Sports

May 24 '16 07:41

The murder of business man Koen Everink had a big impact on Dutch tennis player Robin Haase, especially given that his former coach Mark de J. is the prime suspect. "Mentally this past few weeks and months was not great for me. It remains a very unpleasant and difficult period", the tennis player said to the Telegraaf.

Football
May 20 '16 09:35

Matchfixing should be given greater priority in the judiciary and police, according to Europol serious crime expert David Ellero. Organized crime is increasingly involved in manipulating football matches and many European countries are not addressing the problem

May 19 '16 09:24

The Tax Authorities' investigative department FIOD launched an investigation into fraud in the transfer of players at FC Twente, a spokesperson for the Public Prosecutor announced on Wednesday

May 16 '16 11:30

In Spain on Sunday 18-year-old Max Verstappen became both the first Dutch and youngest racer ever to win the Grand Prix. "I can not believe it", the young Dutchman said after what he describes as an "incredible and fantastic" race

Football
May 12 '16 12:00

The Tax Authorities' investigative service FIOD arrested two people on Thursday on suspicion of tax fraud at a football club in the league. The Public Prosecutor believes they paid a number of amateur footballers' salary's under the table and in cash, in this way lowering their payroll tax and benefits contributions.

May 12 '16 11:30

Frank de Boer resigned as coach of Ajax, the Amsterdam club announced in a press release on Thursday. After two disappointing seasons, it is time for something new, De Boer said.

May 11 '16 17:10

The Center for Information and Documentation on Israel is pressing charges against PSV supporters on Wednesday. A video posted online shows the supporters chanting an antisemitic song, a spokesperson for CIDI confirmed

May 10 '16 10:19

More than 100 thousand people gathered on the streets of Eindhoven on Monday to celebrate PSV's victory in the Eredivisie. There were no major incidents during the celebrations and only 9 people were arrested

May 10 '16 09:26

The Netherlands suffered "great reputation damage" by giving back the organization of the 2019 European Games, the Depla-commission concludes in a report on the matter. The report was presented to the Dutch Olympic Committee NOC*NSF on Monday

May 10 '16 08:39

Dutch football association KNVB imposed a 10 thousand euro fine on Feyenoord for offensive chants directed towards AZ goalkeeper Sergio Rochet during the semi-final match between the two teams. The fine also covers fireworks that were lit during the match, Goal.com reports.

May 9 '16 16:30

The city in Eindhoven is hard at work getting ready to officially congratulate PSV with the win of the Eredivisie cup. While the victory was celebrated long and hard on Sunday, the official party only kicks off on Monday evening.

May 9 '16 09:55

The Giro d'Italia cycling race drew over 575 thousand spectators during the four days it was in the Netherlands - from the team presentation in Apeldoorn on Thursday to the third stage in Nijmegen on Sunday, the organization announced.

May 9 '16 09:28

Twelve people were arrested in Doetinchem on Sunday in riots that erupted after the De Graafschap vs Ajax match. Most of those arrested were Ajax supporters upset that their club lost the Eredivisie title, according to the police.

May 9 '16 08:05

Ajax fans may find it a good idea to avoid the newspapers today. Most of the Netherlands' newspapers dedicated quite a bit of attention to the Amsterdam team's unexpected loss of the Eredivisie championship.

May 9 '16 07:40

PSV supporters flooded Eindhoven on Sunday to celebrate their clubs victory in the Eredivisie. In what was a surprise even to the KNVB, PSV Eindhoven managed to snatch the cup on the final play day of the league

May 6 '16 15:55

Should Ajax win the Eredivisie on Sunday, fans should avoid trains going through Utrecht on their way to the celebrations at the Amsterdam ArenA, NS warns. Construction work around Utrecht Centraal could cause delays and make fans late to the party

May 6 '16 09:28

The Giro d'Italia cycling race is starting in Apeldoorn today with a 9.8 kilometer time trial. King Willem-Alexander will be in the Gelderland city to see the start of the 99th edition of the race, according to his schedule on Koninklijk Huis.

May 2 '16 12:02

Preparations are underway for a celebration honoring Amsterdam football club Ajax, should the team win its 34th championship in the top Dutch league, Eredivisie. A festival is planned for the ArenA Park area starting at 4:15 p.m., around the grounds of the Ajax home stadium.

Apr 25 '16 13:50

Tens of thousands of Feyenoord supporters, along with the team itself and Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb, celebrated the Rotterdam team's KNVB Cup victory on the Coolsingel on Monday.

Apr 25 '16 09:08

A total of 59 people were arrested surrounding the KNVB cup final in Rotterdam on Sunday. Supporters were arrested on suspicion of defamation, hooliganism and fighting, among others. Three police officers were injured.

Apr 25 '16 08:52

Feyenoord won the KNVB Cup with a 2-1 victory against FC Utrecht in Rotterdam stadium De Kuip on Sunday. This is the 12th time the Rotterdam team's won the Cup.

Apr 22 '16 16:30

Barcelona will dedicate a space to Dutch football legend Johan Cruijff in the renewed Camp Nou, Barcelona president Josep Maria Bertomeu announced along with plans for a colossal renovation to the stadium

Football
Apr 19 '16 07:32

A referee that was attacked with a knife during a kids' football match in Den Hoorn on Saturday, is doing well. The man who attacked him was remanded into custody for two weeks, the Prosecutor announced on Monday. He is facing charges of attempted manslaughter.

Apr 18 '16 15:10

The Netherlands is again in the news with football-related riots. Ten Dutch hooligans were arrested in Germany for being involved in riots around an amateur match between Lippstadt 08 and Sportfreunde Siegen on Sunday. 26 Germans were also arrested

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