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Australia's Sharks men beat Japan in water polo

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Australia have booked their first win in the men's Olympic water polo, overcoming Japan 8-6.

The Sharks trailed Japan early but took the lead in the third quarter through Aaron Younger, who finished with three goals for the match.

Following a loss and a draw to open the campaign, the win boosts Australia's chances of advancing to the quarter-finals with the top four teams from the six-country pool.