Soccer-Diving’s like doping in terms of detection – referee (Reuters)

By Brian Homewood NYON, Switzerland, Sept 12 (Reuters) – As far as referee Alberto Undiano is concerned, diving by players is comparable to doping because it is becoming more sophisticated and difficult to detect. In a continual battle of wits, referees in turn spend hours studying teams, arming themselves with information on which players are likely to dive and generally make life difficult, said Undiano. The Spaniard, who will be officiating in the Champions League this season, said detecting simulation was one of the biggest challenges facing match officials. …

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