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# taking-a-stand - Thursday 30 May, 2019

'Ada is paying a price of not playing for her country but this fight of hers is a fight of all of us'

Brazil star Marta has her say on the absence of Norway’s Ada Hegerberg from the Women’s World Cup.

# taking-a-stand - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Ballon d'Or winner Hegerberg not included in Norway's World Cup squad

Hegerberg has not played for Norway since 2017 due to frustrations with the state of the women’s game there.

# taking-a-stand - Friday 19 April, 2019

From The42 Premier League stars lead stand against racism with social media boycott Kick It Out

Premier League stars lead stand against racism with social media boycott

The campaign is being coordinated by the PFA.

# taking-a-stand - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Finnish footballer boycotts Qatar game in protest over human rights

Riku Riski’s side play Sweden in Doha next week.

# taking-a-stand - Friday 13 April, 2018

'There are 37 countries in the Commonwealth where it’s currently illegal to be who I am'

Tom Daley has urged a number of nations to relax their anti-gay stance.

# taking-a-stand - Monday 26 March, 2018

Iceland announce diplomatic boycott of 2018 World Cup in Russia

The news comes following the poisoning of a former double agent in Britain.

# taking-a-stand - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

String of big business CEOs step down from Trump's advisory council in wake of Charlottesville

The heads of Merck, Under Armour and Intel have all left the US President’s business advisory panel.

# taking-a-stand - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Davy Fitz hits back at Duignan and Shefflin after criticism of tactics in today's quarter-final

The Offaly and Kilkenny All-Ireland winners weren’t impressed with the game in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

# taking-a-stand - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

UFC's number one fighter hits out at 'mistreatment and bullying' from the organisation

‘With me, the UFC chooses not to market the best fighter in the world’.

# taking-a-stand - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

GPA reject the 'Super 8' football proposal but back calls for extra-time and August All-Ireland finals

The motions will be debated at Congress this weekend.

# taking-a-stand - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

From The42 'The whole energy of the game is dropping and falling away and it's just sad to see' Taking A Stand This post contains videos

'The whole energy of the game is dropping and falling away and it's just sad to see'

Ex-Cork footballer Derek Kavanagh wants to help solve the problems in club GAA.

# taking-a-stand - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Teacher takes legal action over parent-teacher meeting on St Patrick's Day

The Irish-American has filed a legal complaint with the NYC Human Right Commission.

# taking-a-stand - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Barcelona demand respect after Neymar Senior incident

The Catalan side have issued a statement on the matter.

# taking-a-stand - Friday 15 January, 2016

Teachers set to strike before general election

The TUI is taking issue with low pay for teachers and lack of employment security.

# taking-a-stand - Monday 19 October, 2015

'We're arch-rivals on the field but we were united in the meeting rooms'

Clonkill and Raharney refused to field teams in Sunday’s Westmeath minor hurling final.

# taking-a-stand - Monday 2 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Irish American man has a unique plan to take offensive Paddy's Day shirts off the shelves Taking A Stand

Irish American man has a unique plan to take offensive Paddy's Day shirts off the shelves

He really doesn’t like those stereotyped drinking slogans.

# taking-a-stand - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Chelsea warn fans over anti-Semitic abuse towards Spurs supporters at Sunday's cup final

After last week’s controversy in Paris, the club want to avoid further problems.

# taking-a-stand - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Jessica Ennis-Hill wants name removed from Sheffield United stand if Ched Evans gets contract

The Olympic champion is opposed to the player’s possible return to Sheffield United.

# taking-a-stand - Monday 13 October, 2014

This Cork man is on hunger strike to protest against the water charges

Gary Coleman plans to stay on the hunger strike until 25 October, when a march is planned against the charges in Cork.

# taking-a-stand - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Cork soccer club fined for protest during game against racism

Carrigaline United were hit with a €200 fine after refusing to finish a recent Cork schoolboys league game.

# taking-a-stand - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Sepp Blatter urges referee action on diving

“Cutting out this kind of cheating is a matter of respect towards opponents and fans,” he said.

# taking-a-stand - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

The Reform Alliance is calling for a No vote in the Seanad referendum

Lucinda Creighton said it would be “irresponsible of us not to advocate a position on it” in an interview this morning.

# taking-a-stand - Friday 10 August, 2012

From The42 Magnificent Seven: podium controversies Taking A Stand This post contains videos

Magnificent Seven: podium controversies

Sometimes athletes have more on their mind than what to do with that bouquet of flowers.