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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 […]
June 1, 2020

Twelve teams in 2021 Champions League

Twelve teams will play in the 2020/21 Champions League. Ten teams will get wild cards, while two will come from qualifications. The teams which will get […]
May 5, 2020

All LEN European water polo cups for season 2019/20 are canceled

The winners of the Champions League, the LEN Euro Cup and the European female competitions for clubs (Euroleague and LEN Trophy) won’t be declared this season. […]
May 4, 2020

LEN statement

The European Federation of Aquatic Sports (LEN) issued a statement regarding the several articles about dispute in LEN “LEN (Ligue Européenne de Natation) totally rejects the allegations, […]
May 1, 2020

LEN cancels both European Junior Water Polo Championships

The European Federation of aquatic sports (LEN) canceled the European Junior Championships in all disciplines scheduled for this year. Among the canceled competitions are Women’s U19 […]
March 20, 2020

Champions League and other LEN’s competitions for clubs are on hold

Last week, LEN postponed the water polo competitions under its jurisdiction that was planned to be held until April 11th, due to the coronavirus outbreak . […]
March 11, 2020

How coronavirus impacts water polo around the world

There were many critical situations with dangerous viruses in the world in the past decades, but it seems that none of them have impacted sporting events […]