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February 13, 2019

Women European Qualification – Day 9 Results

Day 9 of Women’s Water Polo World League 2019 – European preliminaries is over and the results are here. Stay tuned! Match Results Day 9 (12/02/2019) […]
February 8, 2019

The New Rules from a Russian Perspective

From the core of Russian water polo, Igor Chekunov – Editor at Ruswaterpolo – gives his opinion about the new rules and their implementation. At the […]
February 6, 2019

Gwangju 2019 Water Polo Tournament: 32 Teams Qualified

The water polo qualification phase to secure a berth in the 18th FINA World Championships 2019 in Gwangju, Korea, is now completed as 32 teams (16 […]
February 5, 2019

Lolo Ibern: “The Contact is Killing Water Polo” – Extensive Interview by Waterpolista

Lolo Ibern, one of the highest placed FINA members, talked to WATERPOLISTA.com about the changes in regulations. Apart from the explanations, Ibern offered his view on […]
January 16, 2019
Russia and Italy on Top - FINA Women's Water Polo World League 2019

Russia and Italy in Lead – FINA Women’s Water Polo World League 2019

The FINA Women’s Water Polo World League 2019 resumed in Europe with the preliminary phase. On January 9, Spain defeated Israel 13-6 in Netanya (ISR) (3-1, […]
December 17, 2018

FINA Awards Aquatic Athletes and Coaches at The World Aquatics Gala

Last night (December 16), best Aquatic athletes were honored at the fifth edition of the FINA World Aquatics Gala. The event was held in Hangzhou, China. FINA […]
December 10, 2018

Water Polo Adopts Video Technology! FINA Confirmed Set Of 12 New Rules

FINA adopted the large majority of “easy” rules changes that were proposed by the last FINA World Waterpolo Congress in Budapest. This set of rules won’t bring […]
November 15, 2018
Greece and Hungary Take The European Preliminaries Lead - FINA Men's World League

Greece and Hungary Take The European Preliminaries Lead – FINA Men’s World League

Six more games of the FINA Men’s Water Polo World League European preliminaries were contested last night, Tuesday, November 13, in various European cities as Hungary […]
November 8, 2018
Victories for Greece, Russia, Hungary and Italy, Spain Wins One But Loses One Too — Women World league

Victories for Greece, Russia, Hungary and Italy, Spain Wins One But Loses One Too — Women World league

The FINA’s Women Water Polo World Leagues European preliminaries kicked-off on Saturday, November 3 and continued on Tuesday, November 6 in various European cities. So far, […]
October 24, 2018
FINA World League — Russia, Netherlands, Montenegro, Greece and Croatia Win First Game

FINA World League — Russia, Netherlands, Montenegro, Greece and Croatia Win First Game

The FINA Men’s Water Polo World League first round of the European preliminary phase was played yesterday evening, Tuesday, October 23, in various European cities. The […]
September 11, 2018

16th FINA Men’s Water Polo World Cup 2018 – Berlin (GER)

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 8, 2018
FINA World Cup (W), Surgut, Day 4: Semi-finals in Sight in Surgut

FINA World Cup (W), Surgut, Day 4: Semi-finals in Sight in Surgut

FINA Women’s Water Polo World Cup 2018 is entering its exciting phase where every team looks poised to be a possible winner. Quarter-finals showed “clockwork” and […]
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 27, 2018

4th FINA World Women’s Youth Water Polo Championships 2018 – Belgrade (SRB)

The world’s most promising young ladies have gathered in Belgrade () to battle for the 2018 U-18 World Title.
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 11, 2018

4th FINA World Men’s Youth Water Polo Championships 2018 – Szombathely (HUN)

The world’s most promising youngsters have gathered in Szombathely () to battle for the 2018 U-18 World Title.
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 27, 2018
Was the World League Finals a Regular Match?

Was the World League Finals a Legitimate Match?

Allegedly, there was a mistake in the final match of the World Championship. Even though the Romanian referee, Adrian Alexandrescu, tried to save the current champions. The Hungarians […]
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 […]