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Drone disrupts play by flying over stadium during League One football match

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The referee officiating Doncaster Rovers and Wimbledon at the weekend was forced to stop play after a drone was spotted over the Keepmoat Stadium. The delay came at the start of the second half on Saturday and meant play was stopped for around ten minutes. On where the drone came from, Doncaster Rovers’ boss Grant McCann told the Yorkshire Post: “I have no idea, the referee said the rules are they could not kick off while there is a drone flying over the stadium. But it moved quite quickly.” He added: “To be fair, it is something I have used
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Man reported to Scottish authorities after flying drone over football match

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Police in Scotland have received reports of a man who flew his drone over a football game this weekend. Officials at the match between Abroath and Montrose said they considered stopping the match. According to a report by the BBC, the drone pilot was traced to a nearby location and was subsequently reported to the procurator fiscal. David McIntosh, chief inspector for Angus Police working on the case, told the BBC: "Flying drones without the appropriate training, experience or license can be hazardous, no more so than over a crowded area such as a football match or concert.” He added:
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Security chiefs ‘took all measures’ to repel drone attacks during Russia World Cup

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Russian authorities had to put a stop to drone attacks during this summer’s FIFA World Cup, according to the head of the country’s federal security service. Alexander Borntikov made the announcement at a conference of international security and law enforcement officials. As part of his speech, he said: “Organs of the federal security service took all measures to detect and foil attempts by terrorists to use drones during the preparations and staging of large-scale sporting and political events, first and foremost during the World Cup held in Russia.” According to a report by the Telegraph, missile launchers and anti-drone jammers
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VIDEO: DJI presents first episode of its new Film School video tutorial

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DJI has launched the DJI Film School series to help drone pilots who want to learn tips and tricks to better their in-flight control. The first episode at the World Rally Championships focuses primarily on the use of the DJI Inspire 2 and sporting events. In the video, the DJI team provides information on topics such as equipment preparation, pre-flight procedures, location and camera positioning. Watch the first episode here: https://youtu.be/WGIwyTyT6kk
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