Arbiter

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Arbiter

An impartial third party asked to resolve a disagreement without forcing the disputants to go to court. The parties to the dispute agree to make their cases before one or more arbiters and to abide by whatever decision the arbiter or arbiters make, each party forgoing the right to an appeal. There are generally three arbiters, but there may be up to five. An arbiter is also called an arbitrator, or, less formally, an umpire.
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Weber, Bruce, As They See 'em, A Fan's Travels in the Land of Umpires (New York: Scribner, 2009), 30.
However, I would be unhappy if anyone thought I was being disrespectful towards the umpires as this wasn't my intention.
OFFICIAL: Hockey umpire Alex Whalley Code zz291110UMPIRE
However, in the second instance, when Andrew Strauss was the fielder, the squareleg umpire was confident the catch was taken cleanly and so did not refer it.
We are delighted that Qatar Airways has sponsored the 'Talent and Youth' umpire initiative," said championship manager Michaela Milne.
He accepts that in the interests of the game and this Test match it was better that another umpire was substituted in for him.
For some reason, second base umpire Ted Barrett followed the Duncan/Jauss/ Penny scrum, jawing at Penny the whole way.
After a further 10 minutes both the umpires and the England batsmen again returned to the middle but the only response from the Pakistan dressing room was wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal to emerge and sit on the balcony reading a newspaper.
When umpires make opposite fair-foul calls on the same play.
When asked to defend the Illinois umpire bust, the state Labor Department employee in charge of the case reminded the Tribune of recent news stories about a few parents who became violent at their kids' sporting events.
The fifty-two umpires struck for seven weeks, from the start of the season until May 19, when an outcry from the players over poor officiating prompted league officials to grant significant monetary concessions to the union.
Dar said he had advised the PCB to review the pay structure and facilities given to umpires.