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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 […]
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, […]
June 18, 2018
Men's World Super Final — USA Spoil Europe's Party by Beating Spain On The Opening Day

Men’s World Super Final — USA Spoil Europe’s Party by Beating Spain On The Opening Day

Water polo at its best, this time in the men’s World League Super Final – again, in Budapest, again in the magnificent Duna Arena which is […]