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World Cup Referees

WATCH: Here's How You Play Off A Snubbed Handshake At The World Cup

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.19.2014 | Sports

The only thing more embarrassing than a snubbed handshake is a nationally televised snubbed handshake. Exhibit A: Tom Brady's awkwardly unmet high...

Odd Training: World Cup Refs Learning English Swear Words

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

RUSTENBURG, South Africa — Watch those mouths, boys. Same for fingers, elbows, fists and anything else that could be construed as, uh, universal...

When the Refs Don't Make Clear Calls: The Supreme Court and the Unclear Path for Innovators

Christina Gagnier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

Not being a soccer fan myself, I cannot fully appreciate the various tweets, articles and quips on the calls made by the referees during the 2010 Worl...

How To Train A World Cup Referee: Grueling Training Includes Years Of Fitness, Psychological Tests

Smithsonian.com | Jim Morrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Just as the players on the pitch have trained for years, the referees for the World Cup are required to be physically fit for duty. ...