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# Banned
Try scorer against Munster suspended for Ulster's ties with Connacht and Leinster
The winger will sit out for two weeks after a tackle on Munster’s Darren Sweetnam.
# Birmingham
Couple who named their son after Hitler sentenced to prison for membership of banned right-wing group
The pair were members of the banned group National Action.
# Banned
Chinese snooker players handed 10-year, 6-year bans for match fixing
Yu Delu and Cao Yupeng hit with heavy sanctions following investigation by the WPBSA.
# Banned
Conor McGregor given six-month driving ban for speeding
McGregor was handed the ban today in Naas.
# Banned
New bill proposes ban on tattoos and intimate piercings for under 18s
The Bill has been brought forward by Fianna Fáil public health spokesperson Mary Butler TD.
# terrorist group
UK couple who named child after Hitler among six convicted of being members of neo-Nazi group
One was found to have a terrorist “manual” on his laptop that gave advice on homemade explosives.
# Punishment
Irish jockey handed four-year ban after testing positive for cocaine
Christopher Timmons tested positive at a meeting in Ballinrobe in May.
Lance Armstrong's former manager handed lifetime ban from cycling
‘There are a lot of things I wish I could have done differently, and there are certain actions I now deeply regret,’ said Johan Bruyneel.
# Clear and Obvious
Toulouse to appeal Kaino's five-week ban for 'striking with the shoulder'
The former All Black was suspended for a tackle on Bath’s Jamie Roberts.
# Banned
Rough sleeping banned in Hungary as new homelessness law comes into force
A constitutional amendment approved by the parliament in June banned “habitual residence in a public space”.
# Punishment
Edinburgh prop handed four-week ban for foul play on Leinster's Dan Leavy
Pierre Schoeman was shown red during the Pro14 clash between the sides last weekend.
# lenient
Toulon centre Bastareaud escapes with five-week ban for shocking striking offence
The Toulon and France centre was red carded for his forearm smash on Christophe Samson.
# Banned
Former UFC champion Werdum banned for two years following failed doping test
Brazilian, 41, tested positive for a banned anabolic steroid.
# Banned
Twitter permanently bans far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones
The far-right conspiracy theorist is best known for calling the 9/11 attacks an inside job and describing the Sandy Hook school massacre as a hoax.
# Banned
Chris Ashton banned for seven weeks for this tip tackle in pre-season friendly
England international will miss first six games of the Premiership season.
# Banned
Temporary ban on drones to be enforced in parts of Dublin and Knock during Pope visit
The Air Corps said that “if you use a drone in the Dublin area you may be acting illegally”.
# Drugs in Rugby
Three New Zealand rugby players banned for doping violations
All three suspensions are for two-year periods.
# Banned
Roy O'Donovan loses appeal against 10-match ban for flying kick
The former Cork City and Sunderland striker has been landed with the second-longest suspension in A-League history.
# Sex Offenders Bill
Calls for convicted sex offenders to be banned from using dating apps
A Fine Gael Senator says judges should be able to order the offender not to use any dating apps following their sentencing/release.
# Banned
Denmark bans Islamic full-face veil in public spaces
Wearing a burqa, which covers a person’s entire face, or the niqab in public will lead to a fine of €134.
# Bad Idea
School shooting video game removed online after backlash
The Active Shooter video game was pulled days before it was to be released.
# Banned
Australia prop suspended for two months after twice testing positive for cocaine
James Slipper was suspended and fined by Rugby Australia after testing positive for cocaine.
# Data privacy
Facebook banned 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of the year
Facebook said those closures came on top of blocking millions of attempts to create fake accounts every day.
# the bold step
Atletico boss Simeone banned for Europa League final
He has been slapped with a four-game ban.
# Banned
Rugby league star banned for 14 months over cocaine use
Zak Hardaker was sacked by Castleford in February.
# Just Not Cricket
Warner and Smith handed year-long bans for ball tampering
The pair were handed the punishment for their role in a premeditated plan to tamper with the ball.
# Banned
Jason Sherlock to serve eight-week ban following Galway sideline incident
Jim Gavin confirms that Sherlock will not challenge the CCCC’s proposed ban.
# Your Say
Poll: Should pepper spray be legalised in Ireland?
Pepper spray and taser guns are currently illegal to possess here.
# Banned
Ex-Arsenal and Man City midfielder Samir Nasri handed six-month doping ban
The French international had appealed to Uefa for a therapeutic use exemption.
# Banned
Mayo selector Tony McEntee slapped with proposed eight-week ban after Galway clash
Galway and Mayo county boards have been fined €4,000 each.
# Banned
Italian U20 star handed four-week ban for tip tackle in Dublin
Jacopi Bianchi won’t play for a while after his challenge on Jack Dunne.
# Catholic Church
Priests say Mary McAleese being banned from Vatican conference is 'embarrassing'
The inclusion of McAleese on the Voices of Faith speaker panel was opposed by Cardinal Kevin Farrell.
# Banned
Bastareaud to miss Ireland game following 3-week suspension for homophobic slur
The Toulon centre made the remark to Benetton Rugby’s Sebastian Negri Da Oleggio last weekend.
# Banned
Suspension sidelines England prop Marler for opening rounds of Six Nations
Marler was red-carded in the second half of Harlequins’ 30-29 defeat at Sale Sharks on Saturday.
# unsavoury
Leeds forward slapped with six-match ban for spitting at opponent during FA Cup tie
Samu Saiz was sent off during the final minutes of Leeds’ FA Cup defeat to Newport County yesterday.
# Banned
Arnold out of Munster's Champions Cup games after three-week ban for red card
The centre appeared in front of a Pro14 disciplinary panel earlier.
# Shane Ross
'The system is too lenient': Speeding drivers could face a ban even on first offence
Shane Ross said he wants a sliding scale to be brought in.
# bold step
Cian Healy banned for three weeks and will miss Leinster's Christmas inter-pros
The prop was found guilty of an act of foul play during the province’s win over Exeter Chiefs last Saturday.
# Banned
Former Bayern Munich and Hamburg striker has doping ban extended by Fifa
Paolo Guerrero denies he used drugs.
# Banned
Three Irish jockeys handed two-year bans for cocaine use
Ger Fox, Danny Benson and Roger Quinlan tested positive for a banned substance at Galway last month.