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'Unsporting' Adriano slapped with one-match suspension
Shakhtar’s Brazilian striker scored after taking advantage of an uncontested hop ball by the referee which was punted forward.
Video: ‘Jacob Zuma’ fish and chips ad banned by South African broadcaster
The country’s state broadcaster SABC is refusing to air the 31-second spot which depicts President Zuma having fish and chips with his wives and children. Watch the ad…
Russia briefly bans YouTube 'by mistake'
YouTube briefly appeared on the list of banned addresses today – but officials in Russia blamed a technical error.
French starlets slapped with lengthy bans
Rennes’ Yann Mvila has been suspended from international football until the summer of 2014 as punishment for breaking a curfew.
VIDEO: Andy Hazell hit with 14-week ban for this attack on opponent
The Gloucester flanker was dismissed for striking an opponent. A few times.
Armstrong report: 6 ex-teammates suspended in doping fall-out
Their bans were announced by the USADA alongside the organisation’s detailed reasons why it banned Armstrong for life in August.
VIDEO: Springboks lock Etzebeth suspended for this headbutt attempt
The 20-year-old thrust his head into the face of Wallabies counterpart Sharpe in the first half of Australia’s 26-19 comeback win in Perth on Saturday.
Grosjean banned and fined after Belgian Grand Prix crash
A thrilling race was marred by wild driving earlier today.
USADA strip Lance Armstrong of all Tour titles and initiate lifetime ban
Doubt remains over the US anti-doping agency’s right to unilaterally take these decisions.
Lance Armstrong to be stripped of 7 Tour titles
Armstrong maintains his innocence but says he will not fight charges that he doped while cycling.
Kart driver hit with nine-month ban for cannabis use
Cian Sheahan tested positive following the Munster Kart Club Race at Watergrasshill in March.
LA bans plastic… bags not surgery
Ten years after Ireland issued a plastic bag tax, the land of plastic fantastics plans to phase them out.
Censored: The 274 books and magazines still banned in Ireland today
How To Drive Your Man Wild in Bed is still banned in Ireland. Here’s why.
Chelsea fan banned for three years for Didier Drogba racial abuse
Stephen Fitzwater was banned today from all games in Britain and abroad for abusing Didier Drogba at Wembley.
Bad news, JT: UEFA vows to stand by yellow card bans for European decider
Six players are set to miss the 19 May final between Chelsea and Bayern Munich through suspension.
Aussie sport: Marijuana not performance-enhancing
Australian sports chiefs say the drug should be removed from the list of those banned for being performance-enhancing.
Here's one of the many reasons why Real Madrid and Bayern Munich hate each other so much
It’s a pretty good reason if you’re a Bayern fan. Or Lothar Matthaus.
Tipping point: Afoa banned for Heineken Cup semi
Ulster tight-head John Afoa has been handed a four week ban for his dangerous tackle on Felix Jones.
Female genital mutilation officially banned in Ireland
Over 3,000 women living in Ireland are believed to have undergone FGM.
Hosepipes to be banned in areas of UK
Extremely low rainfall and continuing dry conditions are leading to droughts in areas of the south and east.
Fallout: Dromid Pearses hit with three year ban
The Kerry club have been barred from representing the county or their province in the club championship until 2016.
Too sexy, too violent or plain offensive: 20 ads banned in the UK
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You plonkers! Chisora hits back as promoters ban Only Fools and Horses music
Dereck Chisora has accused the Klitschkos of trying to upset his rhythm ahead of Saturday’s WBC heavyweight title fight.
Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich banned for 2 years
1997 Tour winner Jan Ullrich has been found guilty of blood doping by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Game over: Bradley Davies banned for the rest of the Six Nations
The Welsh lock has been hit with a seven-week ban for his “tip tackle” on Ireland’s Donnacha Ryan.
Derrytresk banned from Championship for 5 years
The Tyrone club have been hit with hefty sanctions for their role in last month’s violence in Portlaoise, but they will be allowed to play in Sunday’s All-Ireland Junior football final.
Stripped: Two-year ban as Contador loses Tour de France title for doping
Court of Arbitration for Sport upheld appeals, which challenged a Spanish cycling tribunal’s decision to exonerate Contador.
Barbie banned in Iran as part of "soft war" on western culture
Meanwhile, there are calls for a bald and beautiful version of the doll to be made in the US.
Kompany agonises over football's soft side in Facebook letter
“My understanding is that English football prides itself on the hardness, the fairness and the tradition of its game,” wrote the suspended Manchester City captain.
Case closed: FA uphold Kompany red card
Manchester City’s captain will begin his four-match ban with tomorrow’s Carling Cup semi-final first leg against Liverpool.
Mark Zuckerberg holidays in Vietnam... where Facebook is banned
Zuckerberg spent Christmas Eve in the popular tourist destination Ha Long Bay but he may have had trouble logging on…
Energy drink lands Blackrock rugby player 12-month ban
Michael Carroll, 30, was suspended yesterday by the Irish Sport Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel.
Bramble suspended by Sunderland over police investigation
Titus Bramble will play no part for Steve Bruce’s side while an investigation into his arrest on Wednesday is ongoing.
Courtney Lawes handed two-match suspension
The player has been punished following an incident involving Argentina’s Mario Ledesma
No further questions: RTÉ presenter “banned” by the FAI
The FAI is refusing to deal with sports host Des Cahill, according to reports.
Fukushima plant 'successfully stabilised', 131 days after tsunami
Naoto Kan has told a parliamentary committee that the Fukushima I power plant should be closed by January.
Fukushima beef shipments banned
It is believed that consumers have bought meat from cows that ate rice straw exposed to radiation.
Two men banned for life following Tyrone assaults
Investigation into assault on referee Simon Brady and Ladies GFA chairman Martin Conway is completed.
Court of Appeal bans Fallon from riding in the Derby
Pat Smullen now looks likely to ride Recital in today’s classic at Epsom.
Kolo Touré suspended after failing drugs test
Manchester City have suspended the Ivorian defender indefinitely after he tested positive for a “specified substance.”