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# statement - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

From The42 Sport Ireland has decided to suspend and withhold future funding to the FAI Suspended

Sport Ireland has decided to suspend and withhold future funding to the FAI

The body said the FAI did not comply with Sport Ireland’s Terms & Conditions of Grant Approval.

# statement - Sunday 7 April, 2019

From The42 Gordon Strachan issues apology over controversial Adam Johnson comments Statement

Gordon Strachan issues apology over controversial Adam Johnson comments

Strachan was accused of claiming racist abuse was the same as the situation that would face Johnson if he returns to football.

# statement - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Joe Biden says he'll be 'more mindful' in future after claims he inappropriately touched women

Two women have claimed that the former vice president inappropriately touched them.

# statement - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

From The42 John Delaney has 'tirelessly worked to find a solution' for the League of Ireland, says Limerick chairman Statement

John Delaney has 'tirelessly worked to find a solution' for the League of Ireland, says Limerick chairman

Pat O’Sullivan says the former FAI CEO has ‘tirelessly worked to find a solution and a model for the [domestic] league to prosper’.

# statement - Saturday 30 March, 2019

From The42 GPA call controversial Cork club championship proposal 'not fair or sensible' Statement

GPA call controversial Cork club championship proposal 'not fair or sensible'

The proposal suggests Cork sides play a number of championship games without their county players.

# statement - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

From The42 Caster Semenya says IAAF president Coe's hurtful comments 'opened old wounds' Statement

Caster Semenya says IAAF president Coe's hurtful comments 'opened old wounds'

The South African 800m Olympic champion has issued a heartfelt response.

# statement - Friday 22 March, 2019

From The42 Birmingham City deducted nine points as club is thrust into Championship relegation scrap Punishment

Birmingham City deducted nine points as club is thrust into Championship relegation scrap

Birmingham City have dropped from 13th place to 18th in the Championship following Friday’s ruling.

# statement - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

From The42 FAI says it has answered all queries raised by Sport Ireland regarding John Delaney's €100,000 loan Statement

FAI says it has answered all queries raised by Sport Ireland regarding John Delaney's €100,000 loan

Sport Ireland yesterday said it was seeking ‘urgent clarification’ regarding a €100,000 loan provided to the FAI.

From The42 Ex-Sheffield United striker retires and hits out at FA after being found guilty of racial abuse Sophie Jones

Ex-Sheffield United striker retires and hits out at FA after being found guilty of racial abuse

Sophie Jones has reiterated her innocence and labelled the hearing as a ‘kangaroo court’.

From The42 Sheffield United terminate striker's contract after she's banned for racial abuse Kick It Out

Sheffield United terminate striker's contract after she's banned for racial abuse

The club acted swiftly following the outcome of the FA’s disciplinary hearing.

# statement - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

From The42 Sport Ireland seeking 'urgent clarification' on John Delaney's €100,000 loan to the FAI Statement

Sport Ireland seeking 'urgent clarification' on John Delaney's €100,000 loan to the FAI

The statutory authority is seeking an explanation for a loan provided by the FAI’s CEO two years ago.

From The42 World Karate Federation intervenes in Irish political dispute ahead of European Championships Development

World Karate Federation intervenes in Irish political dispute ahead of European Championships

The WKF has released a statement on the political in-fighting which has divided Irish karate.

# statement - Monday 11 March, 2019

From The42 Investigation begins as QPR condemn fans who directed abuse at McClean Statement

Investigation begins as QPR condemn fans who directed abuse at McClean

The club is seeking to identify fans who targeted the Ireland international during Saturday’s game.

# statement - Thursday 28 February, 2019

From The42 MMA star Jon Jones still clear to fight at UFC 235 despite atypical drug test results Statement

MMA star Jon Jones still clear to fight at UFC 235 despite atypical drug test results

The Nevada State Athletic Commission have released a statement.

# statement - Saturday 19 January, 2019

From The42 GAA confirm ticket price increases for both league and championship Price Hike

GAA confirm ticket price increases for both league and championship

They’re going up and up.

# statement - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

From The42 Wallabies star Kurtley Beale in hot water again as he apologises for powder video Statement

Wallabies star Kurtley Beale in hot water again as he apologises for powder video

Rugby Australia have released a statement.

# statement - Thursday 10 January, 2019

From The42 West Ham remain defiant as they tell Arnautovic to honour contract Statement

West Ham remain defiant as they tell Arnautovic to honour contract

The striker’s brother, and agent, earlier said it was his client’s ‘great desire that West Ham accept the offer from China’.

# statement - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

From The42 Barcelona legend Iniesta apologises over blackface photo Sorry

Barcelona legend Iniesta apologises over blackface photo

The World Cup winner was heavily criticised for the social media post.

# statement - Sunday 6 January, 2019

From The42 'I am off work due to my mental health state': Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths clarifies absence Statement

'I am off work due to my mental health state': Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths clarifies absence

The Scotland international has taken a step away from football to address issues in his personal life.

# statement - Friday 4 January, 2019

From The42 Chris Farrell and Peter O'Mahony return in a strong Munster XV Statement

Chris Farrell and Peter O'Mahony return in a strong Munster XV

Johann van Graan is bringing an impressive team and bench to Galway.

# statement - Thursday 3 January, 2019

From The42 Bellamy stands down from Cardiff role but 'categorically refutes' bullying claims Youth Academy

Bellamy stands down from Cardiff role but 'categorically refutes' bullying claims

Cardiff City’s U18 coach has released a statement, temporarily resigning as the club investigates.

'Rumours of my death have been greatly exaggerated': Olivia Newton-John responds to reports that she has weeks to live

The 70-year-old singer is battling cancer for the third time.

# statement - Monday 31 December, 2018

From The42 Fulham vow to take 'strongest possible action' after Kamara suffers racist abuse Online Abuse

Fulham vow to take 'strongest possible action' after Kamara suffers racist abuse

The club has spoken out after vile online abuse followed the striker’s penalty miss on Saturday.

# statement - Sunday 30 December, 2018

From The42 Barcelona confirm interest in PSG star but deny breaking transfer rules Statement

Barcelona confirm interest in PSG star but deny breaking transfer rules

‘FC Barcelona refute the existence of any type of agreement with PSG player Adrien Rabiot.’

# statement - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

From The42 Leopardstown apologise for 'unacceptable' delays on first day of Christmas festival Statement

Leopardstown apologise for 'unacceptable' delays on first day of Christmas festival

Bigger crowds than anticipated resulted in long delays at the racecourse’s turnstiles.

# statement - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

From The42 Pairc Ui Chaoimh directors to clarify cost of redevelopment, while work will take place on pitch Statement

Pairc Ui Chaoimh directors to clarify cost of redevelopment, while work will take place on pitch

GAA president John Horan and Cork chairperson Tracey Kennedy released a joint statement.

# statement - Friday 7 December, 2018

From The42 Mourinho's agent insists claims he is set to leave Man United are 'totally untrue' Statement

Mourinho's agent insists claims he is set to leave Man United are 'totally untrue'

Jorge Mendes released a rare statement this afternoon, insisting his client is not going anywhere.

'Not all characters are angels': Shane MacGowan responds to Fairytale of New York controversy

The Pogues frontman has explained why he included offensive terms in the song.

# statement - Saturday 24 November, 2018

From The42 Ramos brands anti-doping allegations a 'lie', denies any wrongdoing Statement

Ramos brands anti-doping allegations a 'lie', denies any wrongdoing

The Real Madrid defender says he is ‘vehemently opposed to doping.’

# statement - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

From The42 'It is with a heavy heart that I leave': O'Neill bids farewell to Ireland job recalling happy nights Time To Say Goodbye

'It is with a heavy heart that I leave': O'Neill bids farewell to Ireland job recalling happy nights

The 66-year-old left by mutual consent on Wednesday alongside assistant Roy Keane.

# statement - Monday 19 November, 2018

From The42 'A black day for our club' - Mullingar Town apologise for attack on referee after soccer match Statement

'A black day for our club' - Mullingar Town apologise for attack on referee after soccer match

Daniel Sweeney was hospitalised following the game in Westmeath.

# statement - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

From The42 Injury forces Supple to retire just five months after featuring in Ireland squad Super Sups

Injury forces Supple to retire just five months after featuring in Ireland squad

The Bohemians goalkeeper has called it a day at the age of 31 due to a persistent hip problem.

# statement - Friday 9 November, 2018

From The42 James McClean issues statement to Stoke City supporters Statement

James McClean issues statement to Stoke City supporters

The Ireland winger has ‘wholeheartedly’ apologised to the vast majority of the club’s fans — but not those who abused him.

# statement - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

From The42 PFAI calls on English and Scottish FA's to investigate 'all incidents of anti-Irish discrimination' Discrimination

PFAI calls on English and Scottish FA's to investigate 'all incidents of anti-Irish discrimination'

The PFAI and Show Racism the Red Card have stood in solidarity with James McClean and Neil Lennon.

# statement - Monday 5 November, 2018

From The42 FA warn James McClean for use of offensive word on social media Statement

FA warn James McClean for use of offensive word on social media

The Ireland winger won’t be the subject of any further disciplinary action, however.

# statement - Saturday 3 November, 2018

From The42 Bayern Munich deny alleged attempt to lead breakaway European Super League Statement

Bayern Munich deny alleged attempt to lead breakaway European Super League

Any such move could doom Uefa’s Champions League and impact the respective clubs’ domestic leagues.

# statement - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

From The42 Stoke City will respect James McClean's decision not to wear a poppy for Remembrance Day Statement

Stoke City will respect James McClean's decision not to wear a poppy for Remembrance Day

“We recognise that the poppy means different things to different individuals and communities.”

# statement - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

From The42 'The result stands': EPCR reject Bath's request for Toulouse replay Case Closed

'The result stands': EPCR reject Bath's request for Toulouse replay

The tournament organisers say Irish referee Andrew Brace didn’t end the match early.

# statement - Thursday 11 October, 2018

From The42 Real Madrid to take legal action against Portuguese newspaper over reporting of Ronaldo rape allegations Statement

Real Madrid to take legal action against Portuguese newspaper over reporting of Ronaldo rape allegations

The Spanish club says it has filed a lawsuit against Correio da Manha ‘for publishing categorically false information.’

# statement - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

From The42 O'Neill 'disappointed' after Rangers striker rules himself out of Northern Ireland squad Statement

O'Neill 'disappointed' after Rangers striker rules himself out of Northern Ireland squad

Kyle Lafferty called the Northern Ireland manager on Sunday night.