Water Polo

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Russian Water Polo Player Has Temporary Meldonium Suspension Lifted

The temporary suspension issues in March to Russian water polo player Alexey Bugaychuk has been lifted, the Russian Water Polo Federation…

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Olympic Champ Maggie Steffens to Visit Downey Family YMCA

Olympic champion in women’s water polo, Maggie Steffens (Danville, California), will visit the Downey Family YMCA in Downey, California, Friday, April 22, as an athlete ambassador for the United States Olympic Committee’s Team for Tomorrow program.

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Michigan Water Polo: CWPA Announces Championship Seeding

The Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) announced on Monday (April 18) that No. 6 Michigan will be the top seed for the CWPA Championships in Cambridge, Mass. April 29 – May 1.

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Matthews, Hoosiers Sweep First Day of Final Weekend

The Indiana water polo team set a goal for their final weekend: boosting their CWPA record in hopes of reaching a top-two finish in the conference standings. The Hoosiers (19-6, 4-1) are halfway there after Saturday’s slate of games, emerging with a 10-5 win over Brown (9-20, 1-4) and a 13-5 win against George Washington (7-13, 0-4).

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Michigan Water Polo: Anderson Breaks Own Assists Record in Two Wins

Sophomore Caroline Anderson broke her own single-season assist record as No. 6 Michigan improved to 5-0 in the CWPA with victories over Bucknell and No. 21 Hartwick on Saturday (April 16) in Princeton, N.J.

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WPWL 2016: Netherlands and Spain Lead the Way

The Netherlands and Spain maintained the lead of Group A and B respectively, following the fifth round of theWomen’s Water Polo World League 2016, held in various European cities on Tuesday April 12.

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United States Women Paired with China, Spain, Hungary for Olympics

FINA has released the group draws for the 2016 Olympic, and while the matchups here are not as significant in…

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Serbia, Montenegro Draw Opposite Groups for Men’s Olympic Water Polo

FINA has announced the draws for the 2016 men’s Olympic Water Polo Tournament, and the groups have ridden out fairly…

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Hungary Water Polo Gets the Gold in Trieste

The team of Hungary won the 2016 FINA Men’s Water Polo Olympic Games Qualification Tournament, after beating Italy in the decisive match of the event by 10-8. In the competition held in Triste (ITA) from April 3-10, the bronze medal went to Spain after a comfortable victory over France by 16-4.

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Michigan to Close Out Water Polo Regular Season

The No. 8-ranked University of Michigan water polo team will travel to Princeton, New Jersey, this weekend for its final four games of the 2016 regular season, taking on Bucknell and No. 21 Hartwick on Saturday (April 16) and George Washington and Brown on Sunday (April 17).

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Indiana Water Polo: Matthews Answers Bell After Stellar 2015 Season

When Junior Canadian National Team defender Kelly Matthews came to Bloomington for the first time, it was up to Indiana head coach Barry King to do most of the talking.

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Indiana Water Polo: Schroeder Scores Four as Indiana Downs Harvard

The Hoosiers held off a late charge by Harvard to secure their first CWPA win of the season, a 10-7 victory over the No. 13 Crimson. Candyce Schroeder led five Hoosiers on the score sheet with four goals, and Karrie Kozokar netted her fourth hat trick of the season.

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Indiana Water Polo: Defense Holds Down Stretch for Win Over Princeton

With only a minute and a half gone from the fourth quarter, the Hoosiers clung to a one-goal lead over Princeton. Up to this point, Indiana was 14-1 when leading after three quarters, but it would take a fortuitous defensive effort to keep the Tigers at bay.

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Hungary, France, Spain, and Italy Lock up Final Olympic WP Spots

After winning their respective quarter-final game during the FINA Men’s Water Polo Olympic Games Qualification Tournament, the teams of Hungary, Spain, France and Italy complete the list of the national squads competing in Rio 2016.

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