LeReferee
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Why is the referee treated so different in soccer and rugby
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I'd say something rarely mentioned about the sports themselves : scoring is low in football, but high in rugby and basket and many others sports. Thus, a small mistake can rarely change the complete ...

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Is English the official language for international sport events?
6 votes

It depends of the event. For the Olympics, there are two official languages : English and French (which is by its reglementation the most important language of the Olympics). For FIFA, these languages ...

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Badminton, double hit by one player, new rules?
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5 votes

There is a foul if the player hits the shuttlecock twice in row, except in the case it touches the racket head and the strings in the same shot. 13.3.8 is hit twice in succession by the same player....

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Player leaving the game field
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5 votes

This player deserves a caution (yellow card) as it is mentioned in Law 12. When you cannot book the player because of his/her having left the pitch, you just go and explain the situation to the ...

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FIFA World Cup 2014 Tie Breaker Rules: "Between the teams concerned"?
4 votes

This is especially useful when more than two teams are exactly tied, for example : A 2-1 B C 1-1 D A 2-3 C B 2-2 D A 0-0 D B 1-0 C This makes A : 4 points, avg. 0, 4 scored, 4 against B : 4 points,...

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Skills and tennis surface?
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4 votes

It depends on the properties of the surfaces : Hard surfaces are fast and there are no big effects on the rebounds, so they're great for quick and powerful players Clay is a slow surface, where you ...

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Differences between referees and assistant referees
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3 votes

It depends on the country, I guess. In France, there are no ARs at the lowest levels, so you always start as a center referee. You can get designated for games at your level as a referee, or at some ...

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Rules to determine "unforced errors" and "winners" in tennis?
1 votes

I'd say that, roughly : An unforced error is when a player shoots the ball and sends it out of the field or in the net, and if this error comes "only" from poor judgement or execution from the player ....

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How to become a football referee?
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Watch before as this may be managed not by the national FA but by a local league for bginners, as it is the case in France for example. You'll maybe need your club's support, for example for what is ...

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Going back to track and field
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1 votes

It depends. You should try starting with some time of long-distrance run in order to improve your physical condition if needed, and then include some specific training progressively. But ...

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Can a goalie handle a headed pass which that player kicked up to himself?
1 votes

In this case, the defender is faulty, not the goalie. Whether the goalie handles the ball or not will not change the fact that the referee should give an indirect free-kick to the opponent team and ...

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Fair system to score players between friend games
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The best thing would be planning the teams in a way that everyone plays with every other player in the end, or you can draw lots for the teams, while keeping your scoring system, and this would bring ...

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Why do Olympic soccer teams need to be U-23?
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Another reason this rule exists is maybe for the media : If any player could participate, the football tournament would be taking a lot of mediatic place, to the detriment of the other sports.

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