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CAF will use VAR for the Champions League and Confederations Cup finals

Confederation of African Football will use Video Assistant Referees (VAR) for its club competitions finals.

Egypt to introduce VAR for Premier League football matches

Egyptian Football Association has announced its intention to implement Video Assistant Referees (VAR) for Premier League matches.

Contactless payments technology dominated the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™

Analysis of the spending habits of those attending the matches at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ has revealed that 50% of purchases used contactless transactions, including cards, mobile devices and wearables. This comes after global payments company, Visa, released an analysis of spending inside the 2018 FIFA World Cup

VAR technology is transforming the beautiful game

You may have noticed something different in the 2018 World Cup. For the first time ever, the Virtual Assistant Referee (VAR) system is being used to help make decisions during games. And already we are seeing it cause controversy. It’s no surprise that VAR has caused debate, considering the

An engineers guide to predicting the 2018 FIFA World Cup winner

As a civil engineer I’m fascinated by predictions of who will win the FIFA World Cup finals in Russia, seeing that we use predictions on a regular basis in engineering. For the finals, there’s a wide variety of forecasts. In addition to armchair fans’ predictions, there are those

Afrikans should welcome video assistant referees at the 2018 FIFA World Cup

African fans have always seen match officiating at the World Cup as one reason why their teams fail to do better than they have done so far. Now technology is set to come to the aid of African teams and their fans during the World Cup in Russia. Earlier this

Cape Town City Football Club and blockchain startup announce first of its kind partnership

South African Premier Soccer League team, Cape Town City Football Club, has partnered with BlocSide Sports to use the startup's blockchain based digital solutions for fan engagement. With the partnership, Cape Town City FC will be able to leverage BlocSide's augmented reality, frictionless payments, ticket-as-a-platform, and blockchain solutions for their