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WPA High Performance Manager Tom Hill steps down

03-08-2015: Waterpolo: Australia v China: Kazan


Waterpolo match between ladies of Australia and China during the 16th FINA World Championships 2015 in Kazan

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

Elvis Fatovic

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

Photo: J Sharrock Photography

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

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 12:  Aaron Younger of Australia in action during the Preliminary Round - Group A match between Serbia and Australia on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre on August 12, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

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

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 17:  Bronwen Knox #6 of Australia looks to pass as Viviane Bahia #10 of Brazil defends during the Women's Water Polo at Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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

on Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre on August 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 15:  Goalkeeper Lea Yanitsas #1 of Australia defends as Krisztina Garda #12 of Hungary takes a shot on goal during their Women's Water Polo quarterfinal match against Australia at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 16, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 12:  Stefan Mitrovic (l) of Serbia challenges Richie Campbell of Australia during the Preliminary Round - Group A match between Serbia and Australia on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre on August 12, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

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 DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 13: Gemma Beadsworth #2 of Australia passes the ball against Brazil during the Womens Preliminaries on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

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 DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 12:  Aaron Younger of Australia in action during the Preliminary Round - Group A match between Serbia and Australia on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre on August 12, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

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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