Annual NASO Sports Officiating Summit a Roaring Success

(8/5) The National Association of Sports Officials launched an all digital, completely FREE Sports Officiating Summit@Home experience for the sports officiating community.

NFL senior VP of officiating Al Riveron retiring after 17 years with league

(8/5) As the 2021 NFL season approaches, senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron is retiring.

National Pro Fastpitch Suspending Operations Indefinitely

(8/5) NPF was the second-longest tenured women’s pro sports league in the country, after the WNBA.

CFL Officials Gear Up After Long Layoff

(8/4) After spending the last 18 months on the front lines of the COVID-19 battle, CFL official Ben Major is thrilled about returning to...
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Hawaii Department of Education delays start of fall sports

(8/4) The Hawaii State Department of Education is pushing back the start of all fall sports to late September.

Referee Anthony Taylor reflects on moment Denmark star collapsed

(8/3) Anthony Taylor was the referee for the Euro 2020 match that saw Christian Eriksen collapse with a cardiac arrest.

Brazilian Andreia Silva on her experience at Tokyo 2020

(8/3) One of FIBA's strategic priorities for the 2019-2023 cycle is to have more women involved in all aspects of the game – for...

Aggie Poon’s career as a referee goes to the top

(8/3) With the Olympic Games fresh in the memory, World Rugby spoke to player turned referee Aggie Poon who hopes to be officiating in...
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VAR aiming to stop players going down to win penalties with new Premier League...

(8/2) Referees and VAR officials are being told to consider how much contact has been made by a defender, the consequences of it and...

NIAA faces referee shortage that could affect fall season

(8/2) “As you can see, we’re under 50 percent for all sports,” Kristosik said.

Join the fight against pancreatic cancer in support of Tony Brown

(8/1) Tony Brown, respected veteran NBA referee, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in April 2021.

From officiating at Wimbledon to umpiring baseball in the Southwest

(7/31) At the beginning of 2020, British expatriate Jonathan Stone had only a raw knowledge of American baseball.
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PRO again supporting virtual NASO Sports Officiating Summit

(7/29) PRO is joining more than 75 organizations to support the National Association of Sports Officials’ 2021 Summit @ Home held between August 3rd...

Controversial call: WIAA legal victory, implications for sports officials

(7/28) The governing body for high school sports in Wisconsin – the WIAA – calls it as a victory for sports officials.

Triangle basketball referees warn HB 91 could make officials shortage worse

(7/28) HB 91 would dissolve the N.C. High School Athletic Association and replace it with a commission appointed by elected leaders.

Who are the Premier League referees for 2021/22?

(7/27) There are 22 appointed referees for the 2021/22 Premier League season.
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Sole Japanese referee for Tokyo Olympic judo sees similarities with her fireworks business

(7/27) As judoka from around the world compete heatedly in the Tokyo Olympics, a woman from downtown Tokyo is serving as referee.

Rebecca Welch on breaking down barriers, making history as a referee and Premier League...

(7/26) Rebecca Welch knows the drill by now. After 11 years she a recent reputation for being a history maker.

Dover’s Chris Penso officiating football at Olympics

(7/26) Dover's Chris Penso is one of five U.S. soccer referees selected to officiate at the Olympic football tournaments.

Springfield resident one of two Americans to umpire in Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games

(7/26) One Springfield resident is traveling to Tokyo, Japan as only one of the few Americans who will umpire baseball games.
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Steve Schumm: 50 years on the field

(7/25) A local umpire has been a mainstay at local sports stadiums over the last 50 years.

Former NFL referee reflects on THE moments

(7/23) Since retiring as an Orange Coast College professor and soccer coach in 2011, Hayes’ Golden Years have produced enough memorable moments to beckon...

NMAA Hires New Commissioner of Officials

(7/23) The New Mexico Activities Association is pleased to announce Zac Stevenson as the new Commissioner of Officials.

Tokyo Will Mark Olympic Debut of Swimming Video Review System

(7/23) Let’s be honest– the underwater clips of the Olympic Games have always given us our preferred angle to see how our favorite champions...

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