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March 19, 2020

Drasko Brguljan sends message from quarantine: Be careful and don’t panic!

The virus COVID-19 stopped sporting events in almost every country on the planet Earth. European water polo leagues are suspended. The swimming pools are closed, water […]
March 17, 2020

IOC: “There is no need for drastic decisions four months before Olympic Games”

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) held a videoconference meeting with the International Olympic Summer Sports Federations about the preparations for the upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo, […]
March 10, 2020

World League: Spain dethrones Serbia and reaches European semifinals

Spain is the first semifinalist of the European qualifications for the World League Super Final. In the first match of the European quarterfinals, Spain defeated 2019 […]
February 8, 2020

Honved takes three points in Budapest derby

The group-leaders Ferencvaros and OSC continued their winning streaks in the Hungarian League with convincing victories. All other favorites recorded victories in the 11th round. Honved […]
January 24, 2020

ANSWERED: Kobescak’s six questions about the European Championships

The quarter finals are behind us and it is time to look back and examine this passed portion of the European Championships to see if we […]
January 21, 2020

Titleholder secures semifinals with convincing win

The Netherlands became the first team that secured its spot in the semifinals at the female tournament of the 34th European Championships in Budapest. The titleholder […]
January 16, 2020

Thrilling night in Budapest: Hungary and Spain share points, Croatia advances to quarterfinals

Two big derbies closed the second day of the male tournament at the 34th European Championships in Budapest. Hungary and Spain shared the points in an […]
January 15, 2020

One Italian player got a VAR suspension. We don’t know who.

World champion Italy will have only 12 players in the team in tomorrow’s match against France in the second round of the male tournament. Which player […]
January 14, 2020

New era of water polo began in Vienna 1995

The series of the expert columns we continue with Roberto Calcaterra, who won two gold medals at the European Championships and the crown at the 1994 […]
January 12, 2020

Budapest preview, part II:Serbia aims 5th crown in a row, Croatia and Montenegro seek Olympic ticket

The European championships for ladies started today. The men will begin their battles on Tuesday. Sixteen teams are competing at the male tournament. Today, we present […]
January 11, 2020

Kobescak’s six questions about European Championships

On the eve of the European Championships in Budapest, Total Waterpolo brings the series of the columns, by former water polo stars, great champions, medal winners […]
December 29, 2019

Krikorian, Campagna and Varga are the best coaches in 2019

The World Water Polo Coaches Association has chosen the best coaches of the year in the world for the fifth time. Adam Krikorian, the head coach […]
December 20, 2019

World U20 Championships: Greece retains crown!

Greece successfully defended the gold medal at the World U20 Championships. Today, in the final game in Kuwait City, Greece outlasted Serbia in a defensive battle […]
December 19, 2019

The Netherlands and Canada win on Day 3 of Holiday Cup

The Netherlands beat Russia 15:9 in the European derby on Day 3 of the Holiday Cup in Princeton, while Canada defeated Italy 12:9. 2019 Holiday Cup, […]
November 18, 2019

Swedish U20 girls dominate in Scandinavia; Danish U17 boys dethroned Lithuania

An exciting junior tournament took place this weekend in Stockholm. After 21 games, we got winners in three categories. Home U20 girls team won the first […]
November 14, 2019

U20 female teams debut at Junior Nordic Championship

Water polo in Northern Europe is getting more popular from year to year. The Youth and Junior Nordic Championships will be held in Stockholm from Friday […]
October 9, 2019

Hungarians remain undefeated at home soil

Budapest-based teams Ferencvaros and OSC recorded victories at home on Day 1 in Group B of the 2020 Champions League. Ferencvaros was better than Hannover, while […]
September 29, 2019

Strasbourg and Pays d’Aix win with ease

The first round of the French Championship was completed by matches in Reims and Strasbourg. Favourites collected points with ease. French League, Day 1 Reims Natation […]
September 23, 2019

French league: Marseille enjoys easy cruise, thriller in Tourcoing

The 121st edition of the Water polo Championship of France was opened by three matches of the first round. Ten teams are competing in the league, […]
September 14, 2019

Champions League: Brescia, Terrassa and Strasbourg advance to the last qualification round

A day before the end of the second qualification round for the Main round of the Champions League, there are still five available spots for Round […]
September 9, 2019

Montenegro superstar Mladjan Janovic retires

Mladjan Janovic (born in 1984), a famous Montenegrin water polo player, announced retirement! Janovic started to play water polo in his hometown Kotor, in the local […]
July 27, 2019

Water polo players suffered minor injuries in Gwangju nightclub balcony collapse

According to the local news agencies, a horrible accident happened in the early hours of Saturday morning in the Ugly Coyote club near the Athlete’s village. […]
July 25, 2019

Italy defeats Hungary and joins Spain in the final in Gwangju

Italy is the second finalists of the men’ water polo tournament at the 18th FINA World Championships in Gwangju. Italy defeated Hungary in the semifinals – […]
July 23, 2019

The USA team and Montenegro to play for the 9th place

The games for the 9-16 classification were played in the morning session of the 5th day of the men’s water polo tournament at the World Championships […]
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