Is the implementation of VAR at the women’s World Cup a step in the right direction?

Football is changing. From an increase in support across the globe, to technological advancements being made; the beautiful game as we know it is on a steady path to a bright new future. While we are not quite at the stage of robotic referees, lasers for linesman or mobile drones, the overall state of football has experienced drastic, yet crucial, changes in the last few years.

The next stop on this path is to try to make women’s football a fairer game. Thanks to the success of goal line and video assistant referee (VAR) technology in men’s football, FIFA has confirmed that VAR technology will be implemented at the women’s World Cup, in France, this summer.

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D2S Media Director, Chris Wheatley: “Life is all about challenges and overcoming obstacles and I’m really embracing it.”

In an exclusive interview, Chris Wheatley opens up about his journey to become a sports journalist, meeting Mesut Özil and Shkodran Mustafi from Arsenal, and also the launch of his new company, D2S Media.

Being in a room that has been the destination of many decisive meetings in the past feels momentous. Many leather chairs crowd this long table in the centre with bright white walls surrounding the room. A colourful bowl of fruit – which made me question whether or not they were actually real – were positioned on the table near me.

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Presenter, Jack King: “I never really thought I’d be in a job where I could have such a positive influence on other people.”

In an exclusive interview, the writer and presenter opens up about his experiences ever since he joined the world of YouTube.

Jack King is a writer and presenter who launched a wrestling-related YouTube channel, Cultaholic, approximately one year ago with his friends in Newcastle, England.

While his size and appearance doesn’t quite match the likes of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and John Cena, Jack has successfully built a large following in the wrestling industry through his work with Cultaholic. His Twitter account currently has more than 80,000 followers whilst his co-owned YouTube channel is close to reaching 400,000 subscribers.

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