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FIA ends controversial conflict of interest inquiry into Toto and Susie Wolff

Susie Wolff is director of F1 Academy, the series for aspiring female racing drivers, while husband Toto Wolff is the team principal of the Mercedes F1 team Formula 1’s governing body has ended its compliance inquiry into Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff and his wife, the F1 Academy director Susie Wolff. But on Thursday the […]

Norman Lear’s Most Controversial Episode: ‘Maude’ on Abortion

Norman Lear, who died this week at 101, left behind a legacy of groundbreaking television. But there was perhaps no hour of TV on his lengthy résumé more controversial than a two-part episode of the CBS sitcom “Maude,” from the show’s first season. Titled “Maude’s Dilemma,” it aired on consecutive weeks in November 1972 and […]

Paris St-Germain 1-1 Newcastle: Why was controversial late penalty given?

Newcastle boss Eddie Howe was unhappy with the decision to award the penalty Ally McCoist branded it a “disgrace”, while Jermaine Jenas said Newcastle were “robbed” as a controversial late penalty decision denied Eddie Howe’s side a memorable victory at Paris St-Germain. Aleksander Isak’s first-half goal in Tuesday’s Champions League tie had looked set to […]

Toulouse 3-2 Liverpool: Lacklustre Reds suffer controversial defeat to Ligue 1 side

Jarell Quansah appeared to have scored his first senior goal for Liverpool – but it was disallowed A controversial video assistant referee decision denied Liverpool a stoppage-time equaliser as they suffered a surprise Europa League loss to Toulouse. Jarell Quansah’s goal to make it 3-3 in the seventh minute of added time was ruled out […]

Tyson Fury v Francis Ngannou: British heavyweight claims controversial split decision win over ex-UFC fighter

Tyson Fury had to gather himself after being knocked down by Francis Ngannou in round three WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury claimed a controversial split decision victory over former UFC fighter Francis Ngannou in Saudi Arabia. Ngannou, 37, put Fury on the canvas in round three after connecting with a left hook. But while one […]

Jack Catterall: Briton says controversial defeat by Josh Taylor last year ‘turned people off boxing’

Josh Taylor was controversially given the decision against Jack Catterall (right) in February 2022 Venue: M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool Date: Saturday, 21 October Coverage: Radio commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra from 22:15 BST; live text coverage on the BBC Sport website & app. Eighteen years of blood, sweat and tears led to […]

Liverpool v Spurs VAR: PGMOL release controversial audio of Luis Diaz’s disallowed goal

The audio recordings of discussions between the match officials around Luis Diaz’s disallowed goal against Tottenham have been made public. Liverpool asked the Premier League for the audio after the controversy in the first half of Saturday’s 2-1 defeat. Video assistant referee Darren England did not overrule when Liverpool’s Diaz was wrongly flagged offside. In […]

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