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April 6, 2020

FINA reviews dates of World Championships and Olympic qualifications

The FINA COVID-19 Taskforce, that was established on March 10, reviewed the current situation about the coronavirus pandemic and its impacts on the competitions in aquatic […]
April 6, 2020

Hungary’s golden Olympic era, from Sydney to Beijing- big challenge for new generations

Hungary is the most successful country in the history of male water polo. The Hungarians have won 85 medals at the major competitions (Olympic Games, FINA […]
April 2, 2020

Champions League history: Interesting facts and heroes

Water polo is a sport that has a rich history. It is one of the oldest Olympic team sports. It was introduced in the Olympic program […]
April 1, 2020

World Championships in Fukuoka might be moved to 2022

After the postponement of the Tokyo Olympic Games, many sporting events planned for 2021 have to be rescheduled. Among the competition which will get new dates […]
March 30, 2020

IOC and Japanese confirm new dates: Olympic Games will be held in summer 2021

The International Olympic Committee and the Japanese organizers announced new dates of the 32nd Olympic Games in 2021. The Games will be held from July 23 […]
March 28, 2020

Road to Fukuoka: Tokyo Games must be held before FINA World Championships

The Olympic Games postponement will probably cause a lot of changes in the global sports calendar for 2021. One of the biggest competitions scheduled for next […]
March 26, 2020

Stefano Tempesti hunts 6th Olympic Games and Estiarte’s record

Stefano Tempesti, a legendary Italian goalkeeper, hasn’t played for the national team since 2017. He is 41-years-old (born June 9th, 1979). The Olympic Games are postponed […]
March 25, 2020

Danilo Ikodinovic: Competitions for clubs should be played during summer

He was the best athlete of the year in Serbia and Montenegro. He was the MVP of the Champions League Final Four, he was the World […]
March 24, 2020

It’s official: Tokyo Olympic Games postponed

The Olympic Games in Tokyo are officially postponed. Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe has been the first one who confirmed that he and Thomas Bach, the […]
March 23, 2020

Australia and Canada miss Olympic Games, if they are held this year

Quickly after the International Olympic Committee announced that it would discuss a postponement of the Olympic Games, two national Olympic committees reacted with their definitive standpoints. […]
March 22, 2020

IOC: Start date of Tokyo Olympics can be changed, cancellation is not on agenda

For the first time , the International Olympic Committee confirmed that it would consider the possible postponement of the Tokyo Olympics. Today, after the meeting of […]
March 22, 2020

Olympic Games postponement becomes realistic option

The Government of Japan and the International Olympic Committee have announced several times in the past few weeks that they have been preparing for the Olympic […]
March 20, 2020

Champions League and other LEN’s competitions for clubs are on hold

Last week, LEN postponed the water polo competitions under its jurisdiction that was planned to be held until April 11th, due to the coronavirus outbreak . […]
March 19, 2020

Drasko Brguljan sends message from quarantine: Be careful and don’t panic!

The virus COVID-19 stopped sporting events in almost every country on the planet Earth. European water polo leagues are suspended. The swimming pools are closed, water […]
March 18, 2020

Francesc Castillo, goalkeeper who changed water polo rules, passed away

The Spanish water polo Francesc Castillo Miquel passed away at the age of 65, the Spanish Swimming Federation (RFEN) announced. Few young water polo lovers know […]
March 18, 2020

Can FINA World Ranking be reserve criterion for Olympic qualifications?

The International Olympic Committee still doesn’t consider the postponement of the Olympic Games. But, the IOC yesterday announced that the qualification process might be changed if […]
March 17, 2020

IOC: “There is no need for drastic decisions four months before Olympic Games”

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) held a videoconference meeting with the International Olympic Summer Sports Federations about the preparations for the upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo, […]
March 16, 2020

Will Tokyo Olympic be held as planned?

The leaders of the International Olympic Committee have told several times in the last few weeks that the Olympic Games in Tokyo would be held as […]
March 15, 2020

Vujasinovic guides Novi Beograd to Serbian Super League

Canceled, postponed… These words have been among the most used in the sports news in the last few days. Unfortunately, COVID-19 affected many activities. Most of […]
March 14, 2020

Hungarian Water Polo Federation stops all competitions

The coronavirus spread stopped water polo competitions in Hungary, although it seemed that the leagues would be continued, but with restrictions because of the protection measures. […]
March 13, 2020

OSC Budapest keeps perfect record

Hungarian Government declared a state of emergency because of coronavirus, but the water polo competitions haven’t been stopped. Still, the games are closed for the spectators. […]
March 13, 2020

Regional League: Matches of relegation playoffs are on hold

The first match of the Regional League relegation playoffs Primorje Rijeka – Partizan, planned for Saturday, is postponed. Yesterday, we reported that competitions in Croatia will […]
March 12, 2020

Spanish leagues suspended for two weeks

The Royal Spanish Swimming Federation (RFEN) suspended the matches of all national water polo leagues from the upcoming weekend until the end of the month. Earlier […]
March 12, 2020

Olympic Qualifications postponed, World League continues in September

The World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic yesterday, while LEN postponed its competitions for next month. Today, FINA announced that the recently-created FINA […]
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