Former Soviet water polo player Alexandr Kabanov died at the age of 72. He won 2 Olympic gold medals in 1972 and 1980 and coached the Russian National Team.
Tibor Benedek, 47, and Gyorgy Karpati, 84, both won 3 Olympic gold medals for Hungary, albeit playing in different generations.
Next season the water polo Champions League will feature 12 teams in the main round and a single-round qualification.
LEN, the leading body for aquatic sports in Europe has released the results of a survey conducted on its athletes, revealing many are resuming training.
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The tournament to decide the last 3 men’s teams for the Olympic Games will remain in Rotterdam and be held from Febraury 14-21.
According to the director of the Croatian Water Polo Association, the match will bring together a number of the great players of Rudic’s past.
Ratko Rudic is without doubt the greatest water polo coach of his generation, and probably of any generation. He has retired at 71-years old.
The match pitted the powerhouse Americans against the cinderella Italians for Olympic gold in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil at the 2016 Olympic Games.
Among the cancellations are all but 1 remaining stop of the 2020 FINA Marathon Swimming World Series.
Citing concerns of coronavirus, FINA has moved the women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament to May, and will consider moving it from the seaside city of Trieste.
Katinka Hosszu made history in many ways in 2019, and this week added one more superlative to her resume: the most Hungarian Sportswoman of the Year awards.
Water Polo Australia (WPA) announced on Friday that they will be joining the fight against the rampant bushfires, currently tearing through their country.
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