Robert Dillon Water polo turncoat Pietro Figlioli helped Italy sink his former Australian teammates 8-5 in their opening match of the London Olympics.
Robert Dillon Australian men's water polo coach John Fox says his team is well-equipped to cope with the likely retirement of three long-serving champions after posting its best result at an Olympics in 20 years.
Despite the efforts of the formidable 185cm, 100kg Italian captain and forward Elisa Casanova, the Australian team led from start to finish.
Photographer Brendan Esposito captures some of the action from the Australian women's water polo team training in London.
Chris Barrett LONDON: Girl power is in full swing in London and one of Australia's greatest male Olympic figures, Ric Charlesworth, is leading the call for a woman to carry the flag into Friday's opening ceremony.
Worried you’ll miss something at the London Games but too busy to study the schedule?
Tim Barrow Two weeks ago, goalkeeper Alicia McCormack relived her personal hell.
Chris Dutton ANDREW CHARTER is a man conflicted. He’s buzzing with excitement and enthusiasm as the Kookaburras chase Olympic Games glory, but on the inside, he’s an absolute mess.
Chris Dutton ANDREW CHARTER is a man conflicted. He's buzzing with excitement and enthusiasm as the Kookaburras chase Olympic Games glory, but on the inside, he's an absolute mess.
British soldiers have been drafted in to fill empty seats at the London 2012 Olympics after prime blocks of seating at the Aquatics Centre and gymnastics arena went unused on the first day of...
Michael Cowley, Manchester The similarities between Kobe Bryant and Matt Targett are endless.
Phil Lutton Live coverage of all the action of Day 2 of the London Olympics.
Robert Dillon WATER POLO FOUR years ago, he played alongside them in Beijing. But on Sunday, water polo turncoat Pietro Figlioli helped Italy sink his former Australian teammates 8-5 in their opening match in...
Chris Barrett LONDON: Modest and even dim predictions abound about Australia's medal tally at the London Olympics, but a significantly brighter picture has been painted by the sports-writing bible Sports...
Robert Dillon The Australian Stingers have warned Great Britain they can expect more of the same medicine after opening their London Olympics campaign with a hard-fought 10-8 victory against Italy on Sunday.
Robert Dillon THE Stingers have warned Great Britain they can expect more of the same medicine after opening their campaign with a hard-fought victory against Italy on Sunday.
Robert Dillon Before the match, all the talk was about the physical punishment the Australian Stingers allegedly enjoy dishing out in the water polo pool.
Robert Dillon Steve Waugh may never have competed at the Olympics but few would appear better qualified for the mentoring role - athlete-liaison officer, to be precise - he occupies with the Australian team in...
Chris Barrett Kazakhstan came to London wanting to be taken seriously. They probably knew they would not get through this Games without a mention of mankini, goat herding or any other reminders of Sacha Baron...
John Huxley Long before the last firework of the 2008 Beijing Games had fizzled out, Sydney and London, Olympic cities past and future, were winding each other up, exchanging their own friendly fire.