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Ireland looking to land 'Killer' blow on Scots to salvage 6 Nations bid
Munster prop Dave Kilcoyne is expected to start at tighthead prop in Murrayfield with Tom Court as back-up.
Declan Kidney: We were told that Cian Healy is suspended this weekend
The simple matter of suspending the Irish prop for a stamp has become very murky.
Leinster 'delighted' with chance to play internationally banned Healy
Forwards coach Jonno Gibbes says he does not have a problem with starting the prop against Treviso.
Sri Lanka to ban women from working as maids abroad
The move follows the beheading of a 17-year-old Sri Lankan nanny in Saudi Arabia.
Ronan O'Gara handed 1-week ban for kicking incident
Ian Keatley looks set to start against Racing Metro on Sunday in the Heineken Cup.
VIDEO: Dwyane Wade’s kick to the groin gets him a one-game ban
The Miami Heat star made a knee-jerk reaction against the Bobcats.
Russian cyclist banned for taking EPO
Denis Galimzyanov faces two years out of cycling after a positive EPO test.
Balotelli to take fine case to league tribunal
Mad Mario has been fined two weeks’ wages — or approximately £350,000 — according to reports in England this morning.
Sideline cut as GAA approves reduction in non-playing numbers
Ard Comhairle confirmed new regulations which will only allow a maximum of five backroom staff on the lines at inter-county matches next season.
UK lifts 'fracking' ban
The Green Party in Ireland has reiterated its call for a ban on fracking in this country.
Banned: Frankie Dettori suspended for 6 months
The jockey’s ban has been backdated, leaving him free to ride in the Epsom Derby on 1 June.
All Black Andrew Hore banned for five weeks following forearm smash
The New Zealand veteran displayed ‘genuine remorse’ when called in front of the citing commissioner.
VIDEO: Darren Randolph facing 2-match ban for Paterson clash
The Motherwell and Republic of Ireland keeper clashed with Hearts striker Callum Paterson on Saturday.
San Francisco sheds part of free-spirit by banning public nudity
If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some clothes.
WADA decide not to appeal Lance Armstrong case
Following a “full and careful review” of the evidence, the World Anti-Doping Agency says it won’t contest the decision to strip Armstrong’s seven Tour de France wins.
Limerick football fan handed 96-week ban
The county’s CCC have moved to act swiftly in the wake of the controversy which overshadowed last Sunday’s senior football showpiece.
Deenihan bans hunting of Kerry red deer
The Minister also announced his decision to begin a general review of the Open Season Order for other deer species.
Terry accepts FA ban for Ferdinand racial abuse
Chelsea captain John Terry will serve a four-match ban, starting with Saturday’s London derby against Tottenham Hotspur.
Clarke Carlisle calls for Serbia to be banned after latest racism row
Danny Rose was sent off with an ugly brawl breaking out at the final whistle after the England U-21 left-back reacted angrily to alleged racist abuse.
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Match-fixing scandal: Conte ban reduced to four months
The Juventus coach had initially been banned for 10 months for his part in the match-fixing scandal.
Mourinho: Terry is '100%' not a racist
“Drogba will say, Geremi will say, Makelele will say, all of them will say that he is not a racist,” says the Real Madrid coach.
John Terry banned for 4 matches, fined £220k for Ferdinand racial abuse
The FA announced Terry’s punishment after an independent commission upheld a misconduct charge against him on Thursday.
Swiss vote against smoking ban
Bars and restaurants will still be allowed to have separate rooms for smokers where they can be served.
New York City's ban on large fizzy drinks to take effect in six months
The ban had been expected and has been welcomed by the city’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
FA fine, ban Pardew for assistant push
The Newcastle United manager has been given a two match touchline suspension and fined £20,000.
'I am a man. I can only take so much. I want to leave' - Barton set for QPR exit
The QPR midfielder has criticised the manner in which his ostensibly imminent departure is being handled.
Juve boss Conte determined to fight suspension
‘I didn’t do anything illegal and I didn’t fail to report anything’ the former Italy midfielder says as he battles 10-month ban.
Down with this sort of thing: Ukraine wants to ban SpongeBob SquarePants
The ‘National Expert Commission for Protecting Public Morality’ group is currently looking into it.
Smoky coal ban extended, will 'clear air and bring fewer deaths'
The ban is being extended to all of Dublin County, as well as seven provincial towns.
Government to press ahead with ban on smoking in cars
The ban will only apply to cars where there are children present.
Joey Barton stripped of QPR captaincy, fined six weeks' wages
“I was reckless and deserved every punishment I received” says Barton after QPR conclude investigation into Manchester City row.
Britain to make forced marriage a criminal offence
David Cameron described the practice as being “little short of slavery”.
Dairy Council says cheese ban is based on 'inappropriate' UK model
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland says it won’t get into a head to head argument with any organisation over the plan to ban cheese ads during children’s programmes.
Varadkar: Banning alcohol ads at sports events is 'not practical' (despite Labour plans)
Leo Varadkar said the plan to ban alcohol advertising would stop Ireland from hosting the final of the Heineken Cup next year.
Legislation to make unauthorised possession of benzodiazepines illegal
The move has been welcomed by the Dublin City Business Improvement District, which said drug use and behaviour is a “torment to businesses in certain areas of the city”.
Suspended: Joseph O'Brien to miss the Irish Guineas
The young jockey was found guilty of overusing the whip at Chester and has been given a four-day ban.
Banned Rossi defends touchline brawl as 'humanly justifiable'
“Certain lines should not be crossed. If someone touches my family, I can’t pretend that I didn’t hear it.”
Column: Smoking ban in public places 'a departure from tolerance and democracy'
With Health Minister James Reilly considering proposals to extend the smoking ban to areas like parks and beaches, John Mallon argues that this could be just the start.
NI to introduce ban on under-18s using sunbeds
Health Minister Edwin Poots has introduced legislation which bans people under the age of 18 from using, hiring or buying sunbeds in Northern Ireland.