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September 27, 2022

Vasilije Martinovic: Many didn’t expect Serbia to succeed in Podgorica, but we believed in ourselves

The long season of the competitions for the national teams ended with the European Men’s U19 Championships in Podgorica last week. The tournament was very balanced. […]
September 25, 2022

Alvaro Granados: I had no dilemma when Novi Beograd called me, I believe we can make history

One of the biggest transfer bombs this summer was Alvaro Granados’ arrival at Novi Beograd. After five years in Barceloneta, the 23-year-old ace decided to leave […]
September 18, 2022

Szilard Jansik: We achieved great result, but sense of loss remains

Summer 2022 didn’t start well for the Hungarian senior male national team. The Hungarians finished 7th at the World Championships in front of the home crowd […]
September 15, 2022

Marko Zuvela: Unforgettable golden summer school

Croatian water polo has many heroes after a two-week European Championships in Split. But, at this moment, one of them is in the shadow of more […]
September 11, 2022

Who surprised and who disappointed in Split?

An exhausting water polo summer for senior national teams finished in Split last evening. Croatia became the new European champion, and it clinched the gold medal […]
August 27, 2022

Mehdi Marzouki: Strasbourg was just beginning of our road

The favorites for medals at the Men’s European Championships in Split will be, as usual, the “Big Seven” countries (Hungary, Spain, Montenegro, Croatia, Serbia, Italy and […]
August 26, 2022

Attila Biro: European Championships are vital in building towards Paris 2024

With just hours before the first game at the European Championships, we spoke to the head coach of the Hungarian women’s national team, Atilla Biro, and […]
August 26, 2022

Vladimir Gojkovic: Montenegro goes in right direction

Montenegro has been one of the most successful nations at the European Men’s Championships in the last 15 years. The Montenegrins debuted at the Europeans in […]
August 25, 2022

Bea Ortiz: Spain working to heal wounds from Budapest

The reigning European Champions will be favourites heading to Split, but after a disappointing 5th place finish at the World Championships, Spain will need to find […]
August 25, 2022

Emilien Bugeaud: We want to be feared by other top European nations

The French women’s national team is on a journey of redemption. They enjoyed some success in the early years of the European Championships, winning back to […]
August 25, 2022

David Martin: We won’t succeed if we don’t respect each rival

Spain’s male water polo team has had an excellent season this summer. Early in July, the Spaniards beat Italy in the big final in Budapest and […]
August 24, 2022

Alessandro Campagna: We’ll try to enhance good season, we have no pressure

Several European powerhouses rejuvenated their teams after the Tokyo Olympics. A lot of younger players entered the big stage. The results in the past few months say […]
August 23, 2022

Kammenou: Patience, hard work, and confidence will guide my young team

Greece have been regular attendees at the European Championships, competing in all but two of the tournaments since 1985. But despite being a regular feature at […]
August 23, 2022

Serbia with 11 debutants at Europeans; captain Randjelovic: Best team we have

After the Olympic Games in Tokyo, the rejuvenation of the Serbian national team started. Six aces, who played a farewell game a few days ago, said […]
August 22, 2022

Ivica Tucak: European water polo map has changed, and our ambitions remain same

The men’s team of Croatia, the hosts of the European Championships, has just finished one more phase of the preparations for the tournament in Split. Croatia […]
August 22, 2022

Evangelos Doudesis: Pressure is our privilege

There has never been a more successful women’s team in European Championships history than the Netherlands.  Having won the first three tournaments in 1985, 1987, and […]
August 21, 2022

Carlo Silipo: Setterosa are ready for Split but we are still learning

As usual, one of the favourites for a medal at the European Women’s European Championships in Split will be the team of Italy. The Setterosa arrive […]
August 21, 2022

Theodoros Vlachos: Season is too long, but European Championship is always big goal

A very long water polo summer is close to an end. It will be finished in Split, with the European Championship, which begins in eight days. […]
August 13, 2022

Stefan Ciric: “France can become new Australia, national league is stronger than ever”

French water polo has progressed remarkably in the last few years. So far, the crown of the upturn has been 4th place in the World League. […]
July 19, 2022

David Martin: We are motivated for challenge in Strasbourg and always target gold

A competitions-packed water polo summer continues in a few days. The Super Final of the Men’s World League Super Final begins in Strasbourg on Friday (July […]
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 11, 2021

Slobodan Nikić: Olympic champions must handle strong pressure and have team spirit

Slobodan Nikic is the next who will evoke his Olympic memories in our series “Reaching Olympus” Nikic, one of the most decorated water polo players in […]