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August 31, 2018

Sandro Sukno Returns: 2017’s Total Player is Back in a Big Way!

Sandro Sukno, Total Water Polo’s best player of 2017, finally makes his return to the competitive pool! After complicated heart surgery and an extensive recovery period […]
November 20, 2018

Total Player 2018 by Makihiro Motomiya

Makihiro Motomiya is today’s Juror for the Total Player 2018 Female category. He’s been a part of the Japanese National Team, as well as one of […]
November 20, 2018
Champions League, Main Round, Day 3 – Preview

Champions League, Main Round, Day 3 – Preview

Super heavyweight bout: Recco v Ferencvaros The big match of the day features last season’s runner-up Pro Recco (ITA) and Euro Cup winner Ferencvaros (HUN), two […]
November 20, 2018

Total Player 2018 by Nenad Vukanić

Nenad Vukanić started his career as a player in the Montenegrin club Primorac and continued to build his career through many other teams. He’s been collecting titles […]
November 20, 2018

LEN Euro Cup Quarter Finals – LEG 1 Announcement

LEN announced that the first leg of the Quarter Finals of the Euro Cup will be played on Wednesday 21 November 2018, and the second leg […]
November 19, 2018

Total Player 2018 by Hagen Stamm

Hagen Stamm is the second Juror for the male category of The Total Player 2018 Award. The former German player and current head coach is considered one […]
November 19, 2018

Total Player 2018 by Martina Miceli

The Female Total Player 2018 expert voting continues with Martina Miceli – a former athlete who has built quite a career playing in the Italian national team from 1991 […]
November 18, 2018
USC Plays UCLA, Stanford and Cal Berkeley Fight for The Championship

USC Plays UCLA, Stanford and Cal Berkeley Fight for The Championship

The news comes from Los Angeles – the center place of the top water polo conference’s finals for 2018, reports Tony Karaman. Uytengsu Aquatics Center is […]
November 18, 2018

Total Player 2018 by Gong Dali

As of this year, we’re adding the women’s category to the Total Player Award! The first Juror to give his vote for the Female Total Player […]
November 18, 2018

Total Player 2018 by David Martín

The Total Player 2018 is kicking off with the former Spanish national player and current head coach David Martín.  Coach Martín will be the first juror to reveal […]
November 17, 2018
Nikša Dobud Joins San Giljan and Malta in Early June

Nikša Dobud Joins San Giljan and Malta in Early June

Yesterday the news came from San Giljan Sports Club. Malta is hosting the summer league and San Giljan got Nikša Dobud. Malta – Summer League Nikša […]
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 12, 2018
Ferencvaros Dominates Group A, OSC Becomes The Top-Runner — Hungarian Water Polo

Ferencvaros Dominates Group A, OSC Becomes The Top-Runner — Hungarian Water Polo

In the second round of Hungarian Championship, Group A had finally seen the giants Ferencvaros and BVSC clash in the pool. The white-greens celebrated with 14:6. In […]
November 10, 2018
Women’s Super Cup Final – Summary

Women’s Super Cup Final – Summary

Dunaujvaros came from –4 down to stun Kirishi Hungary’s Dunaujvaros wrote history by clinching the women’s European Super Cup for the first time after a stunning […]
November 9, 2018
Women’s Super Cup Final – Preview

Women’s Super Cup Final – Preview

Kirishi is to claim the fourth European title in a row Kinef Kirishi is set to expand its European winning streak and retain its Super Cup […]
November 8, 2018
Szolnoki and Eger Dominating The Fourth Leg of The Hungarian League

Szolnoki and Eger Dominating The Fourth Leg of The Hungarian League

As the groups’ standings slowly profile in the Hungarian Water Polo League, the best eight teams become the best six. See what the fourth leg brought […]
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, […]
November 5, 2018
Water Polo Is The Most Popular Sport in Montenegro

Water Polo Is The Most Popular Sport in Montenegro

The people of Montenegro have spoken and the results are clear — Water Polo is their #1 sport. The research was done by the Ipsos agency with additional […]
November 3, 2018
Champions League, Main Round, Day 2 – Preview

Champions League, Main Round, Day 2 – Summary

Olympiacos’s struggles continue, BPM hunts down Szolnok as well After beating title-holder Olympiacos (GRE) on an opening day, newcomer BPM Busto (ITA) downed 2017 winner Szolnok […]
November 2, 2018
Champions League, Main Round, Day 2 – Preview

Champions League, Main Round, Day 2 – Preview

Must-watch matches in Brescia and Busto Arsizio The rematch of last May’s all-Italian quarter-final featuring Brescia and Recco is the highlight of Day 2. The third […]
November 1, 2018

Balance Has Come to The Third Leg of The Hungarian League

A series of high-grade matches were played yesterday in Hungary. There were entertaining games in both groups, resulting in a more balanced standing on the top-end of […]
October 31, 2018

European Super Cup – Kirishi and Budapest To Host The Big Games

European Water Polo Super Cup Finals LEN has announced the dates and the venues of the European Water Polo Super Cup finals. First, the women’s clash […]
October 29, 2018
Triglav Regional League — Third Leg Skyrockets HAVK Mladost and Jadran Split to Top

Triglav Regional League — Third Leg Skyrockets HAVK Mladost and Jadran Split to The Top

The third leg of the Triglav Regional A1 League saw Mladost and Jadran Split continue their ascend. Partizan won their first match and Jug dominated over […]
October 29, 2018
Hungarian League — The Best Eight Confirmed

Hungarian BENU Cup — The Best Eight Confirmed

Last weekend was a decisive one for the Hungarian BENU Cup. The teams that made it to the next round are OSC, BVSC, Szolnok, Honvéd, Eger, Debrecen, […]
October 27, 2018

Pro Recco Defeated Without Entering The Pool — The Case of October 20th

The latest case concerning Pro Recco’s match against Posillipo in the Italian A1 League has been resolved. On the 20th of October, the match was postponed due to […]