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Goal-line technology

English Premier League first to approve goal-line technology

Calls for the technology were renewed after Frank Lampard's "goal that never was" against Germany at the 2010 World Cup. Photo: AFP

The Premier League yesterday announced a historic decision to sanction the use of goal-line technology in the English top flight from next season, in a global first for a domestic competition. British-based firm Hawk-Eye was chosen over German company GoalControl to supply the ground-breaking technology at a meeting of the Premier League's 20 club chairmen.

Friday, 12 April, 2013, 5:08am

Talking points

Public consultation on government plans to increase the number of operators in the Hong Kong mobile phone market comes to an end.

Public consultation on government plans to increase the number of operators in the Hong Kong mobile phone market comes to an end.

11 Apr 2013 - 6:07am

Credibility of match officials put at risk

UEFA president Michel Platini. Photo: AFP

The politicking of Uefa president Michel Platini, with his persecution of technology and promotion of additional assistant referees, has the side effect of biasing match officials.

5 Apr 2013 - 3:53am