regulation time

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Noun1.regulation time - (sports) the normal prescribed duration of a game; "the game was finished in regulation time"
athletic game - a game involving athletic activity
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
period, period of time, time period - an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
extra time, overtime - playing time beyond regulation, to break a tie
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I've risen to be the Senior of this office and we are all very good friends here, but don't you think that my colleague that sits next to me wouldn't like to go up to this desk by the window four years in advance of the regulation time? Or even one year for that matter.
Kenya was on Sunday bundled out of this football tournament - which is exclusive of players competing in their local league - after losing 4-1 to Tanzania on post-match penalties at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani.Prior to these penalties, the two teams settled for scoreless draws in regulation time of both legs played at Kasarani and the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam.
In girls' football, Nyanza girls' team edged Western Region rivals 5-4 in a post-match penalty shootout after a barren draw during regulation time. Boys from the Coast also squeezed a 3-2 win in post-match penalties after a 1-1 stalemate.
With a little over 10 minutes of regulation time left on the clock, Rani played Ana through on goal, but the latter's out-step shot lacked any venom, as Jharkhand keeper Jyotsna Bara slid in to claim the ball.
The Warriors have lost just once in regulation time in their last ten matches and are 4-7 to retain the championship.
In response, Pakistan reached 103 for three in 25 overs when the regulation time ended.
Even though Rollers dominated the match, they struggled to break resolute Miscellaneous' defence, until substitute Bogosi Mfila scored two minutes before the end of regulation time to spark frenzied celebrations from the hosts' supporters.
At the end of the regulation time, the match was tied at 1-1.
The last game played between both sides in the John Agyekum Kuffuor (JAK) Cup ended abruptly after organisers failed to usher the game into penalties, after 120 minutes of regulation time.
In the summit clash, Koeman's men edged past Singapore 5-4 in a penalty shootout after the teams were locked 1-1 at the end of regulation time.
Holland threw everyone forward, including skipper Van Dijk, and it paid off spectacularly in the final minute of regulation time.
Irving led the charge as they outscored the Suns by 20 points in the next two quarters to tie the game at 100-100 when regulation time ended.

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