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TT-170622-003115 ShowGame Beach Tales Game review: Portugal Mixed vs Switzerland Mixed 14:06 - Jun 22

Portgual and Switzerland faced off in a pre-quarters game for the right to match up against Canada in the quarter-finals of the Mixed division. Portugal entered as prohibitive favourites having come second in their pool [Read More…]

TT-170620-024431 ShowGame Beach Tales Game review: Spain Men vs USA Men 12:06 - Jun 22

In the final game of Men’s Pool A, table toppers the United States (8-0) looked to close out the early stages of the tournament with a whitewash of results to cement their place at the [Read More…]

WCBU2017_Deepthi Indukuri_CAN_FRA_WMN-7599 ShowGame Beach Tales Game review: Canada Women vs France Women 12:06 - Jun 22

Knowing that Canada enjoy sending the disc deep, France come out on defence with straight up force in the first point. Although both teams end up turning under pressure, France are able to break Canada [Read More…]

TT-170621-083137 ShowGame Beach Tales Where we stand going into day five of WCBU 2017 23:06 - Jun 21

The heat has been bearing down in Royan, with day four now coming to a close. The Mixed and Women’s pools have finally concluded, joining the Men’s Master’s division in entering the exciting stage of [Read More…]

WCBU2017_Deepthi Indukuri_GER_POR_MXD-7093 ShowGame Beach Tales Game review: Portugal Mixed vs Germany Mixed 22:06 - Jun 21

Germany came into this game how they had started the tournament – the number one overall seed, an imposing team full of stars and players who know what it takes to win medals at this [Read More…]

TT-170621-002635 ShowGame Beach Tales Game review: Spain Women vs USA Women 22:06 - Jun 21

As the Women’s pools draw to a close, the final match up for both teams sitting at the top of the table of Pool A turned out to be against each other. Neither team had [Read More…]

WCBU2017_Deepthi Indukuri_ITA_NED-6552 ShowGame Beach Tales Game review: Italy Mixed vs Netherlands Mixed 21:06 - Jun 21

After Sweden provided one of the biggest sudden-death upsets of the tournament so far, a win for Italy against the Dutch would see them top the division above the USA. On the other side of [Read More…]

WCBU2017_Deepthi Indukuri_Day3-4212(1) ShowGame Beach Tales Earley’s Army go marching on 21:06 - Jun 21

Part of every Ultimate player’s dream is to reach the pinnacle of the sport – To play Masters Beach. While countries such as the United States, Great Britain and Australia have established teams for the [Read More…]

TT-170621-085659 ShowGame Beach Tales Game review: Russia Men vs Ukraine Men 21:06 - Jun 21

Background Russia have been training hard and playing hard. The Men’s team was picked in late October, and despite the huge distance between their player bases (Moscow, St. Petersburg and Nizhniy Novgorod), they’ve trained over [Read More…]

WCBU2017_Deepthi Indukuri-1650 ShowGame Beach Tales The important stuff: the ten best jerseys at WCBU 2017 20:06 - Jun 21

Tonight is trade night, so in honour of this time-honoured tradition both Harry and I (Sean) will take a look at what the media team has agreed (agreed may be a strong word) are the [Read More…]

WCBU2017_Deepthi Indukuri_FIN_GER-2116 ShowGame Beach Tales Game review: Finland Grandmasters vs Germany Grandmasters 20:06 - Jun 21

It is a truism of Ultimate that it’s difficult to win when your opponent consistently breaks the force. When forced the defend the whole field, it’s much more likely that space will open up, that [Read More…]

Belgium Men celebrate a score against Australia. Photo by Deepthi Indukuri. ShowGame Beach Tales Game review: Belgium Men vs Australia Men 19:06 - Jun 21

With the Men’s pools reaching their climax today, every single result is massive for not only the teams involved, but the others around them. Before first pull this morning, Pool B was wide open with [Read More…]