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September 20, 2020

Italian Cup: Telimar joins “Big Three”

Pro Recco, Florentia, Brescia,Roma, Ortigia, Posillipo, Telimar and Savona qualified for the 2nd stage of the Italian Cup. The first stage was finished today, by the […]
September 19, 2020

Italian Cup: Pro Recco and Brescia with no mercy, thriller in Savona

The new water polo season in Italy began with the games of the National Cup. The first games of the first round were played today, the […]
September 11, 2020

Lazio to play in Serie A1 and Italian Cup

Lazio was evicted from the Garbatella pool last week, and after that, the club president Massimo Moroli said that Lazio would withdraw from the Italian Serie […]
August 28, 2020

Confirmed: 13 teams in Serie A1

The Italian Swimming Federation (FIN) determined the schedule of the 2020/21 national championships. The schedule is the confirmation that thirteen teams will take part in the […]
August 22, 2020

Final decision: Sport Management withdraws from Serie A1

Sport Management, the 7th-placed team in the 2018/19 Champions League, officially withdrawn from the competition in the Italian Serie A1. In the last few months, the […]
May 16, 2020

Nicholas Presciutti follows Nicolo Figari

Pro Recco brought the third reinforcement during the 2020 transfer window. Today, the Ligurian club confirmed that Nicholas Presciutti (27), the defender who played in Brescia […]
May 14, 2020

Double world champion Nicolo Figari returns to Recco

Pro Recco presented its first reinforcement for a new season. Nicolo Figari, two-times World champion with Italy (2011 and 2019), returned to Pro Recco, after a […]
May 13, 2020

Dusan Mandic extends contract with Pro Recco, Kayes says goodbye

There have been just a few official news regarding transfers in Italy in the last few weeks. But, as usual, there are a lot of rumors. […]
May 11, 2020

Filip Filipovic leaves Pro Recco

After head coach Ratko Rudic, one of the key players of Pro Recco also left the most successful Italian club. Serbia’s captain Filip Filipovic announced that […]
May 10, 2020

Marco Baldineti and Sport Management split up

An experienced head coach Marko Baldineti (59) left Sport Management, after seven years spent on the bench of the club’s first team. Sport Management announced today […]
May 9, 2020

Gabriel Hernandez is Pro Recco’s new coach

Spanish coach Gabriel “Gabi” Hernandez has been appointed as a new Pro Recco’s coach. Today, the Ligurian club announced that Hernandez would replace Ratko Rudic, who […]
May 6, 2020

Final decision: Season in Italian leagues annulled

The Italian Swimming Federation (FIN) decided not to continue the season in the national water polo leagues. The season is canceled. There will be no promotions […]
May 6, 2020

Ratko Rudic: I finished my coaching career

Ratko Rudic confirmed that he left Pro Recco. In the open letter, published on the Pro Recco’s website, Rudic wrote that he would retire. He won’t […]
May 6, 2020

Elvis Fatovic might be Rudic’s successor in Pro Recco

Water polo veteran Ratko Rudic will leave Pro Recco, after two seasons on the bench of the Italian giant.  Pro Recco’s management still hasn’t officially confirmed […]
May 5, 2020

Ratko Rudic leaves Pro Recco

After two years on Pro Recco’s bench, Croatian coach Ratko Rudic will leave the best Italian club, Italian media writes today. Rudic and the club won’t […]
April 30, 2020

Marko Bijac: Summer leagues would be great, but that scenario doesn’t seem realistic

Marko Bijac, the goalkeeper of the Croatian national team and Pro Recco, is currently in his hometown Dubrovnik, where he spends days during the unexpected break […]
April 18, 2020

Suspension of Italian competitions prolonged, Federation prepares for “phase 2”

The Italian Swimming Federation (FIN) prolonged the suspension of its competitions, but FIN prepares for the next phase of the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. FIN […]
April 10, 2020

Italian coaches and players call Federation not to cancel national championships

A large group of Italian water polo players and coaches sent an open letter to the Italian Swimming Federation (FIN) and its president Paolo Barelli. The […]
March 26, 2020

Stefano Tempesti hunts 6th Olympic Games and Estiarte’s record

Stefano Tempesti, a legendary Italian goalkeeper, hasn’t played for the national team since 2017. He is 41-years-old (born June 9th, 1979). The Olympic Games are postponed […]
March 9, 2020

Italian water polo stops again

Last week, the Italian League was continued, but the situation with the coronavirus in Italy is getting more serious day after day, and the competitions are […]
March 7, 2020

Lazio refuses to play in Brescia, Ortigia edges out Savona

The Italian League has been continued after a two-week break, caused by the coronavirus outbreak. The matches were organized with no spectators, but one of the […]
February 24, 2020

All water polo games in Italy suspended until Sunday

The whole planet is in the battle with the coronavirus outbreak. The largest known outbreak outside Asia is in Italy. Because of that, many sporting events […]
February 23, 2020

Thriller in Rome, Savona make no mistake on Sicily

The remaining four matches of the 15th round of the Italian championship were held this weekend. The best Italian clubs played their matches earlier since they […]
February 19, 2020

Ortigia downs Sport Management and keeps 3rd place

The 15th round of the Italian Championship is scheduled for Saturday, but three games were played today because three Italian teams – Pro Recco, Brescia and […]
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