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# banned - Monday 21 May, 2012

Censored: The 274 books and magazines still banned in Ireland today
# Explainer
# Explainer

Censored: The 274 books and magazines still banned in Ireland today

May 21st 2012, 7:00 AM 31,129 Views 38 Comments

How To Drive Your Man Wild in Bed is still banned in Ireland. Here’s why.

# banned - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Chelsea fan banned for three years for Didier Drogba racial abuse
# Banned
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# Banned

Chelsea fan banned for three years for Didier Drogba racial abuse

May 2nd 2012, 7:13 PM 711 Views 3 Comments

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
# Unlucky Son
From The42
# Unlucky Son

Bad news, JT: UEFA vows to stand by yellow card bans for European decider

May 2nd 2012, 2:48 PM 554 Views 1 Comment

Six players are set to miss the 19 May final between Chelsea and Bayern Munich through suspension.

# banned - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Aussie sport: Marijuana not performance-enhancing
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Aussie sport: Marijuana not performance-enhancing

May 1st 2012, 4:31 PM 465 Views 0 Comments

Australian sports chiefs say the drug should be removed from the list of those banned for being performance-enhancing.

# banned - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

Here's one of the many reasons why Real Madrid and Bayern Munich hate each other so much
# Assualt
From The42
# Assualt

Here's one of the many reasons why Real Madrid and Bayern Munich hate each other so much

Apr 17th 2012, 11:03 AM 1,771 Views 2 Comments

It’s a pretty good reason if you’re a Bayern fan. Or Lothar Matthaus.

# banned - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Tipping point: Afoa banned for Heineken Cup semi
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Tipping point: Afoa banned for Heineken Cup semi

Apr 12th 2012, 2:21 PM 497 Views 7 Comments

Ulster tight-head John Afoa has been handed a four week ban for his dangerous tackle on Felix Jones.

# banned - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

Female genital mutilation officially banned in Ireland
# Women
# Women

Female genital mutilation officially banned in Ireland

Mar 28th 2012, 8:28 PM 8,925 Views 68 Comments

Over 3,000 women living in Ireland are believed to have undergone FGM.

# banned - Monday 12 March, 2012

Hosepipes to be banned in areas of UK
# Water
# Water

Hosepipes to be banned in areas of UK

Mar 12th 2012, 9:19 PM 4,481 Views 10 Comments

Extremely low rainfall and continuing dry conditions are leading to droughts in areas of the south and east.

# banned - Monday 20 February, 2012

Fallout: Dromid Pearses hit with three year ban
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

Fallout: Dromid Pearses hit with three year ban

Feb 20th 2012, 12:28 PM 644 Views 0 Comments

The Kerry club have been barred from representing the county or their province in the club championship until 2016.

# banned - Sunday 19 February, 2012

Too sexy, too violent or plain offensive: 20 ads banned in the UK
# Banned
# Banned

Too sexy, too violent or plain offensive: 20 ads banned in the UK

Feb 19th 2012, 10:00 AM 20,813 Views 17 Comments

Are you offended?

# banned - Thursday 16 February, 2012

You plonkers! Chisora hits back as promoters ban Only Fools and Horses music
# Del Boy
From The42
# Del Boy

You plonkers! Chisora hits back as promoters ban Only Fools and Horses music

Feb 16th 2012, 11:28 AM 1,080 Views 0 Comments

Dereck Chisora has accused the Klitschkos of trying to upset his rhythm ahead of Saturday’s WBC heavyweight title fight.

# banned - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich banned for 2 years
# Rough Ride
From The42
# Rough Ride

Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich banned for 2 years

Feb 9th 2012, 12:04 PM 449 Views 2 Comments

1997 Tour winner Jan Ullrich has been found guilty of blood doping by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

# banned - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Game over: Bradley Davies banned for the rest of the Six Nations
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Game over: Bradley Davies banned for the rest of the Six Nations

Feb 8th 2012, 2:17 PM 3,814 Views 11 Comments

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
# GAA Violence
From The42
# GAA Violence

Derrytresk banned from Championship for 5 years

Feb 8th 2012, 12:35 PM 5,539 Views 39 Comments

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.

# banned - Monday 6 February, 2012

Stripped: Two-year ban as Contador loses Tour de France title for doping
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Stripped: Two-year ban as Contador loses Tour de France title for doping

Feb 6th 2012, 11:35 AM 2,234 Views 12 Comments

Court of Arbitration for Sport upheld appeals, which challenged a Spanish cycling tribunal’s decision to exonerate Contador.

# banned - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Barbie banned in Iran as part of "soft war" on western culture
# Barbie
# Barbie

Barbie banned in Iran as part of "soft war" on western culture

Jan 17th 2012, 2:20 PM 3,283 Views 21 Comments

Meanwhile, there are calls for a bald and beautiful version of the doll to be made in the US.

# banned - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Kompany agonises over football's soft side in Facebook letter
# Bad Kompany
From The42
# Bad Kompany

Kompany agonises over football's soft side in Facebook letter

Jan 11th 2012, 3:23 PM 780 Views 0 Comments

“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.

# banned - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Case closed: FA uphold Kompany red card
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Case closed: FA uphold Kompany red card

Jan 10th 2012, 3:33 PM 409 Views 2 Comments

Manchester City’s captain will begin his four-match ban with tomorrow’s Carling Cup semi-final first leg against Liverpool.

# banned - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

Mark Zuckerberg holidays in Vietnam... where Facebook is banned
# Irony
From The Daily Edge
# Irony

Mark Zuckerberg holidays in Vietnam... where Facebook is banned

Dec 28th 2011, 5:07 PM 7,501 Views 14 Comments

Zuckerberg spent Christmas Eve in the popular tourist destination Ha Long Bay but he may have had trouble logging on…

# banned - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Energy drink lands Blackrock rugby player 12-month ban
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Energy drink lands Blackrock rugby player 12-month ban

Dec 20th 2011, 4:17 PM 1,943 Views 2 Comments

Michael Carroll, 30, was suspended yesterday by the Irish Sport Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel.

# banned - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Bramble suspended by Sunderland over police investigation
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Bramble suspended by Sunderland over police investigation

Sep 29th 2011, 4:12 PM 130 Views 0 Comments

Titus Bramble will play no part for Steve Bruce’s side while an investigation into his arrest on Wednesday is ongoing.

# banned - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Courtney Lawes handed two-match suspension
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Courtney Lawes handed two-match suspension

Sep 13th 2011, 10:27 AM 382 Views 1 Comment

The player has been punished following an incident involving Argentina’s Mario Ledesma

# banned - Friday 29 July, 2011

No further questions: RTÉ presenter “banned” by the FAI
# Out In The Cold
From The42
# Out In The Cold

No further questions: RTÉ presenter “banned” by the FAI

Jul 29th 2011, 10:49 AM 3,103 Views 10 Comments

The FAI is refusing to deal with sports host Des Cahill, according to reports.

# banned - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Fukushima plant 'successfully stabilised', 131 days after tsunami
# Fukushima
# Fukushima

Fukushima plant 'successfully stabilised', 131 days after tsunami

Jul 20th 2011, 10:45 AM 485 Views 0 Comments

Naoto Kan has told a parliamentary committee that the Fukushima I power plant should be closed by January.

# banned - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

Fukushima beef shipments banned
# Japan
# Japan

Fukushima beef shipments banned

Jul 19th 2011, 3:11 PM 225 Views 0 Comments

It is believed that consumers have bought meat from cows that ate rice straw exposed to radiation.

# banned - Friday 8 July, 2011

Two men banned for life following Tyrone assaults
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Two men banned for life following Tyrone assaults

Jul 8th 2011, 10:41 AM 213 Views 0 Comments

Investigation into assault on referee Simon Brady and Ladies GFA chairman Martin Conway is completed.

# banned - Saturday 4 June, 2011

Court of Appeal bans Fallon from riding in the Derby
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Court of Appeal bans Fallon from riding in the Derby

Jun 4th 2011, 11:52 AM 220 Views 0 Comments

Pat Smullen now looks likely to ride Recital in today’s classic at Epsom.

# banned - Friday 4 March, 2011

Kolo Touré suspended after failing drugs test
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Kolo Touré suspended after failing drugs test

Mar 4th 2011, 11:22 AM 212 Views 0 Comments

Manchester City have suspended the Ivorian defender indefinitely after he tested positive for a “specified substance.”

# banned - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

Court rejects British athlete's spiked drink defence
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Court rejects British athlete's spiked drink defence

Mar 2nd 2011, 3:30 PM 332 Views 0 Comments

Court of Arbitration for Sport upholds ban on wheelchair basketball player Simon Gibbs following positive mephedrone test.

# banned - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

Crawley fan arrested and banned following "Munich" taunts
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Crawley fan arrested and banned following "Munich" taunts

Feb 15th 2011, 5:44 PM 651 Views 0 Comments

Non-league side forced to remove FA Cup video after supporter caught making airplane gestures on camera.

# banned - Thursday 20 January, 2011

US pastor Terry Jones barred from UK
# Barred
# Barred

US pastor Terry Jones barred from UK

Jan 20th 2011, 10:15 AM 282 Views 0 Comments

The controversial pastor who called a mass-burning of the Qu’ran last summer has been told he cannot enter the UK because of his “unacceptable behaviour”.

# banned - Saturday 9 October, 2010

# banned - Tuesday 5 October, 2010

Bayern Munich ban players from Oktoberfest
# Bundesliga
From The42
# Bundesliga

Bayern Munich ban players from Oktoberfest

Oct 5th 2010, 1:37 PM 614 Views 0 Comments

“We have to work hard, not go partying” says Karl-Heinz Rumenigge.

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