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U20 Ladies Water Polo - Australia v Great Britain

The British Gas GBR Under 20s Water Polo finished eighth at the World Under 20 Water Polo Champs, after being defeated by Australia in their final ranking match in Volos, Greece. The Australian’s took an early lead and held on through the game to win 14-3 (4-1, 4-1, 2-0, 4-1) to take seventh with the Brits in eighth – the highest ranking by any British women’s water polo …
Date: 16:25:20 02.09.2013
Categories: General
Keywords:  Junior

U20 Ladies Water Polo - Greece v Great Britain

Watch video of a tough game which GB girls lost 16-5 to a strong home nation, Greece at the World Under 20 Water Polo Championships in Volos. The Greeks came out strongly, leading from the first period to ultimately win the game 16-5 (5-0, 4-0, 3-2, 4-3).   The homeside scored five unanswered goals in the first quarter and another four to lead 9-0 at the half time buzzer. But …
Date: 16:07:28 02.09.2013
Categories: General
Keywords:  FINA

26th Summer Universiade in Shenzhen

Men's Water Polo Result Bronze Medal Match MKD 10 v USA 7 Result Gold Medal Match SRB 11 v RUS 8 Gold Medal SRB Silver Medal RUS Bronze Medal MKD Semifinal Result Semi final 1 SRB 12 v MKD 5 Result Semi final 2 RUS 11 v USA 10 Women's Final Result Gold Medal Match USA 4  v CHN 14
Date: 13:06:47 02.06.2012
Categories: General
Keywords:  University

U-Polo British Championships 2012

Poster via pinterest promoting the Finals Source: Uploaded by user via Natalia on Pinterest
Date: 14:54:32 03.04.2012
Categories: General
Keywords:  University

Croydon win national junior water polo title

Croydon Amphibians joined the national junior water polo elite in emphatic style winning the ASA National title, the highest level competition available for age group club sides.   The team who have dominated their regional league all season needed to test themselves at national level if they were to be recognised among the best in their age group.   Teams from the Midlands and …
Date: 09:31:07 31.03.2012
Categories: General
Keywords:  ASA

Uni. Warwick Men vs Birmingham

WUFFtelevision footage of University of Warwick playing their first home match against Birmingham University in the SUWP Championship on 18 Nov 2011. Birmingham took a strong lead and Warwick were left trailing going into the second quarter. Some superb defensive play by Warwick reduced the 4 goal deficit to just one as both teams looked to take advantage of each others respective fatigue …
Date: 12:04:55 22.11.2011
Categories: General
Keywords:  University

Uni Warwick Women v Nottingham

The University of Warwick Women's Water Polo played their opening friendly at home against a strong Nottingham side. Nottingham took the early lead, but a couple of well worked attacks gave Warwick the edge going into the final quarter. Nottingham came back with a couple of good moves, but Warwick held strong defensively to win 7-6.View Part 1 (14m 32s flashplayer required) View Part …
Date: 14:13:32 05.11.2011
Categories: General
Keywords:  University

FINA 2011 World Championships - Kazakstan 5 v 16 Montenegro

Preliminary round match on 22 July 2011. Video via MontenegrOnline View Part 1 (14m 55s flashplayer required) View Part 2 (14m 10s flashplayer required) View Part 3 (14m 45s flashplayer required) View Part 4 (14m 13s flashplayer required) View Part 5 (14m 52s flashplayer required)
Date: 10:11:04 23.07.2011
Categories: General
Keywords:  FINA, Championships

FINA 2011 World Championships - Spain 7 v 9 Montenegro

Preliminary round match on 20 July 2011. Video via MontenegrOnline View Part 1 (14m 59s flashplayer required) View Part 2 (14m 44s flashplayer required) View Part 3 (14m 47s flashplayer required) View Part 4 (14m 57s flashplayer required) View Part 5 (12m 20s flashplayer required)
Date: 10:00:34 23.07.2011
Categories: General
Keywords:  FINA, Championships

FINA 2011 World Championships - Hungary 11 v 10 Montenegro

Preliminary round match on 18 July 2011. Video via MontenegrOnline Part 1 (14m 46s flashplayer required) Part 2 (14m 54s flashplayer required) Part 3 (11m 59s flashplayer required) Part 4 (14m 26s flashplayer required) Part 5 (14m 38s flashplayer required) Part 6 (7m 36s flashplayer required)
Date: 10:46:47 19.07.2011
Categories: General
Keywords:  FINA

Tony Azevedo looks forward to FINA World Championships 2011

 Tony Azevedo is preparing to lead the USA water polo team to the medal podium at the world championships, and in this episode of The Morning Swim Show, he talks about why this year's team can reverse their fourth-place finish in 2009. He also talks about what can be done to bring more interest in water polo to the United States.
Date: 12:20:19 15.07.2011
Categories: General
Keywords:  FINA, USA

World League Super Final USA v Australia

Watch match highlights of the USA Women's Senior National Team v Australia Games #1 and #2 in the 2010 FINA Women's World League Super Final View Game #1 (1h 51m 54s flashplayer required) View Game #2 (1h 22m 46s flashplayer required)
Date: 10:54:00 26.04.2011
Categories: General
Keywords:  FINA, USA, Australia

World League Super Final USA v Greece

Watch match highlights of the 2010 FINA Women's World League Super Final USA v Greece Games #1 and #4 courtesy of USA WPView Game #1 below (1h 11m 23s flashplayer required) View Game #4 (1h 11m 23s flashplayer required)
Date: 10:50:56 26.04.2011
Categories: General
Keywords:  FINA, USA, Greece

Athlete Experiences of Great Coaching

The primary purpose of this study by Andrea Becker was to explore athlete experiences of great coaching. A total of 18 in-depth phenomenological interviews were conducted with elite level athletes (9 female; 9 male) representing a variety of sports (i.e., baseball, basketball, football, soccer, softball, volleyball, and water polo). Participants ranged in age from 22 to 42 years (M = 29.11, …
Date: 12:31:13 23.02.2011
Categories: General
Keywords:  Coaching

The Counter Attack

The very first episode of The Counter Attack with Greg Mescall is a podcast all about water polo in the United States. This episode recorded at the USA Water Polo National Training Center in Los Alamitos, CA features USA Women's National Team Head Coach Adam Krikorian. Coach Krikorian was recently selected as a finalist for the USOC Coach of the Year Award. He talks about coaching …
Date: 08:36:40 11.02.2011
Categories: General
Keywords:  USA, podcast

Australian 20 & Under Water Polo Finals 2011

Queensland supplied a huge boost to the waterlogged State with a stirring 8-5 semifinal victory over the previously unbeaten Western Australia Gold men at the national 20 years & under water polo titles at Perth's Challenge Stadium on 18 January 2011. Queensland was always on top, thanks to a 3-0 start, which moved to a 6-3 advantage at the end of three quarters. Twice Queensland, thanks …
Date: 15:16:25 27.01.2011
Categories: General
Keywords:  Aiustralia

USA Water Polo 2011 Assembly

Check out on demand video below from USA Water Polo's 2011 Assembly. Part one features presentations from USAWP CEO, USAWP staff, FINA and more. (134m 52s flashplayer required)
Date: 18:02:35 15.01.2011
Categories: General
Keywords:  USA

Vasas 10 v 9 Eger

View video from Hungary Cup Grand Final 2010 (16m 23s flashplayer required)
Date: 13:33:05 11.01.2011
Categories: General
Keywords:  Hungary

Udovicic and Armstrong named best water polo players in the world

Mladost Zagreb player and captain of the Serbian national team, Vanja Udovicic, has been declared the world's best male water polo player in 2010 in the FINA magazine. 28-year-old Udovicic led Serbia to a bronze medal at the European Championships and a triumph in the World League competition. He was named the MVP at several major club and national team competitions and in November 2010 best …
Date: 13:23:47 11.01.2011
Categories: General
Keywords:  FINA

24 Hour Fitness and USA Water Polo announce partnership

24 Hour Fitness, the official fitness centre sponsor of the 2012 US Olympic and Paralympic Teams, has entered into a partnership with USA Water Polo. As part of the agreement, 24 Hour Fitness will provide memberships to the USA Water Polo Men's and Women's Senior National Teams to support their training for the 2011 FINA World Championships in Shanghai, China, while also offering discounted …
Date: 13:53:52 08.01.2011
Categories: General
Keywords:  USA

Budva 10 vs 8 Primorac

View first leg of Montenegro Water Polo Cup final from 5 Jan 2011 in which Budva beat Primorac 10-8 (3:2, 1:1, 3:2, 3:1) - 1h 19m 47s (flashplayer required) The second leg on 15 Jan offered hope for Primorac coach Ranko Primorac Perovic: "We lost, but ... this is just the first half. I believe that we can play even better in Kotor" Budva defeated Primorac 9-8 on 15 January 2011 …
Date: 11:33:52 07.01.2011
Categories: General
Keywords:  Montenegro

King and Waller star for high-flying Weiden

Man of the match Sean King inspired SV Weiden to an 11-5 victory over Bayer 08 Uerdingen in the German Bundesliga. British player Jack Waller also starred for Weiden but it was King who shone brightest, converting four goals from five shots as the Bavarian outfit stayed third in the league. Videos below (2m 20s and 5m 57s flashplayer required) from a best of three play-offs between the …
Date: 12:12:01 10.12.2010
Categories: General
Keywords:  GB Men, Europe

Anthropometric and physiological changes in elite female water polo players during a training year

Marrin, Kelly and Bampouras, Theodoros (2008) Serbian Journal of Sports Sciences, 2 (3). pp. 75-83. ISSN 1820-6301 The aim of the current study was to monitor physiological and anthropometric characteristics of elite female water polo players within the periodized training year. Fourteen subjects participated in the current study. However, only six subjects (Mean ± SD: Age …
Date: 16:32:55 11.11.2010
Categories: General
Keywords:  Training

Game activity and blood lactate in male elite water-polo players

The purpose of a study by Melchiorri G, Castagna C, Sorge R, Bonifazi M.(School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Roma Tor Vergata, Rome) was to examine game demands during highly competitive men's water-polo games after the introduction of new Federation International Natation Association (FINA) rules. Participants of this study were 77 outfield …
Date: 12:09:52 27.10.2010
Categories: General
Keywords:  Sports Science

Talent identification and early development of elite water-polo players

Abstract of a 2-year follow-up study by Falk B, Lidor R, Lander Y, Lang B. published in J Sports Sci. 2004 Apr;22(4):347-55: The processes of talent detection and early development are critical in any sport programme. However, not much is known about the appropriate strategies to be implemented during these processes, and little scientific inquiry has been conducted in this area. The aim …
Date: 12:05:06 27.10.2010
Categories: General
Keywords:  Development

Aquasapiens H2O Water Polo iPhone Game Coming November 2010

Two people from Split who have lived in the US for more than a decade, Vibor Cilic and Srdjan Mihaljevic, have designed and created a water polo game for the iPhone. The Aquasapiens H2O Water Polo iPhone game is reportedly at alpha stage and will be entering Beta in a few more weeks.  The concept for Aquasapiens and the H20Polo iPhone/iTouch/iPad game grew out of a desire to offer water …
Date: 04:08:06 22.10.2010
Categories: General
Keywords:  Video, Game

Maureen OToole

Maureen O'Toole (USA) was a six-time World Water Polo Female Athlete of the Year and played on the Women’s US National Team for over 21 years. Between 1978 and 2000, she competed in six World Championships and seven FINA World Cups. Before joining the Women’s National Team, she played California high school and college water polo on the boy’s and men’s teams as there were …
Date: 13:08:30 13.09.2010
Categories: General
Keywords:  USA

Betsey Armstrong on MSS

USA water polo goalie Betsey Armstrong just helped the American team win the FINA World Cup in New Zealand, another win in a string of victories for the USA that extends to late 2008. In this episode of the Morning Swim Show, Armstrong talks about the team dynamic in the past two years, and what it's like to be a nominee for the Women's Sports Foundation's Sportswoman of the Year.
Date: 09:04:50 11.09.2010
Categories: General
Keywords:  USA

Woman up - April 2010

GB Women’s Water Polo centre forward Angela Winstanley-Smith and driver Rachel Drabble writing on "The last month has been pretty busy and crazy  At the start of the month we had a week’s training camp in Catania, Italy, playing against possibly the best team in the world - on paper anyway! "We had two matches against Orizzonte Catania who have …
Date: 15:28:42 12.05.2010
Categories: General
Keywords:  International

Women European Championships Qualification Tournaments 2010

There were group victories for Italy and Netherlands in the Women´s European Championships Qualification Tournaments in Imperia, Italy and Dordrecht, Netherlands. Watch the video below, for highlights of Italy's wins in Imperia: 19-3 win over Ukraine (2m 53s), 17-5 over France (4m 18s) and 10-7 over Germany (4m 26s). Flashplayer is required to view videos. Qualification Tournament Group …
Date: 12:06:38 10.05.2010
Categories: General
Keywords:  Italy, Europe

Greek teams win Women's LEN Trophy and LEN Champions Cup

Greek team Vouliagmeni won the European Women's Water Polo Champions Cup for a second successive time, beating Russia's Kinev Kirishi 10-7 in the final played on the Greek island of Corfu. Semifinal 1      09/04/2010 Olympiacos SC 11 v 12 Kinef-Surgutneftegas Kirishi [3-2]  [2-3]  [3-3]  [2-2] Extra Time:  [1-0]  [0-2] Penalties:  [0-0] …
Date: 17:47:59 11.04.2010
Categories: General
Keywords:  Greece, LEN

Rob Parker on his Water Polo Life down under

Britain’s Rob Parker is one of the members of the Senior British Men’s Water Polo Team, powered by British Gas. Currently based in Australia, he is honing his skills playing with the University of New South Wales’ Wests Magpies team. "We are already over half way through the season and things are looking promising. We’re in a good league position and have beaten …
Date: 11:14:50 08.04.2010
Categories: General
Keywords:  Australia, University

Men FINA World League 2010 Game Day 3

Italy and Serbia remained unbeaten after game day 3 where five of six matches were decided by just one goal.  You can view hihlights of Italy's 8-7 win over Montenegro in the video below (6m Group Europe   Tuesday, 26 January 19:15 Italy vs. Montenegro 8-7 (1-1, 3-2, 2-3, 2-1) - in Brescia, Italy 20:00 Germany vs. France 7-6 (0-1, 3-1, 2-2, 2-2) - in Magdeburg, Germany …
Date: 13:32:26 29.01.2010
Categories: General
Keywords:  FINA

Betsey Armstrong Female Water Polo Player of the Year

This Morning Swim Show interview features Betsey Armstrong, the goalie for the U.S. women's water polo national team. Armstrong, who was recently named women's water polo player of the year by Swimming World Magazine, talks to host Peter Busch about training methods and the struggle for water polo players to make a living in the sport. Armstrong chalked up 67 saves during the USA's Gold Medal …
Date: 02:39:54 26.01.2010
Categories: General
Keywords:  Goalie, USA

Action from last 16 LEN Trophy 2010

Brixia won their second match against Mataró to secure a quarter final place. 28/11/2009 Brixia Leonessa Nuoto SSD A R.L. 11 v 5 Centre Natació Mataró [2-1]  [3-2]  [3-1]  [3-1] 16/12/2009 Centre Natació Mataró 7 v 10 Brixia Leonessa Nuoto SSD A [1-0]  [3-3]  [0-4]  [3-3] CN Matarò: Tebar, Sanchez, Ohalloran …
Date: 22:36:11 31.12.2009
Categories: General
Keywords:  LEN

Action from 15th FINA Junior Mens Water Polo World Championships 2009

22 to 30 August 2009 - Šibenik, Croatia Serbia drew 4-4 with Spain in the 4m 50s video below before defeating Montenegro to win bronze, The final was a nerve wrecking match between Greece and Croatia which was tied 7:7 at the end of the fourth quarter. Hosts Croatia won 9-8 thanks to Marko Ivankovi?'s shot 2 seconds before the end of the 2nd extra time. Click to view the match report …
Date: 18:51:36 19.12.2009
Categories: General
Keywords:  Junior, FINA

USA Men Collegiate Water Polo National Championships 2009

View video highlights (6m 38s) from 13 - 15 November 2009 at Florida Final Standings 1st -University of California-Los Angeles (Pacific Coast Division) 2nd - Florida International University (Florida Division) 3rd - University of Arizona (Southwest Division) 4th - Michigan State University (Big Ten Division) 5th - Lindenwood University (Missouri Valley Division) 6th - University …
Date: 13:53:02 25.11.2009
Categories: General
Keywords:  USA, College

Harold Mullins

David Mullins writes: "Harold Richard Victor Percival Mullins (pictured) was born in 1887 in a pub in Southampton. His father disappeared to Australia before he was born and his mother died a few years later from pneumonia on a boat trip around the Isle of Wght. "Harold was brought up by his grandparents who lived a few doors doors down from Pinnocio's on Poole Hill Bournemouth. …
Date: 10:49:08 11.11.2009
Categories: General
Keywords:  History

USA Water Polo Women National Team Training

Video (3m 20s) shot prior to FINA 2009 World Championships
Date: 19:06:39 03.11.2009
Categories: General
Keywords:  USA

Interview with Water Polo Coach Don Anderson

Calvert Hall Water Polo Coach Don Anderson guided his teams to eight consecutive MIAA A Conference Championships from 2001 through 2008. The Hall lost to Loyola 7-6 in the championship final this season, ending the streak. In the video below, Anderson, who said he would retire before the season began, reflects on how he got into coaching and his nine years at the helm (9m 10s flashplayer required)…
Date: 21:01:21 02.11.2009
Categories: General
Keywords:  Coaching, USA

Drac and Janson Wigo

Twin brothers Drac and Janson Wigo talk about their final season on Stanford's water polo team, how they have learned each other's plays in the water and how they got their start playing water polo in this October 2009 Morning Swim Show segment (8m 13s flashplayer required to view).
Date: 13:11:36 25.10.2009
Categories: General
Keywords:  USA

Learning from Sports Club of the Year Winners

CCPR is the national alliance of governing and representative bodies of sport and recreation. CCPR's Sports Club of the Year awards recognise sports clubs which have made an outstanding contribution within their community in association with the Foundation for Sport and the Arts (FSA) and runningsports. The awards ceremony, held 5 May in Tower Hill, London, celebrated six finalists who all demonst…
Date: 13:45:25 08.10.2009
Categories: General
Keywords:  Awards, Clubs

Action from Quarter Final of Coupe de France

4 October 2009 1m 50s video news report on Elite / N1 featuring hosts Montpellier Water Polo.
Date: 21:50:27 04.10.2009
Categories: General
Keywords:  France

XIII Fina World Championships 2009 USA v Croatia

3rd - 4th place play-off game between USA and Croatia View Part 1 of 4 View Part 2 of 4 View Part 3 of 4 View Part 4 of 4
Date: 01:10:33 20.09.2009
Categories: General
Keywords:  FINA
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