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February 24, 2021

Italian League enters second phase: Three favorites make no mistake

The second phase of the Italian Championship has started today. Three matches in the groups for the title (places 1-8) were played. Three teams that will […]
February 21, 2021

Groups for the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2021

The draw for the water polo tournament at the Olympic Games in Tokyo took place in Rotterdam. Men’s tournament   Olympic champion Serbia for men will […]
February 21, 2021

Croatia goes to Tokyo after beating Russia in epic thriller; Montenegro wins 1st place

Croatia booked the last available ticket for the Tokyo Olympic Games after beating Russia in a fascinating bronze-medal match at the Olympic Games Qualification Tournament in […]
February 20, 2021

Montenegro and Greece earn Olympic berths; Croatia and Russia have another chance

Montenegro and Greece earned their Olympic berth after beating their respective rivals in the semifinals of the Olympic Qualification Tournament in Rotterdam. Montenegro met its arch-rival […]
February 20, 2021

Serbia defeats Hungary in clash of champions

Olympic champion Serbia defeated European champion Hungary in the friendly match, played in Szeged today. Serbia recorded a 13:10 win after a big comeback. The two […]
February 19, 2021

Greece advances to semis after shootout; Montenegro, Croatia and Russia win convincingly

Three big favorites – Montenegro, Croatia, and Greece, advanced to the semifinals of the Olympic Qualification Tournament in Rotterdam. Russia joined the three Balkan powerhouses in the […]
February 19, 2021

Women’s World League: European qualifications to be completed in Debrecen

FINA changed the calendar of the European Qualifications for the Women’s World League Super Final due to the coronavirus pandemic’s impacts. The remaining games, which were […]
February 18, 2021

France books last ticket; Russia and Montenegro keep top spots

Russia and Montenegro finished atop their respective groups at the Olympic Games Qualification Tournament in Rotterdam. France booked the last available ticket for the quarterfinals. This […]
February 17, 2021

Day of big games: Russia shocks Croatia in thriller; Montenegro downs Greece

Russia made a big surprise on Day 4 of the Olympic Qualification Tournament in Rotterdam. The Russians beat one of the biggest favorites Croatia– 14:13. Russia […]
February 16, 2021

Russia blows out Germany; important victories for Georgia and the Netherlands

Several important games have been played on Day 3 of the Olympic Qualifications in Rotterdam. Georgia defeated Canada in Group A (14:11) and collected the important […]
February 15, 2021

France edges out Germany; Russia and Romania share points

The second day of the Men’s Olympic Games Qualification Tournament in Rotterdam brought new exciting and interesting matches. There was no suspense in Group A. Favorites […]
February 14, 2021

Greece survives drama; Croatia cruises to victory

The Olympic qualifications in Rotterdam have been opened today by a few interesting games. Three matches were very close contests. A single goal decided a winner […]
February 13, 2021

Italy narrowly defeats Spain to win 1st place in Ostia

Italy won 1st place at the “Frecciarossa Cup”, which was ended in the swimming center in Ostia this evening. The Italians narrowly defeated Spain in the […]
February 13, 2021

Twelve hopes, but only three Olympic tickets are available in Rotterdam

Twelve teams will battle for the remaining three Olympic berths from Sunday until the end of the next week. Tomorrow, the men’s Olympic Qualification Tournament (February […]
February 12, 2021

World champion outplays USA in Campagna’s 400th game on Italy’s bench

World champion Italy defeated the United States 17:10 on Day 2 of the “Frecciarossa Cup” in Ostia near Rome. Tomorrow, Italy will play against Spain in […]
February 11, 2021

Three nations tournament in Ostia: Spain beats United States

Spain beat the United States on the opening day of the “Frecciarossa Cup”, which started in the swimming center in Ostia near Rome this evening. Besides […]
February 11, 2021

Olympic Games Qualification Tournament: Rosters for Rotterdam

The Men’s Olympic Games Qualification Tournament begins on Sunday in Rotterdam. From 14 to 21 February, twelve teams will battle for the last three remaining Olympic […]
February 11, 2021

Return to Serbia: Pijetlovic and Drasovic sign contracts with Novi Beograd

The winter transfer window hasn’t been finished yet, but some clubs started to prepare for the season 2021/22. Novi Beograd 011, the Serbian league leader, signed […]
February 10, 2021

Draw for Olympic Games on February 21

The draw for the groups of the water polo tournaments at the Olympic Games will be made in Rotterdam on February 21, immediately after the Men’s […]
February 7, 2021

Croatia downs Team USA in final rehearsal for Rotterdam

Croatia beat the Team USA 14:10 in its final rehearsal for the Olympic Qualification Tournament in Rotterdam (February 14 – 21). The game played in Zagreb, […]
February 7, 2021

Draw for Euro League: Russian derby and replay of 2019 final in quarterfinals

The draw for the Euro League qualifications took place in Verona this afternoon. Verona has been the venue of two qualification groups in the last four […]
February 7, 2021

Euro League: Roma and Dunaujvaros earn last two quarterfinal berths

Russia, Hungary, and Spain will each have two clubs in the quarterfinals of the Euroleague, while one Greek and one Italian team complete the list of […]
February 6, 2021

Barceloneta extends winning streak; last-gasp goal gives Terrassa victory over Barcelona

The first phase of the regular season in the Spanish League has been completed with the matches of the 10th round. Title-holder Barceloneta is the only […]
February 6, 2021

Flood of goals in Zagreb: Team USA defeats Croatia

The United States national team defeated Croatia in a friendly match played in Zagreb this evening. After a regular time, the score was 17:17. The game […]
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