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#Controversy

# controversy - Last month November 2022

NBA star apologises 'deeply' for post: 'I'm not anti-semitic'
# Sorry
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# Sorry

NBA star apologises 'deeply' for post: 'I'm not anti-semitic'

Nov 20th 2022, 11:32 PM 5,739 Views 4 Comments

Brooklyn Nets player Kyrie Irving made the comments in an interview with SportsNet New York.

World Cup organisers apologise after staff threaten to 'smash' Danish TV crew's camera
# 2022
From The42
# 2022

World Cup organisers apologise after staff threaten to 'smash' Danish TV crew's camera

Nov 16th 2022, 4:37 PM 6,510 Views 4 Comments

They claimed security staff mistakenly interrupted a live broadcast.

Fifa forbid Danish World Cup squad from wearing pro-human rights shirts
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Fifa forbid Danish World Cup squad from wearing pro-human rights shirts

Nov 10th 2022, 4:32 PM 10,180 Views 11 Comments

Qatar has faced criticism for its treatment of foreign workers.

'Do you realise who you sent off?' Pique's Barcelona career ends on a sour note
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'Do you realise who you sent off?' Pique's Barcelona career ends on a sour note

Nov 8th 2022, 11:14 PM 15,284 Views 10 Comments

The Catalan side still managed to earn a hard-fought 2-1 win over Osasuna.

Hacking gang targeted Qatar World Cup critics
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Hacking gang targeted Qatar World Cup critics

Nov 6th 2022, 4:19 PM 5,775 Views 1 Comment

A dozen lawyers, journalists and famous people were victims of the scheme.

# controversy - October October 2022

NBA star says 'anti-Semitic' label 'not justified'
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

NBA star says 'anti-Semitic' label 'not justified'

Oct 31st 2022, 5:07 PM 7,179 Views 1 Comment

Brooklyn Nets player Kyrie Irving caused controversy with a recent tweet.

Nottingham Forest boss annoyed by deleted tweet about Wolves
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Nottingham Forest boss annoyed by deleted tweet about Wolves

Oct 17th 2022, 8:49 PM 10,535 Views 0 Comments

Steve Cooper was less than impressed while after the victory, their opponents responded with a post of their own.

US Supreme Court hears case of Texas man on death row for murder
# DNA Testing
# DNA Testing

US Supreme Court hears case of Texas man on death row for murder

Oct 11th 2022, 9:12 PM 18,486 Views 6 Comments

Reed, an African-American man, was convicted by an all-white jury in 1998 of rape and murder

Reaction to Iker Casillas tweet shows need for 'a lot of education'
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Reaction to Iker Casillas tweet shows need for 'a lot of education'

Oct 10th 2022, 4:44 PM 8,860 Views 3 Comments

England international Lucy Bronze has given her thoughts on the matter.

NFL consultant involved in clearing Tagovailoa fired - reports
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

NFL consultant involved in clearing Tagovailoa fired - reports

Oct 1st 2022, 8:28 PM 8,198 Views 1 Comment

The organisation’s Players Association requested a review of the concussion procedures used to evaluate the Miami Dolphins quarterback.

# controversy - September September 2022

Liverpool fans to sue Uefa over Champions League fiasco
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Liverpool fans to sue Uefa over Champions League fiasco

Sep 24th 2022, 11:28 PM 3,910 Views 0 Comments

A French Senate inquiry contradicted initial assertions by the organisation.

Boston Celtics suspend head coach Ime Udoka for entire NBA season
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Boston Celtics suspend head coach Ime Udoka for entire NBA season

Sep 23rd 2022, 8:20 AM 7,593 Views 0 Comments

The man who brought them to last season’s NBA Finals ‘violations of team policies’ by having a consensual relationship with a female member of the Celtics staff.

Chess champion Magnus Carlsen quits game amid cheating allegations
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Chess champion Magnus Carlsen quits game amid cheating allegations

Sep 20th 2022, 11:17 PM 14,053 Views 11 Comments

The 31-year-old five-time world champion did not give an explanation.

Celtic fans chant through minute’s applause in memory of the Queen
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Celtic fans chant through minute’s applause in memory of the Queen

Sep 18th 2022, 12:47 PM 75,718 Views 94 Comments

Some Hoops fans chanted ‘if you hate the Royal Family clap your hands’ while a banner containing the same phrase could be seen in the away end.

Outcry in Brazil over 'racist' remark on Vinicius Junior
# Allegation
From The42
# Allegation

Outcry in Brazil over 'racist' remark on Vinicius Junior

Sep 18th 2022, 10:59 AM 7,776 Views 1 Comment

Pele, Neymar and other big names voiced their outrage on Friday.

Foley denies deliberate time wasting as Wallabies lock Swain is cited
# Big Call
From The42
# Big Call

Foley denies deliberate time wasting as Wallabies lock Swain is cited

Sep 16th 2022, 8:47 AM 10,355 Views 10 Comments

Mathieu Raynal made a controversial decision in the final minute in Melbourne yesterday.

# controversy - August August 2022

Robert Troy resigns as junior minister amid property declarations controversy
# Controversy
# Controversy

Robert Troy resigns as junior minister amid property declarations controversy

Updated Aug 24th 2022, 10:31 PM 60,918 Views 0 Comments

The politician was in hot water over a failure to declare property to the Dáil Register of Members’ Interests.

Finnish PM apologises for inappropriate photo of her friends taken at official residence
# Sanna Marin
# Sanna Marin

Finnish PM apologises for inappropriate photo of her friends taken at official residence

Aug 23rd 2022, 7:37 PM 80,023 Views 69 Comments

“I think the picture is not appropriate, I apologise for it. Such a picture should not have been taken,” Marin said.

German arrested for Hitler salute to Israeli athletes
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

German arrested for Hitler salute to Israeli athletes

Aug 17th 2022, 12:45 PM 5,128 Views 1 Comment

The incident comes at a sensitive time, with Munich hosting the European Championships ahead of the 50th anniversary of the Olympics massacre.

Department of Agriculture says it is 'aware' of recent Puck Fair animal welfare controversy
# Killorglin
# Killorglin

Department of Agriculture says it is 'aware' of recent Puck Fair animal welfare controversy

Updated Aug 11th 2022, 9:45 AM 29,767 Views 47 Comments

The three-day festival began yesterday in Co Kerry.

Questions remain about Sabina Higgins' letter on conflict in Ukraine, politicians say
# Criticism
# Criticism

Questions remain about Sabina Higgins' letter on conflict in Ukraine, politicians say

Updated Aug 2nd 2022, 3:28 PM 29,033 Views 101 Comments

A spokesperson for Michael D Higgins said the president has been “unequivocal in his condemnation” of Russia’s invasion.

Beyonce to remove offensive lyric from new album after criticism from disability advocates
# Controversy
# Controversy

Beyonce to remove offensive lyric from new album after criticism from disability advocates

Aug 1st 2022, 7:55 PM 61,967 Views 50 Comments

The US singer will re-record the track Heated from her latest album Renaissance.

# controversy - This year 2022

Fenerbahce refuse to apologise after fans' 'Vladimir Putin' chant
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Fenerbahce refuse to apologise after fans' 'Vladimir Putin' chant

Jul 30th 2022, 5:49 PM 10,152 Views 4 Comments

On Thursday, Uefa announced it was opening an investigation into the supporters’ conduct.

Al Porter plans to return to comedy after five-year absence amid allegations
# Statement
# Statement

Al Porter plans to return to comedy after five-year absence amid allegations

Jul 13th 2022, 5:54 PM 46,468 Views 0 Comments

The comic – who had a sexual allegation raised against him in 2017 – said today that he wants to make a comeback.

BBC staff ‘raised concerns’ over Michael Vaughan’s return
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

BBC staff ‘raised concerns’ over Michael Vaughan’s return

Jun 27th 2022, 11:14 PM 14,385 Views 3 Comments

The former Yorkshire batter returned to Test Match Special coverage for the recent England-New Zealand Test series.

Lizzo removes offensive lyric from new song after criticism
# Grrrls
# Grrrls

Lizzo removes offensive lyric from new song after criticism

Jun 14th 2022, 10:08 AM 46,012 Views 112 Comments

The artist announced that she has removed the derogatory lyric in a written public apology.

England players jeered while taking knee in Hungary - boss blames ‘inherited thinking’
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

England players jeered while taking knee in Hungary - boss blames ‘inherited thinking’

Updated Jun 4th 2022, 9:26 PM 16,421 Views 13 Comments

The majority of the bottom two tiers of the Puskas Arena were full for the Group A3 opener in Budapest.

Real Madrid's Benzema drops 'sex tape' appeal
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Real Madrid's Benzema drops 'sex tape' appeal

Jun 4th 2022, 12:34 AM 9,079 Views 1 Comment

Lawyer Hugues Vigier told French sports daily L’Equipe he did so because he was ‘exhausted’ by the process.

‘He has his opinion, I have mine’ – Tiger Woods on Phil Mickelson controversy
# Alternate View
From The42
# Alternate View

‘He has his opinion, I have mine’ – Tiger Woods on Phil Mickelson controversy

May 17th 2022, 8:41 PM 9,609 Views 6 Comments

‘It’s always disappointing when the defending champion is not here,’ he added.

Damien Duff among 3 sent off as late drama sees Dundalk beat Shels
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Damien Duff among 3 sent off as late drama sees Dundalk beat Shels

Apr 22nd 2022, 10:15 PM 9,645 Views 7 Comments

The Lilywhites won it five minutes from time when John Martin, who had only just been summoned from the bench, scored a delightful header

Rwanda president says UK asylum seeker deal 'not trading in humans'
# Immigration
# Immigration

Rwanda president says UK asylum seeker deal 'not trading in humans'

Apr 22nd 2022, 6:07 PM 14,700 Views 19 Comments

The agreement has attracted criticism from rights groups, opposition figures in Britain and Rwanda, and the United Nations.

Ballincollig RFC 'shocked and disappointed' as women senior status vote doesn't go ahead
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Ballincollig RFC 'shocked and disappointed' as women senior status vote doesn't go ahead

Apr 1st 2022, 6:25 PM 9,934 Views 7 Comments

A motion at the Munster Branch AGM was withdrawn to allow for ‘further consultation with stakeholders’, according to Munster Rugby.

McFarland: 'I can’t understand why that’s not a try... In my head, we won that game'
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

McFarland: 'I can’t understand why that’s not a try... In my head, we won that game'

Mar 26th 2022, 4:35 PM 17,108 Views 4 Comments

The Ulster boss was bewildered by the final result of a TMO check on what would have been a decisive try by Callum Reid.

Phil Mickelson removed from list of competitors for next month’s Masters
# Opting Out
From The42
# Opting Out

Phil Mickelson removed from list of competitors for next month’s Masters

Mar 21st 2022, 11:23 PM 13,610 Views 7 Comments

The three-time winner has been listed as a ‘past champion not playing’ on the tournament website.

Top Russian chess player suspended over Ukraine remarks
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Top Russian chess player suspended over Ukraine remarks

Mar 21st 2022, 9:31 PM 90,856 Views 50 Comments

Sergey Karjakin is an outspoken supporter of President Vladimir Putin.

Commons Speaker asks police to investigate Josh Taylor win
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Commons Speaker asks police to investigate Josh Taylor win

Mar 8th 2022, 9:35 PM 7,368 Views 2 Comments

Sir Lindsay Hoyle is Catterall’s MP in Chorley.

Russian gymnast's Ukraine invasion symbol blasted as 'shocking'
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Russian gymnast's Ukraine invasion symbol blasted as 'shocking'

Mar 6th 2022, 8:01 PM 96,688 Views 48 Comments

Ivan Kuliak’s shirt had the letter ‘Z’ prominently placed.

After uproar, Raith loan striker back to former club
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

After uproar, Raith loan striker back to former club

Mar 2nd 2022, 5:04 PM 5,535 Views 0 Comments

David Goodwillie’s signing provoked an outcry among Rovers fans.

I’ve lost respect for Kell, says Amir Khan as Brook denies making racial slur
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

I’ve lost respect for Kell, says Amir Khan as Brook denies making racial slur

Feb 18th 2022, 8:28 AM 3,901 Views 6 Comments

The pair traded final barbs ahead of their fight in Manchester this weekend.

Keir Starmer confirms he received death threats following Boris Johnson’s Savile slur
# Controversy
# Controversy

Keir Starmer confirms he received death threats following Boris Johnson’s Savile slur

Feb 14th 2022, 11:14 AM 14,601 Views 10 Comments

The Labour leader says the UK Prime Minister’s controversial comments ‘fed into’ a ‘right-wing conspiracy theory’, and this caused ‘difficulty’.

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