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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

Montenegro Outplays Serbia and Wins “Darko Cukic” Memorial Tournament

The traditional “Darko Cukic” memorial tournament is over and Montenegro is leaving with the gold. 13 national teams, with players born in 2003 and younger, gathered […]
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 13, 2018
Croatia downs Italy, Greece Beats Host Hungary — World Men's Youth Championships, Day 2

Croatia downs Italy, Greece Beats Host Hungary — World Men’s Youth Championships, Day 2

Two thrilling matches highlighted Day 2 at the men’s World Youth Water Polo Championships in Szombathely. In a match full of twists and turns Croatia upended […]
August 12, 2018

Italy Strikes Back to Beat USA — World Men’s Youth Championships, Day 1

The first day in Szombathely already offered some thrilling encounters at the FINA Youth Water Polo World Championships. The game between Italy and the USA stood […]
August 11, 2018
New Wild Cards for The 2018/19 Champions League

New Wild Cards for The 2018/19 Champions League

On the meetup during the European swimming championship in Glasgow, LEN Water Polo committee decided to change some of the wild card holders for the next […]
August 11, 2018
4th Men's Youth Water Polo Championships 2018 Starts Today!

4th Men’s Youth Water Polo Championships 2018 Starts Today!

Twenty youth teams will be fighting as of Saturday, August 11 for the Men’s World Youth title in Szombathely, Hungary, when the city will stage the […]
August 10, 2018
Day 2 Results — 12th Darko Cukic Memorial Tournament

Day 2 Results — 12th Darko Cukic Memorial Tournament

Day 2 of the 12th Darko Cukic Memorial Tournament is over and the results are here. Stay tuned because the third day of the competition brings […]
August 9, 2018
12th Darko Cukic Memorial Tournament — Day 1 Results

12th Darko Cukic Memorial Tournament — Day 1 Results

Day One of the 12th Darko Cukic Memorial Tournament is over, and the results are here. Twelve youth national teams battled their way to the Day […]
August 8, 2018
12th Darko Cukic Memorial Tournament Starts Today

12th Darko Cukic Memorial Tournament Starts Today

Today (8th of August) begins the national teams’ competition in Belgrade. The teams of age 2003 and younger will meet in Darko Cukic Memorial Hall to […]
August 8, 2018

Alessandro Velotto Is Pro Recco’s New Reinforcement

Pro Recco recently announced another transfer —  Italian player Alessandro Velotto. Born in Naples in 1995, Velotto is a talented defender coming from CC Napoli. With his […]
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 […]
July 31, 2018

David Martín: “Another Great Era of Water Polo Begins”

El Pais brings the interview with the successful Spanish coach who analyzed the future of the team that has returned to the podium, hooked the fans […]
July 30, 2018
Filip Filipović — MVP of European Championships to Leave Pro Recco for Barceloneta?

Filip Filipović — MVP of European Championships to Leave Pro Recco for Barceloneta?

According to Italian media, Filip Filipović is leaving Pro Recco. The MVP of the recently finished European Championships is rumored to stay in Barcelona to play […]
July 29, 2018
[WP2018 MEN'S FINALS] Serbia Gets the 4th Consecutive Gold after Penalty Shootout!

[WP2018 MEN’S FINALS] Serbia Gets the 4th Consecutive Gold after Penalty Shootout!

Serbia clinches the 4th title in a row, though Spain falls only in the shootout For the first time in the history of the European Water […]
July 28, 2018

[BCN2018 FINALE] Who will make it, Serbia or Spain?

Tonight, the curtain falls on the 33rd LEN European Water Polo Championships. In the grand final match, we will watch titleholder Serbia play against host Spain. Both […]
July 28, 2018
[BARCELONA FINALS] Women: The Netherlands, Queens of Europe!

[BARCELONA FINALS] Women: The Netherlands, Queens of Europe!

The Return of The Netherlands: Queens of Europe after 1993 The Netherlands clinched the title for the first time since 1993: they beat Greece 6-4 to […]
July 27, 2018
[WP2018 BARCELONA] Semi Finals, Men — Spain and Serbia to Meet In The Finals!

[WP2018 BARCELONA] Semi Finals, Men — Spain and Serbia to Meet In The Finals!

Title-holder Serbs to meet host Spain in the final Serbia made its 4th straight final at the European Water Polo Championships and this is going to […]
July 26, 2018
[BARCELONA WP 2018] Semi Finals, Women: The Netherlands and Greece Fight for Gold

[BARCELONA WP 2018] Semi Finals, Women: The Netherlands and Greece Fight for Gold

The Netherlands to face Greece in the women’s final The Netherlands will play in the women’s final for the third time in a row, winning a […]
July 25, 2018
[WP2018 BARCELONA] Quarter Finals, Men — Serbia Denies Semifinals to Hungary, Will Play Croatia

[WP2018 BARCELONA] Quarter Finals, Men — Serbia Denies Semifinals to Hungary, Will Play Croatia

Serbia, Croatia, Italy, Spain march on, Hungary out for the 1 st time since 1991 For the first time since 1991, Hungary will be missing from […]
July 24, 2018

Xavi García — Back to Barcelona Wearing The Croatian Cap

Current World champion and Olympic silver medalist with the Croatian team, this lefty with Catalan roots sees host Spain as one of the tournament’s front-runners. El Periodico brings […]
July 24, 2018
[BARCELONA WP2018] Women, Day 10: Greece and Hungary Dominate over Russia and Italy

[BARCELONA WP2018] Women, Day 10: Greece and Hungary Dominate over Russia and Italy

Greece, Hungary advance as Russia and Italy pay the final penalty Penalties were in the spotlight in the two crucial quarterfinals in the women’s tournament at […]
July 23, 2018
[WP2018 BARCELONA] Quarterfinal Qualifications, Men — It's 2016 All Over!

[WP2018 BARCELONA] Quarterfinal Qualifications, Men — It’s 2016 All Over!

The best eight are the same eight from 2016 The same eight made the quarters as in Belgrade in 2016: today Hungary, Montenegro, Greece, and Russia […]
July 22, 2018
Croatia Wins The U-18, Greece Takes The U-19

Croatia Wins The U-18, Greece Takes The U-19

U-19 — Greece Celebrates in Varaždin (Croatia) The international U-19 tournament just ended, and Greece achieved four victories. With this, the young greek national team won […]