Women's Super Final 2014, Day 5: USA and Italy to clash in the final
The Olympic title-holder and the reigning European champions will have a showdown in the final as in the semis Team USA thrashed the Australians in less than 10 minutes while Italy played really smart in the second half and beat China again (after Day 1).
For the lower placements, Spain crushed Russia while Canada defeated Brazil despite hitting the posts almost 20 times.
Women's Super Final 2014, Day 4: Host China knocks out the World champions
Apart from the game between the US and Brazil, the other three quarters were all decided by a single goal. Australia won a really tough physical game against Canada, Italy managed to beat the Russians in a tremendous battle while China upended the World title-holder Spanish team, thanks to a magnificent individual effort of Sun Yating, the centre-forward netted three action goals to keep the hosts’ hope for retaining their title alive.
Gergely Kiss trains Sri Lankan water polo players
Three-time Olympic champion Gergely Kiss (HUN) is taking an exotic tour: he’s currently in Sri Lanka to hold a three-week series of training sessions for the local water polo players.
The Hungarian left-hander, aged 37 but still playing at club level, was busy with the national team during the summers between 1996 and 2012, but afterwards he was keen to play in summer leagues.
Women's Super Final 2014, Day 3: USA and Italy emerged as group-winners
The United States and Italy won the respective groups after offering great performances on the third day. Italy came up with an amazing finish against Australia, a 4-0 rush in the last 2:13 minutes – the winner came at 0:04 – gave them a well-deserved win. In the battle of the champions the Olympic title-holder, Team USA, upended the World champion Spaniards, shutting them out in the second half.
Canada and Russia produced a flood of goals with the North Americans prevailing and China won their first match in Kunshan, much to the joy of the home crowd.
Women's Super Final 2014, Day 2: Russia's miraculous comeback against the World champions
Russia made a minor miracle coming back from 8-2 down against Spain and unlike on the opening day, this time they won the penalty shootout.
Jennifer Pareja scored 7 for Spain, including three from penalties, but missed a crucial one in the shootout. The other games provided less excitement, USA outplayed Canada, Italy woke up in time against Brazil while China had too many misses to keep up with Australia.
- Women's Super Final, Day 1: Italy stuns China thanks to impressive Silvia Motta
- DWS 2014, Monterrey Day 3: Meaghan Benfeito (CAN) and Qiu Bo (CHN), the best on the platform
- DWS 2014, Monterrey Day 2: Hausding (GER) wins first individual gold in 3m springboard
- DWS 2014, Monterrey Day 1: China sweeps all four synchro events
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