Water Polo

Former Soviet Water Polo Player and Russian Coach Aleksandr Kabanov Dies

Former Soviet water polo player Alexandr Kabanov died at the age of 72. He won 2 Olympic gold medals in 1972 and 1980 and coached the Russian National Team.

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NCAA Division 1 Council to Adopt New Transfer Rules by January 2021

The NCAA Division 1 Council has committed to adopt a uniform transfer rule by January 2021, which will allow for more flexibility for student-athletes.

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KAP7 Water Polo Tips: Cross Face Passing Drill

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St. Francis College Brooklyn Mourns the Loss of Charles Harris ‘63

Harris was a men’s water polo student-athlete at St. Francis from 1959-63 and was enshrined into the Terriers’ Athletics Hall of Fame in 1969.

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Bobby Lee Selected As Navy Water Polo Team Captain

Navy water polo head coach Luis Nicolao announced that rising senior Bobby Lee (Santa Ana, Calif.) will be team captain for the 2020 campaign.

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NCAA Approves Significant Rules Changes for College Water Polo

The changes include expanding the 5-meter offensive area into a 6-meter area, aligning rules with international competition.

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Shana Welch Named Long Beach State Women’s Water Polo Head Coach

Director of Athletics Andy Fee has announced that Welch will be promoted to Head Coach following her season as Associate Head Coach in 2020.

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KAP7 Water Polo Tips: Four Fundamentals of Passing

In this edition of the KAP7 Tip of the Week, former Stanford University standout Kelly Eaton breaks down four key components for passing.

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KAP7 Water Polo Tips: Passing – Close Tap, High Tip, High Position

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KAP7 Water Polo Tips: Passing – Lock, slide, kick up and pass

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Two Hungarian Water Polo Greats, Including Tibor Benedek, Die One Day Apart

Tibor Benedek, 47, and Gyorgy Karpati, 84, both won 3 Olympic gold medals for Hungary, albeit playing in different generations.

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KAP7 Water Polo Tips: “Bad Pass Good Pass” Drill

Olympian Wolf Wigo and Johnathon Hewko of KAP7 demonstrate a technique of how to turn a bad pass into a good pass in this Tip of the Week.

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Restructured Water Polo Champions League To Start November 10

Next season the water polo Champions League will feature 12 teams in the main round and a single-round qualification.

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Division III Fall Sports Allowed to Begin Practices by August 10 at the Latest

The Division III Administrative Committee has declared that all fall sports will be allowed to begin practices by August 10 or the first day of classes.

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USA Water Polo Announces Racial Equity & Reform Task Force

A new task force charged with ensuring zero tolerance of racism and expanding access to water polo for all – especially people of color, was announced today.

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