Water Polo - CBC Tokyo Loaded. Water Polo. Water Polo Top Stories. Canadian women's water polo veteran Joelle Bekhazi announces retirement after 17 years On Monday, Canada's Joelle Bekhazi, a veteran on the women's national water polo team, announced her retirement after nearly 20 years with the program and achieving her dream of competing in the Olympics. Aquatics - Water Polo August
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Canadian women drop semis to Hungary at water polo World League Super Final. Canada breezes by Kazakhstan en route to women's water polo World League Super Final semis.
Canadian women's water polo team edge Hungary to charge into knockout round at World League Super Final. Canadian women's water polo team defeats Japan at World League Super Final.
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Canadian women's water polo team defeats Russia to kick off World League Super Final. Water polo's Axelle Crevier happy to follow in her mother's Olympic wake.
Aquatics - Water Polo June 3. Greece fought past traditional powerhouse Hungary to reach their first final, keeping the dream of winning gold alive. The Greeks, playing at their 16th Games, have never finished on the podium in water polo before but are now guaranteed at least silver.
Rio champions Serbia scored in the dying seconds to stun Spain in the Olympic men's water polo competition on Friday and set up a mouth-watering final against Greece, who beat Hungary 9 Water polo season preview spotlight: High-scoring Whitson leads Kirkwood to strong start Apr 1, The Pioneers senior has accounted for almost points in his career Yes, water polo is more than just a collection of nip slips and crotch shots. But if it takes a few mentions of "boobies" to expose the difficulty of playing a contact sport in the water, then Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins
I can't believe it. We're going to compete in the final of the Olympic Games - the biggest final. We're going to compete for a gold.
The Hungarians, the most successful water polo team at the Olympics with nine gold medals and 15 overall, will fight it out with Spain for the bronze. Greece, who beat Hungary in the group stages, seized the initiative early and never relinquished it, ending the first three quarters with their noses in front and outscoring their opponents in the fourth to pull away.
Centre forward Stylianos Argyropoulos Kanakakis led the Greeks with four goals, while their defence combined well to nullify the threat of Hungary's Krisztian Manhercz, restricting the in-form wing to two goals from five attempts. Ioannis Fountoulis, Angelos Vlachopoulos, Konstantinos Gkiouvetsis and Dimitrios Skoumpakis did the damage for Greece in the final period, helping them to establish a three-goal cushion before running down the clock to kill off the game.
Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. Spain shaded possession in a match marked by plenty of aggressive play on both sides, peppering Serbia keeper Branislav Mitrovic's goal with 25 shots before sealing a memorable win with desperate defending at the death.
A result like this gives us a lot of confidence for the games to come. Defeat does not spell disaster for Serbia, who are no strangers to making slow starts at major tournaments, having scraped through the early rounds in Rio five years ago only to blow away the competition in the latter stages.
Montenegro cruised to a comfortable win over Australia to get their first points on the board, while Croatia easily overpowered Kazakhstan in the day's final match. Croatia, runners-up at the Rio Games, set an Olympic record for most goals scored in a men's match with a crushing victory that bettered the previous mark by two goals.
The team's general sentiment seems to be that being nearly naked is an inalienable right of water polo players. "It's part of water polo culture," said David R. Breinham, 21, goalie and Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins Tokyo Olympics - Water Polo - Men - Group B - Serbia v Spain - Tatsumi Water Polo Centre, Tokyo, Japan - July 25, Branislav Mitrovic of Serbia in action Water polo players get $14 million in sex abuse settlement. A dozen female water polo players who accused their former coach of sexual misconduct will split nearly $14 million to settle a lawsuit
World champions Italy fired a warning to their rivals with a dismantling of South Africa, whose return to the men's water polo competition for the first time since the Games in Rome began with a humiliating defeat. Centre back Francesco Di Fulvio led the charge with five goals, in a match in which every Italian outfield player managed to get on the scoresheet.
By JAY COHEN July 27, GMT. TOKYO (AP) - The men's water polo tournament at the Tokyo Olympics is filled with big, hulking destroyers playing a similar style. And then there is Japan. The host country is zigging while the rest of the world is zagging, playing an aggressive, pressing defense and going without a massive center in the middle Greece to face Serbia in men's water polo final at Olympics. Greece's Marios Kapotsis celebrates after a win over Hungary in a semifinal round men's water polo match at the Summer Olympics, Friday, Aug. 6, , in Tokyo, Japan Serbia claims men's water polo gold with win over Greece. 2 months ago. Canada falls to U.S. in women's water polo quarter-finals. 2 months ago.
Hungary, the most successful team in water polo's year Olympic history with nine gold medals, were edged out by Greece while the United States beat hosts Japan in the final game in Group A.
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