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#Ban

# ban - Tuesday 12 July, 2022

All Blacks prop Ta'avao banned for 3 weeks after red card against Ireland
# Suspension
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# Suspension

All Blacks prop Ta'avao banned for 3 weeks after red card against Ireland

Jul 12th 2022, 1:48 PM 12,807 Views 14 Comments

The tighthead will miss this weekend’s final Test in Wellington.

# ban - Thursday 9 June, 2022

Increase minimum age for cigarettes each year until no-one can buy them, UK govt advised
# Tobacco
# Tobacco

Increase minimum age for cigarettes each year until no-one can buy them, UK govt advised

Jun 9th 2022, 6:17 PM 19,952 Views 42 Comments

Dr Javed Khan issued four critical ‘must-dos’ for the UK Government to act upon immediately.

# ban - Thursday 19 May, 2022

Tottenham’s Chioma Ubogagu handed nine-month ban for anti-doping violations
# Suspended
From The42
# Suspended

Tottenham’s Chioma Ubogagu handed nine-month ban for anti-doping violations

May 19th 2022, 1:08 PM 4,897 Views 0 Comments

The independent regulatory commission imposing the sanction accepted Ubogagu had broken the rules unintentionally.

# ban - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

Russian gymnast banned for one year for pro-war 'Z' symbol
# Ivan Kuliak
# Ivan Kuliak

Russian gymnast banned for one year for pro-war 'Z' symbol

May 18th 2022, 9:16 AM 27,490 Views 15 Comments

The Z symbol has gone from a marking on Russian military vehicles to a pro-war symbol.

# ban - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

Wimbledon chiefs in talks with UK Government to ban Russian players
# Ban
From The42
# Ban

Wimbledon chiefs in talks with UK Government to ban Russian players

Apr 5th 2022, 11:38 AM 2,880 Views 3 Comments

Reports have suggested men’s world number two Daniil Medvedev would be excluded due to fears victory would boost Vladimir Putin’s regime.

# ban - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

'There is nothing to cure': France bans conversion therapy
# Conversion Therapy
# Conversion Therapy

'There is nothing to cure': France bans conversion therapy

Jan 26th 2022, 1:31 PM 14,335 Views 29 Comments

New legislation includes criminal penalties for people who are convicted of trying to ‘convert’ LGBTQ people to heterosexuality.

# ban - Thursday 20 January, 2022

Dakuwaqa gets three-week suspension for his reckless tackle on Van der Flier
# Ban
From The42
# Ban

Dakuwaqa gets three-week suspension for his reckless tackle on Van der Flier

Jan 20th 2022, 1:19 PM 4,916 Views 2 Comments

The Fijian was sent off in Montpellier’s 89-7 drubbing to Leinster.

# ban - Monday 10 January, 2022

Robbie Dunne granted extension to appeal 18-month ban for harassing Bryony Frost
# Suspension
From The42
# Suspension

Robbie Dunne granted extension to appeal 18-month ban for harassing Bryony Frost

Jan 10th 2022, 5:26 PM 8,223 Views 3 Comments

The Irish jockey has until 20 January to lodge his appeal.

# ban - Monday 20 December, 2021

Manchester United’s Aaron Wan-Bissaka banned from driving
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

Manchester United’s Aaron Wan-Bissaka banned from driving

Dec 20th 2021, 3:29 PM 12,092 Views 5 Comments

The right back was in a ‘state of complete ignorance’ of the Yorkshire driving matters, according to his lawyers.

# ban - Thursday 2 December, 2021

Argentina lock Lavanini gets five-week ban for breakdown hit on Healy
# Red Card
From The42
# Red Card

Argentina lock Lavanini gets five-week ban for breakdown hit on Healy

Dec 2nd 2021, 1:54 PM 7,213 Views 6 Comments

The second row could have a week shaved off if he completes the ‘Coaching Intervention Programme.’

# ban - Friday 10 September, 2021

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hits out at ‘farce’ as players face potential ban
# Unhappy
From The42
# Unhappy

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hits out at ‘farce’ as players face potential ban

Sep 10th 2021, 11:51 PM 10,584 Views 7 Comments

It is understood the Premier League remains in talks with Fifa, the clubs and the Government over the issue.

# ban - Wednesday 11 August, 2021

Department to look at 'extent and nature' of conversion therapy in Ireland before moving to ban
# Conversion Therapy
# Conversion Therapy

Department to look at 'extent and nature' of conversion therapy in Ireland before moving to ban

Aug 11th 2021, 12:05 AM 36,166 Views 95 Comments
  • It is expected that this research will not be completed for several months.
  • Work on drafting legislation is due to commence in 2022, reports Cónal Thomas.
  • The Psychological Society of Ireland this week reiterated its position that conversion therapy "has no place in any modern society".

# ban - Thursday 15 July, 2021

England flanker given 4-match ban for striking with knee
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

England flanker given 4-match ban for striking with knee

Jul 15th 2021, 11:14 PM 9,819 Views 2 Comments

Lewis Ludlow was captaining his country against Canada for a second successive match.

# ban - Thursday 15 April, 2021

'Racism charges were not proven' - Anger over Czech star's 10-match ban
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

'Racism charges were not proven' - Anger over Czech star's 10-match ban

Apr 15th 2021, 1:21 PM 3,417 Views 2 Comments

Ondrej Kudela will likely miss Euro 2021 because of the suspension.

# ban - Friday 19 March, 2021

Simon McGonagle disqualified for nine months for taking Elliott picture
# Ban
From The42
# Ban

Simon McGonagle disqualified for nine months for taking Elliott picture

Mar 19th 2021, 8:58 PM 11,554 Views 9 Comments

Seven months of ban suspended for period of a year.

# ban - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Connacht's Jarrad Butler receives 3-week ban for dangerous tackle
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

Connacht's Jarrad Butler receives 3-week ban for dangerous tackle

Mar 18th 2021, 1:00 PM 5,566 Views 8 Comments

The player was sent off against Edinburgh on Saturday.

# ban - Friday 12 March, 2021

Oisin Murphy return delayed by ‘administrative error’
# Computer Says No
From The42
# Computer Says No

Oisin Murphy return delayed by ‘administrative error’

Mar 12th 2021, 9:29 AM 2,239 Views 1 Comment

Champion jockey was due to take three rides at Lingfield.

# ban - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Ulster's Warwick receives 2-game ban after red card versus Leinster
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

Ulster's Warwick receives 2-game ban after red card versus Leinster

Mar 11th 2021, 11:54 AM 3,762 Views 20 Comments

The 29-year-old prop was sent off for leading with an elbow as opponent Ed Byrne tried to tackle him.

# ban - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Zander Fagerson may still play some part for Scotland in Six Nations despite ban
# Confusion
From The42
# Confusion

Zander Fagerson may still play some part for Scotland in Six Nations despite ban

Feb 25th 2021, 7:32 PM 3,737 Views 0 Comments

The Scots’ next clash with France has been postponed.

# ban - Friday 12 February, 2021

Middlesbrough winger served three-month ban for cocaine use last year
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

Middlesbrough winger served three-month ban for cocaine use last year

Feb 12th 2021, 7:53 PM 5,237 Views 0 Comments

The FA has revealed the suspension was handed out to the Nathaniel Mendez-Laing when he was at Cardiff.

# ban - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Ireland's O'Mahony to face hearing today following red card against Wales
# Discipline
From The42
# Discipline

Ireland's O'Mahony to face hearing today following red card against Wales

Feb 9th 2021, 8:40 AM 11,735 Views 47 Comments

The 31-year-old was sent off for making contact with the head of Tomas Francis.

# ban - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Celtic striker could be punished for diving
# Problems
From The42
# Problems

Celtic striker could be punished for diving

Feb 4th 2021, 6:50 PM 6,989 Views 13 Comments

Albian Ajeti faces a potential two-match ban after being charged with simulation.

# ban - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Sinckler gets two-game ban for shouting 'Are you f*****g serious?' at referee
# Suspension
From The42
# Suspension

Sinckler gets two-game ban for shouting 'Are you f*****g serious?' at referee

Jan 13th 2021, 11:43 AM 7,981 Views 14 Comments

The England tighthead prop will miss their opening game of the Six Nations.

# ban - Monday 14 December, 2020

Springboks wing Dyantyi handed four-year doping ban
# Suspension
From The42
# Suspension

Springboks wing Dyantyi handed four-year doping ban

Dec 14th 2020, 2:03 PM 8,165 Views 10 Comments

The 26-year-old tested positive for three banned substances.

# ban - Friday 13 November, 2020

McInerney ruled out of Clare's clash with Wexford after red card appeal is rejected
# Ban
From The42
# Ban

McInerney ruled out of Clare's clash with Wexford after red card appeal is rejected

Nov 13th 2020, 3:02 PM 5,861 Views 3 Comments

The Clare Echo have reported that the midfielder’s one-match suspension will stand.

# ban - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Nine month ban for cyclist after crash left Jakobsen in coma
# Ban
From The42
# Ban

Nine month ban for cyclist after crash left Jakobsen in coma

Nov 11th 2020, 11:23 AM 6,356 Views 4 Comments

Dutch cyclist Fabio Jakobsen said he was grateful to be alive after the finish line crash.

# ban - Monday 21 September, 2020

Judge halts WeChat ban in US-China tech battle
# Technology
# Technology

Judge halts WeChat ban in US-China tech battle

Sep 21st 2020, 12:03 PM 15,818 Views 10 Comments

At the weekend Donald Trump said he had approved a deal allowing Oracle to become data partner for TikTok to avert a shutdown of that app.

# ban - Monday 7 September, 2020

Kyrgios trolls Djokovic with Twitter poll on ban
# US Open
From The42
# US Open

Kyrgios trolls Djokovic with Twitter poll on ban

Sep 7th 2020, 8:45 AM 13,721 Views 10 Comments

Kyrgios was quick to have his say after Djokovic was sensationally disqualified.

# ban - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Longford senior champions set to appeal after being hit with 48-week ban over €750 fine
# Suspension
From The42
# Suspension

Longford senior champions set to appeal after being hit with 48-week ban over €750 fine

Updated Aug 12th 2020, 12:03 PM 37,894 Views 17 Comments

The Longford Leader reports the Killoe club are set to launch an appeal.

# ban - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Swimming banned at number of beaches in Clare
# Bacteria
# Bacteria

Swimming banned at number of beaches in Clare

Aug 6th 2020, 12:46 PM 35,427 Views 32 Comments

Increased bacterial levels have been identified in the water following heavy rainfall.

# ban - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Spurs defender Dier met with fan who he confronted in the stands, says Mourinho
# Suspension
From The42
# Suspension

Spurs defender Dier met with fan who he confronted in the stands, says Mourinho

Updated Jul 8th 2020, 11:20 PM 7,827 Views 7 Comments

The 26-year-old will serve a four-match ban for his actions in March’s FA Cup tie.

# ban - Friday 3 July, 2020

Former marathon world-record holder Kipsang handed four-year ban
# Athletics
From The42
# Athletics

Former marathon world-record holder Kipsang handed four-year ban

Jul 3rd 2020, 3:20 PM 38,604 Views 24 Comments

The Kenyan runner has been suspended for violating anti-doping rules.

# ban - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Ex-Springbok hooker handed eight-year doping ban after third positive test
# Drugs In Rugby
From The42
# Drugs In Rugby

Ex-Springbok hooker handed eight-year doping ban after third positive test

Updated Jul 1st 2020, 12:00 PM 23,468 Views 32 Comments

33-year-old Chiliboy Ralepelle won 25 caps for South Africa.

# ban - Thursday 11 June, 2020

US Soccer scraps controversial anthem kneeling ban
# Apology
From The42
# Apology

US Soccer scraps controversial anthem kneeling ban

Jun 11th 2020, 7:56 AM 4,217 Views 1 Comment

‘We apologize to our players – especially our black players – staff, fans, and all who support eradicating racism.’

# ban - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

Munster confirm they've reviewed protocols after Cronin's one-month ban
# Anti-doping
From The42
# Anti-doping

Munster confirm they've reviewed protocols after Cronin's one-month ban

Jun 9th 2020, 3:28 PM 5,831 Views 41 Comments

‘It literally could happen to the man in the street where a wrong prescription is dispensed.’

# ban - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Man City to set out case to overturn two-season Champions League ban
# Suspension
From The42
# Suspension

Man City to set out case to overturn two-season Champions League ban

Jun 7th 2020, 1:42 PM 3,536 Views 6 Comments

The Premier League champions were sanctioned for a breach of financial fair play regulations.

# ban - Monday 18 May, 2020

Sport Ireland will not appeal Cronin's 'quite lenient' one-month ban
# Anti-doping
From The42
# Anti-doping

Sport Ireland will not appeal Cronin's 'quite lenient' one-month ban

May 18th 2020, 12:35 PM 4,987 Views 58 Comments

The 29-year-old tested positive for prednisolone and prednisone last November.

# ban - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Munster prop Cronin 'bears at least some fault' for failed anti-doping test
# Strict Liability
From The42
# Strict Liability

Munster prop Cronin 'bears at least some fault' for failed anti-doping test

Apr 21st 2020, 1:57 PM 7,882 Views 35 Comments

The judicial officer said he had ‘some sympathy for the player’ but that he could have done more.

# ban - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

France prop Haouas gets three-week ban for punch against Scotland
# Suspended
From The42
# Suspended

France prop Haouas gets three-week ban for punch against Scotland

Mar 11th 2020, 5:29 PM 5,202 Views 7 Comments

The 25-year-old had three weeks shaved off for his “good conduct, guilty plea and relative inexperience.”

# ban - Monday 6 January, 2020

Draft law that aims to ban the sale of fossil fuel cars by 2030 published today
# Climate Action Plan
# Climate Action Plan

Draft law that aims to ban the sale of fossil fuel cars by 2030 published today

Jan 6th 2020, 6:00 AM 20,883 Views 147 Comments

Minister Richard Bruton says today is a ‘hugely important step’ in underpinning measures of the Climate Action Plan.

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