Bahrain activist jailing
“We believe that all people have a fundamental freedom to participate in civil acts of peaceful disobedience,” said State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland.
# Arab Spring
Bahrain activist jailed for three years
Nabeel Rajab was found guilty of taking part in illegal gatherings.
# Preview
Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action
The Irish team’s group rivals, Germany, are in action, as they take on Argentina.
Column: I was convicted for treating protesters. Now I face arrest any time.
Irish-trained doctor Ghassan Dhaif, who aided the injured in Bahrain’s Arab Spring, on why the Government must do more to help medics like him.
# Bahrain
Bahrain court delays verdict for 11-year-old 'protester'
The boy is one of the youngest suspects detained in crackdowns on protests led by Bahrain’s Shiite majority.
# Arab Spring
Tánaiste seeks clemency for Bahraini medics
The doctors and nurses were sentenced after being found guilty of aiding an uprising against the Gulf kingdom’s regime.
# Bahrain
Govt urged to take action over jailed Bahraini doctors who trained in Ireland
A number of doctors who trained at the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin had their sentences reduced in Bahrain today but they remain behind bars.
# Bahrain
Bahrain medics jailed over Arab Spring protests acquitted, sentences reduced
Jailing of doctors and nurses who treated protesters was highly criticised by rights groups.
# Bahrain
Irish nurses and midwives join vigil for Bahrain medics
The members of the INMO have joined a vigil to highlight the trial of health professionals in Bahrain, and are calling for the release of their fellow professionals.
# Arab Spring
Bahraini hunger striker granted retrial
Activist Abdulhadi Al Khawaja was sentenced by a military court to life in prison for plotting against the state.
# abdulhadi
Bahrain denies hunger striker has disappeared, insist he is in 'good health'
Human rights activist Abdulhadi Al Khawaja, who previously worked for the Dublin-based Frontline Defenders, has been on hunger strike in Bahrain since 8 February.
# F1
Alonso fumes at Rosberg conduct in Bahrain
Mercedes driver Rosberg forced both Lewis Hamilton of McLaren and Alonso of Ferrari to leave the track to avoid a collision in separate incidents.
# Bahrain
Channel 4 news team deported from Bahrain
The F1 event is over, but the controversy continues as news team deported on race day for operating without accreditation.
# Bulling
Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel gets back to winning ways in Bahrain
The Austrian driver led from start to finish, showing signs of his world-championship winning form to hold off the Lotus challenge.
# Your Say
Poll: Should the Bahrain Grand Prix have been cancelled?
Or are Formula One correct in going ahead with the race? Have your say…
# Bahrain
Bahrain opens probe into death in protest area
The Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix has gone ahead despite claims that a man was killed during clashes with security forces, however the country’s Interior Ministry said a probe was now “under way”.
# Arab Spring
Bahrain F1 to go ahead despite protests
A man has been found dead with gunshot wounds after overnight clashes.
# Politics of Sport
Head in the sand: Human rights organisations blast F1 for ignoring Bahrain Grand Prix concerns
The Formula One race is set to go ahead this Sunday amid rising tensions and anti-government protests