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November 1, 2021

First loss for ZV De Zaan

The women of ZV De Zaan ran into their first defeat of the season on Saturday. Polar Bears was too strong in Zaandam. Just like the […]
October 25, 2021

AZC benefits from five draws

In the Dutch League there were five draws this weekend. Because of that AZC is now alone in the lead.  AZC had no trouble at all […]
October 20, 2021

NO POOLSHIT #7: Inbox (25)

There’s a quote from Black Adder that perfectly describes the tactic LEN seems to employ in all its operations. It goes like this: “If nothing else […]
October 18, 2021

Het Ravijn and AZC in the lead

In the Dutch league it remains exciting. The differences are small at the top. After Saturday, Het Ravijn and AZC are in the lead together, but […]
October 11, 2021

First defeat ZV De Zaan, first win SVH

It is exciting in the top of the Dutch league. AZC won the top match against ZV De Zaan on Saturday. It meant the first loss […]
October 4, 2021

Het Ravijn loses, ZV De Zaan in the lead

Saturday was the fourth round in the Dutch league. Because Het Ravijn lost to ZPC Amersfoort, ZV De Zaan is now on top solo. ZV De […]
September 27, 2021

NO POOLSHIT #6: LEN Bureau has fallen ♡

This weekend, LEN congress was held in Budapest where European federations decided that they don’t support the work of LEN Bureau. An extraordinary congress will be […]
September 26, 2021

Het Ravijn and ZV De Zaan still unbeaten in Dutch League

Het Ravijn did good business on Saturday. At home, the strong AZC was defeated by 17-15. Het Ravijn quickly led 3-0. In the second period, AZC […]
September 20, 2021

AZC puts UZSC aside

The second round in the Dutch Eredivisie did not yield any major surprises. There are four unbeaten teams in the men’s division. In the women’s division […]
September 12, 2021

National champion GZC Donk loses in the opening weekend of the Dutch League

Last week the Supercup was played in the Netherlands. For both the men and the women, that prize was a prey for the national champion. The […]
August 13, 2021

NO POOLSHIT #5: Sayōnara Water Polo Promotion

With the fifth “NO POOLSHIT”, some of our readers may start noticing a pattern. We enjoy a major water polo tournament, great performances from athletes and […]
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 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

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 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 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 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

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: 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: 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 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 […]