Wednesday, 19. June 2013 - 23:06
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Slovenian referee Boris Margeta, who did not see the ball cross the line when Spain had a last second shot in their waterpolo match against Croatia, which gave Croatia victory, has been banned from refereeing further at the Olympic Games in London.
Margota, who was officiating in Croatia's second round match with Spain, in the last second of the match did not award a goal to the Spanish side after video replays suggested that the ball crossed the line. If the goal was given the final score would have been 8:8, meaning Croatia and Spain would have shared one point each.
The world waterpolo federation handed down the suspension for the Slovenian and he will take no further part in the Olympics, reports website net.hr.
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