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April 12, 2022

Draw for World Championships: Replay of 2019 final in group stage

The draw for the 19th FINA World Championships has been held in Budapest this evening. The tournament for the female teams starts on June 20. The […]
April 11, 2022

Draw for World Championships: Four debutants in Budapest

The draw for the water polo tournament at the 19th World Championships will take place in Budapest tomorrow evening (18:45 CET). As we already reported, after […]
March 23, 2022

Russia will not play at 19th World Championships in Budapest

Russian and Belarusian athletes won’t participate in the 19th FINA World Championships in Budapest (18 June – 2 July). On March 1, FINA announced that it […]
March 12, 2022

Brazil goes to Budapest and Strasbourg

The most important match of the last day of the group stage at the FINA Men’s Intercontinental Cup in Lima was a South American derby. Brazil […]
March 4, 2022

Draw for World Championships on April 12; pots for men’s tournament determined

The draw for the water polo tournament at the 19th FINA World Championships in Budapest will be held on April 12. The qualifications haven’t been finished […]
February 7, 2022

Water polo coaches about Extraordinary World Championships

Total Waterpolo asked several coaches for comments on news about the Extraordinary World Championships. Most of them are surprised, but they underline that it’s necessary to […]
February 7, 2022

World Championships in Budapest… this summer!

The 19th FINA World Championships in Fukuoka have been postponed again and will be held in 2023. This is the information that was confirmed by FINA […]
February 1, 2022

Officially: 19th World Championships in July 2023

FINA has officially confirmed that the 19th World Championships in Fukuoka wouldn’t be held in May this year. An unofficial piece of information regarding the postponement […]
January 23, 2022

Coaches and players comment on postponement of World Championships

The news on the postponement of the 19th World Championships to 2023 hasn’t been published by FINA’s official website. However, many reliable sources confirmed the information […]
January 21, 2022

World Championships in Fukuoka postponed to 2023

The 19th FINA World Championships in Fukuoka has been postponed again and will be held in 2023, accroding to the latest information. In the last few […]
January 5, 2022

Major water polo events in 2022 – UPDATED

The post-Olympic year will be packed with many water polo competitions. The World Championships and the European Championships will be held in 2022. However, it won’t […]
August 18, 2021

Which teams have qualified for 2022 World Championships?

The Olympic Games have just finished, but the best water polo teams will gather again in Japan soon. The postponed 19th FINA World Championships will be […]
July 9, 2019

Keesja Gofers: “I have full confidence in my girls!”

In the women’s very close competition, the Aussie Stingers are definitely a team you want to avoid. One of their star players, Keesja Gofers, shared her […]
July 7, 2019

Sabrina Van der Sloot: “Every team has its weak spot”

Gold medalist and MVP from the Barcelona 2018 European Championships, Silver medalist from Kaan 2015 World Championships, runner up in the Total Player 2018 award… What […]
July 7, 2019

Julian Real: “We want to make it among the eight best teams”

We talked to Germany’s main center back Julian Real, who shared his thoughts and expectations about the upcoming World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. Tell us […]
July 6, 2019

Rita Keszthelyi: “I believe that everyone is beatable”

Two years ago, during the World Championships in Budapest, Rita scored one of the most spectacular goals of the tournament. Here are her thoughts on the […]
July 4, 2019

Bea Ortiz: “We have a lot to show at this World Championship”

Last year in Barcelona, Bea Ortiz was crowned as the top scorer of the European Championships. She shares her thoughts with us in our World Championships […]
June 2, 2018

USA Retains FINA Women’s Water Polo Super Final in Kunshan!

United States of America retained its FINA Women’s Water Polo World League Super Final title with a deserved 8-6 victory over the Netherlands at the Kunshan […]
May 29, 2018

Netherlands and USA Leading — FINA Women’s Super Final Day 2

Day two of the FINA Women’s Water Polo World League Super Final at the Kunshan Sports Centre is over and the scores are here! Group A […]
May 28, 2018

FINA Women’s Water Polo Super Final — Day 1 Summary

Today is the opening day of the FINA Women’s Water Polo World League Super Final at the Natatorium Kunshan Sports Centre on Monday. Group A Australia […]
April 25, 2018

UPDATE: 2018 World League Super Finals moved to Budapest!

  FINA has now decided to move the Final Eight tournament of the 2018 World League to the Duna Aréna between 18th and 23rd June, according to waterpolo.hu‘s […]
April 24, 2018

BREAKING NEWS: Russia too Costly – FINA in Search of New Host for the World League Super Finals?

Well-informed sources close to FINA claim that the 2018 World League Super Finals won’t be held in Roza (Russia) from 18th to 23rd of June as originally […]
July 30, 2017

Sandro Sukno – Total MVP Award

He is Croatia’s team captain, a tactical genius, and a merciless attacker – He is the Total MVP, he is Sandro Sukno. Fina’s 2017 Water polo […]
July 16, 2017

Ugo Crousillat: We have a chance in every game!

After an absence of 25 years,  the French national Water polo team finally makes their return to the World Championships. We talked to Ugo Crousillat,  French […]