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#taking a stand

# taking-a-stand - Monday 28 February, 2022

Ukraine union urges World Rugby to ban Russian teams from all competitions
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Ukraine union urges World Rugby to ban Russian teams from all competitions

Feb 28th 2022, 3:39 PM 6,586 Views 6 Comments

The Russian women’s team played against Spain on Saturday in Madrid.

# taking-a-stand - Saturday 26 February, 2022

Poland refuses to play 2022 World Cup play-off against Russia
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Poland refuses to play 2022 World Cup play-off against Russia

Feb 26th 2022, 3:31 PM 12,497 Views 27 Comments

Sweden have also joined the boycott.

# taking-a-stand - Monday 6 December, 2021

US announces diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics
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US announces diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

Dec 6th 2021, 9:24 PM 21,528 Views 38 Comments

President Joe Biden has been under pressure to speak out against Chinese rights abuses.

# taking-a-stand - Saturday 17 July, 2021

Germany’s Olympic team walk off in Honduras friendly after alleged racist abuse
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Germany’s Olympic team walk off in Honduras friendly after alleged racist abuse

Jul 17th 2021, 2:00 PM 7,081 Views 0 Comments

The German Football Association said defender Jordan Torunarigha was racially abused.

# taking-a-stand - Saturday 5 June, 2021

England to kneel at Euros despite possible adverse reaction – Gareth Southgate
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England to kneel at Euros despite possible adverse reaction – Gareth Southgate

Jun 5th 2021, 8:22 PM 3,783 Views 2 Comments

The England players were booed by their own supporters when they made the gesture ahead of this week’s friendly against Austria.

# taking-a-stand - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Swansea City to boycott social media following 'abhorrent abuse' of players
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Swansea City to boycott social media following 'abhorrent abuse' of players

Apr 8th 2021, 2:47 PM 2,393 Views 2 Comments

‘As a club we are acutely aware of how social media can impact on the mental health of players and staff…’

# taking-a-stand - Thursday 25 March, 2021

Norway players wear t-shirts in protest of Qatar World Cup as Odegaard forced off with injury
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Norway players wear t-shirts in protest of Qatar World Cup as Odegaard forced off with injury

Mar 25th 2021, 11:15 AM 7,965 Views 2 Comments

The t-shirts read ‘Human rights, on and off the pitch’ in support of migrant workers and were donned prior to their win over Gibraltar.

# taking-a-stand - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Haaland's Norway set for pre-match Qatar protest over human rights abuses
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Haaland's Norway set for pre-match Qatar protest over human rights abuses

Mar 23rd 2021, 5:44 PM 8,571 Views 13 Comments

The Scandinavian nation will play Gibraltar on Wednesday in Marbella, Spain ahead of the World Cup in 2022.

# taking-a-stand - Thursday 30 May, 2019

'Ada is paying a price of not playing for her country but this fight of hers is a fight of all of us'
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'Ada is paying a price of not playing for her country but this fight of hers is a fight of all of us'

May 30th 2019, 12:03 PM 6,795 Views 4 Comments

Brazil star Marta has her say on the absence of Norway’s Ada Hegerberg from the Women’s World Cup.

# taking-a-stand - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Ballon d'Or winner Hegerberg not included in Norway's World Cup squad
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Ballon d'Or winner Hegerberg not included in Norway's World Cup squad

May 2nd 2019, 11:43 AM 8,039 Views 7 Comments

Hegerberg has not played for Norway since 2017 due to frustrations with the state of the women’s game there.

# taking-a-stand - Friday 19 April, 2019

Premier League stars lead stand against racism with social media boycott
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Premier League stars lead stand against racism with social media boycott

Apr 19th 2019, 2:29 PM 5,154 Views 13 Comments

The campaign is being coordinated by the PFA.

# taking-a-stand - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Finnish footballer boycotts Qatar game in protest over human rights
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Finnish footballer boycotts Qatar game in protest over human rights

Jan 8th 2019, 5:19 PM 6,455 Views 13 Comments

Riku Riski’s side play Sweden in Doha next week.

# taking-a-stand - Friday 13 April, 2018

'There are 37 countries in the Commonwealth where it’s currently illegal to be who I am'
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'There are 37 countries in the Commonwealth where it’s currently illegal to be who I am'

Updated Apr 13th 2018, 3:00 PM 35,842 Views 7 Comments

Tom Daley has urged a number of nations to relax their anti-gay stance.

# taking-a-stand - Monday 26 March, 2018

Iceland announce diplomatic boycott of 2018 World Cup in Russia
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Iceland announce diplomatic boycott of 2018 World Cup in Russia

Mar 26th 2018, 9:37 PM 64,821 Views 50 Comments

The news comes following the poisoning of a former double agent in Britain.

# taking-a-stand - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

String of big business CEOs step down from Trump's advisory council in wake of Charlottesville
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String of big business CEOs step down from Trump's advisory council in wake of Charlottesville

Aug 15th 2017, 7:50 AM 26,696 Views 75 Comments

The heads of Merck, Under Armour and Intel have all left the US President’s business advisory panel.

# taking-a-stand - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Davy Fitz hits back at Duignan and Shefflin after criticism of tactics in today's quarter-final
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Davy Fitz hits back at Duignan and Shefflin after criticism of tactics in today's quarter-final

Jul 23rd 2017, 7:08 PM 57,802 Views 72 Comments

The Offaly and Kilkenny All-Ireland winners weren’t impressed with the game in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

# taking-a-stand - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

UFC's number one fighter hits out at 'mistreatment and bullying' from the organisation
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UFC's number one fighter hits out at 'mistreatment and bullying' from the organisation

Jun 6th 2017, 10:29 AM 7,889 Views 7 Comments

‘With me, the UFC chooses not to market the best fighter in the world’.

# taking-a-stand - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

GPA reject the 'Super 8' football proposal but back calls for extra-time and August All-Ireland finals
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GPA reject the 'Super 8' football proposal but back calls for extra-time and August All-Ireland finals

Feb 22nd 2017, 9:55 PM 5,935 Views 15 Comments

The motions will be debated at Congress this weekend.

# taking-a-stand - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

'The whole energy of the game is dropping and falling away and it's just sad to see'
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'The whole energy of the game is dropping and falling away and it's just sad to see'

Jan 10th 2017, 6:43 PM 16,350 Views 7 Comments

Ex-Cork footballer Derek Kavanagh wants to help solve the problems in club GAA.

# taking-a-stand - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Teacher takes legal action over parent-teacher meeting on St Patrick's Day
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Teacher takes legal action over parent-teacher meeting on St Patrick's Day

Feb 23rd 2016, 5:30 PM 24,972 Views 16 Comments

The Irish-American has filed a legal complaint with the NYC Human Right Commission.

# taking-a-stand - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Barcelona demand respect after Neymar Senior incident
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Barcelona demand respect after Neymar Senior incident

Feb 7th 2016, 3:24 PM 11,156 Views 1 Comment

The Catalan side have issued a statement on the matter.

# taking-a-stand - Friday 15 January, 2016

Teachers set to strike before general election
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# This Means Trouble

Teachers set to strike before general election

Jan 15th 2016, 2:57 PM 19,066 Views 78 Comments

The TUI is taking issue with low pay for teachers and lack of employment security.

# taking-a-stand - Monday 19 October, 2015

'We're arch-rivals on the field but we were united in the meeting rooms'
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'We're arch-rivals on the field but we were united in the meeting rooms'

Oct 19th 2015, 1:13 PM 9,187 Views 1 Comment

Clonkill and Raharney refused to field teams in Sunday’s Westmeath minor hurling final.

# taking-a-stand - Monday 2 March, 2015

Irish American man has a unique plan to take offensive Paddy's Day shirts off the shelves
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Irish American man has a unique plan to take offensive Paddy's Day shirts off the shelves

Mar 2nd 2015, 5:20 PM 4,262 Views 4 Comments

He really doesn’t like those stereotyped drinking slogans.

# taking-a-stand - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Chelsea warn fans over anti-Semitic abuse towards Spurs supporters at Sunday's cup final
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Chelsea warn fans over anti-Semitic abuse towards Spurs supporters at Sunday's cup final

Feb 26th 2015, 10:12 PM 4,357 Views 15 Comments

After last week’s controversy in Paris, the club want to avoid further problems.

# taking-a-stand - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Jessica Ennis-Hill wants name removed from Sheffield United stand if Ched Evans gets contract
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Jessica Ennis-Hill wants name removed from Sheffield United stand if Ched Evans gets contract

Nov 13th 2014, 10:00 PM 30,917 Views 113 Comments

The Olympic champion is opposed to the player’s possible return to Sheffield United.

# taking-a-stand - Monday 13 October, 2014

This Cork man is on hunger strike to protest against the water charges
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This Cork man is on hunger strike to protest against the water charges

Oct 13th 2014, 10:55 PM 32,274 Views 165 Comments

Gary Coleman plans to stay on the hunger strike until 25 October, when a march is planned against the charges in Cork.

# taking-a-stand - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Cork soccer club fined for protest during game against racism
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Cork soccer club fined for protest during game against racism

Jul 1st 2014, 10:28 AM 15,833 Views 33 Comments

Carrigaline United were hit with a €200 fine after refusing to finish a recent Cork schoolboys league game.

# taking-a-stand - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Sepp Blatter urges referee action on diving
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Sepp Blatter urges referee action on diving

Jan 2nd 2014, 6:13 PM 1,543 Views 7 Comments

“Cutting out this kind of cheating is a matter of respect towards opponents and fans,” he said.

# taking-a-stand - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

The Reform Alliance is calling for a No vote in the Seanad referendum
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The Reform Alliance is calling for a No vote in the Seanad referendum

Sep 25th 2013, 10:25 AM 6,226 Views 79 Comments

Lucinda Creighton said it would be “irresponsible of us not to advocate a position on it” in an interview this morning.

# taking-a-stand - Friday 10 August, 2012

Magnificent Seven: podium controversies
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Magnificent Seven: podium controversies

Aug 10th 2012, 12:29 PM 2,503 Views 1 Comment

Sometimes athletes have more on their mind than what to do with that bouquet of flowers.