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#slap on the wrist

# slap-on-the-wrist - Friday 31 July, 2020

# slap-on-the-wrist - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Liverpool avoid being thrown out of EFL Cup for fielding ineligible player

The Reds have been fined £200,000 but retain their place in the fourth round.

# slap-on-the-wrist - Monday 29 July, 2019

Top 14 giants handed fines for salary cap mishap

Racing 92 and Toulon both failed to supply appropriate documents.

# slap-on-the-wrist - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Penalty points for fishermen could be rolled out to encourage 'good behaviour' and avoid fines

The EU Commission has suspended more than €6 million in funding as a result of Ireland’s failure to establish a points system.

# slap-on-the-wrist - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Chelsea coach Ianni fined £6,000 after touchline clash with Mourinho

The assistant celebrated wildly in front of the Red Devils boss after the Blues had equalised, and he has now been punished.

# slap-on-the-wrist - Monday 25 June, 2018

Let-off for Switzerland as three key players avoid World Cup ban for eagle celebrations

Xhaka, Shaqiri and Lichtsteiner will be available to face Costa Rica.

# slap-on-the-wrist - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

'It was not an appropriate comment to make': Minister slapped down for comments about coalition with Sinn Féin

Junior Minister Jim Daly said he has “no ideological objection” to Sinn Fein being in government with Fine Gael.

# slap-on-the-wrist - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Documents reveal Dan Carter fined €1000 for drink driving

The 35-year-old two-time World Cup winner who plays at Paris club Racing 92 was arrested in February.

# slap-on-the-wrist - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Good news for O'Neill and McClean as Fifa decide against handing out bans

World football’s governing body will not punish the Ireland pair for their comments made about referee David Fernández Borbalán.

# slap-on-the-wrist - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Di Maria fined €2m and handed suspended jail sentence

The Argentina winger has admitted to two separate tax fraud offences during his time with Real Madrid.

# slap-on-the-wrist - Friday 16 June, 2017

From The42 France receive slap on the wrist for controversial prop swap against Wales Reprimanded

France receive slap on the wrist for controversial prop swap against Wales

France failed to comply with HIA protocol but there was evidence to suggest they intended to gain a competitive advantage.

# slap-on-the-wrist - Monday 1 May, 2017

Team Sky suspend Italian cyclist for racially abusing rival during race

Gianni Moscon has been suspended for six weeks for racially abusing Kevin Reza on the Tour of Romandie.

# slap-on-the-wrist - Monday 9 January, 2017

World Rugby 'disappointed' with handling of George North head injury but no sanction for Northampton

World Rugby says the club failed to manage the injury properly.

# slap-on-the-wrist - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Chelsea slapped with fine for Man City brawl - but avoid points deduction

The two clubs have got off lightly.

# slap-on-the-wrist - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Mourinho to watch Swansea clash from the stands as FA hand down punishment

The Portuguese boss has also been fined.

# slap-on-the-wrist - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Axa Insurance fined €675,000 by Central Bank for four-year breach of consumer code

The firm failed to insure that properly accredited people were supervising those handling insurance claims during that time.

# slap-on-the-wrist - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Demichelis avoids FA ban but is fined after placing 29 bets on football matches

The Argentina international has been hit with a fine of £22,058 by the Football Association.

# slap-on-the-wrist - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Farrell let off the hook as two-week ban allows him to play in Champions Cup final

The England out-half will breathe a sigh of relief following his hearing in London.

# slap-on-the-wrist - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Trinity accused of breaking university ranking rules after asking graduates to complete survey

The university had contacted graduates and staff to request that they take part in surveys by university ranking institutions.

# slap-on-the-wrist - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Aer Lingus promises to treat you better when your flight is delayed

The UK’s aviation regulator had alleged the treatment of passengers by Aer Lingus, Jet2 and Wizz Air was in breach of consumer law.

# slap-on-the-wrist - Friday 27 February, 2015

Debt management firms criticised for giving people poor information

The Central Bank became responsible for regulating these firms in 2013.

# slap-on-the-wrist - Friday 12 September, 2014

The EU is targeting Russia's oil and AK47s in its latest round of sanctions

Meanwhile in Ukraine, the UN has launched a food aid operation in the war-torn east of the country.

# slap-on-the-wrist - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Why do the Irish courts not care about women?

Our courts seem to have affected an uncaring view towards violent and sexual crimes against women – allowing offenders to escape jail sentences by simply giving their victims a payoff. It is horrific and unacceptable.

# slap-on-the-wrist - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

CSKA Moscow let off with partial stadium ban for Yaya Toure abuse

UEFA has ordered the Russian club to close Sector D of Arena Khimki for the upcoming Champions League game.

# slap-on-the-wrist - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Great Barrier Reef status as 'natural wonder of the world' under threat

The UN says Australia hasn’t done enough to tackle concerns about rampant coastal development and water quality at the world heritage site.