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March 19, 2023

European Men’s U17 qualifiers: France and Poland new teams among top 16

We now know the 16 teams that will compete at the Men’s European U17 Championships in Manisa, Turkey (August 8 – 15). In addition to the […]
March 17, 2023

European U17 qualifiers: Bulgaria surprises Slovenia; Germans show no mercy to neighbors

The qualifications for the Men’s European U17 Championships have started in four cities. Nineteen teams are battling for seven remaining tickets for the Championships, which will […]
January 23, 2023

Draw for qualifications for Men’s U17 Europeans: Seven available tickets

LEN has made the draw for the qualifications for the Men’s European U17 Championships that will take place in Manisa (Turkey) between August 8 and 15. […]
January 1, 2023

Major water polo events 2023

Last year, three significant water polo events were held. For the first time after 19 years (and for the 4th time ever), the World and the […]
December 16, 2022

LEN calendar for 2023: Age-group Europeans in Croatia, Montenegro and Turkey

LEN has confirmed the final version of the calendar and the venues of the European water polo championships and other major events in 2023. As we […]
December 13, 2022

New big battles are in sight in Euro Cup, many quarterfinal hopes are still alive

In a shadow of the Champions League matches, the teams in the LEN Euro Cup will play the return games of the eighth-finals tomorrow. The first […]
November 18, 2022

LEN Super Cup: Pro Recco aims to make history once again; Sabadell dreams of surprise

The first trophy in the LEN competitions this season will be awarded tomorrow. The upcoming match will be at the same time as the finish of […]
October 22, 2022

Changes in LEN: Patrice Coste is new Executive Director, Renato Zivkovic appointed as Water Polo Director

The LEN Congress was held in Antalya (Turkey) today. The most important decision is the appointment of a new LEN Office structure. Patrice Coste is the […]
October 12, 2022

European cups carry on: 91 games in eight pools in four days

The following four days will be fully packed with games in the European cups for men’s clubs. Qualifications for the LEN Champions League (Round 2) and […]
September 14, 2022

FINA suspends former LEN President Paolo Barelli

Former LEN President and former FINA Bureau member Paolo Barelli has been provisionally suspended by FINA’s independent Ethics Panel due to allegations of wrongdoing. The FINA […]
July 18, 2022

LEN Challenger Cup – opportunity for everyone

One of the first moves of the new LEN Bureau and TWPC was changing the competition system in the LEN cups for the clubs. We have […]
June 16, 2022

New system of LEN competition for clubs; first Challenger Cup starts in season 2022/23

LEN has approved the system of the European competitions for clubs in the season 2022/23. A new competition has been included in the calendar. It is […]
March 3, 2022

LEN not to invite Russian and Belarusian athletes, two clubs excluded from Euro League

LEN has decided not to invite Russian and Belarusian athletes to LEN events, due to the situation in Ukraine. That means that the remaining two Russian […]
February 5, 2022

Antonio Jose Silva elected new President of LEN

The European Swimming League (LEN) has new leadership. Portugal Swimming Federation’s President Antonio Jose Silva has been elected as the new LEN President. Silva represents the […]
January 5, 2022

Major water polo events in 2022 – UPDATED

The post-Olympic year will be packed with many water polo competitions. The World Championships and the European Championships will be held in 2022. However, it won’t […]
October 30, 2021

Apollon’s letter of protest after CHL qualifications

Greek water polo club Apollon Smyrnis issued an announcement regarding the outcome of the tournament of the Qualification Round 2 for the Champions League, held in […]
May 27, 2021

Sixteen teams in 2021/22 Champions League

The calendar of the 2021/22 LEN Champions League has been determined and confirmed by LEN. The Preliminary stage will begin on October 26 and consists of […]
March 18, 2021

Swiss police searched the LEN office and seized documents to investigate a controversial case

The investigation into controversial contracts and alleged financial irregularities at LEN enters a new phase. Swiss police have seized documents in a raid on the offices […]
December 8, 2020

Twenty teams take part in LEN Euro League

LEN clubs’ competitions for men started in the middle of November, with the Champions League Qualifications. Last weekend, the LEN Euro Cup began. Female clubs will […]
November 30, 2020

Angel Moliner is new LEN TWPC chairman

The new LEN Bureau, headed by Paolo Barelli, held its first meeting, in a video-conference format, and approved the composition of the LEN Committees and their […]
November 17, 2020

Draw for LEN Euro Cup qualifications: Very tough groups in Zagreb, Sabadell and Szolnok

A total of 31 teams will play in the 2020/21 LEN Euro Cup – 14 non-qualified teams from the Champions League and 17 clubs that start […]
November 8, 2020

Paolo Barelli serves his third term as LEN President

Paolo Barelli has been re-elected as LEN President for his third four-year term. The 2020 LEN Elective Congress was held online today due to the coronavirus […]
November 7, 2020

Exclusive Interview with Gilles Sezionale

Gilles Sezionale is the President of the French Swimming Federation and LEN Bureau member for the last three years. Since he is the only opponent for […]
November 7, 2020

Virtual Congress on Sunday: Who will lead LEN?

Tomorrow, the European aquatic family will decide who will be its leader until 2024. The LEN Elective Congress will be held on Sunday, November 8. The […]