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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Water Polo

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Water Polo

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Sunday, Aug 21, 2016

In China, a Forgiving Public Embraces Fewer Gold Medals

In China, a Forgiving Public Embraces Fewer Gold Medals

In a country long focused on bringing home as many Olympic gold medals as possible, this year's haul isn't what China expected.

Saturday, Aug 20, 2016

US Women Could Be on Verge of Water Polo Dynasty

US Women Could Be on Verge of Water Polo Dynasty

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Maggie Steffens and the U.S. women's water polo team stood on the top step of the podium and belted out the national anthem through a mixture of smiles and tears.

Saturday, Aug 20, 2016

Serbia Wins Its 1st Men's Water Polo Gold

Serbia Wins Its 1st Men's Water Polo Gold

When it was all over, when they had the title they had coveted for years, Serbia's jubilant players hung the country's flag over one of the floating cages in the pool. The soaked flag said it all.

Friday, Aug 19, 2016

Zaccardi: U.S. Women's Water Polo Dynasty Comes to Fruition Winning Back-to-back Olympic Golds

Zaccardi: U.S. Women's Water Polo Dynasty Comes to Fruition Winning Back-to-back Olympic Golds

RIO DE JANEIRO – Imagine this scene last winter. Maggie Steffens, the leader of the U.S. women’s water polo team that holds every major international title, stands and reads from two pieces of paper, with tears...

Friday, Aug 19, 2016
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By NBC Olympics

U.S. Team Celebrates Women's Water Polo Gold

The U.S. women's water polo team celebrated their second straight gold medal win...View gallery

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Friday, Aug 19, 2016
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By Jim Iovino

U.S. Water Polo Team Celebrates Gold by Dunking Coach

The U.S. women's water polo team won its second consecutive Olympic gold medal by...View gallery

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Friday, Aug 19, 2016

U.S. Defeats Italy, Wins First Back-to-back Gold in Women's Water Polo History

U.S. Defeats Italy, Wins First Back-to-back Gold in Women's Water Polo History

The U.S. women’s water polo team faced several questions heading into Rio.

Friday, Aug 19, 2016

US Repeats as Water Polo Champs

US Repeats as Water Polo Champs

Ashleigh Johnson made nine saves, Kiley Neushul scored three goals on four shots and the United States routed Italy 12-5 on Friday for its second straight Olympic gold medal in women's water polo. Makenzie...

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016

Bay Area Players Score 7 Times, U.S. Advances to Final

Bay Area Players Score 7 Times, U.S. Advances to Final

The United States women's water polo team is heading to the final in Rio to defend its gold medal at the 2012 Olympics. They beat Hungary 14-10, extending their winning streak over the nation in major...

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