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Stingers End US Water Polo Streak in 10-9 Brisbane Heart-Stopper

The Australian Stingers have ended the USA women's water polo team's amazing 69 game winning streak with a heart-stopping 10-9 victory over the World and Olympic champions in front of a vocal 3,000 strong crowd at the Brisbane Aquatic Centre tonight. The Americans hadn't lost in more than a year, an...

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USC Tops 2020 MPSF Women's Water Polo Coaches’ Poll

Defending conference champion and NCAA runner-up USC placed on top of the 2020 MPSF Women’s Water Polo Coaches’ poll, collecting 33 points and four first-place votes. Winners of four of the last seven conference titles, the Trojans return senior All-Americans Denise Mammolito (29 goals) and Kelsey M...

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Passages: Six-Time Olympic Water Polo Referee Eugenio Martinez Passes

Eugenio Martinez passes away. [caption id="attachment_409826" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Eugenio middle row, far right with the Cuban National team, late 1980s. Photo Courtesy: Osvaldo Garcia (middle row 3rd from right).[/caption] Six-time Olympic water polo referee Eugenio Martinez of Cuba ha...

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Decade in the Mirror: Swimming World’s Top Water Polo Stories

Tomorrow starts a new decade — as well as the beginning of the end of the latest Olympic quadrennial. With the Tokyo Games set to open on July 24th, the next seven months will see a run-up to the most important water polo tournament in the sport. Before we go forward, Swimming World will go back — o...

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Swimming World’s Top Five Water Polo Events for 2019

2019 was a year like no other for water polo. Not only did the Stanford men's program return to NCAA glory after almost two decades, the Cardinal women also won a national championship, making for a varsity polo sweep. Both the U.S. women's team (expected) and the American men (touch and go) qualifi...

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On The Record with Arno Havenga, Dutch Head Women's Water Polo Coach

PRINCETON, NJ. One draw of the 2019 USA Water Polo’s Holiday Cup, which concluded last week at Princeton, was the opportunity to watch some of the world’s best female water polo players on the East Coast. The American team — undefeated in 68-straight matches — boasts Ashleigh Johnson, named earlier ...

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Hope Bubbles Up from Revived Canadian Women’s Water Polo Squad

PRINCETON, NJ. Thursday night’s 2019 Holiday Cup match between the Canadian women’s water polo team and the U.S. national squad was not indicative of the either team’s ability. The final score — 17-6 for the Americans — suggests a yawning gap between the programs, particularly as three U.S. starters...