Tracking the 2019 World Cup too


After tracking the diving phenomenon during the 2018 Men's World Cup in Russia, our team is also committing to tracking diving behaviour during the upcoming 2019 Women's World Cup in France.

We'll be sharing our findings through this blog. We also expect to report on differences observed between the two tournaments.

Stay tuned!

Stories of unfair impact: No Caution

Law 12, Section 3 was not applied in either of the World Cups we analysed.


Stories of unfair impact: Reward for Persistent Diving?

Players are more likely to ‘get away with it’ the more frequently they dive.


Diving analysis by Confederation

A comparison of diving behaviour by Gender and Confederation