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August 2, 2021

Greece and Spain finish preliminary stage atop groups

Greece and Spain finished atop their respective groups of the men’s Olympic tournament at the Tsutsumi Aquatics Centre in Tokyo. European champion Hungary and World champion […]
August 1, 2021

Three-horse race for first place in Group A of men’s Olympic tournament

All tickets for the quarterfinals of the men’s Olympic water polo tournament were booked after the fourth day of the group stage. There have been a […]
July 29, 2021

Pool in Herceg Novi locked as roof collapsed

While the Montenegrin national team plays in Tokyo, bad news for water polo fans comes from Montenegro. The indoor pool in Herceg Novi, where Montenegrin champion […]
July 25, 2021

Men’s tournament in Tokyo: Greece upsets Hungary; Spain earns points in derby

The first day of the men’s Olympic tournament at the Tatsumi Water Polo Centre in Tokyo offered a lot of excitement. Greece produced a surprise by […]
June 25, 2021

Greek club has high goals: Ashleigh Johnson joins Ethnikos

After Maggie Steffens signed for Sabadell, one more star of the United States’ female team decided to accept an offer by a European club and return […]
June 18, 2021

Marco Del Lungo officially becomes Recco’s goalkeeper; four players depart from Barceloneta

New information ad rumors about transfers have been coming day after day. Italy: Del Lungo ready for  new challenge The first goalkeeper of the Italian national […]
May 25, 2021

New thriller in Italy: Brescia is one step away from historic success

Brescia is just one win away from its second-ever title in the Italian League. The final of the Italian League playoffs continued today in Brescia. The […]
May 23, 2021

Waspo Hannover keeps throne in Germany

Waspo 98 Hannover successfully defended the title of the German champion. Hannover dominated the final series (best-of-five) of the 100th edition of the German League. Waspo […]
May 22, 2021
Total Waterpolo Quiz

Total Waterpolo Quiz

Who won the Hungarian Championship in 1998.? Where was Andrija Prlainovic born? Who were the top scorers in Rio 2016? If you know the answers or […]
May 11, 2021

Olympiacos downs Vouliagmeni at start of Greek Championship finals

Olympiacos defeated Vouliagmeni in the first match of the finals of the playoffs Greek Championship. The big rivals were neck and neck during almost three quarters […]
May 10, 2021

Spandau keeps “pole position” for playoffs

Spandau 04 secured 1st place in the regular season of the German League and the „pole position“ before the playoffs. The second tournament of the group […]
May 9, 2021

Barceloneta and Barcelona do not waste time and secure finals

The semifinals of the playoffs (best-of-three) of the Spanish League have been completed in just two days. The playoffs started on Saturday, while the second matches […]
May 4, 2021

Jug joins Mladost after turbulent semifinals; Primorac equalizes in Montenegro

Jug advanced to the final of the Croatian League playoffs and joined Mladost, which qualified for the final on Saturday. Jug defeated Solaris in the semifinals, […]
April 30, 2021

Kiley Neushul retires from Team USA before Tokyo Olympics

Kiley Neushul, one of the best players of the USA women’s national team, won’t play at the Tokyo Olympics. A few months before the Olympic Games, […]
April 21, 2021

Hannover books last F8 ticket; Ferencvaros climbs to top

Waspo Hannover is the eighth team that qualified for the Champions League Final Eight in Belgrade. The German champion defeated Dinamo Tbilisi in the clash of […]
April 17, 2021

Szolnok too strong for Eger; Ferencvaros beats Honved

The first five ranked teams recorded wins in the 28th round of the Hungarian League. Szolnok posted the biggest victory of the day. The league leader […]
April 13, 2021
Niksa Dobud / Photo by Total Waterpolo

Niksa Dobud leaves Pro Recco and returns to Croatia!

Pro Recco’s center forward Niksa Dobud, will leave the team at the end of this season. After two years of playing for the Italian powerhouse, Dobud […]
April 3, 2021

OSC better than Vouliagmeni, Szolnok beats Crvena Zvezda in festival of goals

It’s most likely that the final of this season’s LEN Euro Cup will be the Hungarian derby. The first matches of the semifinals were played today. […]
April 1, 2021

FINA TV stops operating

FINA TV, the platform for live streaming of FINA events in all aquatic sports, will no longer be active as of April 30. It is a […]
March 29, 2021

Argentina and Brazil win gold medals at South American Championships

Argentina’s men’s water polo team and the female national team of Brazil won the gold medals at the 14th South American Water Polo Championship, held in […]
March 28, 2021
Iefke van Belkum

Royal decoration for Iefke van Belkum

Iefke van Belkum (34) was surprised on Friday 26 March with the royal decoration Knight in the Order of Oranje-Nassau. It is an award for special […]
March 27, 2021

South American Championships: Argentina upsets Brazil to complete group stage with perfect record

The group phase of the South American Championships in Buenos Aires was completed with a quite surprising result. Argentina beat Brazil (9:7) in the last match […]
March 22, 2021
Why do clubs play the Champions League?

Why do clubs play the Champions League?

For this article, we teamed up with our media friends (VLV, WaterpoloItaly, Vaterpolo Vesti, Dance) and asked clubs to share their views and motivations on their […]
March 9, 2021

VLV asks: “Was the Budapest bubble punctured?”, Vari answers: “There was no risk”

The Champions League was continued last week with the second “bubble” tournaments. One piece of information that came on the last day of the Budapest tournament […]
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