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April 8, 2019

Croatia Stages a 3-0 Rush To Beat Spain in Semis, Hungary Downs Italy – Europa Cup, Day 2

After a couple of big beatings last year, Hungary stroke back to beat the Italians in the first semi-final of the World League Europa Cup finals […]
April 8, 2019

Spain Stuns Serbia, Meets Croatia in The Semis, Hungary Faces Italy – Europa Cup, Day 1

Spain produced the biggest upset of the season so far as they stunned the Olympic title holder Serbian team with a convincing performance in the quarter-finals […]
April 8, 2019

Zagreb Selects Best European Teams for Super Final – Europa Cup

Eight strong European teams are ready to compete for a 2019 FINA Men’s Water Polo World League Super Final qualification spot during the FINA/LEN Europa Cup […]
April 8, 2019

Australia and USA Claim Intercontinental Cups in Perth

Day 6: FINA World League Water Polo Intercontinental Cup in Perth Perth, Australia, Mar 31— Australia men and United States of America women are the 2019 […]
April 8, 2019

Russia and The Netherlands Advance To The Final – Europa-Cup Final

Europa-Cup Final, Turin, Day 2 Three matches were played this afternoon at the Palanuoto in Turin on the second day of the FINA/LEN Water Polo World […]
March 29, 2019

Intercontinental Teams Qualify for Super Finals – World League Day 4

Day 4: FINA World League Water Polo Intercontinental Cup in Perth Perth, Australia, Mar 29— Day four produced the qualifiers for the Super Finals following quarterfinals […]
March 29, 2019

Turin Europa-Cup Final – Three Teams To Qualify for World League Super Final

Russia and Italy qualified directly to the semi-finals for having respectively topped Group A and Group B of the preliminary phase. Both teams will enter the […]
March 28, 2019

China Victory Not Enough for Intercontinental Cup Group Win – Day 3

Day 3: FINA World League Water Polo Intercontinental Cup in Perth Perth, Australia, Mar 28.— China blasted to a men’s group A victory at the expense […]
March 26, 2019

Intercontinental Cup Shaping Up in Sunny Perth

The Cup is a qualifier for the 2019 World League with four teams from each tournament qualifying for the Super Finals alongside the top three teams […]
March 21, 2019

Perth Ready To Host WPWL Intercontinental-Cups

Both the men and women’s FINA Water Polo World League Intercontinental-Cups are set to kick-off in Perth, Australia, next week from March 26-31, with sixteen (2x […]
March 13, 2019

Eight Teams Qualify to First Europa Cup in Zagreb (CRO) – Men’s World League

The men’s teams taking part in the European preliminaries of the FINA Men’s Water Polo World League 2019 played their last game last night, Tuesday, March […]
March 12, 2019

Men’s World League Awaits the Clash of the Giants – Day 6

Men’s Water Polo World League continues today with six new matches on the table. Group A leader Hungary will play Malta and try to secure their […]
March 6, 2019

Hungary and The Netherlands Rule Their Pool, Six Teams Qualify to Europa Cup Final

The Game Day 10 of the FINA Women’s Water Polo World League 2019, as part of the European qualification phase, was played last night (Tuesday, March […]
February 20, 2019

Convincing Wins for Germany, Greece, Serbia and Spain – Men’s Water Polo World League, Day 5

The European preliminaries of the FINA Men’s Water Polo World League 2019 went underway in various European cities on Tuesday, February 19, as five games were […]
February 8, 2019

The New Rules from a Russian Perspective

From the core of Russian water polo, Igor Chekunov – Editor at Ruswaterpolo – gives his opinion about the new rules and their implementation. At the […]
February 6, 2019

Gwangju 2019 Water Polo Tournament: 32 Teams Qualified

The water polo qualification phase to secure a berth in the 18th FINA World Championships 2019 in Gwangju, Korea, is now completed as 32 teams (16 […]
February 5, 2019

Lolo Ibern: “The Contact is Killing Water Polo” – Extensive Interview by Waterpolista

Lolo Ibern, one of the highest placed FINA members, talked to WATERPOLISTA.com about the changes in regulations. Apart from the explanations, Ibern offered his view on […]
January 16, 2019
Russia and Italy on Top - FINA Women's Water Polo World League 2019

Russia and Italy in Lead – FINA Women’s Water Polo World League 2019

The FINA Women’s Water Polo World League 2019 resumed in Europe with the preliminary phase. On January 9, Spain defeated Israel 13-6 in Netanya (ISR) (3-1, […]
December 17, 2018

FINA Awards Aquatic Athletes and Coaches at The World Aquatics Gala

Last night (December 16), best Aquatic athletes were honored at the fifth edition of the FINA World Aquatics Gala. The event was held in Hangzhou, China. FINA […]
December 10, 2018

Water Polo Adopts Video Technology! FINA Confirmed Set Of 12 New Rules

FINA adopted the large majority of “easy” rules changes that were proposed by the last FINA World Waterpolo Congress in Budapest. This set of rules won’t bring […]
November 15, 2018
Greece and Hungary Take The European Preliminaries Lead - FINA Men's World League

Greece and Hungary Take The European Preliminaries Lead – FINA Men’s World League

Six more games of the FINA Men’s Water Polo World League European preliminaries were contested last night, Tuesday, November 13, in various European cities as Hungary […]
November 8, 2018
Victories for Greece, Russia, Hungary and Italy, Spain Wins One But Loses One Too — Women World league

Victories for Greece, Russia, Hungary and Italy, Spain Wins One But Loses One Too — Women World league

The FINA’s Women Water Polo World Leagues European preliminaries kicked-off on Saturday, November 3 and continued on Tuesday, November 6 in various European cities. So far, […]
October 24, 2018
FINA World League — Russia, Netherlands, Montenegro, Greece and Croatia Win First Game

FINA World League — Russia, Netherlands, Montenegro, Greece and Croatia Win First Game

The FINA Men’s Water Polo World League first round of the European preliminary phase was played yesterday evening, Tuesday, October 23, in various European cities. The […]
September 10, 2018

FINA World Cup (W), Surgut, Day 6: The USA is Again Golden

The United States of America is the new old winners of the FINA Women’s Water Polo World Cup-2018! In front of over 1500 thrilled fans in […]