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August 6, 2019

How beach water polo has become a fuel for the original game in Russia

As you may know, beach water polo was presented as a promotional event in Gwangju. For some fans, this game looks brand new, while others are […]
July 27, 2019

Water polo players suffered minor injuries in Gwangju nightclub balcony collapse

According to the local news agencies, a horrible accident happened in the early hours of Saturday morning in the Ugly Coyote club near the Athlete’s village. […]
July 25, 2019

Andrija Prlainovic: “FINA and LEN don’t treat us like humans.”

Andrija Prlainović, the Total Player runner up of the last two years, gave an extensive interview for the biggest Croatian news portal. He expressed some interesting […]
July 14, 2019

Felipe Perrone: “It is an important moment for Spain’s water polo to achieve a good result in Gwangju”

What better introduction to give to Felipe Perrone than to say he is the Total Player 2018. Find out more about his expectations for this World […]
July 12, 2019

Dusan Mandic: “Our goal remains the same – win the gold medal!”

Serbia’s water polo team went to Gwangju without seven main players, but they still feature a mighty roster led by Milos Cuk, Nikola Jaksic and our […]
July 9, 2019
A Florist with a Silver Medal Interview with Australia's Keesja Gofers

Keesja Gofers: “I have full confidence in my girls!”

In the women’s very close competition, the Aussie Stingers are definitely a team you want to avoid. One of their star players, Keesja Gofers, shared her […]
July 9, 2019

Andro Buslje: “Medals are reserved for the top nations”

World Champion, Olympic Champion, European Champion, Champions League winner, Croatian captain, and the best defender in 2017 – the one and only Andro Buslje gave shared […]
July 8, 2019

Alex Bowen: “We can surprise a lot of people this summer!”

Unlike their women’s team, the United States’ men are currently not the main contender for the gold medal, but with players like Cupido, Hooper and Bowen […]
July 8, 2019

Nathan Power: “We have great confidence in ourselves!”

Seems like everything is set for the Aussie Sharks to aim for the podium at the World Championships. After clinching the bronze in the recent World […]
July 7, 2019

Sabrina Van der Sloot: “Every team has its weak spot”

Gold medalist and MVP from the Barcelona 2018 European Championships, Silver medalist from Kaan 2015 World Championships, runner up in the Total Player 2018 award… What […]
July 7, 2019

Julian Real: “We want to make it among the eight best teams”

We talked to Germany’s main center back Julian Real, who shared his thoughts and expectations about the upcoming World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. Tell us […]
July 6, 2019

Ioannis Fountoulis: “I believe that men-up execution will be vital”

We spoke to Ioannis Fountoulis one of the best Greek players in recent history, who’s quality has been recognized by freshly baked champions league winner Ferencvaros, […]
July 6, 2019

Rita Keszthelyi: “I believe that everyone is beatable”

Two years ago, during the World Championships in Budapest, Rita scored one of the most spectacular goals of the tournament. Here are her thoughts on the […]
July 5, 2019

Francesco Di Fulvio: “It was easy to adapt to the new rules because we are a smart team”

Italy’s lethal striker Francesco Di Fulvio and his teammates are preparing for the World Championship. Francesco gave us a brief summary of their expectations for the […]
July 4, 2019

Beach Water Polo at the World Championships in Gwangju

The idea of Beach Water Polo has been out there for years and FINAlly, we have a chance to witness this variation of water polo as […]
July 4, 2019

Bea Ortiz: “We have a lot to show at this World Championship”

Last year in Barcelona, Bea Ortiz was crowned as the top scorer of the European Championships. She shares her thoughts with us in our World Championships […]
July 3, 2019

Denes Varga: “I wouldn’t consider us to be the favorites”

As part of our Water Polo World Championships warm-up series, we took some time to talk to the one and only Denes Varga. Former World Champion […]
June 27, 2019

New Water Polo Rules Explained! (with Video Examples)

After a lot of consultations, we think we finally got all the new water polo rules sorted out. Most of them are quite simple, but it […]
June 27, 2019

Portugal wins the EU Nations Water Polo Cup after penalty drama!

Portugal came out victorious after five days of exciting water polo in Brno, Czech Republic. In the final game, they met the only other undefeated team […]
June 24, 2019

Dejan Savic: The fans stayed when the storm started – that gave us the edge!

Serbia won the 2019 FINA Water Polo World League on their home turf! The Serbians defeated their most prominent opponents, Croatia, by one goal, settling for […]
June 18, 2019

Men’s 2019 World League Super Final kicks off in Belgrade

Eight of the world’s water polo powerhouses are in Belgrade, Serbia, this week to fight for the FINA Water Polo World League Super Final crown, the last stage […]
June 11, 2019

Team USA Wins SuperFinal Title and Secures Tokyo 2020.

Team USA is qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Team USA clinched its 13th FINA Water Polo World League crown on Sunday June 9 in Budapest, Hungary, […]
June 9, 2019

Denes Varga: This game almost made me hate this sport!

Ferencvaros made the unthinkable: starting its quest in the qualification and arriving to the Final Eight from the fourth place in the group they ended up […]
June 8, 2019

Perrone: It is hard to explain what happened…

The second semi-final was in sharp contrast from the first one. Though Barceloneta took a fine start, luck saved Ferencvaros to fall 0-3 behind, and soon […]