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Football's rejection of goal-line tech

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Despite many controversial decisions from referees in international competitions, football's governing body Fifa is reluctant to adopt goal-line gadgets.

Other sports such as cricket and tennis have adopted hawkeye technology which uses cameras to track the ball and helps umpires make the correct call.

Sports writer James Mason said Fifa's reliance on referees rather than devices aims to preserve the sport's traditions.

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