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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
Gilles Sezionale

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 […]
March 11, 2020

LEN suspends all water polo competitions in upcoming 30 days

The coronavirus outbreak had already affected a lot of sporting events, including water polo competitions. LEN has decided to postpone all water polo competitions that were […]
January 11, 2020

Budapest preview, part I: Netherlands and Italy are eyeing new record

The battle for the European medals begins tomorrow. The 34th European Water Polo Championships in the Duna Arena in Budapest will start on January 12th, with […]
May 16, 2019

Which Teams Will Play on Final Eight in Hannover? – Champions League Day 14

After all eight spots had been booked on Day 14, the last round offered less excitement, only the final order and quarter-final match-ups were to be […]
April 25, 2019

All Spots Booked for the Final Eight: Three Newcomers! – Champions League Day 13

All spots are booked in the Final Eight: five sides will return after last year (Recco, Brescia, Barceloneta, Jug and Olympiacos), while there will be three […]
April 19, 2019

Who Will Win The Prestige Trophy In Sabadell? – Women’s Euro League

Women’s Euro League Final Four starts today in Sabadell (ESP). Four teams will fight for the most prestigious title in European club water polo. Sabadell is […]
April 14, 2019

Marseille seals France’s historical first triumph

For the first time in water polo history, a French club clinched a European trophy as Marseille managed to hold on for a draw in the […]
April 14, 2019

Orizzonte adds 2019 LEN Trophy to its rich treasury

Europe’s most successful female water polo club Ekipe Orizzonte added another trophy to its treasury already featuring eight Euro League (Champions Cup) titles. The Italian side […]
April 12, 2019
Niksa Dobud returns to the competitive pool

Niksa Dobud Returns to Champions League! – Day 12

Day 12 of Champions League puts all eyes on Niksa Dobud making his debut for Pro Recco in front of fantastic Hungarian fans. In the other […]
April 8, 2019

Croatia Stages a 3-0 Rush To Beat Spain in Semis, Hungary Downs Italy – Europa Cup, Day 2

After a couple of big beatings last year, Hungary stroke back to beat the Italians in the first semi-final of the World League Europa Cup finals […]
April 8, 2019

Spain Stuns Serbia, Meets Croatia in The Semis, Hungary Faces Italy – Europa Cup, Day 1

Spain produced the biggest upset of the season so far as they stunned the Olympic title holder Serbian team with a convincing performance in the quarter-finals […]
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