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No, that's not realistic. Even for situations not explicitly mentioned, most sports (including the NFL) have basic "catch-all" rules allowing officials to make decisions necessary in the interest of the game. Not every potential issue may be thought of ahead of time. 12-3-3 comes close to an explicit prohibition, mentioning that intentional fouls ...


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In ITF rules of tennis is written: "If a player is hindered in playing the point by a deliberate act of the opponent(s), the player shall win the point. However, the point shall be replayed if a player is hindered in playing the point by either an unintentional act of the opponent(s), or something outside the player’s own control (not including a ...


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In ITF tennis rules there is the rule 24. i) "The point is lost if: The ball in play touches the player or anything that the player is wearing or carrying, except the racket." Then rule 25. b) "It is a good return if: After the ball in play has hit the ground within the correct court and has spun or been blown back over the net, the player ...


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This is tagged "collegiate", so I'll give the NCAA rule. NCAA Rule 2, Section 8, Article 1. c. c. A valid or invalid fair catch signal deprives the receiving team of the opportunity to advance the ball. The ball is declared dead at the spot of the catch or recovery. If the catch preceeds the signal, the ball is dead when the signal is first given. ...


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Besides the primary transponder timing, there is a secondary timing system that uses an IR beam at the S/F line. So you'd want to calibrate the two together. Because the F1 Regulations (pp. 44-45) specify the transponder placement with respect to the car axles, I suspect (but could not confirm) that the photo beam is placed such that it is not tripped by ...


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I'm not sure it's that true that EPL grounds are that much smaller than European grounds, at least for the "Big Six" (and Wembley): Stadium Club Length (m) Width (m) Anfield Liverpool 101 68 City of Manchester Stadium Manchester City 105 68 Emirates Stadium Arsenal 105 68 Old Trafford Manchester United 105 68 Stamford Bridge Chelsea 103 68 ...


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For non international matches, the pitch size can vary quiet a bit. The pitch has to be a rectangle whose width can be anywhere from 45 to 90 meters, while the length can be anywhere from 90 to 120 meters. So a football pitch can almost be a square! However, the international pitch dimensions are much stricter. The width has to be from 64 to 75 meters and ...


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The pitch most definitely varies in size, but not terribly much. See this page from the BBC for example. England's rules are very wide - the pitch must be between 90m and 120m long, and between 50m and 100m wide (!!) - that's a big variety, though - but for major (or even mid-level) play, it's pretty close to standardized. This page lists various Premiere ...


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