India: Police and students clash as tensions rise over banned BBC documentary on PM Narendra Modi | World News

Police detain Students Federation of India activists outside the Jamia Millia Islamia university in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023. Tensions escalated in the university after a student group said it planned to screen a banned documentary that examines Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's role during 2002 anti-Muslim riots, prompting dozens of police equipped with tear gas and riot gear to gather outside campus gates. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

Tensions have escalated in India as police and students were involved in scuffles over a BBC documentary examining Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s role during the 2002 Gujarat riots. The second and final part of the series was screened in the UK on Tuesday evening, while authorities in the world’s biggest democracy have been attempting to stop … Read more

Scottish Rugby Union board banned transgender women from competing in contact rugby in the female category of the sport, inclusion, pride, team news, injuries, scores.

The Scottish Rugby Union board banned transgender women from competing in contact rugby in the female category of the sport on Tuesday. The English, Irish and Welsh rugby unions had already opted to allow only people born as women to feature in the female version of the game. Scotland’s rugby chiefs had come in for … Read more

Russian football teams to remain banned from European competitions as war in Ukraine continues | World News

A view on the new the World Cup stadium in Kazan during the Russian premier league soccer match between Rubin and Ufa, Russia, Monday, May 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Nikolay Alexandrov)

Russian football teams are set to remain banned from European competitions as the war on Ukraine continues, Sky News understands. Russia is also set to be stripped of hosting the UEFA Super Cup – the showpiece men’s game between the Champions League and Europa League winners – that was due to be staged in Kazan … Read more

Judy Blum Documentary Directors On Banned Books In America, Sundance – Deadline

Over 50 years after Judy Blume’s classic novel Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret was published, the author’s work is once again back in the spotlight on many fronts There’s a Margaret movie from Kelly Fremon Craig and Lionsgate coming this spring, and a Mara Brock Ali and Netflix small screen adaptation of 1975’s … Read more

Juventus penalized 15 points from Serie A standings; 11 execs banned for mishandling transfer finances

Juventus have been handed a 15-point deduction from the current Serie A standings and former club chairman Andrea Agnelli was suspended for two years from holding office in Italian soccer due to mishandling and manipulating transfer finances, the Italian FA (FIGC) announced on Friday. The deduction from the capital gains violations will see Juventus drop … Read more

Australian Open 2023: Russia, Belarus flags banned at Melbourne Park amid ongoing crisis in Ukraine

Getty Images Flags of Russia and Belarus won’t be permitted at the Australian Open going forward. This comes after multiple flags were brought into the stands at Melbourne Park during Day 1 of the Grand Slam tournament. Traditionally, country flags are allowed to be displayed during all of the matches at the Australian Open. However, … Read more

Australian Open: Russian flags banned ‘effective immediately’

Composite image of Kateryna Baindl and a spectator at tennis court holding up Russian flag

Highlights Kateryna Baindl of Ukraine defeated Kamilla Rakhimova of Russia at the Australian Open on Monday. Spectators were pictured displaying a Russian flag, which has been condemned by Ukrainians due to the ongoing war. Ukrainian ambassador Vasyl Myroshnychenko has called on Tennis Australia to enforce a neutral flag policy. Tennis Australia has banned Russian and … Read more

KSI Says Dillon Danis Banned From Misfits Boxing, I’ll Slap Him If I See Him!

Play video content TMZSports.com KSI says Dillon Danis is persona non grata at all future Misfits Boxing events … telling TMZ Sports if he ever sees the MMA fighter again, he’ll “probably slap him in the face for all the disrespect he gave me.” As we previously reported, Danis backed out of his fight against … Read more

Novak Djokovic gets warm welcome in first match in Melbourne since being deported and banned | World News

Tennis - Australian Open - Exhibition Match - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia - January 13, 2023 Serbia's Novak Djokovic waves to fans after the exhibition match against Australia's Nick Kyrgios REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Novak Djokovic has received a warm welcome on his first return to Melbourne since being held in custody and banned from entering Australia due to his vaccination status. The tennis star was deported this time last year because he had not received his COVID jabs. It meant he could not compete in the Australian Open, … Read more

Colehill Cricket Club banned from local ground after neighbours complained about flying balls

An English cricket club that was founded in 1905 has been banned from hosting men’s cricket after neighbours complained about balls landing in their backyard and on their roof. As first reported by The Telegraph, Colehill Cricket Club was informed in December that its home ground near Wimborne, Dorset could only host under-15 matches following … Read more