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Arnold out of Munster's Champions Cup games after three-week ban for red card
The centre appeared in front of a Pro14 disciplinary panel earlier.
'The system is too lenient': Speeding drivers could face a ban even on first offence
Shane Ross said he wants a sliding scale to be brought in.
Cian Healy banned for three weeks and will miss Leinster's Christmas inter-pros
The prop was found guilty of an act of foul play during the province’s win over Exeter Chiefs last Saturday.
Former Bayern Munich and Hamburg striker has doping ban extended by Fifa
Paolo Guerrero denies he used drugs.
Three Irish jockeys handed two-year bans for cocaine use
Ger Fox, Danny Benson and Roger Quinlan tested positive for a banned substance at Galway last month.
Turkey bans all LGBTI events across Ankara province
Homosexuality has been legal since the creation of the modern Turkish republic in 1923.
Pope Francis orders ban on sale of cigarettes in the Vatican
The move will see the Vatican give up an estimated €10 million a year in profits.
Disney bans Los Angeles Times from press screenings after critical story
Disney said that LA Times showed “a complete disregard for basic journalistic standards”.
'We cannot tolerate this': Outcry after Afghanistan bans WhatsApp
Afghan authorities said that it was just “testing new technologies” when explaining the reasons for the ban.
2015 world snooker champion handed six-month ban for breaking gambling rules
The WPBSA estimate that Stuart Bingham placed bets worth £35,771.
France plans instant fines for cat-calling women
The new law will see men fined on the spot for lecherous and aggressive behaviour.
Minister calls for ban on sulky racing on public roads
Communications Minister Denis Naughten also wants a ban on animals being used in circuses.
'It actually made me feel sick and it makes me feel sick now': Dan Carter on drink drive error
Carter was banned from driving for five months after police caught him intoxicated behind the wheel in Paris last February.
In the 21 years since Playboy hit Irish shelves, the mag has featured Rosanna Davison and Danny Healy-Rae
Playboy magazine lost its founder this week with the death of Hugh Hefner.
'Toxic ideologies': UK bans two more far-right extremist groups
Membership of these organisations can now lead to up to 10 years in prison.
Irish trainer and jockey son banned for three years after admitting doping charges
The pair apologised and said it was down to a “lack of knowledge.”
Liverpool appeal of Mane three-game suspension rejected by FA
The attacker will miss Liverpool’s next three domestic matches.
Drones banned from flying over Trevor Deely search site
Gardaí have been searching the site in Dublin 20 since Saturday.
10 words Irish people should be prohibited from saying
It’s arse, not ass.
US to ban travel to North Korea in the coming weeks
Relationships with North Korea have been strained since it successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile.
Williams to miss third Lions Test after copping four-week suspension
The All Blacks centre paid the price for a dangerous challenge on Anthony Watson.
History-making Melbourne Cup winner Michelle Payne tests positive for banned substance
The first female winner of the Melbourne Cup tested positive for an appetite suppressant.
Police fire rubber bullets at crowd to stop Istanbul Pride parade
Local authorities have banned the parade for the third year in a row, but organisers said they’d march anyway.
Connolly's 12-week ban stands as Dublin opt against appeal
The 29-year-old was suspended after a confrontation with a linesman during Dublin’s win over Carlow.
Dublin's Diarmuid Connolly won't appeal 12-week ban for linesman altercation
The forward will be ruled out until the eve of a potential All-Ireland semi-final in August.
'He's old enough and wise enough to know you just shouldn't get involved in incidents like that'
Alan Brogan doesn’t think there was any malice in Diarmuid Connolly’s actions.
Philippine authorities ban hanging rosary beads off car dashboards
“With these religious images, drivers feel they are safer, that there is divine intervention and they are being guided and protected.”
There are hundreds of piracy-enabling gadgets for sale on Facebook, despite a ban
The boxes are often tweaked to give customers access to pirate TV and film content.
'He’s not allowed be part of training': Chin believes Davy Fitz will keep distance from Wexford camp
The Wexford boss has been banned from ‘all GAA activity’ until June 11.
Bundee Aki banned for three games, ruled out of Connacht's Champions Cup play-off
The centre faced a Pro12 disciplinary panel today over comments made to referee Ian Davies.
Lopeti Timani handed four-week ban for kicking opponent in the head
The Australia number eight will now miss the next month of Super Rugby action.
Everton bans The Sun from its stadium following controversial Kelvin MacKenzie column
The column by MacKenzie discussing Everton player Ross Barkley in derogatory fashion has caused outrage.
Stade Français wing Raisuqe gets 10-week ban for this stamp
The Fijian served a 15-week suspension last season for a gouge on CJ Stander.
Driver's personal licence plate banned because it would 'offend women'
Lorne Grabher had been using his surname on his car for a number of years.
Fifa ban referee for life after controversial penalty decision in World Cup qualifier
The Ghanaian official has been found guilty of match fixing.
England without their captain for potential Women's Grand Slam decider in Dublin
Katy McLean will be unavailable for the Women’s Six Nations clash at Donnybrook on St Patrick’s Day.
Vietnamese players banned for two years over 'mannequin-style' protest
A goalkeeper turned his back on a penalty as part of the protest.
14 Australian football fans banned after displaying 'offensive' banner depicting oral sex
There has been outrage in the football community and media over the explicit banner of a man resembling Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold performing oral sex.
Olympic gold medallist claims her blood pressure meds caused positive drugs test
Dawn Harper-Nelson, the 2008 Olympic hurdles champion, is serving a three-month ban.
All Blacks lock Tuipulotu suspended after failed drugs test
The 24-year-old tested positive for a banned substance during November’s tour of the northern hemisphere.