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#Controversy

# controversy - Monday 29 June, 2015

$2.75 million of Phil Mickelson’s money linked to illegal gambling operation – reports

ESPN’s Outside the Lines cited two unnamed sources close to the investigation.

Craig Joubert’s refereeing labelled ‘shocking’ by Australian commentator

Phil Kearns was unhappy with the South African match official over the weekend.

# controversy - Saturday 20 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Dutch MP to air cartoons of Mohammed on national television Controversy

Dutch MP to air cartoons of Mohammed on national television

Wilders said the broadcasts are intended to defend freedom of speech but he is well known for his anti-Islam views.

# controversy - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Cancelled: Man who claims to have cured cancer will not be speaking in Ireland Controversy

Cancelled: Man who claims to have cured cancer will not be speaking in Ireland

Brian Clement has said his spa’s raw food diet has cured “every known disease”.

# controversy - Saturday 13 June, 2015

France denied a penalty despite the most obvious handball in football history

Thierry Henry would’ve been proud of that one.

Croatia issues apology after swastika symbol appears on pitch

Croatia are facing punishment from Uefa after the symbol appeared during their Euro qualifier with Italy.

# controversy - Friday 12 June, 2015

Opinion: RTÉ should apologise for their treatment of John Giles

The veteran pundit said he was “very disappointed” not to be analysing the Ireland-Scotland game this weekend.

Jose Aldo’s urine sample was discarded after a random drug test

Conor McGregor’s upcoming opponent is in hot water following the news.

# controversy - Thursday 11 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge Thousands have signed a petition to ban people from piercing their kids’ ears Blinging Up Baby

# controversy - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Jose Mourinho has weighed in on the Fifa-FAI controversy

The FAI, earlier in the week, played down criticism following the emergence of this news.

# controversy - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Now Fifa say that $5m payment to the FAI after Henry handball was ‘a loan’

The loan was to be repaid if Ireland had reached the 2014 World Cup.

From TheJournal.ie “Not clean”: The Fifa corruption investigation has spread to Australia Down Under

“Not clean”: The Fifa corruption investigation has spread to Australia

Australian police say they are looking into corruption claims around the country’s failed 2022 World Cup bid.

# controversy - Monday 1 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge Davina McCall has cleared up her comments about keeping men ‘satisfied’ Call To Arms

Davina McCall has cleared up her comments about keeping men ‘satisfied’

People were NOT impressed with the TV presenter’s secret to a long-lasting marriage.

# controversy - Friday 29 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie There’s been a bomb scare at the hotel where the Fifa congress is happening Controversy

There’s been a bomb scare at the hotel where the Fifa congress is happening

Fifa will vote later on whether to retain Sepp Blatter as president.

# controversy - Thursday 28 May, 2015

‘World Cup of fraud’ – Today’s front pages haven’t held back on the latest Fifa storm

The notoriously hard-hitting British media have had their say, and unsurprisingly, they are largely unimpressed.

# controversy - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Uefa calls for Fifa’s presidential election to be postponed but Blatter still standing firm

European football’s governing body says today’s events are evidence that corruption is ‘deeply rooted’ in Fifa’s culture.

From The Daily Edge Here’s why this Khloe Kardashian selfie has sparked uproar Controversy

# controversy - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Urban Outfitters is under fire for this controversial ‘Gypster’ t-shirt Gypster

Urban Outfitters is under fire for this controversial ‘Gypster’ t-shirt

Critics say the company’s use of the term “gypsy” is offensive.

# controversy - Monday 25 May, 2015

Shane Dowling thought it should have been a draw but here’s the proof of Limerick’s win yesterday

The Limerick attacker thought he had hit a free wide.

This was the most talked-about penalty decision of the Pro12 weekend

Niko Matawalu’s exaggeration of a high challenge by Ulster’s Ricky Lutton was poorly received.

# controversy - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Marouane Fellaini was sent off for this nasty challenge on Paul McShane

The Belgian international appeared as a substitute in Man United’s 0-0 draw with Hull

# controversy - Monday 18 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Louis CK has caused outrage with his opening monologue on Saturday Night Live Controversy

Louis CK has caused outrage with his opening monologue on Saturday Night Live

The routine has been widely criticised on social media.

# controversy - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Former Ireland U21 international fails drugs test

Wolves’ Aaron McCarey denies any wrongdoing.

Italian football chief does NOT think female footballers are a ‘bunch of lesbians’

Felice Belloli has denied claims stemming from minutes taken from a federation meeting.

# controversy - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

‘There was a degree of inevitability’ that a GAA player would fail a drugs test

GPA Chief Executive Dessie Farrell speaks out after a week that cast the drugs issue into the spotlight

# controversy - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Brady suspended for four games over ‘Deflategate,’ Patriots fined $1 million

The NFL stripped the Super Bowl champions of both their 2016 first round draft pick and the 2017 fourth round draft pick.

# controversy - Monday 11 May, 2015

‘It’s the only case I know of’ – GAA President reluctant to be drawn on drugs controversy

A GAA player is under investigation by the Irish Sports Council.

# controversy - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Some of Sepp Blatter’s biggest critics arrested in Qatar

WDR claim officials erased data from the journalists’ electronic equipment.

# controversy - Saturday 2 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin defends leaflet amid accusations of ‘blatant sectarianism’ Criticism

Sinn Féin defends leaflet amid accusations of ‘blatant sectarianism’

A leaflet for Gerry Kelly contains census figures showing more Catholics than Protestants in North Belfast.

# controversy - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Hector is sorry for saying Miriam O’Callaghan “talks s****” Moment Of Madness

Hector is sorry for saying Miriam O’Callaghan “talks s****”

He wanted to “officially apologise” while speaking to Anton Savage yesterday.

# controversy - Monday 27 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie NI health minister apologises for anti-gay remarks and resigns Controversy

NI health minister apologises for anti-gay remarks and resigns

Jim Wells drew links between gay relationships and child abuse last week. Police are investigating.

# controversy - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Spending watchdog to examine IBRC sale of Siteserv… and more FOIs to be released SiteServ

Spending watchdog to examine IBRC sale of Siteserv… and more FOIs to be released

Earlier, Alan Dukes denied any impropriety in the sale of Siteserv to the Denis O’Brien company.

# controversy - Friday 10 April, 2015

The final 18 seconds of THAT match have been replayed

England’s U19s women’s team drew 2-2 with Norway on Thursday.

# controversy - Thursday 2 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Cosmo used white models for ‘gorgeous’ trends and some black models for trends that ‘need to die’ Controversy

Cosmo used white models for ‘gorgeous’ trends and some black models for trends that ‘need to die’

It’s causing a real stir online, as you can imagine.

From The Daily Edge Cosmo used white models for ‘gorgeous’ trends and some black models for trends that ‘need to die’ Boycott

Cosmo used white models for ‘gorgeous’ trends and some black models for trends that ‘need to die’

It’s causing a real stir online, as you can imagine.

# controversy - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Montenegro fan turns himself in after allegedly striking player with flare

The supporter is suspected of throwing the flare that hit Russia goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev on Friday.

# controversy - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Northern Ireland’s key Euro 2016 qualifier to be met with religious protests

Michael O’Neill’s men have made a blistering start to the campaign.

# controversy - Friday 20 March, 2015

‘No one likes Gary Neville’: Ince & Carragher pick their best combined Liverpool/Man Utd XI

With so many high-profile names in the mix, what team did they settle on?

# controversy - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From Business ETC Germany has banned Uber… again Controversy

Germany has banned Uber… again

Its offices in Paris were also raided this week as part of an investigation into UberPop.

# controversy - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Alleged racial abuse of Cup hero mars historic Reading victory

Reading winger Garath McCleary was allegedly racially abused by a fan during Monday’s FA Cup quarter-final win over Bradford City.

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