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January 21, 2020

Russia and Hungary continue to hunt for Olympic berth

Spain, Russia, Hungary and the Netherlands advanced to the semifinals of the women’s European Championships in Budapest. In the evening session of the quarterfinal day, the […]
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 21, 2020

Russia and Italy in the spotlight of the quarterfinals

Our blogger Marton Benczur in today’s article writes about his predictions before the women’s quarterfinals. Netherlands – Slovakia The Slovak team has a significant result in […]
January 20, 2020

Favorites make no mistake in crossover round

Favorites made no mistake in the crossover round of the 34th European Championships for men in Budapest. Spain, Russia, Greece and Montenegro defeated their respective rivals […]
January 20, 2020

Montenegro cruises to quarterfinals

Montenegro cruised to a win over Turkey in the first match of the crossover round at the male tournament of the 34th European Championships in Budapest. […]
January 19, 2020

Netherlands beats Spain for top spot in Group B, Hungary wins 27:0

The highlight of the last competition day in the group stage at the female European Championships was a clash of the Netherlands and Spain. The Netherlands, […]
January 19, 2020

Slovakian ladies join circle of top 8 European teams

The most exciting match of the morning/afternoon session of the female tournament at the 34th European Championships was an encounter between Slovakia and Croatia. The Slovaks […]
January 18, 2020

Hungary equals Greece’s record and reaches quarterfinals

Hungary equaled Greece’s record of the biggest victory in the history of the European Championships for men. On Day 3 of the 34th Europeans in Budapest, […]
January 18, 2020

Romania earns ticket for crossover round

Romania is the winner of the morning/afternoon session of the last day of the group stage at the European Championships for men in Budapest. The Romanians […]
January 17, 2020

Hungary cements first place, Slovakia makes history

Host Hungary secured the 1st place in Group A of the female tournament at the 34th European Championships. The Hungarians defeated Greece 13:10 in the most […]
January 17, 2020

Spain and Netherlands  warm up for crucial match, Russia scores 34 goals

The fourth day of the women’s tournament at the Europeans has started in the same manner as the previous three. Favorites have no problems in beating […]
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 16, 2020

Titleholder keeps top spot in the group with easy win

Serbia became the first team that collected 6 points at the male tournament of the 34th European Championships in Budapest. The reigning champion easily beat Romania […]
January 16, 2020

Big gap between elite teams and the rest of Europe

After the first four days of the European Championships, we have to say that these were a kind of warm-up matches. It is very clear that […]
January 15, 2020

Evening of big games: Hungary defeats Russia, Netherlands downs Italy

Three derby games were played this evening, on Day 3 of the women’s European Championships in Budapest. Host Hungary defeated Russia in a fierce battle 9:8 […]
January 15, 2020

French ladies secure quarterfinals

The morning/afternoon session of the third day at the women’s European Championships in Budapest saw three high-scoring matches, in which favorites left no chance their opponents. […]
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 15, 2020

Jadran Split appoints Mile Smodlaka as new coach

Jadran Split has appointed Mile Smodlaka, as a new head coach. He will replace Ivan Asic. Ivan Asic left the club after the agreement with Jadran’s […]
January 14, 2020

Two champions start journey with valuable victories

The match Italy – Greece was the most awaited encounter of the first day at the male tournament of the 34th European Championships in Budapest. World […]
January 14, 2020

Finally an exciting match: The Dutch edge out Romania

The 34th European Championships for men has started in Budapest this morning. After 12 one-sided matches on the first two days of the female tournament, the […]
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 13, 2020

Spain beats Italy with ease

The first derby at the 34th European Championships in Budapest – the encounter between Spain and Italy- was the highlight of Day 2 of the female […]
January 13, 2020

Netherlands, Russia, Greece march on

Medal contenders recorded easy wins in the first three matches of the second day of the women’s tournament at the 34th European Championships in Budapest. The […]
January 13, 2020

Budapest preview, part III: Teams that might break South Slavs’ golden streak

Total Waterpolo completes a three-part preview of the 34th European Championships. Today’s article focuses on the teams which will try to halt the South Slavic domination […]