Throwback Thursday – Spain loses Olympics final at home

2019 Jan 31

The 1992 Olympics were held in Barcelona and the home team got really close to winning it all.  Reigning world champion Yugoslavia qualified for the tournament but was formally dissolved in the meantime, so they obviously could not participate. Czechoslovakia took their place as neither Serbia, nor Croatia, nor Montenegro was allowed to participate, while […]

World League Prelims – Hungary wins after penalties, Italy beats Montenegro

2019 Jan 29

There were two huge games in the Tuesday’s edition of the World League European Prelims and both turned out to be great. Hungary beat Germany, but only after penalties, while Italy managed to beat Montenegro with one goal. Group A Germany – Hungary 14-15 (1-2, 5-5, 4-4, 2-1, 4-5) The two sides were neck and neck […]

Serie A1 – No problem for the Champions League teams, Bogliasco wins again

2019 Jan 29

The Champions League teams had no problem in the 15th round of the Italian Serie A1 this weekend, while last placed Bogliasco produced a big comeback to deliver their second win of the season – their second win in three weeks nonetheless.  Posillipo – Pro Recco 6-15 (0-3, 2-5, 2-3, 2-4) We can remember that their […]

Regional League – The Croatian derby ends in a tie

2019 Jan 28

The match of the weekend was played in Zagreb, where two Croatian giants clashed and neither could come out victorious. Mladost – Jug Dubrovnik 9-9 (0-2, 3-2, 6-4, 0-1) This was the fifth battle this season between the current leader and unbeaten Mladost and Jug, which is unbeaten in the Champions League, but had some […]

Hungarian NL1 – No drama this time

2019 Jan 27

There was no drama in the Hungarian NL1 in the 10th round this weekend, only one game offered some thrills.  Group A: AVUS – Ferencváros 6-17 (2-5, 1-4, 2-3, 1-5) The home team went up 1-0 and 2-1, but the reigning champion scored 7 in a row on the way to an easy victory. Jansik […]

Everybody gets into the pool!

2019 Jan 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 […]

Power ranking: LEN Champions League

2019 Jan 25

After each Champions League round, we show you what happened to each team in our top10 and we recalculate our rankings. 1. Pro Recco (Last edition’s standing: 1) They are still unbeaten in the pool this year, they look unbeatable at the moment. They probably will stay here until the middle of March – when […]

Throwback Thursday – The last Olympics for Yugoslavia

2019 Jan 24

The 1988 Summer Olympics were held in Seoul, South Korea and it turned out to be a historical one. This is now known as the last Olympics, where Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union participated. Not only did the participate, but they won medals in the water polo tournament, Yugoslavia winning it all. In the preliminary […]

Euro Cup semi-finals – Jadran and Marseille wins the first leg

2019 Jan 24

There were two interesting games in the Euro Cup semi-finals on Wednesday. Marseille took a big step towards the final, while Jadran Herceg Novi got a slim lead before the second leg against OSC. Jadran Herceg Novi – OSC 11-10 (0-3, 6-3, 4-3, 1-1) The visiting Hungarians started on fire as they went up 3-0 in […]

LEN Champions League – Szolnok beats Mladost, tough times for some favourites

2019 Jan 24

Some big favourites had tough times this week and although all won, they had some trouble achieving that. That is not true for group leaders Pro Recco and Jug, who both won convincingly.  Group A Dynamo Moscow – Pro Recco 5-14 (2-3, 2-3, 0-4, 1-4) The first half was really close, the Italians only had a […]