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June 10, 2023

Greece push Team USA in first California friendly

The United States narrowly defeated 8-9 Greece overnight. In the first of three World Cup warm-up games against their European counterparts, it was the United States […]
June 9, 2023

World Junior Championships in Otopeni: Milestone for age groups major tournaments

Tomorrow a new chapter in the history of World Aquatics’ water polo competitions for junior and youth ages begins. The 22nd World Men’s U20 Championships will […]
June 9, 2023

World U20 Championships, Otopeni – Rosters

The rosters of the participating teams in the World U20 Championships in Otopeni. Division 1 GROUP A Italy – Alessandro Balzarini (Brescia), Francesco Condemi (Pro Recco), […]
June 8, 2023

Aleksandar Ivovic: Nothing shaked our self-confidence and team atmosphere

Last weekend, Pro Recco crowned another successful season with its 11th trophy in the Champions League. For the third year in a row, the Italian giant […]
June 7, 2023

Alessandro Velotto returns to national team and leaves Pro Recco

The Italian national team has gathered in the Ostia swimming center and started preparing for the World Cup Super Final in Los Angeles (June 30 – […]
June 7, 2023

Third edition of Barcelona Masters Water Polo Cup breaks records

The Barcelona International Water Polo Academy (BIWPA) will organize the 3rd Barcelona Masters Water Polo Cup this weekend (June 9 – 11). The 2023 Masters Cup […]
June 7, 2023

From pool to podium: What’s on over the Summer?

The club season is over, but you don’t have to wait until September before more world-class water polo heads your way.  For better or for worse, […]
June 6, 2023

Hungarian juniors win 1st place at Belgrade Trophy

In the shadow of the Champions League Final Eight, Belgrade was a host of the international friendly junior tournament “The Belgrade Trophy”. Six national teams participated. […]
June 6, 2023

Greece confirms roster and USA training matches

Greece has officially announced the composition of its 15-player roster for the upcoming World Cup finals in Long Beach, scheduled to take place from the 23rd […]
June 5, 2023

Pro Recco’s rarely seen dominance; who are Top 7?

Pro Recco made history once again. By winning the 2023 Champions League trophy, the Italian giant improved its record to the 11th title and became the […]
June 4, 2023

Champions League Final Eight, Day 4, post-final quotes

Post-final quotes, Champions League final Eight, Day 4. Final Novi Beograd – Pro Recco 11-14 Zivko Gocic, Novi Beograd head coach: We gave up in defence, […]
June 3, 2023

Pro Recco conquer 11th trophy of Champions League

Pro Recco had a big advantage of 1-4 at the end of the first period. In the second period, Novi Beograd did not use the brutality […]
June 3, 2023

Barceloneta win bronze after penalties

The match started with Barceloneta leading 2-0 but Vouliagmeni tied the result until the end of halftime to 4-4. The team of Vujasinovic had the first […]
June 2, 2023

D Day

Olympiacos 5th, Jug AO 7th. A couple of fans who were on the verge of boredom-induced coma are recovering well and will be ready for tomorrow’s […]
June 2, 2023

Changes to European competitions reinforced in Belgrade

Top LEN officials convened today in Belgrade, the site of the Champions League Final-8 to confirm changes to major international club tournaments for the 2023/2024 season. […]
June 1, 2023

Recco let no surprise and set up replay of 2022 final

The final of the 2023 Champions League will be a replay of the last year’s final Novi Beograd – Olympiacos. Earlier today, host Novi Beograd advanced […]
June 1, 2023

Novi Beograd edges out Barceloneta in penalty thriller to make new final

For the second year in a row, Novi Beograd will play in the final of the Champions League. The host of the Final Eight defeated Barceloneta […]
June 1, 2023

Champions League Final Eight, Day 2, post-game quotes

Post-game quotes, Champions League final Eight, Day 2. Semifinals Novi Beograd – Barceloneta 12:10 (PSO) Zivko Gocic, Novi Beograd’s head coach underlined that the whole team […]
May 31, 2023

Vouliagmeni shocks Brescia; Recco’s defense stops Ferencvaros

The evening session of the quarterfinal day of the Champions League Final Eight in Belgrade brought a first big surprise. Vouliagmeni edged out Brescia 11:10 and […]
May 31, 2023

Novi Beograd downs Olympiacos; Barceloneta too strong for Jug

The teams that entered the Final Four from better starting positions reached the semifinals of the Final Eight in Belgrade after first two quarterfinals. The derby […]
May 31, 2023

Champions League Final Eight, Day 1, Quotes

Post-game quotes, Champions League Final Eight Belgrade, Quarterfinals   Barceloneta – Jug 11:9 Elvis Fatovic, Barceoneta’s head coach: “We knew that we couldn’t record an easy […]
May 31, 2023

Sandro Sukno: I am happy we arrived at F8 after challenging week, we prepared only for Ferencvaros

The reigning European champion Pro Recco has been the Champions League record-holder since 2015, when it became the first club with 8 European titles. In the […]
May 30, 2023

Everyone is ready for start of Final Eight: There are no big favorites and underdogs

A four-day water polo show that the lovers of this sport have waited for since September starts tomorrow. The Final Eight of the Champions League will […]
May 29, 2023

Djordje Lazic: Team spirit is Brescia’s strength; we achieved success, but we don’t want to stop

For the second year in a row, Brescia won 1st place in its group of the Champions League Main Phase. Both times, Brescia was the contender […]