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September 15, 2019

World Women’s U20 Championships: Russia retains title

The female team of Russia successfully defended the title of the world champion for juniors. Russia defeated the Netherlands 11:5 in the final of the 13th […]
September 14, 2019

Russia and Netherlands battle for gold in Funchal

Reigning champion Russia and the Netherlands will play in the final of the World Women’s Junior Championships in Funchal (Portugal) tomorrow. Today, in the semifinals Russia […]
September 13, 2019

Russia, Greece, Italy and Netherlands remain in hunt for medals

Italy, the Netherlands, Russia and Greece will play in the semifinals of the World Women’s U20 Championships in Funchal (Portugal). Today, in the quarterfinals, Italy produced […]
September 12, 2019

Hungary, Spain, Italy and China reach quarterfinals in Funchal

The fourth day of the FINA World’s Women Junior Championships in Funchal saw no surprises, since favourites recorded wins in the crossover matches and advanced to […]
September 11, 2019

World Women’s U20 Championships: Team USA tops “group of death”

Russia, the USA, the Netherlands and Greece are the first four teams which advanced to the quarterfinals of the Women’s World U20 Championships in Funchal, as […]
September 10, 2019

Wide-open battles for quarterfinals in Funchal

Only one team managed to cement the 1st place in its group and secure the quarterfinals after two days of the Women’s U20 World Championships in […]
September 9, 2019

World Women’s Junior Championships kicked off in Funchal

The series of international major competitions for juniors has been continued on an island located in the Atlantic Ocean. The FINA Women’s U20 Championships has started […]
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 […]
September 9, 2019

Barceloneta retains Catalonia Cup

The water polo season in Spain was opened by the 14th Catalonia Cup (Copa Catalunya). Eight Catalan teams took part. As expected, the trophy was won […]
September 8, 2019

Spanish girls clinch European gold in Volos

Spain won the gold medal at the Women’s European U17 Championships, that was completed this evening in Volos, on the Greek coast of the Aegean Sea. […]
September 7, 2019

Favourites make no mistake in Hungary

Favourites collected points with ease on Day 2 of the Hungarian Championship. Titleholder Ferencvaros gave a lesson to UVSE (18:9). OSC had no big troubles to […]
September 7, 2019

Spain and Russia battle for gold at European Junior Championships for ladies

Spain and Russia will play for the gold medal at the Women’s European U17 Championships in Volos. The semifinal matches were played today. Both matches were […]
September 7, 2019

Jug integrates history, sport and arts celebrating its birthday

Jug Dubrovnik, four-time European water polo champion, founded in 1923, celebrates a jubilee – 95 years ago Jug played its first official match. In June 1924, […]
September 6, 2019

Hungarian teenagers earn 9th place in Volos

The best eight teams at the Women’s European U17 Championships in Volos had a day off today. On Day 6, the matches for the 9-16 classification […]
September 5, 2019

European U17 Championships: Russia edges out Greece in quarterfinals

Spain, Italy, The Netherlands and Russia qualified for the semifinals of the Women’s European U17 Championships in Volos (Greece). Three of the four semifinalists recorded convincing […]
September 5, 2019

Hungarian league has started!

The summer vacation for the best Hungarian clubs is over. The national championship has started. Most of the favourites easily recorded away victories on Day 1 […]
September 4, 2019

Sensation in Volos: Hungary ousted by Slovakia

The fourth day of the Women’s European U17 Championships in Volos (Greece) saw a big surprise. The winner of the day was Slovakia, which upset Hungary […]
September 3, 2019

European U17 Championships: Italy and Netherlands join Greece and Spain

The Group Stage at the Women’s European U17 Championships in Volos (Greece) was completed today. The Netherlands, Italy, Greece and Spain took first places in their […]
September 2, 2019

Greece and Spain reach quarterfinals of European Championships for girls

Two teams have already earned quarterfinal berths at the European U17 Women’s Championships in Volos (Greece). After the second competition day, Spain and Greece secured top […]
September 1, 2019

Women’s European Junior Championships: Flood of goals in Volos

The Women’s European U17 Water Polo Championships has started in Volos (Greece) today. The first day didn’t offer thrilling matches, as favourites recorded convincing wins. 214 […]
August 30, 2019

Champions League qualifications, Day 2: Four teams with no mistake

Four teams remained unbeaten after Day 2 of the Champions League Qualification Round 1 tournaments, that are played in Sabac and Barcelona. Sabac, Crvena Zvezda, Barcelona […]
August 28, 2019

Felipe Perrone special guest at beach water polo tournament in Palamos

Next weekend, the Barcelona International Water Polo Academy (BIWPA) will organize the 3rd Beach Water Polo Costa Brava tournament in Palamos (Spain). Twenty teams will take […]
August 26, 2019
Barceloneta Beats The Super Cup Winner, Jug Halts BPM’s Run

Major water polo transfers 2019

The current transfer window in European water polo is still open, but most of the top European clubs have composed their squads for the next season. […]
August 19, 2019

WWPCA’s observations and recommendations about new rules – 7 points that require further study

The World Water Polo Coaches Association (WWPCA) issued an open letter to FINA TWPC and Water Polo Liaison at FINA Bureau, with its observations and recommendations […]