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No excuses as VAR set for Champions League debut

No excuses as VAR set for Champions League debut

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has warned that there will be no more excuses as Video Assistant Referees (VAR) make their debut in the Champions League starting this week.

VAR positive for La Liga, says referees committee

VAR positive for La Liga, says referees committee

VAR has had a positive impact in its first season in La Liga despite recent criticism, the Spanish Football Federation's referees committee insisted on Tuesday.

Renewed VAR criticism in Germany after Mainz incident

Renewed VAR criticism in Germany after Mainz incident

Video refereeing (VAR) remains a big controversy in Germany's Bundesliga, with tempers flaring again after Sunday's Bundesliga game between Mainz and Hanover.

Qatar to implement VAR following Russia success

Qatar to implement VAR following Russia success

Director of Qatar Football Association's (QFA) Arbitration Department Naji al-Juwaini has revealed that the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system will be implemented soon...

VAR takes away cheating and trickery, bemoans Mesa

VAR takes away cheating and trickery, bemoans Mesa

Video assistant refereeing (VAR) has been introduced to football to ensure fairer results, but not everybody is happy about that.

Spain snatch 2-2 draw with Morocco to top group

Spain snatch 2-2 draw with Morocco to top group

Morocco striker Khalid Boutaib gave the North African side a shock early lead but Isco levelled.

FIFA 'extremely satisfied' with VAR and refereeing

FIFA 'extremely satisfied' with VAR and refereeing

Four penalties have been awarded via VAR in the 17 games played so far, and one possible red card incident reviewed.

Video Assistant Referee system used for first time in World Cup history

Video Assistant Referee system used for first time in World Cup history

The Video Assistant Referee system was used for the first time in World Cup history on Saturday, when France were awarded a penalty against Australia in Kazan.

Football's laws body approves VAR for World Cup

Football's laws body approves VAR for World Cup

Football's lawmakers on Saturday approved video assistant referee technology (VAR) for this summer's World Cup, in one of the biggest changes to the sport in years.

FIFA chief sets VAR ruling for next month

FIFA chief sets VAR ruling for next month

FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Thursday said football's governing body will decide next month whether to officially endorse the video assistant referee ...

Weak oil market pushes QSE further down

Weak oil market pushes QSE further down

A sustained weakness in the oil market, where prices now trade around $38 a barrel, has hit sentiments in the Qatar Stock Exchange, which on Tuesday plunged 118 points to settle below the 10,200 mark.