FINA Worlds Is An Opportunity For US Women’s Water Polo To Build On Its Legacy

Maggie Steffens competes during the women’s semifinal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Aug. 5, 2021 in Tokyo. Steffens knows that this is a big first step on the road to the 2024 Olympic Games Paris. “Building a team is truly the magic sauce within the journey,” Steffens said. “The only difference is we … Read more

Stevenson boys, girls both win sectional championships

After getting off to a relatively slow start, the Stevenson boys water polo team kicked it into high gear Saturday morning at the Buffalo Grove sectional championship game against rival Libertyville. Stevenson junior Kunal Rajadhyax (5 goals) scored from the right wing to set off a barrage of goals by the Patriots late in the … Read more

US women’s water polo team handed rare loss at Olympics- The New Indian Express

By Associated Press TOKYO: Maggie Steffens and the United States have dominated women’s water polo since the country won its first gold medal in the sport at the 2012 London Olympics. The world is pushing back at the Tokyo Games, and it remains to be seen how Steffens and company respond. The Americans were handed … Read more

Swimming Federation of India plots water polo’s revival

The last time India was a force to reckon with in men’s water polo, at least at the Asian level, was in the 1970s. After a gold in the inaugural Asian Games in 1951, it claimed silver in 1970 and bronze in 1982. But since then, the sport has been on a steady decline. The … Read more

UCLA Men’s Water Polo Falls in Overtime to Cal After Late Game Dramatics

The Bruins were on the verge of defeat, but then they got a rush of new life. Trailing 12-11 in the final moments, the ball found its way to sophomore attacker Makoto Kenney, who scored with three seconds left to force overtime. The celebration didn’t last long, however, as the added time instead went the … Read more

The University of Idaho water polo holds the first home game in over two years – The Argonaut

The pool was glassy. There wasn’t a ripple in sight. But then, Jerry Garcia boomed over the loudspeakers and water polo players leapt into the UI Swim Center pool. The first whistle blew. Water flew. Hands flailed. Thus began the first home game for the University of Idaho water polo club in over two years. … Read more