# Suspension

Last week
12th March 2023 - 18th March 2023
# High Court
University of Galway lecturer challenges suspension over 'false accusation' of sexual activity
The lecturer claims he was wrongfully suspended from his position last February.
Last year
# Suspension
Ronan O'Gara hit with 10-week ban and fine from French rugby chiefs
If the latest suspension stands, O’Gara will be out until 30 January.
# Suspension
Friend says Aki tackle education programme is not a 'box-ticking' exercise
Bundee Aki could be available for Ireland’s game against Ausralia if he successfully completes the the Head Contact Process Coaching Intervention programme.
# Suspension
British sprinter handed 22-month ban for failed drug test at Tokyo Olympics
Team GB lost their 4x100m silver medal when CJ Ujah tested positive for two prohibited substances.
# Ban
Cork appeal Thompson's two-match suspension ahead of All-Ireland semi-final
Manager Matthew Twomey admits it ‘doesn’t look good’, however.
# Suspension
All Blacks prop Ta'avao banned for 3 weeks after red card against Ireland
The tighthead will miss this weekend’s final Test in Wellington.
# Suspension
Robbie Dunne granted extension to appeal 18-month ban for harassing Bryony Frost
The Irish jockey has until 20 January to lodge his appeal.
All time
# red card
Argentina lock Lavanini gets five-week ban for breakdown hit on Healy
The second row could have a week shaved off if he completes the ‘Coaching Intervention Programme.’
# Suspension
Stormers lock hit with eight-match ban after incident in game against Munster
The incident occurred during Munster’s 34-18 win over the Stormers last Saturday night.
# Suspension
Man Utd defender's Champions League ban extended
Aaron Wan-Bissaka will miss games against Villarreal and Atalanta.
# Suspension
Gordon Elliott set for return to racing as six-month ban ends today
The trainer was suspended after an image of him sitting on a dead horse was widely circulated on social media back in February.
# Suspension
Limerick set to discuss potential Casey appeal tonight
Manager John Kiely says the player will ‘absolutely’ be involved in the decision following his red card against Waterford.
# Suspension
Leinster flanker banned for two games after incident in Glasgow game
Josh Murphy was deemed to have unintentionally made contact ‘to the eye area of the opponent’.
# Suspension
Legendary US trainer hit with two-year ban from Kentucky Derby over doping case
A positive test was confirmed against Bob Baffert’s horse Medina Spirit.
# Suspension
Barca's Koeman to miss crucial title clashes after two-match ban for referee 'disrespect'
The 58-year-old was shown a red card during Thursday’s loss to Granada.
# Punishment
'Racism charges were not proven' - Anger over Czech star's 10-match ban
Ondrej Kudela will likely miss Euro 2021 because of the suspension.
# Sanction
GAA expected to announce new Farrell ban and rule him out of Dublin's league campaign
Seamus ‘Banty’ McEnaney is facing a suspension that could see him miss an early round Ulster SFC game.
# Suspension
Juventus goalkeeper Buffon given one-match blasphemy ban
Buffon was overheard using a “blasphemous expression” towards a team-mate during Juve’s league win over Parma in December.
# Suspension
Bundee Aki gets four-game ban after red card against England
The ban comes as a big blow for Connacht ahead of their clash with Leicester.
# safety issues
Coast Guard suspends cliff rescues due to safety concerns
The Coast Guard said it is working to reinstate the function as quickly as possible.
# Racing
Denise Foster to take over as trainer while Gordon Elliott serves suspension for six months
Foster will take over the licence at Cullentra Stables.
# Suspension
Lazio star becomes the latest Serie A player to be banned for blasphemy
Manuel Lazzari has joined Roma’s Bryan Cristante in being punished.
# Paddy Tally
Down boss has suspension reduced to 8 weeks for training guideline breach
Paddy Tally had requested a hearing which took place last night.
# suspended
O'Mahony banned for three Six Nations games following red card against Wales
The 31-year-old was sent off for making contact with the head of Tomas Francis.
# Suspension
Sinckler gets two-game ban for shouting 'Are you f*****g serious?' at referee
The England tighthead prop will miss their opening game of the Six Nations.
# Suspension
Cavani handed three-match ban and €110k fine for offensive Instagram post
Manchester United’s Uruguayan forward was found to have brought the game into disrepute by the FA.
# Suspension
Springboks wing Dyantyi handed four-year doping ban
The 26-year-old tested positive for three banned substances.
# problems
Galway hurler hit with proposed 48-week suspension over alleged Covid-19 issue
John Moylan, who has commuted from Boston over the past few years to play for his native Beagh, has requested a hearing.
# sent off
Owen Farrell a major doubt for Leinster game after red card for high tackle
The England international now looks highly unlikely to be available for the Champions Cup quarter-final.
# Suspension
Longford senior champions set to appeal after being hit with 48-week ban over €750 fine
The Longford Leader reports the Killoe club are set to launch an appeal.
# Banned
Twitter permanently suspends Gemma O'Doherty's account over 'repeated violations'
The social media giant said these included violations of its abusive behaviour and sensitive media policies.
# Suspension
Spurs defender Dier met with fan who he confronted in the stands, says Mourinho
The 26-year-old will serve a four-match ban for his actions in March’s FA Cup tie.
# Athletics
Former marathon world-record holder Kipsang handed four-year ban
The Kenyan runner has been suspended for violating anti-doping rules.
# anti-doping
Munster confirm they've reviewed protocols after Cronin's one-month ban
‘It literally could happen to the man in the street where a wrong prescription is dispensed.’
# Suspension
Man City to set out case to overturn two-season Champions League ban
The Premier League champions were sanctioned for a breach of financial fair play regulations.
# anti-doping
Sport Ireland will not appeal Cronin's 'quite lenient' one-month ban
The 29-year-old tested positive for prednisolone and prednisone last November.
# Off
Top 14 suspended, putting Champions Cup quarter-finals in even greater doubt
The suspension includes all collective training by the professional clubs in France.
# Suspension
Scarlets lock Lousi gets five-week ban for punching against Munster
An initial 10-week suspension was halved due to Lousi’s clean disciplinary record and show of remorse.
# Hearing
Samoa say they'll do everything they can to ensure Aki doesn't get banned
The Connacht man was sent off against Samoa and now faces a suspension.
# Prorogued
The UK Parliament has been suspended. So what happens next?
After MPs rejected an early election once again, parliament has been suspended.