Rio 2016 News

WPA High Performance Manager Tom Hill steps down

Water Polo Australia’s (WPA) High Performance Manager Tom Hill has announced his resignation after almost six years leading the WPA high performance program, saying now is a good time for a new outlook and fresh perspective leading into Tokyo 2020

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The #1 Post: Time for a new beginning

I’ve always been one to count the days until the next major event so for the loyal readers out there its 1312 days until the Tokyo Olympic Games, but most importantly only 2 days until Christmas! In so many ways

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Olympic water polo player takes experience in the pool into the board room

Olympian Tyler Martin not only uses his competitive instincts to propel his international career, but to drive him in the business world with his swimwear brand Delfina Sport. Founded in 2013, Martin has had a busy few years both in

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#1 Post – Rio Wrap

The 2016 Rio Olympic Games proved to be what we long suspected…challenging. While the results of our men’s and women’s team are there in the history books, the story of what took place has a little more to it then

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Penalty shootout leaves Aussies Water Polo team unfilled

AOC: They came to Rio with gold in their sights, but for the Australian women’s water polo team that wasn’t to be after a devastating loss in the quarter final. The Aussies were forced into a penalty shootout against the Hungarians,

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Men’s water polo building towards Tokyo

AOC: It was hailed one of the toughest water polo line ups in recent Olympic Games history and it certainly lived up to that expectation with unpredictable results, close matches and favourites falling early on. For Australia’s men’s water polo

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Penalty ‘lottery’ ends in heartbreak for water polo women

AOC; Rio: The Australian women’s water polo team have continued the tradition of epic encounters against Hungary at the Olympic Games but this time the result hasn’t gone their way.   In a physical, tense and ultimately heartbreaking encounter the

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Men’s team narrowly miss Quarter Finals

AOC; Rio: A world class Hungary outfit demonstrated why they are regarded one of the best in the world after a strong performance against an in form Brazil side 10-6.   The win unfortunately means that Australia will not progress

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Women outclass Brazil in final pool stage

RIO: Australia’s women’s water polo team have powered home to take a decisive 10-3 win over hosts Brazil in the final pool stage of the Rio Olympic Games. Despite a very vocal home crowd, the Aussies outclassed the Brazilians and

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Devastating blow for Men’s team in Rio

RIO: The Australian Men’s Water Polo team have suffered a devastating blow in game four of their pool stage, going down to powerhouse Serbia 8-10. In a toughly fought contest, the Aussies and Serbians were equally matched throughout the game, with

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