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# punishment - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Sky Sports analyst and ex-Liverpool star Jamie Carragher suspended for the rest of the season

His employers said they would discuss the possibility of the former player’s return prior to next year’s campaign.

# punishment - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

MMA star Jones handed hefty fine and has fighting licence revoked over drug test

He tested positive for the steroid Turinabol following an in-competition test last July.

# punishment - Monday 26 February, 2018

Irish boxer Michael O'Reilly handed four-year ban for doping violation

The ban is backdated to when he failed the test, which means he will be eligible to box again after 10 July 2020.

# punishment - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Cork striker receives one-match ban after controversial red card Punishment This post contains videos

Cork striker receives one-match ban after controversial red card

Graham Cummins was dismissed against St Patrick’s Athletic last week.

# punishment - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Alexis Sanchez won't be spending 16 months in prison despite committing tax fraud

The Manchester United forward was accused of defrauding the treasury of €1 million between 2012 and 2013.

# punishment - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Cian Healy cited over incident in Leinster-Exeter Chiefs clash

Meanwhile, Manu Tuilagi could be in trouble too over a tackle in the Leicester-Munster game.

# punishment - Friday 8 December, 2017

Peru captain to miss their first World Cup in 36 years due to ban for failed drug test

Former Bayern Munich striker Paolo Guerrero won’t be leading his country to Russia next summer.

# punishment - Saturday 2 December, 2017

From Chinese kindergarten teacher used needles to 'discipline' children for not sleeping Punishment

Chinese kindergarten teacher used needles to 'discipline' children for not sleeping

The case prompted Chinese authorities to call for an “immediate” investigation into all kindergartens across the country.

# punishment - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Scotland's John Hardie handed three-month suspension for 'gross misconduct'

The flanker has apologised for his actions.

# punishment - Friday 24 November, 2017

UFC lightweight receives 10-month jail sentence over fight-fixing incident

Bang Tae-Hyun was found guilty of taking a bribe of 100 million won (€77,000).

# punishment - Friday 20 October, 2017

Everton bans supporter who appeared to strike a Lyon player while holding a child

Ugly scenes erupted on Thursday after Ashley Williams sparked a brawl with a challenge on the Lyon goalkeeper during their Europa League fixture.

# punishment - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Sinckler apologises for 'act of recklessness' as he faces seven-week ban for eye-gouging

The Lions prop is effectively ruled out of England’s autumn series.

# punishment - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

British tennis player Dan Evans banned for one year following positive cocaine test

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) have handed him a one-year suspension.

# punishment - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Andre Villas-Boas fined for suggesting opposition orchestrated minor car accidents

The former Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur manager made a series of stinging criticisms about the AFC.

# punishment - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Two Athlone Town players handed 12-month bans for 'manipulating matches'

Igors Labuts and Dragos Sfrijan both face a year out of the game.

# punishment - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Goalkeeper caught eating a pie on camera handed two-month ban and £375 fine

Wayne Shaw was at the centre of a controversy earlier this year that later became known as ‘pie-gate.’

# punishment - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Celtic striker Griffiths slapped with one-match ban for 'provoking' Linfield fans

The Scottish international has been punished for tying a Celtic scarf around the goalposts.

# punishment - Friday 9 June, 2017

Moyes fined for telling reporter she 'might get a slap, even though you're a woman'

The ex-Sunderland boss made the remark to the BBC’s Vicki Sparks.

# punishment - Friday 2 June, 2017

Aston Villa chief suspended for asking if bad referees were 'disabled'

Keith Wyness made the remark on Twitter.

# punishment - Monday 22 May, 2017

Suspension rules Philly McMahon out of Dublin's championship opener

The Dublin defender has been hit with a one-match ban relating to the Allianz League final defeat to Kerry.

# punishment - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Bundee Aki could face suspension after misconduct charge

The Connacht star is set to attend a Disciplinary Hearing in Cardiff via video link tomorrow.

# punishment - Monday 24 April, 2017

Sharks centre handed six-week ban for this dangerous spear tackle Punishment This post contains videos

Sharks centre handed six-week ban for this dangerous spear tackle

Sefa Naivalu was lucky to escape unhurt.

# punishment - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Cian Healy could miss Leinster's Champions Cup semi-final after being cited

No action was taken against the prop at the time, but he was subsequently reported by Citing commissioner Eugene Ryan.

# punishment - Friday 14 April, 2017

8 Leicester fans handed four-month jail terms after Madrid violence

Prosecutors said that the cases had been quickly dealt with as a result of the supporters involved admitting the charges.

# punishment - Friday 17 March, 2017

Manchester United punished after Herrera controversy in FA Cup defeat

The Football Association has opted to fine Manchester United after the club admitted failing to control their players against Chelsea.

# punishment - Friday 10 February, 2017

Liverpool FC ban The Sun's reporters from club over infamous Hillsborough coverage

The Premier League side have punished the paper following the notorious ‘The Truth’ story in the wake of the 1989 disaster.

# punishment - Friday 3 February, 2017

From US hits Iran with fresh sanctions after missile tests Punishment

US hits Iran with fresh sanctions after missile tests

The measures came after the Middle Eastern nation on test-fired a medium range missile on Sunday.

# punishment - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Non-league footballer handed seven-month FA ban after social media abuse of Harry Arter

Alfie Barker admitted the charge at an FA hearing.

Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino fined and banned after drink-driving

The Brazilian appeared at Liverpool Magistrates’ Court today.

# punishment - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Under-fire referee Mike Dean demoted to the Championship

The official has endured a difficult December, following a number of controversial Premier League decisions.

# punishment - Friday 30 December, 2016

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Calls for large fines and jail sentences for those that damage defibrillators

Gardaí are investigating an incident in Arklow town in which three men were caught on camera destroying a defibrillator.

# punishment - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Jonjo Shelvey handed five-match ban for racial abuse

The Newcastle midfielder has seven days to appeal.

# punishment - Monday 7 November, 2016

UFC star Jon Jones suspended for one year following failed drugs test

An independent panel made the call after he failed an out-of-competition drug test last June.

# punishment - Monday 10 October, 2016

Conor McGregor fined and given 50 hours community service for press conference brawl

Nevada Athletic Commission have handed down the punishment.

# punishment - Friday 19 August, 2016

McGregor and Diaz labelled 'unprofessional' by peers as Dana White guarantees 'massive fines'

Hearings, fines, potential suspensions and lawsuits.

# punishment - Friday 29 July, 2016

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Chelsea Manning could be placed in solitary confinement in wake of suicide attempt

The 28-year-old faces three new charges – including “conduct which threatens”.

# punishment - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Johnny Manziel hit with 4-game ban for substance abuse

The 23-year-old is among only a handful of first-round NFL Draft selections to be cut two years into his rookie contract.

# punishment - Monday 6 June, 2016

From Five convicted of gang-rape of Danish tourist in New Delhi India

Five convicted of gang-rape of Danish tourist in New Delhi

The 52-year-old tourist was attacked at knifepoint after losing her way back to her hotel.

# punishment - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

6-year ban for New Zealand-based rugby player on steroids

Police had found four bottles of Dianabol during a search of the athlete’s house in 2013.

# punishment - Friday 6 May, 2016

Tottenham's Dembele hit with 6-game ban after Costa incident

The Football Association confirmed the ruling earlier today.