2018 – The year in review

2018 Dec 30

The year of 2018 is (almost) over and we wanted to recap this magnificent year of water polo.  LEN Champions League 2017/2018 Olympiacos won Group A confidently with only one loss and one tie. Jug Dubrovnik, Barceloneta and Brescia finished with only one point difference from each other and they all advanced to the Final […]

Power ranking: LEN Champions League

2018 Dec 29

Two weeks ago we presented our own Champions League Power Ranking and as promised we follow it up with the second edition. After each CL round, we show you what happened to each team in our top10. 1. Pro Recco (Last edition’s standing: 1) The Italians solidified their first place with a victory against second […]

Jug, Jadran and Sabac wins trophies at home

2018 Dec 28

There were no games in the Regional League last weekend as all Croatian, Serbian and Montenegrin teams played for their national cup trophies. Jug, Jadran Herceg Novi and Sabac came out on top.  Croatia The cup was held in Dubrovnik and the home team managed to retain the cup after last year’s victory. Jug beat […]

Throwback Thursday – The first Olympic water polo event

2018 Dec 27

The first water polo tournament took place in the second modern Olympics in 1900 in France. It was very different from the water polo event we know now at the Olympics.  The Games of 1900 were part of the World’s Fair in Paris. The competitions were spread over a five month period and some say […]

Everybody gets into the pool! – Christmas edition

2018 Dec 26

We are following a lot of exciting happenings week after week. However, beyond the battlefields the water polo is much more. That is why our column turns out in every two weeks, called: “Everybody gets into the pool”. It is about to gather you the greatest goals and funniest scenes and put those in your […]

Greek A1 – There is no catching Olympiacos

2018 Dec 25

Olympiacos is still unbeaten in the Greek Championship, as expected, but there is a big battle for second place between Vouliagmeni and Apollon Smirnis. Olympiacos started fast against PAOK, scored 3 in the opening period and 5 more in the second one while only conceding once in the fist half. They had the luxury to […]

Liga Premaat – Barceloneta beats Terrassa

2018 Dec 24

Terrassa had the chance to catch Barceloneta at the top of the table, but the reigning champions widened their lead in the standings.  Barceloneta – Terrassa 13-7 (2-1, 5-2, 3-1, 3-3) Reigning champion Barceloneta beat Euro Cup participant Terrassa confidently. The visitors were close only in the first quarter, but after 1-1 Barceloneta scored four in […]

Serie A1 – Pro Recco beats Brescia, takes first place

2018 Dec 23

The game of the day was obviously the battle between reigning champion Pro Recco and current leader, fellow Champions League participant Brescia. It turned out to be a great clash and Pro Recco came out on top. Pro Recco – Brescia 12-11 (1-3, 4-2, 4-4, 3-2) The visitors started better and got up 4-1 early in […]

UVSE and Ferencváros wins Hungarian Supercup trophies

2018 Dec 22

The ladies of UVSE and the gentlemen of Ferencváros won the Hungarian Supercup trophies right before Christmas in the Császár-Komjádi Sports Swimming Pool. UVSE-Hunguest Hotels vs Dunaújvárosi Egyetem-Maarsk Graphics 10-7 (4-1, 2-2, 3-3, 1-1)  UVSE won the women’s Tippmix Supercup in Hungary after starting the game fast. They went to the first break with a […]

Liga Premaat – Terrassa wins battle for second place

2018 Dec 21

Terrassa and Barcelona met to decide who will start the new year in second place behind reigning champions Barceloneta. It was a close one but Terrassa came out on top.  Terrassa – Barcelona 8-7 (3-1, 2-1, 1-3, 2-2) This was the game of the day between the second and third placed teams in Liga Premaat. […]