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July 26, 2021

Women’s tournament in Tokyo: Hungary and ROC share points, wins for Australia, Spain and USA

The second day of the women’s tournament in Tokyo got underway with victories for the USA, Australia and Spain whilst ROC and Hungary drew. On an […]
July 25, 2021
Elena Ruiz

Elena Ruiz Barril: The Teenage Olympic Sensation

The Olympic games are always an eye-catching spectacle. It’s the sporting event where history is written, and legends are made. The Olympics, however, also have the […]
July 23, 2021
Olympic Stats & Facts

Water Polo at the Olympics: Stats & Facts

Water polo first appeared in 1900 at the Olympics in Paris and ever since it has been a part of the Olympic Games programme. Originally water […]
July 23, 2021

Water Polo at the Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony

Today, the greatest sporting event on the planet will officially begin with the Tokyo Olympic games opening ceremony. The spectacle, which involves both artistic and cultural […]
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
Women's Olympic Tournament

Women’s Olympic Tournament Preview

We are only days away from the beginning of the most prestigious water polo competition on the planet as the much-anticipated Tokyo Olympic Games commence on […]
July 17, 2021
Josip Pavic

Josip Pavić: Friendship, trust, and great atmosphere led us to title

We finish the “Reaching Olympus” series with an interview Josip Pavic, a goalkeeper of the Croatian national team which won the gold medal at the 2012 […]
July 13, 2021
Reaching Olympus - Danielle de Brujin

Danielle de Bruijn: Make choices that lead to growth and not only to better results. 

The Netherlands has won one Olympic title in water polo. That happened at the women’s tournament in 2008. The leader of the team that reached the […]
July 13, 2021
Brenda Villa

Brenda Villa: There is no recipe for Olympic gold

We continue our series “Reaching Olympus” with Brenda Villa, the most decorated female water polo player in history. She represented the USA at the major competitions […]
July 8, 2021
Tania di Mario

Tania di Mario: We were 13 tremendously determined women that had one goal

The next “guest” or Total Waterpolo’s “Reaching Olympus” series is Tania Di Mario, the best scorer in the history of the Olympic female tournaments, with 47 […]
June 29, 2021

Total Waterpolo Quiz #6

Last Sunday we had our sixth LIVE Total Waterpolo Quiz where the water polo fans from all around the world competed against each other. Today there […]
June 23, 2021

Total Waterpolo Quiz #5

Yesterday we had our fifth LIVE Total Waterpolo Quiz where the water polo fans from all around the world competed against each other. Today there are […]
June 16, 2021

“Montenegro Cup” International U15 Water Polo Meet

June 14, 2021

Total Waterpolo Quiz #4

Yesterday we had our fourth LIVE Total Waterpolo Quiz where the waterpolo fans from all around the world competed against each other. Today there are no […]
June 8, 2021

Total Waterpolo Quiz #3

Yesterday we had our third LIVE Total Waterpolo Quiz where the waterpolo fans from all around the world competed against each other. Today there are no […]
June 7, 2021
ZV De Zaan Women team

UZSC and ZV De Zaan – Dutch Cup winners!

In the Netherlands, the season ended with the cup finals. UZSC (men) and ZV De Zaan (women) won after exciting matches.    KNZB Cup Final Men […]
May 31, 2021
Dutch cup semifinals

Dutch cup finalists decided

In the Netherlands, the semi-finals of the KNZB Cup were on the program on Saturday. Among the men, Het Ravijn and UZSC qualified for the final […]
May 24, 2021
Dutch Cup quarterfinals

Dutch Cup competition is ready for semi-finals

After the denouement for the national championship last week, the KNZB Cup is now on the program in the Netherlands. In this Olympic season this competition […]
May 16, 2021
Eredivisie Champions - Polar Bears & Polar Bears

GZC Donk and Polar Bears clinch Dutch titles

The men of GZC Donk and the women of Polar Bears have become national champions in the Netherlands. Polar Bears got the job done in two […]
March 8, 2021
History of water polo

What Is the History of Water Polo?

When Was Water Polo Invented? The first attempts of the sport we know today were in English and Scottish lakes and rivers in the mid 19th […]
January 20, 2021

Response to the statement made by Hungarian Water Polo Federation

Last Friday, we published that three Serbian players are infected by the coronavirus. The article was based on the official statements issued by Pro Recco and […]
January 16, 2021
Water polo in the Caribbean Sea

Water polo in the Caribbean Sea of Bonaire

While it is the heart of winter in Europe, about 8,000 kilometers away there is an island where water polo is played all year round in […]
December 29, 2020

Water polo in 2020

We believe that our TOP 10 articles in 2020. gives us a pretty good overview of this water polo year. Thank you for your support and […]
December 20, 2020

Total Player 2020 by Arno Havenga

Arno Havenga is a former player for the Dutch National Team in their most crucial moments, at the 1996 and 2000 Summer Olympics. As far as […]
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