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#Controversy

# controversy - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Man City star 'still grateful' to play for Germany despite being booed by his own supporters
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# Controversy

Man City star 'still grateful' to play for Germany despite being booed by his own supporters

Jun 10th 2018, 1:17 PM 9,411 Views 2 Comments

Ilkay Gundogan is determined to play through the jeers.

# controversy - Monday 28 May, 2018

'Tone deaf': Ivanka Trump photo with son sparks backlash over border separations
# Controversy
# Controversy

'Tone deaf': Ivanka Trump photo with son sparks backlash over border separations

May 28th 2018, 6:00 PM 95,594 Views 57 Comments

Outrage continues to grow in the US over a federal government policy to separate the children of undocumented migrants from their parents.

# controversy - Friday 18 May, 2018

Almost all of 209 women or their families affected by Cervical Check scandal contacted by the HSE
# Update
# Update

Almost all of 209 women or their families affected by Cervical Check scandal contacted by the HSE

May 18th 2018, 9:20 PM 9,728 Views 24 Comments

It was announced earlier this week that 18 women who had been given a misdiagnosis have since died.

# controversy - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Golfer's wife blamed mother-in-law for attack in 911 call
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# Controversy

Golfer's wife blamed mother-in-law for attack in 911 call

May 17th 2018, 7:15 PM 14,463 Views 9 Comments

Krista Glover was arrested after an alleged altercation with the former US Open champion.

# controversy - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Russia to join Ireland's RWC Pool as ruling made on Rugby Europe debacle
# Controversy
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# Controversy

Russia to join Ireland's RWC Pool as ruling made on Rugby Europe debacle

May 15th 2018, 5:41 PM 13,891 Views 45 Comments

Spain, Romania and Belgium were all hit with sanctions for fielding ineligible players.

# controversy - Monday 14 May, 2018

Germany stars under fire over photo with Turkey president
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Germany stars under fire over photo with Turkey president

May 14th 2018, 11:37 PM 11,839 Views 4 Comments

Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan were accused by their national federation on Monday of having been “manipulated”.

'They found out she was dead so just filed it away': Daughter of woman who died in cervical smear scandal
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

'They found out she was dead so just filed it away': Daughter of woman who died in cervical smear scandal

May 14th 2018, 10:06 PM 19,614 Views 13 Comments

Grace Rattigan spoke to RTÉ’s Ray D’Arcy about the death of her mother Catherine Reck.

# controversy - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Reporter who broke Russia doping story refused World Cup visa
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Reporter who broke Russia doping story refused World Cup visa

May 12th 2018, 12:01 AM 6,160 Views 7 Comments

Hajo Seppelt appears on a list of “undesirable persons” in the country.

# controversy - Friday 11 May, 2018

Leo: 'Emma is 37 years old, roughly my age. She could be my sister or one of my friends'
# Controversy
# Controversy

Leo: 'Emma is 37 years old, roughly my age. She could be my sister or one of my friends'

May 11th 2018, 3:47 PM 31,001 Views 77 Comments

A package of financial measures for the women impacted by the smear test scandal were announced after a special Cabinet meeting today.

# controversy - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Tony O'Brien has stepped down as HSE Director amid cervical cancer scandal
# Gone
# Gone

Tony O'Brien has stepped down as HSE Director amid cervical cancer scandal

May 10th 2018, 9:34 PM 59,027 Views 163 Comments

O’Brien had been the head of the health service since July 2013.

# controversy - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

US laboratory wanted confidentiality clause in Vicky Phelan case
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

US laboratory wanted confidentiality clause in Vicky Phelan case

May 8th 2018, 5:45 PM 32,001 Views 48 Comments

A UK expert will lead the inquiry into the CervicalCheck controversy.

# controversy - Friday 4 May, 2018

Australia star Folau says he's 'standing firm' on homophobic comments
# Controversy
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# Controversy

Australia star Folau says he's 'standing firm' on homophobic comments

May 4th 2018, 11:46 PM 8,844 Views 59 Comments

The devout Christian caused a storm when he made the comments on social media last month.

# controversy - Saturday 28 April, 2018

'It could have been worse' - Klopp accepts Stoke draw despite penalty controversy
# Stalemate
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# Stalemate

'It could have been worse' - Klopp accepts Stoke draw despite penalty controversy

Apr 28th 2018, 6:08 PM 6,740 Views 10 Comments

Jurgen Klopp’s anger from Liverpool’s draw at West Brom was nowhere to be seen after Stoke City played out a stalemate at Anfield.

# controversy - Monday 16 April, 2018

International Rugby Players call on World Rugby to take control after Rugby Europe mess
# Controversy
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# Controversy

International Rugby Players call on World Rugby to take control after Rugby Europe mess

Apr 16th 2018, 7:00 AM 16,244 Views 11 Comments

Ineligibility issues came to light after a recent Belgium v Spain fixture.

# controversy - Saturday 14 April, 2018

'He did not taste like tandoori chicken' - Indian wrestler in Games bite row
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'He did not taste like tandoori chicken' - Indian wrestler in Games bite row

Apr 14th 2018, 4:54 PM 4,174 Views 3 Comments

Sumit Malik won Commonwealth Games gold in the men’s 125kg freestyle class on Saturday

# controversy - Monday 9 April, 2018

Man United star denies deliberately spitting on City crest
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Man United star denies deliberately spitting on City crest

Apr 9th 2018, 2:37 PM 7,914 Views 26 Comments

Ander Herrera claims he did not insult the Red Devils’ opponents on Saturday.

# controversy - Thursday 5 April, 2018

World Rugby orders full review of Rugby Europe refereeing and eligibility mess
# Shambles
From The42
# Shambles

World Rugby orders full review of Rugby Europe refereeing and eligibility mess

Apr 5th 2018, 5:26 PM 9,573 Views 29 Comments

An independent committee will be formed on an emergency basis.

# controversy - Sunday 1 April, 2018

'VAR is a little like sex without pleasure'
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'VAR is a little like sex without pleasure'

Apr 1st 2018, 3:15 PM 9,867 Views 1 Comment

After Monaco were left frustrated in their Coupe de la Ligue final loss to PSG, French World Cup-winner Bixente Lizarazu has offered an interesting take.

# controversy - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Another twist in RWC2019 qualifying mess as Russia lodge enquiry over player eligibility
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Another twist in RWC2019 qualifying mess as Russia lodge enquiry over player eligibility

Mar 27th 2018, 8:05 PM 18,137 Views 20 Comments

Rugby Europe set to discuss controversial Belgium v Spain qualifier again on Thursday.

# controversy - Sunday 25 March, 2018

Australia's captain and vice-captain stand down for third Test amid ball-tampering scandal
# Controversy
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# Controversy

Australia's captain and vice-captain stand down for third Test amid ball-tampering scandal

Mar 25th 2018, 11:00 AM 17,989 Views 41 Comments

There had been calls for captain Steve Smith to be sacked as captain after he admitted being the mastermind of a premeditated plan.

# controversy - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Romanian ref under fire after Spain's defeat sends Romania through to Ireland's World Cup pool
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Romanian ref under fire after Spain's defeat sends Romania through to Ireland's World Cup pool

Mar 18th 2018, 5:40 PM 21,480 Views 41 Comments

The Spanish could still qualify for Japan 2019 via play-offs.

# controversy - Friday 16 March, 2018

'You want to accuse English players to be divers?'
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'You want to accuse English players to be divers?'

Mar 16th 2018, 8:49 AM 7,412 Views 8 Comments

Both Gennaro Gattuso and Arsene Wenger were reluctant to condemn Danny Welbeck after his dive last night.

# controversy - Monday 12 March, 2018

Ex-Liverpool player and TV pundit Jamie Carragher sorry for spitting at girl in car
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Ex-Liverpool player and TV pundit Jamie Carragher sorry for spitting at girl in car

Mar 12th 2018, 8:07 AM 52,472 Views 121 Comments

The former Reds star admitted he was “totally out of order”.

# controversy - Saturday 10 March, 2018

South African officials face action over Sonny Bill Williams masks
# Howzat?
From The42
# Howzat?

South African officials face action over Sonny Bill Williams masks

Mar 10th 2018, 11:29 AM 14,469 Views 2 Comments

The masks were likely to have been worn to taunt Australian batsman David Warner, whose wife reportedly had an encounter with Williams in 2007 before meeting Warner.

# controversy - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Mo Farah claims 'racial harassment' at airport
# Accusation
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# Accusation

Mo Farah claims 'racial harassment' at airport

Mar 6th 2018, 10:21 PM 7,570 Views 12 Comments

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah has made a claim of “racial harassment” following an incident at an airport in Germany.

# controversy - Monday 5 March, 2018

'A distraction': Review will look at abolishing the Strategic Communications Unit
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'A distraction': Review will look at abolishing the Strategic Communications Unit

Mar 5th 2018, 10:12 AM 11,150 Views 43 Comments

The SCU has come in for fierce criticism in recent weeks.

# controversy - Thursday 1 March, 2018

John McAreavey resigns as Bishop of Dromore in wake of criticism
# Controversy
# Controversy

John McAreavey resigns as Bishop of Dromore in wake of criticism

Mar 1st 2018, 6:18 PM 34,372 Views 46 Comments

Calls for him to step down from his role intensified this week.

Pep Guardiola ready to give up 'yellow ribbon' protest
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Pep Guardiola ready to give up 'yellow ribbon' protest

Mar 1st 2018, 6:00 PM 5,416 Views 2 Comments

The Catalan manager has been charged by the Football Association over displaying the political symbol on the touchline during games.

# controversy - Monday 26 February, 2018

Taoiseach defends marketing of Ireland 2040 plan as opposition calls for answers
# Communications Unit
# Communications Unit

Taoiseach defends marketing of Ireland 2040 plan as opposition calls for answers

Feb 26th 2018, 4:41 PM 14,499 Views 133 Comments

There have been calls for the Taoiseach’s officials to answer questions about the strategy at committees.

# controversy - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Russian curler stripped of Olympic medal for doping
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Russian curler stripped of Olympic medal for doping

Feb 22nd 2018, 11:25 AM 3,508 Views 5 Comments

Alexander Krushelnitsky was one of 168 Russian athletes who passed rigorous testing to compete as neutrals.

# controversy - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Caroline Wozniacki fury over opponent's 'unfair' grunting in Qatar win
# Unimpressed
From The42
# Unimpressed

Caroline Wozniacki fury over opponent's 'unfair' grunting in Qatar win

Feb 15th 2018, 8:32 PM 11,541 Views 13 Comments

The recently crowned Australian Open champion won 7-5, 6-1 against Monica Niculescu.

# controversy - Thursday 1 February, 2018

West Ham suspend Head of Recruitment after alleged remarks about African players
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

West Ham suspend Head of Recruitment after alleged remarks about African players

Feb 1st 2018, 10:09 AM 4,791 Views 2 Comments

Tony Henry has been accused of racism.

# controversy - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Whatever you think about Grobler, it's been good to talk about doping in rugby
# Debate
From The42
# Debate

Whatever you think about Grobler, it's been good to talk about doping in rugby

Jan 18th 2018, 7:00 PM 7,392 Views 61 Comments

The South African has been at the centre of the storm over the past week and a half.

# controversy - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Spartak Moscow heavily criticised following racist tweet about its own players
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Spartak Moscow heavily criticised following racist tweet about its own players

Jan 13th 2018, 5:03 PM 7,818 Views 0 Comments

The Russian champions have received widespread criticism after a club tweet likened black players to “chocolates”.

# controversy - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

'Why don't the white players leave the field when Matuidi is insulted?'
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'Why don't the white players leave the field when Matuidi is insulted?'

Jan 10th 2018, 8:00 PM 12,305 Views 4 Comments

France legend Lilian Thuram has blasted the handling in Italy of the racist abuse directed at Juventus midfielder Blaise Matuidi.

# controversy - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Wenger fumes after Arsenal hit by fresh penalty pain
# Frustration
From The42
# Frustration

Wenger fumes after Arsenal hit by fresh penalty pain

Jan 3rd 2018, 11:19 PM 6,440 Views 15 Comments

The Arsenal boss was in an angry mood again following the referee’s decision to award a second half spot-kick against his side.

Boris Johnson backs right-wing commentator - who regrets 'politically incorrect' comments - for top job
# Boris' Buddy
# Boris' Buddy

Boris Johnson backs right-wing commentator - who regrets 'politically incorrect' comments - for top job

Jan 3rd 2018, 10:15 PM 16,874 Views 56 Comments

Toby Young is under fire for previous comments he made about women and LGBT people on social media.

# controversy - Monday 1 January, 2018

Fifa say they attempted to contact whistleblower amid doping in football claims
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Fifa say they attempted to contact whistleblower amid doping in football claims

Jan 1st 2018, 3:46 PM 3,674 Views 0 Comments

In an interview to the Associated Press, Grigory Rodchenkov’s lawyer said his client had information that could be of interest.

# controversy - Sunday 17 December, 2017

Antoine Griezmann in racism storm after posting photo of himself in blackface
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Antoine Griezmann in racism storm after posting photo of himself in blackface

Dec 17th 2017, 9:53 PM 73,613 Views 130 Comments

The French international has since deleted the image and apologised to anyone who took offence.

# controversy - Monday 11 December, 2017

Jose Mourinho clashes with Man City players amid tunnel bust-up - reports
# Controversy
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# Controversy

Jose Mourinho clashes with Man City players amid tunnel bust-up - reports

Dec 11th 2017, 7:57 AM 25,657 Views 77 Comments

Newspapers reported the Portuguese coach had a verbal altercation with City goalkeeper Ederson.