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I believe this is at least mostly answerable from the rulebook, particularly post-Harden rule. Two clarifications that don't actually answer (but make things more clear, I hope, by eliminating some murkiness), then the answer. First: adding the definition of "the gather" into the rulebook made this a bit more clear, I believe, but didn't change ...


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No, you can't let it bounce. No, you don't have to release it from the hand. World Squash rules (effective at January 2019) state in section 5 The Serve, 5.7 A serve is good, if: 5.7.1 the server drops or throws the ball from a hand or racket and strikes it correctly on a first or further attempt before it touches anything else; "Anything else" ...


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Depends on the position of the cue ball If the cue ball is obstructed by a colour from hitting both sides of a red ball - ie it gets tucked up behind the yellow - then yes, it is a free ball as you would expect. However, if the cue ball ends up, say, over a baulk corner pocket, then no, this would not be a free ball. This is because the player is not deemed ...


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Offensive fouls for this situation are granted when the offensive player makes a sudden, forceful move. A good defender senses such a move and will usually embellish the action of falling back from from the sudden move. If the movement of the offensive player is only on the order of a simple bump, embellishing the falling movement will be seen as a flop. ...


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If Herbert had challenged the decision he would have been right and lost none of his challenges. Did his opponent lose one, since it was Herbert’s point? The answer is simple: Stakhovsky (the opponent) was right in his challenge. The initial call was OUT. Stakhovsky challenged this decision. He was right in his challenge, because the ball actually was IN. ...


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Your question asks for official rules regarding disputes over the apex. Unfortunately, we cannot provide a link to those rules because FIA sporting regulation says nothing about this (other than the generic rules for the track as a whole, as indicated in the other answer, which establish that cars must remain within the track limits). You will find FIA's ...


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They're in the International Sporting Code and Appendix L (Download PDF) includes the overtaking rules in chapter IV. For example Rule 4.2b from Appendix L: Overtaking, according to the circumstances, may be carried out on either the right or the left. A driver may not deliberately leave the track without justifiable reason. More than one change of ...


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Euroleague plays under FIBA Rules; in that rulebook, travelling is defined thusly: Establishing a pivot foot by a player who catches a live ball on the playing court: • A player who catches the ball while standing with both feet on the floor: ▬ The moment one foot is lifted, the other foot becomes the pivot foot. ▬ ...


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