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August 2, 2021

Greece and Spain finish preliminary stage atop groups

Greece and Spain finished atop their respective groups of the men’s Olympic tournament at the Tsutsumi Aquatics Centre in Tokyo. European champion Hungary and World champion […]
August 1, 2021

Three-horse race for first place in Group A of men’s Olympic tournament

All tickets for the quarterfinals of the men’s Olympic water polo tournament were booked after the fourth day of the group stage. There have been a […]
July 31, 2021

Croatia wins points in water polo classic, all tickets for quarterfinals are booked

Several important games have been played today at the Tatsumi Aquatics Centre. But five games of Day 4 of the male water polo tournament were in […]
July 29, 2021

Pool in Herceg Novi locked as roof collapsed

While the Montenegrin national team plays in Tokyo, bad news for water polo fans comes from Montenegro. The indoor pool in Herceg Novi, where Montenegrin champion […]
July 29, 2021

Croatia beats Montenegro; hard-fought wins for Italy and Greece

Croatia defeated Montenegro 13:8 in the big match of Day 3 of the men’s water polo tournament at the 2020 Olympic Games. Two favorites, Italy and […]
July 28, 2021
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Which clubs have the most players in Tokyo?

Almost all of the best water polo players in the world are in Tokyo at the moment. There are no many water polo superstars who miss […]
July 27, 2021

Italy produces great comeback to save point in thriller; Spain downs Montenegro; Australia shocks Croatia

Two derbies and one surprise were the highlights of the morning/afternoon session of Day 2 of the male tournament at the 32nd Olympic Games in Tokyo. […]
July 25, 2021

Men’s tournament in Tokyo: Greece upsets Hungary; Spain earns points in derby

The first day of the men’s Olympic tournament at the Tatsumi Water Polo Centre in Tokyo offered a lot of excitement. Greece produced a surprise by […]
July 22, 2021
Men's Olympic Tournament Group B

Men’s Olympic tournament preview (2): Four title contenders in Group B

A winner of Group B of the male water polo tournament will pass a few high hurdles before securing the top spot in this group. This […]
July 22, 2021
Men's Olympic Tournament group A

Men’s Olympic Tournament Preview (1): Two champions are eyeing first place in Group A

The men’s Olympic water polo tournament in Tokyo begins on July 25. Since 1976, twelve teams participate in each Olympic male water polo tournament. The competition […]
July 21, 2021

Officially: Brisbane will host 2032 Olympic Games

Brisbane, the third-most populous city in Australia, will host the 2032 Olympic Games. This decision has been made today at the 138th Session of the International […]
July 21, 2021

Bookmakers’ predictions change, but Hungary and USA are still favorites for Olympic titles

We wrote about the first betting odds for the water polo tournament at the Olympic Games three months ago. In April, the online gambling company Bet365 […]
July 16, 2021

Maro Jokovic returns to Jug Dubrovnik

One of the most successful Croatian water polo players of the 21st century returns to the homeland. Maro Jokovic, a left-handed scorer, signed a 3-year contract […]
July 14, 2021

Draw for Men’s U17 European Championship

Two months before the start of the LEN Men’s European U17 Championships, the draw for the group stage was held. The Championships will be played in […]
July 12, 2021

Ivan Perez goes to Switzerland and starts new coaching job

One of the greatest water polo players of the 21st century Ivan Perez moves to Switzerland. Perez (50) has become a head coach of Geneve Natation […]
July 11, 2021

Hungary clinches gold at men’s European U15 Championships

Hungary won the gold medal at the 2nd Men’s European U15 Championships, finished in Loule (Portugal), after beating Spain 10:5 in the final game. This is […]
July 11, 2021

Paulo Obradovic joins Turkish Enka

Paulo Obradovic, a returnee to the Croatian national team, moves to Turkey. Obradovic (35), who played for Jug Dubrovnik in the past two seasons, signed a […]
July 11, 2021

Sardinia Cup: Trophy for Croatia

Just a week after winning the BENU Cup in Budapest, the national team of Croatia clinched a trophy at a preparation tournament in Italy. The Croats […]
July 11, 2021
Slobodan Nikic

Slobodan Nikić: Olympic champions must handle strong pressure and have team spirit

Slobodan Nikic is the next who will evoke his Olympic memories in our series “Reaching Olympus” Nikic, one of the most decorated water polo players in […]
July 9, 2021

Spanish rosters for Tokyo Games

Head coaches of the Spanish national teams David Martin (men) and Miki Oca (women) announced the names of the players who will represent Spain at the […]
July 9, 2021

Hungary, Spain, Greece and Croatia reach semis in Loule

Hungary, Greece, Spain and Croatia will play in the semifinals of the 2nd Men’s European U15 Championships in Loule (Portugal). Three of the four teams won […]
July 8, 2021

Serbia wins tournament in Belgrade; team for Tokyo is announced

Reigning Olympic champion Serbia won 1st place at the tournament “Serbia 2021”, which was finished in Belgrade this evening. Besides Serbia “A” team, three teams took […]
July 8, 2021

Head coaches of Croatia, Montenegro, and USA select Olympic rosters

Coaches of Croatia, Montenegro, and the USA have announced the athletes representing these three countries at the water polo tournament at the Tokyo Games. Croatia Ivica […]
July 7, 2021

Nicolas Constantin Bicari moves from Ferencvaros to Brescia

Italian champion Brescia has brought another experienced player. Canada’s center-forward Nicolas Constantin Bicari (29) signed a one-year contract, the club announced today. Bicari has been playing […]
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