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What is VAR, how does it work and what are the biggest problems?"

What is VAR, how does it work and what are the biggest problems?

In a remarkable display of sportsmanship, Cristiano Ronaldo urged the referee to reverse a penalty decision awarded to Al Nassr during their AFC Champions League match against Persepolis. Widely recognized as one of the most prolific goal-scorers, Ronaldo surprised the online community with his selfless gesture on Monday. Despite his team, Al-Nassr, facing Persepolis in a crucial Asian Champions League encounter, Ronaldo convinced the referee to overturn the penalty decision initially given when he went down in the penalty box. Ronaldo asks referee to not award him a penalty. GOAT for a reason. #Ronaldo𓃵 ..#AlNassrPersepolis #afcclonfancode pic.twitter.com/lDldzA74Fd — FanCode (@FanCode) ...

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Can you explain VAR, its functioning, and highlight the major challenges associated with it?

Can you explain VAR, its functioning, and highlight the major challenges associated with it?

While VAR is intended to enhance the accuracy of on-field refereeing, recent high-profile incidents have triggered complaints from clubs and their personnel. Manchester United’s Erik ten Hag contested multiple decisions in their Champions League loss to FC Copenhagen, including the contentious red card for Marcus Rashford. Notably, domestic matches have seen their share of VAR controversies. Arsenal’s Mikel Arteta criticized what he deemed “unacceptable” errors by both on-pitch and VAR officials in a loss to Newcastle, and Wolves’ Gary O’Neil has persistently voiced his dissatisfaction with VAR-related outcomes. The controversies include disputed penalties, contentious red cards, and VAR’s role in ...

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Explaining Hardik Pandya's Mumbai Indians Transfer Despite Gujarat Titans' Retention

Explaining Hardik Pandya’s Mumbai Indians Transfer Despite Gujarat Titans’ Retention

According to sources, Hardik Pandya finalized a sensational transfer from Gujarat Titans to Mumbai Indians ahead of the 2024 Indian Premier League (IPL). Indian cricket team all-rounder Hardik Pandya orchestrated a surprising shift from Gujarat Titans to Mumbai Indians for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024. Despite being listed in Gujarat Titans’ retention, Pandya’s move was confirmed through an all-cash deal on Sunday, after the retention deadline of November 26. The unexpected transfer became possible due to the trading window, which remains open until December 12. During this timeframe, all trades among IPL franchises are deemed valid. Consequently, despite Gujarat ...

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Son Heung-min is pained by losses but expresses deep satisfaction with Tottenham’s playing style.

Tottenham captain Son Heung-min acknowledges the sting of recent defeats but implores the team to adhere to Ange Postecoglou’s playing style. A comeback win by Aston Villa compounded Spurs’ woes in November, turning them from Premier League leaders to a squad grappling with three consecutive losses and a growing list of absentees. While taking an early lead against Villa, Spurs struggled to maintain the relentless attacking style Postecoglou advocates. Son emphasized the need for better control when ahead and minimizing mistakes that have disrupted their tempo in previous games. Despite creating chances and playing in a manner that pleases him, ...

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Aston Villa Soars to Fourth Place; Spurs Pays Tribute to Venables

Aston Villa Soars to Fourth Place; Spurs Pays Tribute to Venables

Ollie Watkins propels Aston Villa to fourth in the Premier League, overcoming a 2-1 deficit against Tottenham. The day honors former boss Terry Venables. Unai Emery’s team, initially trailing to Giovani Lo Celso’s first goal of the season, stages a comeback with Pau Torres equalizing before halftime. Watkins seals the victory with his 12th goal of the season. Villa surpasses Tottenham, now in fifth place after their third consecutive defeat. Despite challenges, Postecoglou’s side displays resilience. Emery’s impact since taking over last season is evident, with Villa sitting just two points behind league leaders Arsenal. The match pays tribute to ...

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Alejandro Garnacho, the winger for Manchester United, might have netted the standout goal of the year.

Alejandro Garnacho, the winger for Manchester United, might have netted the standout goal of the year.

In the early moments of the Manchester United versus Everton clash at Goodison Park Stadium, spectators witnessed a live masterpiece unfold in the third minute, courtesy of Alejandro Garnacho. Positioned near the right corner of the box, Garnacho anticipated a precise cross from Diogo Dalot. Charging forward, he executed a flawlessly timed jump, connecting with the ball mid-air to score a spectacular bicycle kick. Everton’s goalkeeper, Jordan Pickford, futilely reached for the top corner as the ball found the back of the net. This breathtaking goal propelled Manchester United to a 1-0 lead, eliciting a euphoric reaction from Premier League ...

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Ex-cricketer Analyzes Kishan's Evolving Role A Slow Start, Then Soaring Impact for Team India

Ex-cricketer Analyzes Kishan’s Evolving Role: A Slow Start, Then Soaring Impact for Team India

A retired cricketer praises Ishan Kishan’s distinctive role in Team India’s batting lineup throughout the current T20I series against Australia India has kicked off their post-World Cup campaign impressively, securing a 2-0 lead in the ongoing five-match T20I series against Australia. After their World Cup final loss to Australia, ending their unbeaten streak, India made a strong comeback. In the second T20I, the hosts successfully restricted Australia to 191/9 in 20 overs, chasing down the 236-run target and winning by 44 runs. Ravi Bishnoi and Prasidh Krishna displayed excellent bowling performances, each securing three-wicket hauls. The innings saw notable contributions ...

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Roman Josi's goal and two assists propel Predators to a 3-2 victory against the Jets.

Roman Josi’s goal and two assists propel Predators to a 3-2 victory against the Jets.

The Canadian Press Mon, November 27, 2023, at 1:03 a.m. EST · 2 min read In the NHL matchup between the Nashville Predators and the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday night, Roman Josi’s stellar performance, contributing a goal and two assists, fueled Nashville to a 3-2 victory. This win marked the Predators’ fifth consecutive triumph, while simultaneously halting the Jets’ five-game winning streak. Yakov Trenin and Gustav Nyquist also showcased their scoring prowess, with Juuse Saros guarding the net and making an impressive 33 saves. “We’re capable of winning these tough games,” Saros expressed. “It’s a good sign for the whole ...

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Pakistan Spinner Imad Wasim Bids Farewell to International Cricket Following World Cup 2023 Exclusion

Pakistan Spinner Imad Wasim Bids Farewell to International Cricket Following World Cup 2023 Exclusion

Pakistan’s spin bowling all-rounder Imad Wasim has retired from international cricket following the disappointing World Cup 2023, where he was notably omitted from the squad despite Pakistan’s spin challenges. Imad, 34, took to Twitter to express his gratitude for the 121 matches he played for Pakistan and thanked fans for their unwavering support. While he didn’t elaborate on the reasons behind his retirement, he extended his best wishes to the incoming management. In his Twitter post, Imad reflected on his career, expressing gratitude to the PCB, and conveyed excitement for Pakistan’s cricket future under new coaching and leadership. When questioned ...

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Shoaib Akhtar Hardik's Respectful Farewell to Rohit & Kohli Key in India's Post-World Cup Shift

Shoaib Akhtar: Hardik’s Respectful Farewell to Rohit & Kohli Key in India’s Post-World Cup Shift

Akhtar Suggests: Hardik Should Lead Respectful Transition for Rohit and Kohli During Phase-Out After an ODI World Cup, India anticipates a transition phase. As fans recover from the final’s heartbreak, selectors must focus on the future. Coach Rahul Dravid’s reported departure and the upcoming 2027 ODI World Cup prompt scrutiny—Rohit Sharma at 40 and Virat Kohli at 39 then. Can BCCI expect peak performance from both at that stage? Though undeniably talented, a four-year stretch might strain these Indian cricket icons. Immediate decisions await the board and selectors. India faces the T20 World Cup next June, barely time for a ...