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Russia 2017, VAR praised at closing press conference

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Video Assistant Referee technology is currently being tested by FIFA and the IFAB. Three main (plus one administrative) incidents have been identified as game-changing.

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Electronic Performance Tracking Systems (EPTS) standards will include minimum safety requirements for players, provisions around data protection, as well as performance requirements of the systems for the elite football level.

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Goal-line technology

Goal-line technology has to date been installed on four continents and has provided technical support to the officials in a number of tournaments ever since its introduction in 2012.

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The FIFA Quality Programme for Footballs was introduced in 1996 to harmonise and improve the quality of the ball. Constant developments aim at further meeting the demands of the game.

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Football turf

Football turf allows millions to play football in areas where preparing quality natural turf pitches is challenging. The surface is more resistant to climatic conditions and allows more frequent use.

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