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# In the clear

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August 2023
All Blacks lock Barrett avoids Rugby World Cup ban
Barrett was shown a red card in last weekend’s record loss to South Africa.
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Galway boost as Higgins' suspension overturned ahead of All-Ireland camogie final
Defender was shown a straight red card in the semi-final in a case of mistaken identity.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro tests negative for coronavirus
Bolsonaro’s communications chief tested positive for Covid-19 after last weekend’s trip to the US during which both men met with Donald Trump.
Saracens escape points deduction and are fined just €50,000 at hearing
The English club are free to face Leinster in the quarter-finals, although EPCR can appeal the decision.
Ulster's Treadwell cleared following Champions Cup disciplinary hearing
Treadwell had been cited for his tackle on Tom Ellis during Ulster’s Champions Cup win against Bath.
Euro 2020 excluded from proposed Wada ban on hosts Russia
Russia are clear to host next year’s tournament despite the ban
Relief for Trevor Clarke after injury fears threatened to spoil his return to England
Clarke was stretchered off during a game for Rotherham’s U23s on the same day his signing was announced.
Wexford forward free for All-Ireland semi-final after appeal over 'abusive language towards referee'
Aidan Nolan was initially handed a two-match ban for the incident.
Former Man United striker Rossi escapes drugs ban
Rossi is free to sign for a new club after he was told he would not serve a drugs ban.
Russia's World Cup hero cleared of wrongdoing by anti-doping agency
There was no evidence to suggest Denis Cheryshev had used a banned substance.
Boost for Clare as attacker cleared to play in Munster hurling final against Cork
David Reidy was sent-off last Sunday in action against Limerick.
Russia's Olympic ban has been lifted after 'the most difficult months in the history of Russian sports'
The IOC has deemed the nation compliant after the remaining drug tests from the Winter Olympics were negative.
Fifa clear Man United of any wrongdoing in €100 million deal for Pogba
But disciplinary proceedings have now been opened against Juventus.
Review finds that Munster followed all protocols in Murray incident
The scrum-half was at the centre of a controversial incident last weekend.
Delight for Clare as midfielder gets red card overturned before Kerry Croke Park clash
Cathal O’Connor was sent-off in last Saturday’s win over Roscommon.
Deputy Lord Mayor cleared of charges over Greyhound protest
Perry, who is also Deputy Lord Mayor, was supporting the 78 workers involved in the dispute.
Neil Lennon keeps job after Bolton investigate newspaper claims about his private life
The club released a statement on their official website today.
'Diarmuid is a top man, I would have been very sorry if he couldn't partake in the game'
Connolly’s clearance was great news for Dublin fans.
Ireland won't be fined over 24-hour shifts for junior doctors
The European Court of Justice said there was not enough evidence put forward to show the Working Time Directive was not being implemented.
This app could stop people who write dodgy tweets from losing their job
And the guy who set it up knows exactly what can go wrong.
Mother of 'Kill All Taigs' facepaint girl will not be prosecuted
Prosecuters were not able to prove who posted the photo on Facebook.
Brian Cody cleared of misconduct for 'criminal' comments after All-Ireland final
However, the Kilkenny boss has been warned as to his future conduct.
Relief for David Meyler as he escapes FA Cup final ban for 'stamp' on Januzaj
The midfielder is now available for the May 17th clash with Arsenal.
Fellaini has 'no case to answer' over alleged spitting incident
The English FA looked at footage from the recent Manchester derby.
Owen Farrell absolved of wrongdoing by RFU over £440 ticket sale
English rugby’s governing body has underlined that the out-half is a man of ‘utmost integrity.’
Yaya Toure escapes ban for 'kick' on Van Wolfswinkel
Jose Mourinho won’t be happy to hear tonight’s news.
Walcott to miss World Cup after rupturing knee ligaments
The Arsenal forward will be out for up to six months with the injury he picked up against Spurs over the weekend.
Scratch that: It's just the 17 red cards now for Sergio Ramos
Good news for the Spanish international.
Free man: Stoddart clear to face Leinster
The ERC have ruled that Morgan Stoddart’s controversial red card does not merit any additional sanction.
Smal mercies: Ireland forwards coach cleared for travel
The South African will take his place alongside Declan Kidney on plane to New Zealand.
Maguire and Burnett escape prosecution in snooker match-fixing probe
Snooker authorities promise independent investigation into irregular betting patterns during 2008 UK Championship match.