# controversy - Sunday 24 July, 2016
An IOC statement released today said it “was guided by a fundamental rule of the Olympic Charter to protect clean athletes and the integrity of sport”.
# controversy - Friday 22 July, 2016
She will be the third successive head of the IMF to face a trial.
# controversy - Wednesday 13 July, 2016
Irish athlete Fionnuala McCormack recently hit out at the controversial nationality rules that allow allegiance switches.
# controversy - Tuesday 12 July, 2016
A protest was held against the attacks during the San Fermin festival.
# controversy - Tuesday 5 July, 2016
In a media interview Joe O’Toole expressed his support for the charges.
# controversy - Thursday 30 June, 2016
The Sinn Féin deputy leader says the HSE needs to answer “lots of questions”.
# controversy - Saturday 25 June, 2016
Glen Jackson and his TMO decided not to red card the Boks fullback.
# controversy - Friday 24 June, 2016
The Ireland midfielder’s account has disappeared off social media in the past hour.
# controversy - Thursday 23 June, 2016
Martin O’Neill also complained that France have a “disproportionate” amount of time to recover for the game.
# controversy - Wednesday 22 June, 2016
The feline – whose species is the symbol of the Amazon – was shot dead shortly after the ceremony.
# controversy - Tuesday 21 June, 2016
Charges will be frozen for at least the next 12 months.
The Irish Waste Management Association has agreed a number of measures it says “will alleviate consumer concerns” over bin charges.
# controversy - Monday 20 June, 2016
Corey Lewandowski led the mogul’s campaign from the start and was credited with his early breakthrough.
# controversy - Saturday 18 June, 2016
The manager added that the Boys in Green were beaten by a better team ultimately.
# controversy - Wednesday 15 June, 2016
The English prop is currently resting having not travelled to Australia
# controversy - Saturday 11 June, 2016
The Ireland head coach was proud of an ‘incredible collective effort’ from his side.
The Spain coach defended the goalkeeper, but could not guarantee that he would start in Monday’s Euro 2016 opener against Czech Republic.
# controversy - Wednesday 8 June, 2016
The government is revising its spending upwards. €40 million will also go to the guards.
# controversy - Tuesday 7 June, 2016
House Speaker Paul Ryan still said that he is still backing Trump for the presidency, however.
# controversy - Monday 6 June, 2016
'If I made inappropriate comments, I obviously apologise' - Martin O'Neill sorry for 'queers' remark
The Irish manager was speaking at a press conference in Abbotstown today.
# controversy - Tuesday 24 May, 2016
It was announced by the International Olympic Committee last week 31 athletes from six sports could be banned from competing in Rio.
# controversy - Monday 16 May, 2016
Liberte Chan was handed a cardigan while presenting the weather live on air at the weekend.
# controversy - Sunday 15 May, 2016
There was drama on the field at Turner’s Cross, as two late goals saw the hosts earn a last-gasp victory on Friday.
# controversy - Friday 13 May, 2016
Its CEO Mark Zuckerberg said there was “no evidence” its curation team would omit stories that could be deemed politically conservative.
# controversy - Thursday 5 May, 2016
A new, controversial embryo-growth breakthrough could help science in the study of infertility. However, fears abound that the research breaches ethical guidelines.
# controversy - Sunday 17 April, 2016
Public health professionals are blaming recent negative media coverage for the drop in uptake.
# controversy - Saturday 16 April, 2016
The Leinster wing hammered into Damien Hoyland at the RDS.
The official will no longer take charge of Tottenham’s clash against Stoke.
# controversy - Wednesday 13 April, 2016
WADA’s revelation that meldonium bans could be overturned has incensed the attorney of the suspended star.
# controversy - Tuesday 12 April, 2016
The 25-year-old collapsed shortly after his 10th-round stoppage loss to Chris Eubank Jr.
# controversy - Monday 4 April, 2016
Plus, water water everywhere as Wexford Youths secure historic win.
A previous tender was cancelled late last year.
# controversy - Friday 1 April, 2016
The ex-Barcelona striker, known as ‘The Dagger’, has sparked outrage.
# controversy - Thursday 31 March, 2016
Member of Parliament and TV presenter Said Hasasin has responded furiously to the act.
# controversy - Sunday 27 March, 2016
The athlete had been travelling to a competition as part of his preparations for Rio.
# controversy - Thursday 24 March, 2016
The 31-year-old midfielder says he has been “knifed in the back” by his team-mate.
# controversy - Wednesday 16 March, 2016
The Wales coach initially tried to downplay the exchange between the two players.
The racecourse confirmed the news today.
# controversy - Tuesday 1 March, 2016
The BBC Spotlight programme broadcast last night used secret recordings of businessman Frank Cushnahan.
# controversy - Monday 29 February, 2016
Conor Murray took a blow to the face as Mike Brown attempted to dislodge the ball on Saturday.