Video technology in football

Videographic on VAR. 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.VIDEOGRAPHICS

Video technology in football

Videographic on VAR. The Premier League is set to use the Video Assistant Referee system from next season after clubs “agreed in principle” to the move on Thursday.VIDEOGRAPHICS

Two dead in flash floods in south of France

Two bodies are found in an overturned car stranded off Issambres beach in Sainte-Maxime in southern France. It was one of several vehicles which were swept away by flash floods triggered by violent storms that struck the Var region. IMAGES(TO COMPLETE VID1248303_EN)

Video technology in football

Videographic on VAR. Video Assistant Referees will be used in the Champions League from the 2019-20 season and will also be introduced at the 2020 European Championship.VIDEOGRAPHICS

FIFA boss Infantino: ‘This is the best World Cup ever’

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said two days ahead of the final this has been so far the ‘best World Cup ever’ and that he believes the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system is ‘cleaning’ football, by turning it into a more ‘transparent’ and just’ competition.

World Cup: “VAR doesn’t mean perfection” says FIFA referee chief

The chairman of the FIFA referees committee, Pierluigi Collina, says Video Assistant Refereeing “doesn’t mean perfection” but says the system has helped increase the accuracy of referee decisions by almost 4% to a level of 99.3%, something he says “is something that is very, very close to perfection”.

Tech, refs and football – fans weigh in on use of VAR

VAR is a major talking point at the World Cup in Russia, with the system that was supposed to provide “minimum interference” instead having a highly controversial impact. Opinions among fans are also divided, with many questioning the balance between the use of technology and the spectacle of the sport.

Video technology in football

Ronaldo has been at the heart of a series of VAR incidents in Saransk, videographic on VAR. VIDEOGRAPHICS