Roberta Bianconi

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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Italian Women Will Play for Water Polo Gold after Eliminating Russia

Italy remained undefeated with a 12-9 win over the Russian Federation in the semifinals of the women’s water polo tournament on Wednesday. They will contest the gold medal match on Friday against the winner of the USA-Hungary semifinal.

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Italy Moves to Semis of Women’s Water Polo with 12-7 Win Over China

China fell to Italy in the quarterfinals of the women’s water polo tournament in Rio on Monday.

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Rio Day 3 Women’s Water Polo Roundup

Here is the quick wrap-up of Day 3 of pool play in the women’s water polo tournament in Rio. With only eight teams, all will pass through to quarterfinals but the teams’ standings will determine their seedings.

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