WFDF 2016 World Ultimate and Guts Championship Concludes with Team USA Sweep of the Gold Medals
26 June 2016
The WFDF 2016 World Ultimate and Guts Championship was concluded with three featured gold medal games on Saturday 26 June at the Allianz Park stadium in London. Team USA swept gold by winning in each of finals of the mixed gender, women’s, and men’s divisions before a capacity crowd of nearly 10,000. The finals of the Men’s Masters, Women’s Masters, and Guts Frisbee championships had been held Friday and, together with preliminary and play-off rounds, were held at the University College London (UCL) Sports Ground in London Colney. More than 3,000 athletes competed in the event, representing 115 Ultimate teams and 8 Guts teams from 39 countries.
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WFDF 2016 World Ultimate and Guts Championship Prepares for Finals
25 June 2016
The WFDF 2016 World Ultimate and Guts Championship is prepared for the final gold medal rounds today at the Allianz Park stadium in London, home of Rugby's reigning Premiership Champions, Saracens RFC. Championship finals will be held in the mixed gender, women’s, and men’s divisions, capping the weeklong event that began Sunday 19 June. At the event today Australia will take on the USA in the mixed division, Colombia will face off against the USA in the women’s division, and Japan will play against the USA in the Men’s division. The preliminary and play-off rounds of the WUGC 2016 were held over the last week at the University College London (UCL) Sports Ground in London Colney. More than 3,000 athletes have competed in the event, representing 115 Ultimate teams from 39 countries.
WFDF 2016 World Ultimate and Guts Championship Reaches Quarterfinal Stage
23 June 2016
The WFDF 2016 World Ultimate and Guts Championship reached the quarterfinal stage of the event beginning today, with the top seeds in each division of play remaining largely intact.
The preliminary and play-off rounds of the WUGC 2016 are being held at the University College London (UCL) Sports Ground in London Colney. The tournament organizing committee, headed by UK Ultimate CEO Simon Hill and Tournament Director Jon Pugh, set up 27 high-quality grass competition pitches that cover a total area of 143 acres. The opening ceremony was held on Sunday 19 June. The final day's gold medal games will be held on Saturday 25 June at Allianz Park stadium, home of Rugby's reigning Premiership Champions, Saracens RFC.
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WFDF 2016 World Ultimate Championships Finals from London to be Uplinked Free for Int. Broadcasters
16 June 2016
In addition to 20+ games on Livestream.com and exclusive North American telecast on CBS Sports Network
The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce that the telecast of the Finals of the WFDF 2016 World Ultimate and Guts Championships from London will be available for free on an unencrypted European satellite on Saturday 25 June at 18:00 London time (GMT+1).
The 9Mhz feed will be on Eutelsat 10A, comprised of 12 segments (with 11 internal commercial pods) and a Total Run Time of 88:00. The event will air exclusively on CBS Sports Network in the United States and Canada at 4:00—6:00pm EDT and 9:00—11:00pm PDT but is available to international television networks interested in broadcasting the production in countries outside of North America, with WFDF permission.
WFDF 2016 World Ultimate Championships in London to appear on Livestream.com
29 April 2016
More than 20 games to be live-streamed online over the weeklong event
The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce that the WFDF 2016 World Ultimate and Guts Championships from London will be presented on the leading online platform Livestream.com. Select round-robin, quarterfinal, semifinal, and final competitions will be presented June 19 -25, featuring multi-camera coverage, live commentary, and high-quality graphics. In addition, Livestream.com will archive the competitions online through April, 2017.
WFDF 2016 World Ultimate Championships in London to Air on CBS Sports Network
13 April 2016
In addition to the telecast, more than 20 games will be live-streamed online over the weeklong event
The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce that the WFDF 2016 World Ultimate Championships from London will air on CBS Sports Network. The two-hour program will air twice across North America on Saturday, June 25 (same day delay) and will feature the Mixed Gender Finals competition and include highlights of the Men’s and Women’s Finals, in addition to footage from preliminary rounds of play and features.
Global Cooperation and Promotion of Spirit of the Game in Ultimate is Spreading
17 January 2013
Ultimate is growing quickly all around the world, and fair play, which is called Spirit of the Game within Ultimate circles, is an integral part of the sport. In fact, Spirit of the Game (SOTG) is highlighted in the application that the World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) sent to the IOCrequesting to become a recognized international sports federation. Spirit of the Game committees with ties to the WFDF SOTG committee have been popping up all across the globe, many of them in the last couple of years. The SOTG Subcommittee provides an update.
FPA Freestyle World Championships 2012 - Results of the event in Riccione (Italy) held on 2-5 August
18 August 2012
The Freestyle Player Association (FPA) World Championships 2012 were held from August 2 to 5 in Riccione (Italy). A total number of 67 players from 10 countries (USA, ITA, SWE, GER, SUI, HUN, CZE, GBR, JPN, COL) competed in event. Spectators were given four days of flying disc choreographed routines, amazing tricks and breathtaking moves between 2 - 5 August on the beach of Riccione (near Rimini) in Italy and, as always, the Adriatic Sea coastline continues to be an ideal setting for the premier freestyle disc event (and many Paganello tournaments).
Teams from the USA won the gold medal in the Women`s Pairs, Mixed Pairs and Open Co-Op competition whilst host country Italy took the gold in the coveted Open Pairs event. Lori Daniels and Emma Kahle (both USA) were the winners of the Women`s Pairs Final, whilst Clay Collera and Andrea Dini (both Italy) claimed the title in the Open Pairs event. Charlene Powell and Mike Galloupe (both USA) won the Mixed Pairs Final and Paul Kenny, Daniel O`Neill and James Wiseman (all USA) are the new World Champions in the Open Co-Op Final.
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