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September 10, 2018

FINA World Cup (W), Surgut, Day 6: The USA is Again Golden

The United States of America is the new old winners of the FINA Women’s Water Polo World Cup-2018! In front of over 1500 thrilled fans in […]
September 9, 2018
FINA World Cup (W), Surgut, Day 5: USA and Russia To Play the Trophy

FINA World Cup (W), Surgut, Day 5: USA and Russia To Play the Trophy

The finals are set! With 20 matches behind us and over 200 goals scored this week it was the only appropriate climax. The United States brushed […]
September 7, 2018

FINA World Cup (W), Surgut, Day 3: USA, Russia and New Zealand Win In Style

The group phase of the 2018 FINA Women’s Water Polo World Cup finished on Thursday. Host Russia and world No. 1 USA both pass to the […]
September 6, 2018
FINA World Cup (W), Surgut, Day 2: Favorites Keep on Dominating

FINA World Cup (W), Surgut, Day 2: Favorites Keep on Dominating

Competition Day 2 of the FINA Women’s Water Polo World Cup, launched the day before in Surgut, Russia, saw another big win of favorites. Defending World […]
September 5, 2018

FINA World Cup (W), Surgut, Day 1: Favorites Show Class and Win Openers

The USA opened their campaign in Surgut routing New Zealand. Host Russia took a slow start but drove fast against Spain. Australia edged out Chine narrowly, […]
September 3, 2018

FINA Women’s Water Polo Cup 2018 — Stage Is Set For Surgut!

FINA Women’s Water Polo Cup 2018 is on the starting line the day after tomorrow in Surgut, Russia, with 8 teams of 5 continents spiking for […]
August 19, 2018
Greece Edges Out Spain To Crown Unbeaten Run — World Men's Youth, Finals

Greece Edges Out Spain To Crown Unbeaten Run — World Men’s Youth, Finals

Greece made it, in an exciting final they managed to beat Spain for the title and became Youth World Champion for the first time. Hungary and […]
August 19, 2018

Koganov: “The Goal Is To Minimize Interpretations of Rules To Have More Objective Games” — Interview with FINA TWPC’s Vice President

After playing in the Soviet Union, then being a FINA referee, Mark Koganov is now the Vice President of the Technical Committee of FINA for Water […]
August 19, 2018
Spain Wins 23-goal Epic against Hungary, Greece Stuns The Serbs — World Men's Youth, Day 7

Spain Wins 23-goal Epic against Hungary, Greece Stuns The Serbs — World Men’s Youth, Day 8

Spain won an outstanding battle against Hungary, arguably the best match of the tournament so far and will meet Greece in the final as the latter […]
August 18, 2018
Serbia To Meet Greece, Hungary Faces Spain in The Semis — World Men's Youth, Day 7

Serbia To Meet Greece, Hungary Faces Spain in The Semis — World Men’s Youth, Day 7

The curse of the group-winners hunted down Croatia and Montenegro: after some easy matches and a day rest, both teams seemed to be off the necessary […]
August 17, 2018
Hungary Wins Thriller over USA with Penalties, Italy, Spain, Australia to The Quarters — World Men's Youth, Day 6

Hungary Wins Thriller over USA with Penalties, Italy, Spain, Australia to The Quarters — World Men’s Youth, Day 6

Australia was the first team to join the group-winners in the quarter-finals. They were quick and effective in the first eight-finals and decided the outcome in […]
August 16, 2018
Colombia Sinks Canada, And US Beat New Zealand For Eight-Finals — World Men's Youth, Day 5

Colombia Sinks Canada, And US Beat New Zealand For QF-Qualifications — World Men’s Youth, Day 5

Two eight-final spots remained open for the last day and the decisive matches brought huge fights. The US team showed some tremendous defending while beating New […]
August 15, 2018
Greece, Serbia atop, Join Croatia and Montenegro in The Quarters — World Men's Youth, Day 4

Greece, Serbia atop, Join Croatia and Montenegro in The Quarters — World Men’s Youth, Day 4

Greece and Serbia already made their way to the quarters by finishing atop in their respective groups. The Greeks staged a brilliant third period against the […]
August 14, 2018
Serbia Wins Thriller Against Spain — World Men's Youth Championships, Day 3

Serbia Wins Thriller Against Spain — World Men’s Youth Championships, Day 3

The three former Yugoslav powerhouses enjoyed a great day at the men’s FINA World Youth Water Polo Championships in Szombathely. Serbia earned the most valuable win […]
August 6, 2018

Youth World Championships Begins Next Week — 20 Teams to Meet in Hungary

FINA Men’s Youth Water Polo World Championship in Szombathely (Hungary) is less than a week away! From 11th to 19th of August, 2018, the youth national […]
June 23, 2018
Men’s World Super Final — Montenegro Claims Second Title After Shootout Win Over Hungary!

Men’s World Super Final — Montenegro Claims Second Title After Shootout Win Over Hungary!

Montenegro won the 2018 edition of the World League Super Final after a thrilling final in the packed Duna Arena where 4,000 fans backed the Hungarians […]
June 22, 2018
Men’s World Super Final — Japan Forces a Thriller Against Hungary But The Home Side Survives, Faces Montenegro

Men’s World Super Final — Japan Forces a Thriller Against Hungary But The Home Side Survives, Faces Montenegro

Hungary is chasing its first World League title since 2004 – since then only the former Yugoslavian states could clinch this trophy. Serbia came first 11 […]
June 22, 2018
FINA World Youth Water Polo Championships 2018 - Draws Reveal The Groups!

FINA World Youth Water Polo Championships 2018 – Draws Reveal The Groups!

The draws for both the FINA World Men and Women’s Youth Water Polo Championships 2018, to be held in Szombathely (HUN) and Belgrade (SRB) respectively, were […]
June 21, 2018
Men’s World Super Final — Japan Shocks USA, Hungary Edges Out Croatia In Shootout, Montenegro, Spain Advance

Men’s World Super Final — Japan Shocks USA, Hungary Edges Out Croatia In Shootout, Montenegro, Spain Advance

One of the most shocking results in recent day’s water polo: Japan made the semis by beating the group-winner US team and reached the FINA World […]
June 20, 2018
Men’s World Super Final — USA, Montenegro came first, Hungary and Croatia set up rematch of 2017 final

Men’s World Super Final — USA, Montenegro came first, Hungary and Croatia set up rematch of 2017 final

Hungary and Croatia will replay last year’s World Championship final in the quarters here in the men’s World League Super Final in Budapest as the host […]
June 19, 2018
Men’s World Super Final — Spain Edges Out World Champion Croatia in Shootout, Montenegro Downs Hungary

Men’s World Super Final — Spain Edges Out World Champion Croatia in Shootout, Montenegro Downs Hungary

Montenegro and the USA are the only two sides in the field standing with a clean sheet. The Montenegrins had a big win over host Hungary, […]
May 3, 2018
Water Polo World League Round 03 Preview

WPWL 2018: Spain, Russia and the Netherlands off to the Super Final

After six European preliminary rounds played from November 2017 to May 2018, Spain, Russia and the Netherlands secured a berth to the FINA Women’s Water Polo World […]
April 30, 2018

“Time for action” – FINA’s World Water Polo Conference Resume

We bring you FINA’s official press release on this weekend’s summit for the future of water polo: After three days (April 26-28) of intense discussion and exchange […]
April 28, 2018

20 New Rules: Propositions from the FINA World Water Polo Conference

Yesterday, at the FINA World Water Polo Conference in Budapest, a panel of experts made 20 propositions for new water polo rules – check out all […]