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#Controversy

# controversy - Saturday 1 October, 2022

NFL consultant involved in clearing Tagovailoa fired - reports
# Controversy
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# Controversy

NFL consultant involved in clearing Tagovailoa fired - reports

Sat 8:28 PM 8,126 Views 1 Comment

The organisation’s Players Association requested a review of the concussion procedures used to evaluate the Miami Dolphins quarterback.

# controversy - Saturday 24 September, 2022

Liverpool fans to sue Uefa over Champions League fiasco
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Liverpool fans to sue Uefa over Champions League fiasco

Sep 24th 2022, 11:28 PM 3,895 Views 0 Comments

A French Senate inquiry contradicted initial assertions by the organisation.

# controversy - Friday 23 September, 2022

Boston Celtics suspend head coach Ime Udoka for entire NBA season
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Boston Celtics suspend head coach Ime Udoka for entire NBA season

Sep 23rd 2022, 8:20 AM 7,568 Views 1 Comment

The man who brought them to last season’s NBA Finals ‘violations of team policies’ by having a consensual relationship with a female member of the Celtics staff.

# controversy - Tuesday 20 September, 2022

Chess champion Magnus Carlsen quits game amid cheating allegations
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Chess champion Magnus Carlsen quits game amid cheating allegations

Sep 20th 2022, 11:17 PM 14,019 Views 11 Comments

The 31-year-old five-time world champion did not give an explanation.

# controversy - Sunday 18 September, 2022

Celtic fans chant through minute’s applause in memory of the Queen
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Celtic fans chant through minute’s applause in memory of the Queen

Sep 18th 2022, 12:47 PM 75,527 Views 94 Comments

Some Hoops fans chanted ‘if you hate the Royal Family clap your hands’ while a banner containing the same phrase could be seen in the away end.

Outcry in Brazil over 'racist' remark on Vinicius Junior
# Allegation
From The42
# Allegation

Outcry in Brazil over 'racist' remark on Vinicius Junior

Sep 18th 2022, 10:59 AM 7,693 Views 1 Comment

Pele, Neymar and other big names voiced their outrage on Friday.

# controversy - Friday 16 September, 2022

Foley denies deliberate time wasting as Wallabies lock Swain is cited
# Big Call
From The42
# Big Call

Foley denies deliberate time wasting as Wallabies lock Swain is cited

Sep 16th 2022, 8:47 AM 10,337 Views 10 Comments

Mathieu Raynal made a controversial decision in the final minute in Melbourne yesterday.

# controversy - Wednesday 24 August, 2022

Robert Troy resigns as junior minister amid property declarations controversy
# Controversy
# Controversy

Robert Troy resigns as junior minister amid property declarations controversy

Updated Aug 24th 2022, 10:31 PM 60,901 Views 0 Comments

The politician was in hot water over a failure to declare property to the Dáil Register of Members’ Interests.

# controversy - Tuesday 23 August, 2022

Finnish PM apologises for inappropriate photo of her friends taken at official residence
# Sanna Marin
# Sanna Marin

Finnish PM apologises for inappropriate photo of her friends taken at official residence

Aug 23rd 2022, 7:37 PM 79,963 Views 69 Comments

“I think the picture is not appropriate, I apologise for it. Such a picture should not have been taken,” Marin said.

# controversy - Wednesday 17 August, 2022

German arrested for Hitler salute to Israeli athletes
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

German arrested for Hitler salute to Israeli athletes

Aug 17th 2022, 12:45 PM 5,121 Views 1 Comment

The incident comes at a sensitive time, with Munich hosting the European Championships ahead of the 50th anniversary of the Olympics massacre.

# controversy - Thursday 11 August, 2022

Department of Agriculture says it is 'aware' of recent Puck Fair animal welfare controversy
# Killorglin
# Killorglin

Department of Agriculture says it is 'aware' of recent Puck Fair animal welfare controversy

Updated Aug 11th 2022, 9:45 AM 29,748 Views 47 Comments

The three-day festival began yesterday in Co Kerry.

# controversy - Tuesday 2 August, 2022

Questions remain about Sabina Higgins' letter on conflict in Ukraine, politicians say
# Criticism
# Criticism

Questions remain about Sabina Higgins' letter on conflict in Ukraine, politicians say

Updated Aug 2nd 2022, 3:28 PM 29,014 Views 101 Comments

A spokesperson for Michael D Higgins said the president has been “unequivocal in his condemnation” of Russia’s invasion.

# controversy - Monday 1 August, 2022

Beyonce to remove offensive lyric from new album after criticism from disability advocates
# Controversy
# Controversy

Beyonce to remove offensive lyric from new album after criticism from disability advocates

Aug 1st 2022, 7:55 PM 61,920 Views 50 Comments

The US singer will re-record the track Heated from her latest album Renaissance.

# controversy - Saturday 30 July, 2022

Fenerbahce refuse to apologise after fans' 'Vladimir Putin' chant
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Fenerbahce refuse to apologise after fans' 'Vladimir Putin' chant

Jul 30th 2022, 5:49 PM 10,147 Views 4 Comments

On Thursday, Uefa announced it was opening an investigation into the supporters’ conduct.

# controversy - Wednesday 13 July, 2022

Al Porter plans to return to comedy after five-year absence amid allegations
# Statement
# Statement

Al Porter plans to return to comedy after five-year absence amid allegations

Jul 13th 2022, 5:54 PM 46,337 Views 0 Comments

The comic – who had a sexual allegation raised against him in 2017 – said today that he wants to make a comeback.

# controversy - Monday 27 June, 2022

BBC staff ‘raised concerns’ over Michael Vaughan’s return
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

BBC staff ‘raised concerns’ over Michael Vaughan’s return

Jun 27th 2022, 11:14 PM 14,372 Views 3 Comments

The former Yorkshire batter returned to Test Match Special coverage for the recent England-New Zealand Test series.

# controversy - Tuesday 14 June, 2022

Lizzo removes offensive lyric from new song after criticism
# Grrrls
# Grrrls

Lizzo removes offensive lyric from new song after criticism

Jun 14th 2022, 10:08 AM 45,993 Views 113 Comments

The artist announced that she has removed the derogatory lyric in a written public apology.

# controversy - Saturday 4 June, 2022

England players jeered while taking knee in Hungary - boss blames ‘inherited thinking’
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

England players jeered while taking knee in Hungary - boss blames ‘inherited thinking’

Updated Jun 4th 2022, 9:26 PM 16,412 Views 13 Comments

The majority of the bottom two tiers of the Puskas Arena were full for the Group A3 opener in Budapest.

Real Madrid's Benzema drops 'sex tape' appeal
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Real Madrid's Benzema drops 'sex tape' appeal

Jun 4th 2022, 12:34 AM 9,014 Views 1 Comment

Lawyer Hugues Vigier told French sports daily L’Equipe he did so because he was ‘exhausted’ by the process.

# controversy - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

‘He has his opinion, I have mine’ – Tiger Woods on Phil Mickelson controversy
# Alternate View
From The42
# Alternate View

‘He has his opinion, I have mine’ – Tiger Woods on Phil Mickelson controversy

May 17th 2022, 8:41 PM 9,603 Views 6 Comments

‘It’s always disappointing when the defending champion is not here,’ he added.

# controversy - Friday 22 April, 2022

Damien Duff among 3 sent off as late drama sees Dundalk beat Shels
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Damien Duff among 3 sent off as late drama sees Dundalk beat Shels

Apr 22nd 2022, 10:15 PM 9,639 Views 7 Comments

The Lilywhites won it five minutes from time when John Martin, who had only just been summoned from the bench, scored a delightful header

Rwanda president says UK asylum seeker deal 'not trading in humans'
# Immigration
# Immigration

Rwanda president says UK asylum seeker deal 'not trading in humans'

Apr 22nd 2022, 6:07 PM 14,692 Views 19 Comments

The agreement has attracted criticism from rights groups, opposition figures in Britain and Rwanda, and the United Nations.

# controversy - Friday 1 April, 2022

Ballincollig RFC 'shocked and disappointed' as women senior status vote doesn't go ahead
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Ballincollig RFC 'shocked and disappointed' as women senior status vote doesn't go ahead

Apr 1st 2022, 6:25 PM 9,917 Views 7 Comments

A motion at the Munster Branch AGM was withdrawn to allow for ‘further consultation with stakeholders’, according to Munster Rugby.

# controversy - Saturday 26 March, 2022

McFarland: 'I can’t understand why that’s not a try... In my head, we won that game'
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

McFarland: 'I can’t understand why that’s not a try... In my head, we won that game'

Mar 26th 2022, 4:35 PM 17,107 Views 4 Comments

The Ulster boss was bewildered by the final result of a TMO check on what would have been a decisive try by Callum Reid.

# controversy - Monday 21 March, 2022

Phil Mickelson removed from list of competitors for next month’s Masters
# Opting Out
From The42
# Opting Out

Phil Mickelson removed from list of competitors for next month’s Masters

Mar 21st 2022, 11:23 PM 13,608 Views 7 Comments

The three-time winner has been listed as a ‘past champion not playing’ on the tournament website.

Top Russian chess player suspended over Ukraine remarks
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Top Russian chess player suspended over Ukraine remarks

Mar 21st 2022, 9:31 PM 90,831 Views 50 Comments

Sergey Karjakin is an outspoken supporter of President Vladimir Putin.

# controversy - Tuesday 8 March, 2022

Commons Speaker asks police to investigate Josh Taylor win
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Commons Speaker asks police to investigate Josh Taylor win

Mar 8th 2022, 9:35 PM 7,368 Views 2 Comments

Sir Lindsay Hoyle is Catterall’s MP in Chorley.

# controversy - Sunday 6 March, 2022

Russian gymnast's Ukraine invasion symbol blasted as 'shocking'
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Russian gymnast's Ukraine invasion symbol blasted as 'shocking'

Mar 6th 2022, 8:01 PM 96,672 Views 48 Comments

Ivan Kuliak’s shirt had the letter ‘Z’ prominently placed.

# controversy - Wednesday 2 March, 2022

After uproar, Raith loan striker back to former club
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

After uproar, Raith loan striker back to former club

Mar 2nd 2022, 5:04 PM 5,532 Views 0 Comments

David Goodwillie’s signing provoked an outcry among Rovers fans.

# controversy - Friday 18 February, 2022

I’ve lost respect for Kell, says Amir Khan as Brook denies making racial slur
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

I’ve lost respect for Kell, says Amir Khan as Brook denies making racial slur

Feb 18th 2022, 8:28 AM 3,897 Views 6 Comments

The pair traded final barbs ahead of their fight in Manchester this weekend.

# controversy - Monday 14 February, 2022

Keir Starmer confirms he received death threats following Boris Johnson’s Savile slur
# Controversy
# Controversy

Keir Starmer confirms he received death threats following Boris Johnson’s Savile slur

Feb 14th 2022, 11:14 AM 14,598 Views 9 Comments

The Labour leader says the UK Prime Minister’s controversial comments ‘fed into’ a ‘right-wing conspiracy theory’, and this caused ‘difficulty’.

# controversy - Friday 11 February, 2022

Controversial US sprinter Justin Gatlin retires at 40
# End Of The Line
From The42
# End Of The Line

Controversial US sprinter Justin Gatlin retires at 40

Feb 11th 2022, 6:57 PM 6,832 Views 7 Comments

Gatlin was twice suspended for doping offenses during his career.

# controversy - Tuesday 8 February, 2022

'Animal lover' Moyes defends decision to pick Zouma
# Controversy
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# Controversy

'Animal lover' Moyes defends decision to pick Zouma

Feb 8th 2022, 11:29 PM 5,429 Views 3 Comments

The France defender played the full 90 minutes as West Ham beat Watford.

# controversy - Sunday 6 February, 2022

Podcaster Joe Rogan apologises for racial slur after video surfaces
# Controversy
# Controversy

Podcaster Joe Rogan apologises for racial slur after video surfaces

Feb 6th 2022, 3:59 PM 43,661 Views 93 Comments

Spotify is facing growing discontent from musicians over Rogan’s podcast, for which it reportedly paid more than €87 million.

# controversy - Thursday 3 February, 2022

Belgian Olympian 'safe' after tearful plea from Beijing facility
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Belgian Olympian 'safe' after tearful plea from Beijing facility

Feb 3rd 2022, 8:34 AM 7,152 Views 1 Comment

Kim Meylemans was quickly moved from the Olympic Village, in the mountains north of the Chinese capital, and kept in isolation.

# controversy - Tuesday 1 February, 2022

Scottish club defend new signing after angry backlash
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Scottish club defend new signing after angry backlash

Feb 1st 2022, 7:27 PM 13,056 Views 0 Comments

Raith Rovers’ David Goodwillie was ruled by a judge in 2017 to have raped a woman.

# controversy - Thursday 27 January, 2022

Meeting between Defence Forces chief and Russian ambassador was arranged last November
# Controversy
# Controversy

Meeting between Defence Forces chief and Russian ambassador was arranged last November

Updated Jan 27th 2022, 4:00 PM 37,819 Views 40 Comments

Coveney was accused of undermining the Chief of Staff’s position.

# controversy - Monday 24 January, 2022

'Pathetic' - Australia Open under fire for ban on Peng Shuai shirts
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'Pathetic' - Australia Open under fire for ban on Peng Shuai shirts

Jan 24th 2022, 8:30 AM 30,137 Views 8 Comments

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova was among those to criticise the decision.

# controversy - Sunday 23 January, 2022

Patrick Vieira critical of decision to award Liverpool penalty against Palace
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Patrick Vieira critical of decision to award Liverpool penalty against Palace

Jan 23rd 2022, 5:49 PM 5,628 Views 9 Comments

The Eagles had been pushed for a late equaliser before Liverpool were given a late spot-kick.

# controversy - Saturday 15 January, 2022

Betis-Sevilla game abandoned after player hit by object
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Betis-Sevilla game abandoned after player hit by object

Jan 15th 2022, 10:34 PM 3,516 Views 2 Comments

After a stoppage of around 45 minutes at the Benito Villamarin, the Spanish federation confirmed the last-16 game would not continue.

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