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#Controversy

# controversy - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Disney cuts ties with YouTube star PewDiePie over anti-Semitic videos
# Controversy
# Controversy

Disney cuts ties with YouTube star PewDiePie over anti-Semitic videos

Feb 14th 2017, 11:02 AM 22,513 Views 100 Comments

Maker Studios said that it has severed ties with PewDiePie over a number of videos he posted.

# controversy - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Longford anger as their one-point defeat to Louth was blown up a minute early
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Longford anger as their one-point defeat to Louth was blown up a minute early

Feb 12th 2017, 6:32 PM 7,670 Views 11 Comments

We take you through all the games in Division 3 and 4.

# controversy - Monday 6 February, 2017

David Beckham emails exposed by hackers who 'demanded £1m'
# Controversy
# Controversy

David Beckham emails exposed by hackers who 'demanded £1m'

Feb 6th 2017, 12:31 PM 36,236 Views 24 Comments

Beckham’s spokesperson said that the emails had been hacked and doctored.

# controversy - Sunday 8 January, 2017

At least four dead as truck crashes into Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem
# Truck Crash
# Truck Crash

At least four dead as truck crashes into Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem

Jan 8th 2017, 12:12 PM 13,537 Views 150 Comments

Meanwhile, the Israeli embassy in London apologised after one of its staff threatened to “take down” a British government minister.

# controversy - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Racing 92 launch legal proceedings against Goosen over 'blatant fraud'
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Racing 92 launch legal proceedings against Goosen over 'blatant fraud'

Jan 3rd 2017, 3:53 PM 16,985 Views 6 Comments

The Springbok has left the Parisian club despite having signed a four-year contract last season.

# controversy - Friday 30 December, 2016

Fiona Doyle: To know that you're being beaten by drug cheats is heartbreaking
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

Fiona Doyle: To know that you're being beaten by drug cheats is heartbreaking

Dec 30th 2016, 8:05 PM 14,551 Views 15 Comments

The Irish swimmer reflects on an eventful 12 months in which she finally fulfilled her childhood dream of competing at the Olympics.

# controversy - Saturday 3 December, 2016

French league match abandoned after goalkeeper hurt by firecracker
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

French league match abandoned after goalkeeper hurt by firecracker

Dec 3rd 2016, 10:47 PM 7,168 Views 4 Comments

The Portugal international was hospitalised by a flare thrown onto the pitch on Saturday.

# controversy - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Cathal McCarron was grilled in a tense interview on Off the Ball tonight
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Cathal McCarron was grilled in a tense interview on Off the Ball tonight

Dec 1st 2016, 10:20 PM 57,454 Views 0 Comments

The Tyrone Gaelic footballer was asked about his relationship with an underage girl he met on Tinder.

# controversy - Monday 28 November, 2016

'Anarchy does not work in any team' - Mercedes consider Hamilton action
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'Anarchy does not work in any team' - Mercedes consider Hamilton action

Nov 28th 2016, 9:22 AM 10,753 Views 22 Comments

Lewis Hamilton could face action from Toto Wolff after ignoring team orders during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

# controversy - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Ron Atkinson on the Desailly controversy, Paul McGrath and his best-ever signings
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Ron Atkinson on the Desailly controversy, Paul McGrath and his best-ever signings

Nov 26th 2016, 10:05 AM 26,385 Views 32 Comments

The former Manchester United manager chats to The42 about an eventful career in football.

# controversy - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Fourth English former player alleges sex abuse
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Fourth English former player alleges sex abuse

Nov 23rd 2016, 7:25 PM 31,990 Views 4 Comments

Former England and Manchester City star David White is the latest footballer to speak out.

# controversy - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Despite pre-show deluge, only 20 'formal' complaints to RTÉ about Katie Hopkins
# Late Late
# Late Late

Despite pre-show deluge, only 20 'formal' complaints to RTÉ about Katie Hopkins

Nov 15th 2016, 3:53 PM 22,780 Views 113 Comments

RTÉ received 1,664 emails criticising her planned appearance on the show before it aired.

# controversy - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Hundreds of thousands protest against president in South Korea capital
# Scandal
# Scandal

Hundreds of thousands protest against president in South Korea capital

Nov 12th 2016, 11:47 AM 11,443 Views 12 Comments

The demonstration may be South Korea’s largest protest since it shook off dictatorship three decades ago.

RTÉ received over 1,300 complaints before Katie Hopkins' appearance on the Late Late Show
# Controversy
# Controversy

RTÉ received over 1,300 complaints before Katie Hopkins' appearance on the Late Late Show

Nov 12th 2016, 10:02 AM 69,566 Views 255 Comments

The complaints were before the controversial personality even appeared on the show

# controversy - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Graham leads Seahawks to controversial win over Bills
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Graham leads Seahawks to controversial win over Bills

Nov 8th 2016, 8:33 AM 5,540 Views 9 Comments

Suspect officiating took centre stage as the Seattle Seahawks edged the Buffalo Bills in the NFL.

# controversy - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

England plan to wear poppies for Scotland clash despite Fifa ban
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

England plan to wear poppies for Scotland clash despite Fifa ban

Nov 2nd 2016, 7:30 PM 8,780 Views 27 Comments

FA chairman Greg Clarke insists the players will be marking Remembrance Day but world football’s governing body is standing firm.

# controversy - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Luis Enrique, Valencia condemn missile throwing after Barcelona winner
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Luis Enrique, Valencia condemn missile throwing after Barcelona winner

Oct 22nd 2016, 8:33 PM 10,337 Views 14 Comments

Neymar was hit by a bottle thrown by fans, prompting stern words from the Spanish club.

# controversy - Friday 14 October, 2016

'I have never doped so to be there at all was shocking to me'
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'I have never doped so to be there at all was shocking to me'

Oct 14th 2016, 6:00 AM 6,490 Views 4 Comments

Irish athlete Steven Colvert continues to claim he is innocent despite a positive EPO test in 2014.

# controversy - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Indonesia parliament passes chemical castration laws for convicted paedophiles
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Indonesia parliament passes chemical castration laws for convicted paedophiles

Oct 12th 2016, 9:36 PM 16,141 Views 81 Comments

The controversial laws were the subject of fierce debate, with two opposition parties voting against the measures.

# controversy - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Lewis Hamilton refuses to answer reporters' questions after Snapchat saga
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Lewis Hamilton refuses to answer reporters' questions after Snapchat saga

Oct 8th 2016, 2:32 PM 7,057 Views 10 Comments

He said: “I don’t plan on sitting here many more times” after the reaction to his antics.

# controversy - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Zorya CEO hits out at 'dirty and drunk' Manchester in homophobic rant
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Zorya CEO hits out at 'dirty and drunk' Manchester in homophobic rant

Oct 6th 2016, 4:10 PM 8,677 Views 11 Comments

The Ukrainian side came up against one of the most prestigious sides in world football, but the club’s chief was left far from impressed by the city.

# controversy - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Michael Conlan and Steven Donnelly sanctioned for betting on Olympic boxing events
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Michael Conlan and Steven Donnelly sanctioned for betting on Olympic boxing events

Sep 28th 2016, 3:05 PM 25,002 Views 22 Comments

Donnelly bet on himself to lose his last 16 bout but ended up winning.

New Zealand rugby rocked by off-the-field scandals
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

New Zealand rugby rocked by off-the-field scandals

Sep 28th 2016, 10:14 AM 18,142 Views 3 Comments

The knives are out for NZR chief Steve Tew.

# controversy - Sunday 18 September, 2016

James McCarthy's All-Ireland final ended after 25 minutes for this black-card incident
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

James McCarthy's All-Ireland final ended after 25 minutes for this black-card incident

Sep 18th 2016, 4:22 PM 11,337 Views 19 Comments

Dublin lead by 2-4 to 0-5 at the interval after an incredible first-half of football.

# controversy - Thursday 8 September, 2016

'How can the FAI have jurisdiction in Serbia?' Fan quizzed over anti-Delaney flag
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'How can the FAI have jurisdiction in Serbia?' Fan quizzed over anti-Delaney flag

Sep 8th 2016, 2:00 PM 42,844 Views 39 Comments

Zeno Kelly said was he stopped by an FAI official outside Monday’s qualifier in Belgrade.

# controversy - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Kerry supporters appear to throw objects at referee following controversial finish at Croke Park
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Kerry supporters appear to throw objects at referee following controversial finish at Croke Park

Aug 28th 2016, 8:15 PM 56,365 Views 96 Comments

David Gough was the man in the middle as All-Ireland champions Dublin beat Kerry by 0-22 to 2-14 in a classic semi-final earlier this afternoon.

# controversy - Saturday 27 August, 2016

NFL star refuses to stand for US anthem in protest against 'a country that oppresses black people'
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

NFL star refuses to stand for US anthem in protest against 'a country that oppresses black people'

Aug 27th 2016, 4:11 PM 8,351 Views 16 Comments

‘There are bodies everywhere’, said 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

# controversy - Friday 26 August, 2016

Burkini inventor says there's a high demand from fair-skinned Irish women
# Burkini Ban
# Burkini Ban

Burkini inventor says there's a high demand from fair-skinned Irish women

Aug 26th 2016, 8:15 AM 24,591 Views 138 Comments

Aheda Zanetti hit out at French officials over the recent ban on the swimwear.

# controversy - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Philippines president says threat to pull country out of UN was just a 'joke'
# Drug Dealers
# Drug Dealers

Philippines president says threat to pull country out of UN was just a 'joke'

Aug 24th 2016, 9:56 AM 10,082 Views 22 Comments

Rodrigo Duterte also attempted some light wordplay on genocide while talking to reporters.

# controversy - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Pat Hickey being held in one of Brazil's most notorious prisons
# Controversy
# Controversy

Pat Hickey being held in one of Brazil's most notorious prisons

Aug 20th 2016, 2:50 PM 39,955 Views 0 Comments

The Olympic Council of Ireland will meet this weekend for the first time to discuss Rio ticket scandal

Bugging claim overshadows All Blacks clash with Australia as police investigate
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Bugging claim overshadows All Blacks clash with Australia as police investigate

Aug 20th 2016, 11:41 AM 13,489 Views 21 Comments

A device was found just hours before the teams clashed in the Blediscoe Cup.

# controversy - Friday 19 August, 2016

Ticketing scandal: THG and Pro10 back calls for independent probe
# Controversy
# Controversy

Ticketing scandal: THG and Pro10 back calls for independent probe

Aug 19th 2016, 9:30 AM 29,844 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Pat Hickey has been denied bail in Rio.

# controversy - Thursday 18 August, 2016

OCI wouldn't be first to try and put me back in my box, says Ross
# Back From Rio
# Back From Rio

OCI wouldn't be first to try and put me back in my box, says Ross

Aug 18th 2016, 5:50 PM 38,305 Views 0 Comments

Pat Hickey has stood down from his role as OCI chief temporarily in the wake of his arrest in Rio.

# controversy - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Insult to injury: Russian who 'beat' Conlan unlikely to fight in Olympic semi
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Insult to injury: Russian who 'beat' Conlan unlikely to fight in Olympic semi

Aug 17th 2016, 8:43 PM 77,151 Views 78 Comments

Vladimir Nikitin may be too injured to fight, it emerged this evening.

What happened when? A timeline of Ireland's Olympic ticketing scandal
# Controversy
# Controversy

What happened when? A timeline of Ireland's Olympic ticketing scandal

Aug 17th 2016, 8:30 PM 24,543 Views 0 Comments

Here’s how the week has played out.

5 things to know about Irish Olympic tickets controversy
# Trouble
From The42
# Trouble

5 things to know about Irish Olympic tickets controversy

Aug 17th 2016, 2:57 PM 14,361 Views 0 Comments

Pat Hickey has been arrested in connection with the scandal in Rio today.

Poll: Has Michael Conlan's boxing defeat affected how you view the Olympics?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Has Michael Conlan's boxing defeat affected how you view the Olympics?

Aug 17th 2016, 10:15 AM 36,269 Views 122 Comments

Conlan lost to Russian Vladimir Nikitin in the bantamweight quarter-final in controversial circumstances after appearing to dominate the bout.

# controversy - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

'I could sue you for that, do you know that?' Mark Cavendish lashes out at journalist's question
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'I could sue you for that, do you know that?' Mark Cavendish lashes out at journalist's question

Aug 16th 2016, 1:09 PM 21,187 Views 15 Comments

The cyclist claimed an Olympic silver medal last night but caused a collision that resulted in a South Korean athlete being rushed to hospital.

'9 times out of 10 Diego Costa would be sent off'
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'9 times out of 10 Diego Costa would be sent off'

Aug 16th 2016, 12:30 AM 9,793 Views 9 Comments

Slaven Bilic was not happy after seeing his side lose after a late goal by the Chelsea striker.

# controversy - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

"It comes back to him at the end of the day" - Boxing community reacts after Michael O'Reilly leaves Olympic Games
# Olympic Games
# Olympic Games

"It comes back to him at the end of the day" - Boxing community reacts after Michael O'Reilly leaves Olympic Games

Aug 10th 2016, 9:43 AM 30,899 Views 43 Comments

Michael O’Reilly is due back in Ireland by Friday after he was sent home from the Olympics.