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March 12, 2019

Crater Lake Series – A Tournament Set in Two Volcanic Lakes

We’ve already seen outstanding ideas growing out of our sport, but there’s always something fresh emerging from the waters. This time, we’d like to welcome Jesse […]
March 6, 2019

All You Need To Know about Water Polo in Iceland

Today, our water polo journey takes us to a Nordic island with more than 180 swimming pools, yet very few water polo clubs. Welcome to Iceland […]
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 […]
October 16, 2018
Mladen Drnasin: "There Is No Room for Clubs in The Federation"

Mladen Drnasin: “Our Goal Is To Stay among The Medal-Winners across All Competitions” – Interview with HVS’s New President

A couple of days ago, there was a personnel change at the HVS (Croatian Water Polo Federation). Mladen Drnasin, ex-water polo player and businessman from Split, […]
October 3, 2018

Xavi García: “We Are a Team of the Present, But Above All, the Future”

With Marko Bijač’s departure to Pro Recco, the most-trophied Croatian water polo club VK Jug needed a new captain. The players’ and team’s decision was unanimous […]
August 19, 2018

Koganov: “The Goal Is To Minimize Interpretations of Rules To Have More Objective Games” — Interview with FINA TWPC’s Vice President

After playing in the Soviet Union, then being a FINA referee, Mark Koganov is now the Vice President of the Technical Committee of FINA for Water […]
July 6, 2018
Joško Kreković: "The Timing of Competitions Is a Big Issue FINA and LEN Have To Solve."

Joško Kreković: “Young Players Need Time in The Pool, and Coaches Have To Provide It.”

Following his new position in Solaris, we talked to Joško Kreković. He’s a former Croatian player and Olimpic silver medalist, double Champions League winner and a […]
June 29, 2018
Tomislav Dumančić: "Jug Has Always Been a 'Breeding Ground' for Bigger Clubs" — Extensive Interview With Jug's President

Tomislav Dumančić: “VK Jug CO Has Always Been a ‘Breeding Ground’ for Best Players” — Extensive Interview With Jug’s President

With three conquered trophies and semi-finals placement in the Champions League, VK Jug has had more than a great season. We talked to Tomislav Dumančić, the […]
June 19, 2018
[WATER POLO LEGENDS] Dániel Varga: "I Won't Be a Coach Because I Stopped Playing, It's The Other Way Around!"

Dániel Varga: “I Won’t Be a Coach Because I Stopped Playing, It’s The Other Way Around!”

Another great interview comes from vlv.hu. Even though he’s not even 35 yet, Daniel Varga announced his retirement last Monday. With his dreams already realized in […]
June 18, 2018

[WATER POLO LEGENDS] Madaras Norbert: “I Was a Water Polo Player and I Will Always Stay One!”

The News comes from vlv.hu about the parting of the water polo legend — Madaras Norbert. He completed his athletic career as a double world and Olympic champion […]
June 10, 2018
Dušan Mandić: "This is not the water polo I learned to play growing up!"

Dušan Mandić: “This is not the water polo I learned to play growing up!”

Right after yesterday’s dramatic LEN Champions League finale, in which Olympiakos bested host and front-runner Pro Recco 9:7, we grabbed hold of Dušan Mandić, one of the world’s […]
June 6, 2018

Spandau’s Marko Stamm: On a Good Day, Everything is Possible!

While packing bags for Genoa, we got the chance to quickly talk to Spandau’s lethal driver Marko Stamm about the current season as well as his […]
May 23, 2018
Waspo-Mäzen Seehafer Wants to Overthrow the Giant Spandau

Hannover’s Coach Seehafer Wants to Overthrow the Giant Spandau

The millionaire Karsten Seehafer explains why he puts a lot of money into the sport in an interview for Berliner Morgenpost. After the “Best of five” […]
May 17, 2018
Kelsey White: "Water Polo is Growing Rapidly, and we Have to Adapt"

Kelsey White: “Water Polo is Growing Rapidly, and we Have to Adapt”

We continue our women water polo interviews with Kelsey White — a successful water polo persona from South Africa. She also represented athletes at the latest FINA Conference […]
May 10, 2018
Extensive Interview with Dragan Jovanović: "This Is the Very Beginning of Water Polo Modernization"

WWPCA’s Dragan Jovanović: “Beginning of Water Polo Modernization”

Following the events of FINA’s Word Water Polo Conference in Budapest, we talked to Dragan Jovanović, the Executive Director for the World Water Polo Coaches Association. […]
May 7, 2018
Víctor Gutiérrez Leaves The Selection: "I Felt a Bit Frustrated"

Víctor Gutiérrez Leaves The National Team: “I Felt a Bit Frustrated”

Víctor Gutiérrez, leading goalscorer of the Premaat League, will not take part in the 33rd LEN European Water Polo Championships Barcelona 2018. The news comes as […]
May 6, 2018

Vincenzo Renzuto: “I See Us In Genoa”

“I believe in our team and I see us in Genoa.” After a series of great performances for Italian national team on the World Championship last summer, […]
April 21, 2018

Interview with Mate Anić — this “Future Bijač” is Bringing New Talent between the Nets

Mate Anić, one of the brightest upcoming stars of Croatian water polo, is advancing fast in his career. As a goalkeeper, he brings an interesting perspective […]
April 12, 2018

“Water Polo Attracts More Girls Than Boys” – Interview With Australia’s Bronwen Knox

While still under the impression of the Inter-Continental tournament’s final, we sat down with Australia’s Bron Knox. Check out her comments on the final match against the […]
April 11, 2018

The Future of Water Polo: Extensive Interview with Perica Bukić

We had the pleasure to talk to Perica Bukić — one of the greatest water polo players in the history of the sport. Bukić is currently the executive […]
April 9, 2018
A Florist with a Silver Medal Interview with Australia's Keesja Gofers

A Florist with a Silver Medal: Interview with Australia’s Keesja Gofers

Yesterday’s finals at the women’s Inter-Continental cup brought Australia a silver medal. We sat down with one of the overall best scorers in Australia’s team — Keesja Gofers. […]
April 6, 2018

Water Polo in Portugal: Extensive Insights with National Coach Fernando Leite

We sat down with  Fernando Leite, Portugal’s water polo head coach, to talk about water polo in Portugal and around the globe. Find out what he had to […]
April 3, 2018

Meet the Butić Sisters: Future Stars of Croatian Women’s Water Polo

Ivana (22) and Domina Butić (17) come from a true water polo family and have a lot to share about the sport. Learn out more about […]
March 8, 2018
Ekaterina Prokofyeva interview 2018

Ekaterina Prokofyeva (RUS) shares her skills and drills to help young athletes

One of Russian water polo’s most decorated female athletes takes it upon herself to share what she has learned during her impressive active career. We sat down […]
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