Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Aquatics/Water Polo’ Category

Canadian women’s water polo veteran Joelle Bekhazi announces retirement after 17 years

Monday, August 16th, 2021
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On Monday, Canada's Joelle Bekhazi, a veteran on the women's national water polo team, announced her retirement after nearly 20 years with the program and achieving her dream of competing in the Olympics.

U.S. wins 3rd consecutive Olympic gold medal in women’s water polo

Saturday, August 7th, 2021
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The U.S. has won its third consecutive gold medal in women's water polo, pounding Spain 14-5 in the final at the Tokyo Olympics.

Canadian women’s water polo team falls to U.S., ending 1st Olympics since 2004

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021
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Up against an American dynasty in the Olympic quarter-finals, it was sink or swim for the Canadian women's water polo team. The U.S. shot out to a 5-0 lead and never looked back, sinking Canada 16-5 on Tuesday in Tokyo.

‘It’s a fight:’ The centre position in water polo is no easy task

Friday, July 23rd, 2021
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Wrestling for position in the water. Grabbing of swimsuits. Errant kicking. The odd cheap shot. It’s just a day in the life of a centre forward in water polo. The centre or the hole position is not for the faint of heart.