Slow motion playback makes football referees harsher

Football referees penalize situations more severely when watching them in slow motion compared to real time, according to a study published in the open access journal of the Psychonomic Society, Cognitive Research: Principles ...

New study examines increasing referee abuse in men's soccer

Soccer league administrators looking to limit verbally abusive and violent on-field behaviour may want to consider implementing a crash course in the rules of the sport and equipping their referees to better deal with confrontation, ...

NHL sends GoPro cameras onto the ice

Ice hockey fans will get a new perspective on the fast-moving game when National Hockey League players don GoPro cameras, starting with this weekend's all-star fixture.

Smarter, quicker-thinking referees? There's an app for that

KU Leuven and UEFA, European football's governing body, have embarked on a four-year project to expand and fine-tune a web-based skills training platform for referees. Early results show that the application can improve assistant ...

Even the best refs play favorites

(Phys.org) —Along with Neymar, Ronaldo and Messi, the world's best soccer referees are heading to Brazil for the World Cup.

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