Serbia claims 2nd straight men's water polo gold
Serbia defended its men's water polo gold medal, winning the tournament for the second straight Olympics.
U.S. routs Spain for 3rd straight water polo gold
Ashleigh Johnson made 11 saves, Maddie Musselman scored three times and the U.S. won its third consecutive water polo gold medal on Saturday, routing Spain 14-5 in the final at the Tokyo Olympics.
U.S. rallies past Russian team to water polo final
Maddie Musselman scored four of her five goals in the second half to rally the U.S. to a 15-11 win over the Russian team in the water polo semifinals.
Italy wins rematch with U.S. in men's water polo
Francesco Di Fulvio and Italy won the 2019 world championship in men's water polo, establishing themselves as gold medal contenders for the Olympics. Then the coronavirus pandemic arrived.
U.S. women handed rare Olympic water polo loss
The Americans were handed their first loss at the Olympics since 2008 when they fell 10-9 to Rebecca Parkes and Hungary in group play.
No opening ceremony for U.S. water polo captain
U.S. men's water polo captain Jesse Smith will miss the opening ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics on Friday after the USOPC limited how many players from his team could participate in the festivities.
Smith to 5th Olympics, ties U.S. water polo mark
Jesse Smith, 38, has been named to the U.S. men's water polo team for the fifth time, tying the American record set by Tony Azevedo.
Water polo sex abuse lawsuit settled for $14M
A dozen female water polo players who accused their coach of sexual abuse will split nearly $14 million after settling a lawsuit against USA Water Polo and a California club.
Tokyo organizers postpone water polo test event
A water polo test event set for this weekend for the Tokyo Olympics has been postponed, with organizers citing "current global COVID-19 conditions."
3-time Olympic water polo champ Benedek dies
Tibor Benedek, a three-time Olympic water polo champion who captained and later coached Hungary, has died. He was 47.
PH dominates Zimbabwe in Singapore tuneup
The Philippine water polo team put on a clinic as it handed Zimbabwe a dominant 16-2 victory in a tuneup match.
The 'Steph Curry Challenge' from water polo player Maggie Steffens
As the U.S. water polo team looks to win its third Pan American Games title, captain Maggie Steffens shared the full-body workout move that she'd like Steph to try someday.
Balcony collapse survivor: 'We are the lucky ones'
Kaleigh Gilchrist, a U.S. women's water polo player injured in a balcony collapse that killed two people, remained in the hospital Monday in South Korea while doctors monitored her recovery. She hoped to return to the U.S. on Tuesday.
American athletes hurt in Korea balcony collapse
A balcony at a nightclub in South Korea collapsed Saturday, killing two people and injuring 16, including Americans and other athletes at the world swimming championships.
3 face hate crime charges in water polo attack
Three people in Croatia accused of attacking Serbian water polo team players on Saturday will face hate crime charges.
3 detained in Serbian water polo team attack
Croatian police have detained three suspects over an attack on Serbian water polo team players, which occurred Saturday.
Serbian water polo team attacked by 'hooligans'
Players from the Red Star Belgrade water polo team jumped into the sea while trying to elude Croatian nationalists at a beachfront cafe. The team decided not to play the match vs. Mornar Split.
Bolvari, Olympic water polo champ, dies at 86
Antal Bolvari, a two-time Olympic water polo champion for Hungary who scored in the famous "Blood in the Water" match vs. the Soviet Union at the 1956 Games, has died.
Water polo coach charged with sexual abuse
A water polo coach in Southern California has pleaded not guilty to charges he sexually abused seven of his young female players.
Duo retire from U.S. women's water polo team
Kami Craig and Courtney Mathewson retired from the U.S. women's water polo team Wednesday after a dominant run that included consecutive Olympic titles.
Olympic champion Brenda Villa added water to her roots and flourished
The Brenda Villa Aquatic Center in Commerce, California, teaches water safety to an under-served community and produces NCAA-level athletes.
U.S. women beat Spain in water polo at worlds
The U.S. women's water polo team, which has won every major competition since the 2013 worlds, defeated Spain to stay unbeaten at the world championships.
Maggie Steffens on 2016 IMPACT25 honoree Ashleigh Johnson
Ashleigh Johnson, the first African-American member of the U.S. women's Olympic water polo team, helped lead the program to gold in Rio. We asked teammate Maggie Steffens about Johnson's skill.
Official: Don't expect green water in Tokyo pools
After water in the pools at the aquatics center in Rio turned into an unslightly shade of green, top Tokyo officials ensured that such a debacle does not happen during the 2020 Games.
Shields, A. Johnson win Sportswoman awards
Boxer Claressa Shields and water polo goaltender Ashleigh Johnson were recognized as Sportswomen of the Year at the Women's Sports Foundation's annual dinner Wednesday night.
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Tour de France 2022 route: Wind, cobbles and brutal mountaintop finishes makes for treacherous race
Tour de France organisers have designed a highly treacherous route for the men's 2022 edition which will feature rides in gusting winds, cobblestones and punishing mountain stages.
Prudhomme unveils Tour de France Femmes 2022 route: Race should survive me
The women's Tour has not been held since 1989 and will this year start from Paris and end eight days later at the top of the Super Planche des Belles Filles climb at the end of an eight-stage ride through eastern France.
Distance runner Mary Cain files $20M lawsuit against ex-coach Alberto Salazar, Nike over alleged abuse
Distance runner Mary Cain, whose career fizzled after what she has called four miserable years at the Nike Oregon Project, has filed a $20 million lawsuit against her former coach, Alberto Salazar, and their employer, Nike.
'Be your own hero': Olympic diver Greg Louganis tells his coming out story
Olympic diving legend Greg Louganis [he/him], 61, won four gold medals across back-to-back Olympic Games, in 1984 and 1988. He came out publicly as gay at the Gay Games in 1994.
PR Sreejesh: Nothing certain, but want to stay with team till Paris Olympics
India goalkeeper says he's keen to stay, but a lot will depend on fitness and performance in the run-up to the 2024 Games.
India ends ISSF junior world championship with 30 medals, tops table
Table-toppers India ended with 13 gold, 11 silver and six bronze. USA finished second with 6 gold, 8 silver and 6 bronze.