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#Controversy

# controversy - Saturday 3 December, 2016

French league match abandoned after goalkeeper hurt by firecracker Controversy This post contains videos

French league match abandoned after goalkeeper hurt by firecracker

The Portugal international was hospitalised by a flare thrown onto the pitch on Saturday.

# controversy - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Cathal McCarron was grilled in a tense interview on Off the Ball tonight

The Tyrone Gaelic footballer was asked about his relationship with an underage girl he met on Tinder.

# controversy - Monday 28 November, 2016

'Anarchy does not work in any team' - Mercedes consider Hamilton action

Lewis Hamilton could face action from Toto Wolff after ignoring team orders during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

# controversy - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Ron Atkinson on the Desailly controversy, Paul McGrath and his best-ever signings Interview This post contains videos

Ron Atkinson on the Desailly controversy, Paul McGrath and his best-ever signings

The former Manchester United manager chats to The42 about an eventful career in football.

# controversy - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Fourth English former player alleges sex abuse

Former England and Manchester City star David White is the latest footballer to speak out.

# controversy - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Despite pre-show deluge, only 20 'formal' complaints to RTÉ about Katie Hopkins Late Late

Despite pre-show deluge, only 20 'formal' complaints to RTÉ about Katie Hopkins

RTÉ received 1,664 emails criticising her planned appearance on the show before it aired.

# controversy - Saturday 12 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of thousands protest against president in South Korea capital Scandal

Hundreds of thousands protest against president in South Korea capital

The demonstration may be South Korea’s largest protest since it shook off dictatorship three decades ago.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ received over 1,300 complaints before Katie Hopkins' appearance on the Late Late Show Controversy

RTÉ received over 1,300 complaints before Katie Hopkins' appearance on the Late Late Show

The complaints were before the controversial personality even appeared on the show

# controversy - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Graham leads Seahawks to controversial win over Bills

Suspect officiating took centre stage as the Seattle Seahawks edged the Buffalo Bills in the NFL.

# controversy - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

England plan to wear poppies for Scotland clash despite Fifa ban

FA chairman Greg Clarke insists the players will be marking Remembrance Day but world football’s governing body is standing firm.

# controversy - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Luis Enrique, Valencia condemn missile throwing after Barcelona winner

Neymar was hit by a bottle thrown by fans, prompting stern words from the Spanish club.

# controversy - Friday 14 October, 2016

'I have never doped so to be there at all was shocking to me'

Irish athlete Steven Colvert continues to claim he is innocent despite a positive EPO test in 2014.

# controversy - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Indonesia parliament passes chemical castration laws for convicted paedophiles Indonesia

Indonesia parliament passes chemical castration laws for convicted paedophiles

The controversial laws were the subject of fierce debate, with two opposition parties voting against the measures.

# controversy - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Lewis Hamilton refuses to answer reporters' questions after Snapchat saga

He said: “I don’t plan on sitting here many more times” after the reaction to his antics.

# controversy - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Zorya CEO hits out at 'dirty and drunk' Manchester in homophobic rant

The Ukrainian side came up against one of the most prestigious sides in world football, but the club’s chief was left far from impressed by the city.

# controversy - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Michael Conlan and Steven Donnelly sanctioned for betting on Olympic boxing events

Donnelly bet on himself to lose his last 16 bout but ended up winning.

New Zealand rugby rocked by off-the-field scandals

The knives are out for NZR chief Steve Tew.

# controversy - Sunday 18 September, 2016

James McCarthy's All-Ireland final ended after 25 minutes for this black-card incident

Dublin lead by 2-4 to 0-5 at the interval after an incredible first-half of football.

# controversy - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Timeline: The seismic controversy over the Project Eagle land sale as it unfolded from start to finish Nama Drama

Timeline: The seismic controversy over the Project Eagle land sale as it unfolded from start to finish

The Comptroller and Auditor General’s (C&AG) report into the Northern Irish property sale is due to be published today.

# controversy - Thursday 8 September, 2016

'How can the FAI have jurisdiction in Serbia?' Fan quizzed over anti-Delaney flag

Zeno Kelly said was he stopped by an FAI official outside Monday’s qualifier in Belgrade.

# controversy - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Kerry supporters appear to throw objects at referee following controversial finish at Croke Park

David Gough was the man in the middle as All-Ireland champions Dublin beat Kerry by 0-22 to 2-14 in a classic semi-final earlier this afternoon.

# controversy - Saturday 27 August, 2016

NFL star refuses to stand for US anthem in protest against 'a country that oppresses black people'

‘There are bodies everywhere’, said 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

# controversy - Friday 26 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Burkini inventor says there's a high demand from fair-skinned Irish women Burkini Ban

Burkini inventor says there's a high demand from fair-skinned Irish women

Aheda Zanetti hit out at French officials over the recent ban on the swimwear.

# controversy - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Philippines president says threat to pull country out of UN was just a 'joke' Drug Dealers

Philippines president says threat to pull country out of UN was just a 'joke'

Rodrigo Duterte also attempted some light wordplay on genocide while talking to reporters.

# controversy - Saturday 20 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey being held in one of Brazil's most notorious prisons Controversy

Pat Hickey being held in one of Brazil's most notorious prisons

The Olympic Council of Ireland will meet this weekend for the first time to discuss Rio ticket scandal

Bugging claim overshadows All Blacks clash with Australia as police investigate

A device was found just hours before the teams clashed in the Blediscoe Cup.

# controversy - Friday 19 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Ticketing scandal: THG and Pro10 back calls for independent probe Controversy

Ticketing scandal: THG and Pro10 back calls for independent probe

Meanwhile, Pat Hickey has been denied bail in Rio.

# controversy - Thursday 18 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie OCI wouldn't be first to try and put me back in my box, says Ross Back From Rio

OCI wouldn't be first to try and put me back in my box, says Ross

Pat Hickey has stood down from his role as OCI chief temporarily in the wake of his arrest in Rio.

# controversy - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Insult to injury: Russian who 'beat' Conlan unlikely to fight in Olympic semi

Vladimir Nikitin may be too injured to fight, it emerged this evening.

From TheJournal.ie What happened when? A timeline of Ireland's Olympic ticketing scandal Controversy

What happened when? A timeline of Ireland's Olympic ticketing scandal

Here’s how the week has played out.

5 things to know about Irish Olympic tickets controversy

Pat Hickey has been arrested in connection with the scandal in Rio today.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Has Michael Conlan's boxing defeat affected how you view the Olympics? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has Michael Conlan's boxing defeat affected how you view the Olympics?

Conlan lost to Russian Vladimir Nikitin in the bantamweight quarter-final in controversial circumstances after appearing to dominate the bout.

# controversy - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

'I could sue you for that, do you know that?' Mark Cavendish lashes out at journalist's question Controversy This post contains videos

'I could sue you for that, do you know that?' Mark Cavendish lashes out at journalist's question

The cyclist claimed an Olympic silver medal last night but caused a collision that resulted in a South Korean athlete being rushed to hospital.

'9 times out of 10 Diego Costa would be sent off'

Slaven Bilic was not happy after seeing his side lose after a late goal by the Chelsea striker.

# controversy - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "It comes back to him at the end of the day" - Boxing community reacts after Michael O'Reilly leaves Olympic Games Olympic Games

"It comes back to him at the end of the day" - Boxing community reacts after Michael O'Reilly leaves Olympic Games

Michael O’Reilly is due back in Ireland by Friday after he was sent home from the Olympics.

From TheJournal.ie "Give me a break" - Donald Trump defends comments that appeared to hint at Hillary assassination Controversy

"Give me a break" - Donald Trump defends comments that appeared to hint at Hillary assassination

Trump has faced widespread condemnation for the comments.

# controversy - Saturday 6 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why are people worried about a nuclear power plant being built 250km from Ireland? Hinkley Point C

Explainer: Why are people worried about a nuclear power plant being built 250km from Ireland?

Last week, the UK government stalled on signing off on a new nuclear power plant – just the latest setback in a decade long saga.

# controversy - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie There's always a 'strange hot-house kind of atmosphere' in training colleges, priest says Controversy

There's always a 'strange hot-house kind of atmosphere' in training colleges, priest says

Father Brendan Hoban also said that St Patrick’s College had been a target for criticism for years.

# controversy - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Miss Teen USA will be allowed to keep crown despite controversy over N-word tweets Controversy

Miss Teen USA will be allowed to keep crown despite controversy over N-word tweets

Karlie Hay said that she had used language in the past which there was no excuse for.

# controversy - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Russia escapes blanket ban from 2016 Olympics

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”.

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