Serbia wins another World League!

No surprise here. Fifth consecutive WL  title for the new and improved Serbian National Team! Dejan Savić’s Dolphins have beat Italy in a tense final by 10:9. 

Najboljiiii na svetuuu!

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Serbia played without retired captain Živko Gocić and Slobodan Nikić.

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Happy Birthday, Andrija Prlainović!

Another Dolphin turns 30. Andrija Prlainović was born in the coastal town of Herceg Novi. Having loved sports since childhood, Prlainović ended up in water polo, as so many others living by the sea. 

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Source: Tanjug

Nevertheless, he turned out very differently.  Our favorite Eleven is the owner of some 40  team medals, and individual awards. The one shining the brightest is undoubtedly the Olympic gold. Continue reading Happy Birthday, Andrija Prlainović!

Waterpolo: just like always

Delfini kao i uvek

Srpski Delfini, savladali su selekciju Nemačke sa ubedljivih 20:3. Uprkos odsustvu nekih od ključnih golgetera, podmlađena ekipa Dejana Savića, ruinirala je goste, pokazujući spremnost za nastavak odbrane Svetske lige. 

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Source: Waterpolo Serbia

Serbia keeps on the winning pace in the pool. In the Water Polo World League round 5, they beat Germany by 20:3. An absolutely fantastic score that shows off all of team Serbia’s best features. Continue reading Waterpolo: just like always

Egzistencijalna kriza Partizana

Svet domaćeg vaterpola potresa ozbiljna finansijska kriza u VK Partizan. Stanje koje sa pauzama traje poslednjih pet godina, doživljava kulminaciju. Nakon igrača koji su grejanje bazena dobili tek zahvaljujući angažovanju roditelja, usledili su zvanični apeli u vezi sa funkcionisanjem čitavog kluba.

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Foto: Pintrest

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Water polo: a well deserved retirement

One of water polo’s most beloved pairings has officially retired from the National Team. Slobodan Nikić and teammate Živko Gocić have played their last match as Dolphins at the Tašmajdan pool in Belgrade, Serbia.

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Nikić (left) and Gocić (right), enjoying their seats. Photo: J.L.

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FOTO: Kumovi u zasluženoj penziji

Omiljeni kumovi srpskog vaterpola Živko Gocić i Slobodan Nikić, oprostili su se večeras od reprezentativnog sporta. Srpski kapiten i najtrofejniji vaterpolista u istoriji, na  Tašmajdanu odigrali su poslednju utakmicu pod zastavom Srbije. Prijateljski meč između naše selekcije i Tima sveta, pratilo je puno plivalište.

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Daily inspiration

The always necessary daily dose of inspiration. To me, it is these boys. Serbia’s waterpolo National Team. Aside from athletic inspiration, the Dolphins represent an example of commitment, dedication and hard work that really does pay off.

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The unedited archives. Photo: J.L.

I took this image last winter, on the European Championship, played right here in Belgrade. On which, Serbia won… You’ve guessed it, gold.

Delfini sigurni u odbrani Svetske lige

Team Serbia sprints into WL defense

Vaterpolisti Srbije krenuli su u novi pohod na Svetsku ligu. Desetostruki šampioni ovog takmičenja, u prvom preliminarnom meču su se suočili sa reprezentacijom Rumunije. O pobedi u Kragujevcu (19:8) nije bilo dileme.

Serbia’s National Team has started strong into their defense of the World League title. The new Olympic cycle means various new names in the pool, but very little factual changes in the Dolphins’ playing style. A convincing win of 19:8.

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Zvezda se seli

Former European champion forced to find new home

Vaterpolo klub Crvena zvezda predstavljao je simbol preporoda srpskog klupskog sporta. Međutim, crveno-beli su zbog lošeg finansijskog stanja bili prinuđeni da napuste Beograd u potrazi za novim i povoljnijim ,,domaćim” terenom. Nesumnjivi poraz za naciju olimpijskih šampiona.

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Red Star’s water polo team has moved from their Belgrade HQ. Due to a huge financial tole the club has been facing in the past three years, the Champions of 2013 have moved their “home court” to the city of Zrenjanin, about 80km away from the country’s capital. This set of events is only the last one to show the truly devastating condition of Serbia’s most prized sport. With a reminder that it is the home of the Olympic Champions. 

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Juniori osvojili Evropu!

Serbia crowned Junior European Champions

Nakon prošlogodišnjeg osvajanja svetske krune, srpski juniori nastavili su stopama svojih starijih kolega. Ekipa Vladimira Vujasinovića od danas je i Evropski šampion u vaterpolu.

Na prventstvu održanom u Holandiji, pala je i Italija, rezultatom 12:9, a momci koji nemaju ni dvadeset godina, ponovo su dokazali da talenta u bazenu neće manjkati u skorije vreme.