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September 21, 2020
Water polo in The Netherlands

Water polo in The Netherlands

The Netherlands knows a rich water sports history. The small, densely populated country in northwestern Europe is located partly below sea level. The country has been […]
September 6, 2020

SPIF Stockholm wins first title in Swedish League after 23 years

SPIF Vattenpolo Stockholm won the Swedish National Championship. This trophy is the first national title for SPIF since 1997. Since the league was interrupted due to […]
September 2, 2020

Livestream: WASPO 98 – Spandau04 FINAL GAME#1

Livestream: WASPO 98 – Spandau04 FINAL GAME#1
August 28, 2020

Largest water polo tournament in the world will come back stronger than ever

The International ZEPTA Water Polo Tournament in Ter Apel has been a well-known event in the Netherlands for years. It is the ambition of the organization […]
August 21, 2020

Interview with Alex Bowen

Alex Bowen, one of the best shooters of the Team USA, has been playing in Europe since the season 2015/2016. His European adventure started in Steaua […]
August 18, 2020

Whole Croatian national team in self-isolation; one player tested positive

Croatian weekly magazine Nacional just announced that the entire Croatian national team is sent to self-isolation after corona cases were confirmed in the beach bar in […]
August 11, 2020

Investigation of controversial contracts at LEN starts in Switzerland, reaction comes from France

An official investigation about alleged financial irregularities in LEN (European Federation of Aquatic Sports) started last week. Early in May, Swimming World Magazine (USA), Frankfurter Allgemeine […]
August 5, 2020

USA star will join European giant

Early in June, the Australian Aaron Younger moved to Pro Recco, and it seemed that the 8-times European champion finished its jobs in this summer’s transfer […]
July 28, 2020

Water polo in Chile: Children are priority in “Land of poets”

Chile, the country between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes, is shaped like a thin strip.  The phrase “the land of poets” is often used to […]
July 22, 2020

Can Jug reach a “match ball” or will Mladost get even?

For today’s game, we brought in a water polo expert from Croatia Suhi List to share with us his views on tonight’s 2nd game of Croatian […]
July 18, 2020

New episode of Controfuga: Clubs need activities and matches in summer season

Many topics were tackled on Friday in the talk show about water polo “Controfuga”, with Italy’s head coach Alessandro Campagna, the journalist Franco Esposito, Canada’s head […]
July 18, 2020

Sergey Markoch: Italian club Crotone doesn’t want to pay salary to my son

Total Waterpolo received a letter that was signed by Sergey Markoch, the Russian former player and coach. Markoch won two Olympic bronze medals (with the USSR […]
July 13, 2020

L’Espresso investigates Paolo Barreli’s business network

The Italian weekly magazine L’Espresso published the article in their yesterday’s edition. With the permission of the author Vittorio Malagutti, an investigative journalist, we are publishing […]
July 4, 2020

Boris Zlokovic on intensive care due the COVID-19

The former Montenegrian star player, Boris Zlokovic has been placed on intensive care in Belgrade hospital due to the COVID-19 virus. Our contacts say that he […]
July 3, 2020

LEN suspends Champions League entry fee of 30.000 euros

The new season of the Champions League is set to start on November 10. LEN restructured the competition because of the negative effects of the pandemic […]
July 1, 2020

Marko Macan moves to Waspo 98 Hannover

Most of the European clubs completed their jobs in the transfer market. But, the transfer window hasn’t been closed yet. The latest news is that German […]
June 18, 2020

Aleksandar Sapic: Tibor, you will never know how much you meant to me…

World of water polo was shocked this morning by the news of Tibor Benedek passing away. Among many emotional farewell messages to Tibi, one of his […]
June 17, 2020

New episode of Controfuga: Serie A1 with only 10 teams, yes or no?

Yesterday a new episode of the Italian TV show Controfuga was aired on the Facebook pages “Waterpolopeople” and “Controfuga”. The guests via teleconference were Francesco Di […]
June 12, 2020

Controfuga: Popularity of water polo now and then

As we promised last week, Total Waterpolo publishes a summary of the talks in the Italian TV show “Controfuga”, that is on air every Wednesday at […]
June 10, 2020

Water polo meets science; bringing patient public partnership to the pool

Saying water polo is a sport apart is no exaggeration. The water world has us to fend off the lack of team spirit and ball sports. […]
June 9, 2020

Mladost in trouble, Vrlic in Brescia?

HAVK Mladost Zagreb, the seven-time winner of the Champions League and the title-holder in the Regional League and the Croatian Cup, is in financial troubles once […]
June 8, 2020

Will Varga be ready for Tokyo after the accident?

The Hungarian Water Polo Federation (MVLSZ) announced today that Denes Varga was injured during the national team’s preparations in Budapest. He will be out of the […]
June 6, 2020

Controfuga – Italian water polo topics on TV screen

Water polo is undoubtedly lacking a good debate and a constructive approach to the problems that surround our sport. Italian live TV show “Controfuga” wants to […]
June 2, 2020

Steaua wins Romanian title, head coach Andrei Iosep ready for new challenge

Romanian Water Polo Federation made the final decision regarding the suspended national championship today. The league won’t be resumed, but the championships won’t be canceled. The […]
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