Waterpolo, McLean leads Australia: “Now the turn of Japan, an old acquaintance”

The women’s water polo fifth place final will be played between Australia and Japan. Brooke McLean, the Aussie centre who scored 3 goals in today’s semi-final against China, has no concerns about not being able to fight anymore for a medal. “Surely, we were very dissappointed with yesterday’s defeat against Hungary – says McLean – […]

K.O. for Japan, Italy in semi-finals. Gottardo: “Cocchiere and I, what a pair we are…To think that we were rivals”

Martina Gottardo was the main protagonist of the Italian victory in the women’s water polo quarter-finals against Japan, in Casoria: the score was 12-8 for the Italian team, dragged by the Paduan player and by the other centre forward, Agnese Cocchiere (3 goals each). “We may be the strongest centre forward pair, here in Naples […]

Rugby finals: Japan rules the game with a double gold

July 7th, rugby finals: Japan rules the game by winning a double gold in both men’s and women’s tournaments. The French team seized the bottom spot on the podium for the men’s category, whereas the women’s spot is occupied by the defending champions from Russia. Interview with two of the protagonists. Women’s gold winner: Japan […]

Artistic Gymnastics, parallel: the Italian Martina Rizzelli speaks

Another bronze to Italy thanks also to Martina Rizzelli, third place in the team test and the pass for the final to the parallels. “Taking part in another Olympic Games would be extraordinary. I am doing many preparation competitions just to be able to qualify for Tokyo 2020. Today it was great to see the […]

Unstoppable Hungary, Krisztina Garda: “This time we want the gold”

Hungarian defender Krisztina Garda, following the victory against Japan (18-7), the third in a row for the Hungarian team: “We came here to win the gold, obviously, because two years ago we stopped at silver and I think we can do better. I also think that Russia, United States and Italy all have teams worthy […]