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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, […]
January 16, 2019

Beach Water Polo World League Starts in Chile

It’s never too early for summer sports, right? While the rest of the water polo world plays indoor, the shores of Chile opened its beaches to […]
January 14, 2019

Szentesi Surprise in Group A, UVSE Gets its Third Victory – Hungarian Water Polo

Round 9 of the Hungarian Championship was played on Saturday. Group A saw some surprises along with the expected scores. Eger, Ferencvarosi, and Szentesi came out […]
January 13, 2019

An Unexpected Overturn in Beograd – Crvena Zvezda Beats Jug CO – Triglav League

The 9th round of the Triglav League brought an unexpected sensation to Beograd. Crvena Zvezda beat Jug CO, lowering their overall score with the second loss […]
January 13, 2019

Olympiacos Crushes The Record with a 150-Win Streak

A great achievement has been written to the history of Greek water polo. On Saturday, Greek Men Teams played the A1 League, where Olympiacos got its […]
January 11, 2019
Bukić to Take the Italian Citizenship?

Bukić to Take the Italian Citizenship?

The word is that Pro Recco’s last-year reinforcement may be staying to play for the Italian National Team. The 24-year-old Croatian player joined Pro Recco last year and is […]
January 10, 2019
Jug, Recco Break 5 Points Clear, Szolnok in Trouble - Champions League

Jug, Recco Break 5 Points Clear, Szolnok in Trouble – Champions League

Champions League, Main Round, Day 6 – Summary Respective group-leaders Recco (ITA) and Jug (CRO) both enjoy a five-point lead after just six days as they […]
January 8, 2019
Hungarian Water Polo Legend, Antal Bolvari, Passed Away

Hungarian Water Polo Legend, Antal Bolvari, Passed Away

The legendary generation of Hungarian water polo players lost one of its last living members. After battling a long illness, Antal Bolvari died at the age […]
January 8, 2019
The Biggest Croatian Derby Kicks Off The New Year - Champions League Day 6

The Biggest Croatian Derby Kicks Off The New Year – Champions League Day 6

Champions League, Main Round, Day 6 – Preview On Day 6 most of the favorites play at home but the race for the Final Eight positions […]
December 25, 2018

Diplomatic Passports for the Serbian Water Polo Players

Current European Champions – Serbian water polo players – received diplomatic passports, reports Vaterpolo Vesti. Serbian National Team players, together with Dejan Savić and former players […]
December 20, 2018
Powerful Demonstrations from Recco and Jug, Two More Draws in Group B

Powerful Demonstrations from Recco and Jug, Two More Draws in Group B

Champions League, Main Round, Day 5 – Summary Spectacular away wins, the fifth in as many matches – both the players of Pro Recco (ITA) and […]
December 18, 2018
Champions League, Main Round, Day 5 – Preview

Champions League, Main Round, Day 5 – Preview

Showdown in Barcelona The last round in 2018 offers a brilliant clash in Group A as the top two sides, Barceloneta (ESP) and Recco (ITA), both […]
December 17, 2018
Total Player 2018 by Total Waterpolo

Total Player 2018 by Total Waterpolo

Last season has been filled with action and surprises, and there are plenty of players worth choosing. As we’re nearing the end of the vote for Total […]
December 17, 2018
Ferencvaros Beats Miskolci for the 18th Hungarian Cup!

Ferencvaros Beats Miskolc for their 18th Hungarian Cup!

After two decades of staying away from the top, Zsolt Varga led Ferencvaros to the trophy. The final match against Miskolc has been a mixture of fierce and […]
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 16, 2018
Total Player 2018 by Sandro Sukno

Total Player 2018 by Sandro Sukno

Last year he got the Total Player Award and now he’s voting for the player of the year. Today is the day to welcome Sandro Sukno […]
December 15, 2018
Total Player 2018 by Paul Martin

Total Player 2018 by Paul Martin

Today in the Total Player Male Category, we’re introducing Paul Martin – the head coach of the South African Team. Martin began his international coaching career […]
December 15, 2018
Total Player 2018 by Márton Benczur

Total Player 2018 by Márton Benczur

As we’re nearing the conclusion of the Total Player Award, we’re welcoming Márton Benczur in the Female Category. Benczur is the head coach of the Hungarian UVSE […]
December 14, 2018
Total Player 2018 by Predrag Mihailovic

Total Player 2018 by Predrag Mihailovic

The Total Player Award in Female Category continues with Australia and Predrag Mihailovic. Mihailovic is the new head coach of the Australian National Team, after being […]
December 14, 2018
Total Player 2018 by Sergey Yevstigneyev

Total Player 2018 by Sergey Yevstigneyev

Sergey Yevstigneyev, the former Russian national player and current head coach, joins the Total Player again this year. Back in the 90s, when Yevstigneyev’s playing career was […]
December 12, 2018

Total Player 2018 by Karsten Seehafer

The current head coach of the German Champion WASPO 98 Hannover is next to pick his Top 5 picks for 2018. Karsten Seehafer has been with […]
December 11, 2018
Total Player 2018 by Ruswaterpolo

Total Player 2018 by Ruswaterpolo

Today in the Total Player Award, we’re welcoming Ruswaterpolo – a Russian water polo web portal. Their work mainly focuses on the regional leagues, as well […]
December 10, 2018
Total Player 2018 by Elvis Fatović

Total Player 2018 by Elvis Fatović

The head coach of the Australian Men’s National Team, as well as one of the most important figures in Croatian water polo – Elvis Fatović – […]
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 […]