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December 16, 2020

Draw for Euro League: Qualifications in Hungary, Italy and Germany

The LEN Euro League for women will start in February (4 – 7 February) with the qualification tournaments. It was planned that 20 teams play in […]
December 12, 2020

Timeless Left Side – Total Player Award 2020

Agility, precision, speed, accuracy, stamina, killer instinct… Timeless talents who brought the game to another level.     Rita Keszthelyi-Nagy  National team: Hungary Rita Keszthelyi-Nagy, currently […]
December 9, 2020

Timeless Right Side – Total Player Award 2020

Masterminds with killer instincts. These are the candidates for the best right side player in the 21st century: Women Heather Petri National team: USA Heather Petri […]
December 4, 2020

Timeless Centre Backs – Total Player Award 2020

They are often neglected because their main focus is defense. But every water polo player appreciates a great centre back, who allows them to “rest” a […]
November 29, 2020

Timeless Centre Forwards – Total Player Award 2020

Time to bring out the big guns – the giants among the timeless talents! Their regular day in the office features getting drowned and beaten by […]
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 19, 2020

Italian national player with nurse’s cap in battle against coronavirus

Many athletes have got involved in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic in the last few months. The situation in Italy was very critical in March […]
May 18, 2020

Former Olympic and World champion guides Mataro’s women’s team

An interesting piece of news about transfers in female water polo arrived from Spain. Former Olympic champion Dani Ballart will coach Mataro, the team which won […]
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. […]
April 15, 2020
Dramatic finals

Dramatic finals: from Amsterdam 1928 to Shanghai 2011

Almost each of the finals at the major competitions in the water polo history was a big battle. The games in which one team dominated happened […]
January 23, 2020

The best defense tests the best attack

On the eve of the semifinal games at the female tournament, Marton Benczur continues his series of blogs for Total Waterpolo Netherlands – Russia The best […]
November 26, 2019

Orizzonte wins Super Cup for ladies

Ekipe Orizzonte from Catania, the most successful female water polo club in Europe, clinched a new trophy. Orizzonte won the LEN Super Cup. The Italians defeated […]
November 19, 2019

Women’s World League: Two dramatic penalty shootouts

The women’s World League has started with the European preliminaries. Seven teams are competing – Spain, Netherlands, Greece, Russia, Italy, Hungary and France. The best three […]
November 3, 2019

Euro League: Hungarians, Spaniards, Russians, Dutch and Italians advance to 2nd round

The first qualification round for the women’s Euro League has been completed in four cities today. Three teams from each of the four groups qualified for […]
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 8, 2019

Gold Medal To The Netherlands, Silver To Russia – Europa-Cup Final

The Netherland won the Europa-Cup Final, while Hungary defeated Italy in the bronze medal match. Europa-Cup Final, Turin, Day 3 Third and last day in two […]
April 8, 2019

Russia and The Netherlands Advance To The Final – Europa-Cup Final

Europa-Cup Final, Turin, Day 2 Three matches were played this afternoon at the Palanuoto in Turin on the second day of the FINA/LEN Water Polo World […]
March 29, 2019

Turin Europa-Cup Final – Three Teams To Qualify for World League Super Final

Russia and Italy qualified directly to the semi-finals for having respectively topped Group A and Group B of the preliminary phase. Both teams will enter the […]
March 6, 2019

Hungary and The Netherlands Rule Their Pool, Six Teams Qualify to Europa Cup Final

The Game Day 10 of the FINA Women’s Water Polo World League 2019, as part of the European qualification phase, was played last night (Tuesday, March […]
February 22, 2019

Something Big Is Coming – Euro League, Quarter-finals, 1st Leg

Euro League, Quarter-finals, 1st leg – Preview The very best of women’s water polo is in sight this Saturday when eight teams – two from Greece, […]
February 13, 2019

Women European Qualification – Day 9 Results

Day 9 of Women’s Water Polo World League 2019 – European preliminaries is over and the results are here. Stay tuned! Match Results Day 9 (12/02/2019) […]
November 10, 2018
Women’s Super Cup Final – Summary

Women’s Super Cup Final – Summary

Dunaujvaros came from –4 down to stun Kirishi Hungary’s Dunaujvaros wrote history by clinching the women’s European Super Cup for the first time after a stunning […]
November 8, 2018
Victories for Greece, Russia, Hungary and Italy, Spain Wins One But Loses One Too — Women World league

Victories for Greece, Russia, Hungary and Italy, Spain Wins One But Loses One Too — Women World league

The FINA’s Women Water Polo World Leagues European preliminaries kicked-off on Saturday, November 3 and continued on Tuesday, November 6 in various European cities. So far, […]
September 17, 2018
Spain Takes the Gold! — LEN Women’s European U-19 Championships — Final Day

Spain Takes the Gold! — LEN Women’s European U-19 Championships — Final Day

The Final Day of Women’s European U-19 Championships is over and the results are here. See the final standings and results below! Final Standing Spain Russia […]
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