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For the fifth straight Olympic Games, an American woman is crowned queen of the all-around. And the U.S. men's water polo team took on Italy. More medals were up for grabs in swimming, and the women's volleyball team looked to stay perfect on Day 6 of the Tokyo Olympics.

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A lineup of Olympians with ties to Southern California were part of the high-powered men's water polo team that took on Italy on Day 6 of the Tokyo Olympics

Other Day 6 highlights included several swimming events, the women's gymnastics all-around final and Team USA's tilt with Turkey in women's volleyball. Scroll down to see how to watch.

U.S. Takes on Italy in Men's Water Polo

The U.S. men's water polo team suffered its first loss of the Games after surrendering a late lead to Italy.


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The United States didn't trail in the match until Nicholas Presciutti put in a rebound with 1:40 remaining to give Italy its first lead of the game at 12-11, which proved to be the final margin in the preliminary match. With the loss, the U.S. fell to 2-1 and squandered an opportunity to guarantee a spot in next week's quarterfinal. Italy improved to 2-0-1.

The U.S. jumped out to 4-0 lead, with Alex Bowen scoring two early goals.

After Italy tied it at 9-9, Max Irving and Alex Obert each scored to give the U.S. an 11-9 advantage with 5:22 remaining. Italy then scored two straight, with the tying goal coming on a penalty shot by Francesco Di Fulvio with 2:22 remaining.

Di Fulvio had five goals and Stefano Luongo added three for Italy.

Bowen, Obert, Irving and Luca Cupido each had two goals for the United States, which next faces Hungary on Saturday at 1 a.m. ET.

Players with Southern California connections on the team are Alex Wolf (Huntington Beach/UCLA ), Ben Hallock (Westlake Village), Hannes Daube (Long Beach/USC), Johnny Hooper (Los Angeles), Marko Vavic (Rancho Palos Verdes/USC) and Max Irving (Long Beach/UCLA).

Watch on USA Network, or stream live here.

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Suni Lee Wins Gold in Women's Gymnastics All-Around

Suni Lee is an Olympic champion in the women's gymnastics all-around.

With a 14.600 on vault, a 15.300 on uneven bars, a 13.833 on beam and a 13.700 on floor, Lee led all competitors with a 57.433 overall.

For the fifth straight Olympic Games, an American woman is crowned queen of the all-around.

Silver medalist Rebeca Andrade also made history, winning the first medal of any color for Brazil in women's gymnastics.

Jade Carey, who stepped in for Biles, finished in eighth, thanks to excellent performances on vault and floor.

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Caeleb Dressel Wins First Individual Olympic Medal

Caeleb Dressel already has three Olympic gold medals to his name from swimming relays, including one at the Tokyo Games. On Wednesday, he earned one on his own.

Dressel led a packed field in the final for one of swimming's quickest and most intense events, the men's 100m freestyle. The 24-year-old American has won the event at the last two world championships and is the third-fastest 100m freestyler of all time.

Team USA women's volleyball defeated China 2-0 on Monday, and now looks to their match against Turkey on Thursday.

Team USA Takes on Turkey in Women’s Volleyball

The U.S. women’s volleyball team kept rolling in Pool B play when it toppled Turkey Thursday morning.

After winning its first two sets in dominant fashion, it appeared the U.S. women’s volleyball team was set to cruise to yet another Olympic victory in Tokyo. But then the tables turned.

The U.S. blew its two-set lead before rebounding in nail-biting fifth-set tiebreaker to defeat Turkey 25-19,25-20, 17-25, 20-25, 15-12, in a match that took just over two hours.

The U.S. is aiming to make its fourth straight Olympic podium and claim its first ever Olympic gold in the event.

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