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# punishment - Monday 24 December, 2012

Sale sack social media boss over fan insult

Holleh Nowrouz was dismissed after she described fans as “absolute f***wits” on an online forum.

# punishment - Saturday 22 December, 2012

QPR defender Bosingwa fined after sub snub

The defender reportedly refused to be a substitute for the club’s most recent game.

# punishment - Friday 21 December, 2012

UEFA impose European football ban on Malaga

The Spanish side won’t be eligible to compete in the next competition for which they qualify.

Hearts given extended transfer ban

Scottish club punished for failure to pay players.

# punishment - Thursday 13 December, 2012

UEFA hand out fines, bans for England, Serbia brawl

Serbia will also be forced to play their next U-21 game behind closed doors.

# punishment - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Emre risks jail for alleged racist slur

Former Newcastle midfielder could become first player to be punished under a new law designed to eradicate racism from sport in Turkey.

IOC strips four medals from 2004 Athens Olympics, Armstrong safe for now

The IOC has said they will readjust the results and rankings from the Athens Games.

# punishment - Friday 30 November, 2012

IOC ready to take away Armstrong's Olympic bronze

The fate of the cyclist’s medal will be addressed when the organisation’s executive board meets next week in Lausanne.

# punishment - Monday 26 November, 2012

IOC chief backs plan for four-year doping bans

The World Anti-Doping Agency is planning to raise the penalty by two years.

# punishment - Thursday 25 October, 2012

French star Yann M'Vila could be banned for the season

The youngster’s team-mate Chris Mavinga, a former Liverpool youth player, faces the same punishment for missing a curfew.

# punishment - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Cycling Australia fires White, rules out amnesty

The former Olympian has been forced to step down for his role in the Lance Armstrong doping scandal.

# punishment - Sunday 9 September, 2012

From Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# punishment - Saturday 8 September, 2012

Chicago Marathon says Armstrong can't run

It is the latest setback for the US cyclist, who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles last month.

# punishment - Friday 17 August, 2012

Rio Ferdinand fined over 'choc ice' tweet

The player will be forced to pay €57,000 for improper conduct over comments he made on Twitter.

# punishment - Monday 23 July, 2012

Penn State fined $60m, hit with bowl and scholarship penalties for Sandusky scandal

The NCAA handed down the unprecedented penalties following an investigation into the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal.

# punishment - Saturday 21 July, 2012

From 25 people a day are being jailed for not paying fines Courts

25 people a day are being jailed for not paying fines

The high number of people being jailed for non-payment has been described as “expensive and pointless”.

# punishment - Monday 30 April, 2012

From Column: There IS white collar crime here - it's just that no-one is jailed for it Opinion

Column: There IS white collar crime here - it's just that no-one is jailed for it

This week, regular columnist Nick Leeson says that Ireland technically doesn’t have white collar crime – but only because no-one is being properly punished for bad business actions.

# punishment - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Italian cyclist given 12-year doping ban following guilty verdict

Riccardo Ricco was heavily punished today for allegedly giving himself a blood transfusion.

# punishment - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

Hot water: Hartley receives eight-week ban for bite on Ferris

The England hooker has the right to the appeal the punishment, which sees him out of action until May 13.

# punishment - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Chisora's boxing license revoked by BBBC - Warren

The boxer has been hit with a further punishment following his indefinite ban last month, according to his promoter.

# punishment - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Home improvement: Monaghan win their appeal against CHC punishment

Sunday’s NFL Division 2 game between Monaghan and Louth will take place in Clones as originally scheduled.

# punishment - Friday 27 January, 2012

Derrytresk worry about media reports on Portlaoise violence

“We wouldn’t want the coverage to mask or influence the investigation,” Derrytresk co-manager Paul Hughes said as the GAA opened an investigation into Sunday’s brawl.

# punishment - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

County board recommend player's expulsion following ref attack

Ten footballers have been punished following the incident, which took place at the end of the Antrim Under-21 Football Championship

# punishment - Friday 4 November, 2011

WATCH: The butt-grab celebration that has Iranian authorities in uproar

Iranian league players Mohammad Nosrati and Sheys Rezaei have been accused of violating public chastity and now face public lashing and imprisonment.

# punishment - Friday 28 October, 2011

Tevez fine reduced after PFA intervention

Roberto Mancini’s least popular squad member has had his €1,000,000 fine halved after the Professional Footballers’ Association challenged the legality of the punishment.

# punishment - Monday 24 October, 2011

From Column: Prisoners - pity about them? Opinion

Column: Prisoners - pity about them?

This week,’s regular columnist Lisa McInerney says rehabilitation and dignity for prisoners isn’t an issue for bleeding heart lefties: it’s for our own protection when they get out.

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France facing £10,000 fine for advancing on haka

Marc Lievremont’s side failed to stay the prescribed distance away in the final yesterday.

# punishment - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Tevez could be set for worldwide ban

FIFA are investigating the incident, while Roberto Mancini allegedly told the striker to “f*** off back to Argentina”.

# punishment - Sunday 31 July, 2011

From Iranian man due to be blinded over acid attack pardoned by victim Iran

Iranian man due to be blinded over acid attack pardoned by victim

Ameneh Bahrami was blinded and seriously injured when her classmate threw a jar of acid at her following her refusal to marry him.

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