Roberta Bianconi

3-Peat: USA Women’s WP Tops Spain 11-6, Wins 3rd Straight World Championship

The United States claimed its third straight women’s water polo World Championship crown and sixth overall with an 11-6 win over Spain on Friday.

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USA, Russia, Spain, Italy Punch Ticket to Women’s WP Quarterfinals at Worlds

The United States, Russia, Spain and Italy claimed the first four spots in the women’s water polo quarterfinals at the World Championships.

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Host South Korea Scores First Goal of Water Polo Worlds, 5 Teams Stand at 2-0

The American women beat one of their biggest rivals, the Dutch women 12-9 in group play on Tuesday at the World Championships.

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USA Women’s Water Polo Looks to Three-Peat at World Championships

The USA is the favorite to earn the 2019 women’s water polo title at the World Aquatic Championships. The Americans are the two-time defending champs.

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USA, Italy Will Meet Sunday for Women’s Water Polo Super Final Title

FINA WOMEN’S WATER POLO WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL June 4-9, 2019 Venue: Duna Arena, Budapest, Hungary Time: UTC+2; 6 hours…

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USA, Italy, Netherlands, Russia Move On to WP Super Final Semis

The FINA Women’s WP World League Super Final semifinals are set with the USA, Italy, Netherlands and Russia advancing through Friday’s quarterfinal round.

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Italy, USA Top Water Polo Super Final Groups at 3-0

Italy and the United States both rounded out the group stage of the Super Final with 3-0 and will take the top seeds to the quarterfinals.

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Italy Upsets Netherlands, USA Cruises Past Canada on WP Super Final Day 2

The United States kept itself atop Group B with a crushing 15-4 win over Canada. Italy, meanwhile, edged out the Netherlands 8-7, firmly planting itself in the Group A lead with six points.

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Favorites Win on Day 1 of Women’s World League Water Polo Super Final

After the opening day contests, the Netherlands and Italy sit atop Group A with three points apiece, while the Americans lead Group B with three points followed by Russia’s two.

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Orrizonte (Italy) Clinches Women’s LEN Trophy with 10-9 Win Over UVSE Budapest

Europe’s most successful female water polo club Ekipe Orizzonte added another trophy to its treasury, lifting the LEN Trophy after a hard-fought win over UVSE Budapest (HUN) in the final.

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Greece, Hungary Advance to European Water Polo Semis

Greece overcame Russia in a shootout and returns to the semis for the first time since 2012, while Hungary’s goalie stopped one against Italy in the dying seconds to secure the title-holders’ spot in the semifinals.

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Netherlands Water Polo Ties with Italy after Incredible Twists

Lengthy scoreless periods, incredible twists marked the day’s big game featuring European Championships runner-up Netherlands and Olympic silver medalist Italy which ended in a 6-6 tie in the third round of the women’s tournament.

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Day 3 Women’s Water Polo: USA, Greece, Italy and Hungary Lead Groups

2017 FINA World Aquatics Championships – Water Polo July 16th-29th, 2017 Alfred Hajos National Swimming Stadium, Budapest, Hungary Draws Teams/Qualifying…

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USA Women Show Dominance on Day 1 of Water Polo Prelims in Budapest

Brazil suffered a loss to China on Day One of the women’s water polo group play in Budapest.

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USA Women’s Water Polo Wins 2nd Consecutive Olympic Gold

The United States became the first women’s team to win back-to-back gold medals in Olympic water polo history.

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