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January 25, 2023

Time away from water polo has given me motivation – Musselman

Maddie Musselman only appeared at one major international tournament in 2022, but her performance there was enough for the overwhelming majority to agree that she is […]
January 17, 2023

I don’t like making excuses, says France’s new coach

French water polo is poised to seize a historic opportunity. The French will have waited patiently for well over a century (124 years) by the time […]
January 3, 2023

Capanna: “Where we are now is still not enough for our big dreams”

Roma have the ‘special one’. No, not Jose Mourinho, Marco Capanna.  It was Mercedes Steiber, the current BVSC head coach, who gave SIS Roma’s forty-one year […]
December 23, 2022

Uros Stevanovic: Ready for once-in-a-lifetime opportunity; I’ll be back to coaching juniors

The biggest news in the world of water polo after the European Championships and before the start of the club season was Dejan Savic’s resignation as […]
December 1, 2022

Asimaki: Who says women can’t return to elite level sport after pregnancy?

Not only is Alexandra Asimaki the best player Greece has ever produced, she is also considered to be one of the finest centre forwards of the […]
November 11, 2022

Gyorgy Gerendas: Ferencvaros are “almost complete”

With the World League Super Finals in Tenerife keeping many of Europe’s top leagues on hold, many women’s teams will get an extra week to keep-up […]
October 31, 2022

Rachel Fattal: Young players essential for team progression

Yesterday evening, we saw a new-look United States team narrowly defeat the Netherlands 12-11 in Utrecht. The game was characterised by the inclusion of fresh faces […]
October 18, 2022

Jerko Marinic Kragic: I am happy with direction in which Jadran is going

The last weekend was fully packed with games in the LEN competitions. A total of 91 games were played across Europe in the LEN Champions League […]
October 10, 2022

Keszthelyi:”It was time for me to put myself and my health first”

After a hectic summer that exhibited an extremely demanding water polo schedule, it was an equally busy summer for headlines about the best Hungarian player of the […]
October 6, 2022

Pavlidis on the Women’s A1, trusting his successor and Greece’s future stars

Ahead of the eagerly awaited beginning of the women’s Greek league (you can read our preview here), there are not many people who know the league […]
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 […]