FIBA takes important steps to increase opportunities for female referees

MIES (Switzerland) – FIBA is taking action to ensure there is an increase of licensed FIBA female referees around the world in the new cycle of the FIBA Game Officials Licensing (2021-23).

As part of one of the strategic objectives for the 2019-2023 cycle, Women in Basketball, measures are being put in place by FIBA’s Central Board that allows an extra female referee license allocation for every National Federation for the license period of 2021-23. The expectation is that there will be a 20-30% rise in the number of female licensed referees. Lees “FIBA takes important steps to increase opportunities for female referees” verder

From hero to zero? What do you think about the way the crew handles this situation?

Things can get ugly in a blink. In the following clip we see a situation escalate altho the refs at first seem to cooperate nicely, and make a beneficial call for the situation. Judging from the way things develop after that out of bounds situation the tension in the game did not leave any room for the way they solved the out of bounds. We’d love to read your opinions on the situation and how the crew handled it. Lees “From hero to zero? What do you think about the way the crew handles this situation?” verder