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August 5, 2022

World Youth Championships: Top ten finish guaranteed for Canada and Croatia; Serbia end on a high

While the quarter finals are to be played later today, the rankings of the teams in the bottom half of the Women’s World Youth Championships is […]
August 4, 2022

World Youth Championships: Box office fixtures approach as quarter finalists are confirmed

After four days of action at the Women’s World Youth Championships in Belgrade, we are finally at the business end of the competition, with eight teams […]
August 4, 2022

Spain and Hungary undefeated at the Sardinia Cup while the Dutch sink the Setterosa

The table is starting to shape up nicely at the Sardinia Cup as we once again saw some interesting games in Sassari. Spain thrashed Israel 20-6, […]
August 4, 2022

Croatia ride out early Hungarian storm to take friendly victory in Sibenik

Croatia took a 10-9 victory over Hungary tonight in an international friendly played in Sibenik. After a poor start for the Croatians, the home side settled, […]
August 3, 2022

Victories for Spain and Hungary on opening night in Sardinia

The opening night of the 2022 Sardinia Cup featured some exciting action, with two particularly close games this evening at the Sassari Swimming Complex. Spain had […]
August 3, 2022

Group stages come to a close in Belgrade as Greece shock the United States

Four top seeds have automatically advanced to the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Youth Championships in Belgrade, following the completion of the group stages. Tomorrow will […]
August 3, 2022

Another great reinforcement for Olympiacos: Marton Vamos comes to Piraeus

The Greek giant Olympiacos was considered one of the title contenders in the 2022 Champions League but failed to reach the Final Eight. After a quite […]
August 3, 2022

European elite head to the Mediterranean for the Sardinia Cup

There is a lot to be excited about this week as European water polo’s best women’s team compete in the 2022 Sardinia Cup. The five day […]
August 2, 2022

Youth World Championships: Top teams prepare for crucial fixtures tomorrow

Today’s action at the World Youth Championships in Belgrade has come to an end, and many of the tournament favourites have once again won by huge […]
August 2, 2022

Barceloneta confirm the signing of Dusan Matkovic

CN. Atletic-Barceloneta, the twenty-two time champions of Spain, have finally announced the acquisition of Montenegro international Dusan Matkovic as their second summer signing. Matkovic, 23, arrives […]
August 1, 2022

Youth World Championships: No surprises for the big teams, impressive Kiwis smash Serbia

The first day of the Women’s World Youth Championships has come to an end, and while there were a tonne of goals were scored, there was […]
August 1, 2022

PODCAST: Emmolo: “I love the way we (Italians) do our water polo”

This week’s episode of the Total Waterpolo Podcast was with Giulia Emmolo, a key member of the Italian women’s national team and Ekipe Orizzonte. Giulia firstly […]
July 31, 2022

Montenegro outwit Greece to lift the Samartzidis Cup

Montenegro have won the Samartzidis Cup in Heraklion, Crete, with a final day 13-10 triumph over home nation Greece. Scores from Aleksa Ukropina (3), Marko Mrsic […]
July 30, 2022

The hosts take the win at the Montenegro U16 Cup

Despite losing to Hungary earlier today, Montenegro can celebrate winning their home tournament in Herceg Novi this evening. While the hosts were eventually beaten on the […]
July 30, 2022

Montenegro and Greece play for gold at “Samartzidis Cup”

Greece and Montenegro will battle for 1st place at the 2022 “Samartzidis Cup” in Heraklion in Crete. After two rounds, each team has two victories. Tomorrow […]
July 30, 2022

Dutch center moves to Spandau; Team USA’s goalie in Peristeri

The 2022 transfer window is close to an end. Most of the clubs have composed their squads, but pieces of information about transfers are still arriving. […]
July 30, 2022

Wild League Dubrovnik

Today, after the two years break caused by COVID-19 pandemics, one of world water polo’s most historic and traditional tournaments, the Wild League, gets underway in […]
July 29, 2022

Montenegro U16 Cup: Croatia and Montenegro remain undefeated

There were some excellent duels in the pool today at the U16 Montenegro Cup in Herceg Novi. Croatia kept up their unbeaten record with an expected […]
July 29, 2022

Flood of goals at start of “Samartzidis Cup”

A traditional “Samartzidis Cup” for male national teams started in Heraklion, the capital of the Greek island of Crete. Besides host Greece, Montenegro, Germany and the […]
July 29, 2022

Emily Nicholson is set to become Tenerife Echeyde’s third summer signing

New Zealand’s Emily Nicholson is set to become Tenerife Echeyde’s third signing so far this Summer, joining Itziar Pavón’s ambitious project for the club based in […]
July 28, 2022

PODCAST: Doudesis: “The national team is a continuous process”

We were delighted to invite the head coach of the Netherlands women’s national team, Evangelos Doudesis, to talk with James on the Total Waterpolo Podcast this […]
July 28, 2022

Stats & Preview: Women’s World Youth Championships return to Belgrade

Less than a month after the conclusion of an immensely successful FINA World Championships in Budapest, elite women’s international water polo returns this weekend for the […]
July 28, 2022

Iris Wolves joins Glyfada from Mediterrani

ANO Glyfada have this morning confirmed the signing of Dutch International, Iris Wolves, from CE Mediterrani. Wolves, 28, played for two seasons in Spain for Marian […]
July 27, 2022

Italy breaks Slavs’ winning streak and takes World League crown

Italy is the new World League champion! The Italians beat the USA convincingly (13:9) in the final of the Super Final tournament in Strasbourg. The Italians, […]