Refereeing

Referee Roger East cannot officiate Premier League games after failing to complete annual fitness test

ROGER EAST cannot referee in the Premier League after he failed his annual fitness test.<p>The Wiltshire official, 53, was in charge of 18 top-flight …

Kent

Bulldogs receive hefty fine for referee spray

Canterbury have been handed a $5000 fine after trainer Tony Grimaldi was alleged to have verbally sprayed an NRL referee during their round 21 win …

Parramatta

Female referee brutally assaulted after red-carding male player

<b>WARNING: The following article contains graphic images that some readers may find confronting.</b><p>A female football referee has allegedly been assaulted …

Belize

Rovers make EFL history with referee escort

Blackburn Rovers made a small piece of history ahead of Saturday’s SkyBet Championship encounter with Millwall by becoming the first EFL club to give …

Women's Soccer

Former China captain sorry for his “irrational manners”

FORMER Chinese national team captain Fan Zhiyi apologized for‚ “irrational manners‚ “toward a referee, and was suspended from his job as the head …

China

IHUK Radio - Kim Pedersen at Referee Conference, talks IIHF and Danish journey

IIHF

NRL 2018: Warriors classy farewell to departing NRL referee Matt Cecchin

THE Warriors have been farewelling retiring NRL legends all season long. Last night, it was referee Matt Cecchin’s turn.

NRL

Twitter hilariously reacts to Ed Hochuli's son making NFL referee debut

Ed Hochuli, one of the NFL's most recognized - and buff - officials retired in March after 28 years. But his legacy lives on in son Shawn Hochuli, …

Football (U.S.)

Sturm Graz in trouble with UEFA after assistant referee is struck by cup

UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Sturm Graz after an assistant referee suffered a cut to the head in their Europa League tie against …

Soccer

Europa League: Assistant referee badly cut by drink thrown from stands at Sturm Graz

Sturm Graz have condemned the "damaging" behaviour of a fan who threw a full drink at an assistant referee which cut his head open.

UEFA Champions League

All Ireland semi finals preview, educating players on abuse & referee egos

Refereeing

USC adds infamous JC transfer who punched referee

The USC football team announced on Tuesday the addition of a junior college player who has a checkered past.<p>Trojans head coach Clay Helton told the …

College Football

Wexford referee James Owens set to take charge of All-Ireland hurling final

The Wexford official previously took charge of the 2015 decider between Kilkenny and Galway and has also refereed All-Ireland minor, U21 and club …

Hurling

Round 7: IT IS OVER!! ALVAREZ DROPS KOVALEV THREE TIMES AND REFEREE WAVES IT OFF!!! Devastating round from Alvarez! Alvarez win a light heavyweight world title!!!

Round 7: IT IS OVER!! ALVAREZ DROPS KOVALEV THREE TIMES AND REFEREE WAVES IT OFF!!! Devastating round from Alvarez! Alvarez win a light heavyweight …

Boxing

English Super League extends invitation to retiring NRL referee Matt Cecchin

The Super League has extended a warm invitation to Matt Cecchin to continue his refereeing career in England should he seek a fresh environment to …

Sport (New Zealand)

"It’s Just A Bloody Shame" - Ryan Girdler On Matt Cecchin’s Pending Retirement

<b>Triple M’s Ryan Girdler has described the imminent retirement of lead NRL referee Matt Cecchin as a ‘bloody shame’.</b><p>Cecchin who will referee his 300th …

Retirement

British referee expected for Joshua-Povetkin

Eddie Hearn says both sides are fine with a local third man in the ring.Eddie Hearn says there will be a British referee on September 22 at Wembley …

Boxing

Matt Cecchin: NRL referee quits over 'vile abuse and death threats'

Long-serving Australian rugby league referee Matt Cecchin says he is quitting at the end of the season after receiving "vile" abuse and "hundreds and hundreds" of death threats.

NRL

Suspended SA referee manages to crack the nod on the Caf list

Chris Harrison’s reputation as one of the emerging talents on the local refereeing circuit has not been tarnished by his six-week suspension after …

Chris Harrison

Adamson recognised for his outstanding service to refereeing in Northern Ireland | IFA

Mervyn Adamson has received an award to mark his “long and faithful service” to refereeing in Northern Ireland.<p>Adamson was presented with the 2018 …

Northern Ireland

Szymon Marciniak to referee 2018 UEFA Super Cup

N021 – All Polish refereeing team to oversee UEFA Super Cup in Tallinn<p>Polish referee Szymon Marciniak has been appointed to take charge of the 2018 …

Soccer

Referee Sue Blauch Named Head Of WNBA Referee Performance And Development - WNBA.com - Official Site of the WNBA

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2018 – The WNBA announced today that Sue Blauch, a WNBA referee for 20 seasons, has been named to the newly created role of Head of …

Basketball

Top SA referee could soon be back on the international stage after 'unofficial suspension'

Daniel Bennett’s unofficial suspension from refereeing international matches could be at an end now that disgraced Ghana Football Association …

Soccer

Referee asks Mesut Ozil for his autograph in tunnel BEFORE Arsenal’s clash with Paris Saint-Germain

Mesut Ozil may have endured a difficult summer on and off the pitch but the Arsenal man clearly hasn’t lost any of his stardust.<p>The midfielder …

Soccer

Angus Gardner to referee Super Rugby final

Angus Gardner has been appointed to referee the Super Rugby final on 4 August.<p>It is the Australian’s maiden Super Rugby final appointment and reward …

Super Rugby

Makeshift VAR: referee checks goal using photographer's camera in Copa Perú – video

A referee created his own version of VAR in the Copa Perú, recruiting a photographer to help to decide if a goal had been scored. Jordan Campos's long-range shot for FC Retamoso against Auquiato de Pampamarca flew through a hole in the back of the net. Despite Albert Alarcón signalling the goal, he …

Recruitment

Danny Bridge: Referee assault results in nine-month ban for Oldham player

Oldham player Danny Bridge has been banned for nine months after he was found guilty of physically assaulting a match official.

Oldham

Jaco Peyper, Glen Jackson in charge of Super Rugby semis

JOHANNESBURG – South African Jaco Peyper, who is Super Rugby's most experienced referee, will take charge of the all-New Zealand semifinal in …

Super Rugby

Former Champions League Winner With Zenit Kazan Becomes Referee

<i>I’ve also tried my hand at coaching. Actually, I am training a youth team right now. However, finding jobs as a coach is hard, the market is</i> …

UEFA Champions League

PRO Statement: CLB v ORL – Professional Referee Organization

The Professional Referee Organization (PRO) acknowledges that an officiating error occurred during the 86th minute of the match between Columbus Crew …

Orlando City SC