US to face Spain in women’s water polo final at OlympicsAugust 5, 2021 GMT
TOKYO (AP) — Maddie Musselman thinks about it all the time. Playing on the talented U.S. women's water polo team, Musselman is constantly debating whether she should pass or shoot the ball.
She decided to shoot Thursday, and it worked out quite well for the Americans.
Goalie gang: Longan, US women beat Canada 16-5 in quartersAugust 3, 2021 GMT
TOKYO (AP) — Amanda Longan knows the deal. She is one of the world's best goalkeepers sitting behind the world's best goalkeeper in women's water polo.
So she waited patiently for an Olympic debut that she knew might never come.
Steffens breaks water polo scoring record as US women cruiseJuly 30, 2021 GMT
TOKYO (AP) — Maggie Steffens was finally by herself, all alone with perhaps the best record in women's water polo, and she had no interest in the view.
Moments after Steffens moved atop the career scoring list at the Olympics, the U.S.
US women’s water polo team handed rare loss at OlympicsJuly 28, 2021 GMT
TOKYO (AP) — 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.
No clear favorite for men’s water polo at Tokyo OlympicsJuly 2, 2021 GMT
HIGHLIGHTS FROM RIO: Led by Maggie Steffens and Ashleigh Johnson, the U.S. women rolled to their second straight gold medal. Steffens was named MVP for the second straight Olympics, and Johnson provided a steady presence in goal.
Haralabidis makes US women’s water polo team for TokyoJune 23, 2021 GMT
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) — Stephania Haralabidis was 12 when she decided she was done with competitive swimming. She hated the stress and anxiety that it brought on for her.
Her mother, Janet, wanted to put Haralabidis and her sisters, twin Ioanna and Anastasia, in synchronized swimming.
Captain America: Steffens hoping to lead US to another goldJune 10, 2021 GMT
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) — For more than a decade, Maggie Steffens has been there for the U.S. women’s water polo team.
Sometimes with a ball in her hand. Sometimes talking. Sometimes listening.