Football

How does the video assistant referee (VAR) work?

Referees’ chief Mike Riley explains how the video assistant referee (VAR) system works. It is being used in Wednesday’s Carabao Cup semi-final first leg between Chelsea and Arsenal. READ MORE: VAR makes English club debut – but how does it work? READ MORE: VAR to be used for FA Cup replays

Football

VAR: English football plugs into digital age – but how does it work?

Glenn Murray scores a late winner for Brighton As debuts in English football go, the introduction of a video assistant referee (VAR) during Brighton’s FA Cup third-round win over Crystal Palace was pretty steady. There were a few complaints from Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson after his side lost thanks to Glenn Murray’s winner, which […]

Hockey

Canadian men’s Olympic hockey team a work in progress – Tim Wharnsby on hockey – NHL on CBC Sports

After its latest get together at the Channel One Cup in Moscow, the Canadian men’s Olympic hockey team remains a shapeless bunch. A handful of candidates have distinguished themselves, but with exactly 60 days remaining until Canada opens up the men’s tournament at the Winter Games against Switzerland in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Feb. 15, […]

Football

Champions League: Who is through and who still has work to do?

Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling has scored four goals in the Champions League this season. Chelsea made it three English teams through to the last 16 of the Champions League with a 4-0 win at Qarabag on Wednesday. But their Premier League rivals Manchester United and Liverpool still have work to do – they must avoid […]