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involving controversy

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After agonisingly finishing fourth in the men's 40km points race, the 18-year-old was part of the 4000m team pursuit along with Jon Mould, Luke Rowe and Rhys Lloyd who were controversially disqualified.
Private equity firm Texas Pacific Group (TPG) - which, along with CVC Capital Partners and Merrill Lynch, controversially took the retailer private in 2003 and saddled it with a huge debt burden before refloating it in 2006 - sold its entire 9.
Summary: A Scottish lawyer for the Lockerbie bomber rubbished reports that Abdelbaset al-Megrahi had died after a British news channel reported he had passed away, two months after he was controversially
Radical cleric ABU QATADA, 48, was controversially freed on tag for a spell last year.
Bryan Prunty controversially put the Second Division side ahead in the 10th minute of an enthralling fourth-round replay at Rugby Park when he appeared to use a hand to knock the ball past Alan Combe.
AN ASSISTED suicide was controversially shown on television amid fierce debate over the issue.
2007 Martin Jol was controversially sacked as manager of Tottenham while Bolton confirmed the appointment of Gary Megson as their new boss.
The store's toy department used to be housed in the basement before it was controversially axed in June.
He was controversially given out lbw when England were cruising on 138 for two, with television replays appearing to show he had got bat on ball.
Walcott spoils Lerner's start: Teen speedster Theo Walcott, controversially selected for England's World Cup roster before he'd played a Premier League game, put on a scintillating show off the bench in his debut and creating the tying goal as Arsenal ralled for a 1-1 draw with American-owned Aston Villa.
Most controversially, she spoke out against the Vietnam War and visited the North Vietnamese capital in 1972; there she made radio broadcasts critical of U.
He hijacked tango and, from the 1950s, pushed and distorted its boundaries, often controversially.
Controversially, another factor Ryan believes keeps the return on the loans high is that they lend only to women.
Controversially, when the scheme was established, Saddam was allowed to determine who could trade Iraqi oil.
In Tomalonis' view, Kronstam survived long enough to witness the company, which he directed tot a period, lose its stylistic integrity and respect for authority; the final years, during which the illness-plagued dancer was controversially relieved of his teaching and coaching responsibilities, add up to a regrettable coda to an extraordinary career.