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Oct 7 '13 03:00

Reigning Olympic champion Epke Zonderland won the gold medal at the high bar at the world championships in Antwerp.

In a very exciting final,  Zonderland beat his main competitor Fabian Hambüchen from Germany and although his exercise was not perfect he could climb the number one spot at the ceremonies.

After winning the European championship in 2011 and his amazing victory at the Olympics in London last year, it was now time to win the world championship.

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Sep 19 '13 04:24

Ajax was defeated by FC Barcelona on the holy grounds of Camp Nou on Wednesday. 

The team from Amsterdam started the match relatively good. The first half, Ajax showed, besides a mistake of Lerin Duarte, good football and was able to keep up with the champs from Barcelona.

In the first half only Messi scored from a free kick after Duarte worked him to the ground. Other attempts from Messi and Neymar were stopped effectively by goal keeper Vermeer.

Attempts from the Ansterdam squad, during the first half, were not successful but created a balance at the field.

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Sep 10 '13 04:13

On Monday, National Team Coach Louis van Gaal and his fit team traveled to Andorra for Tuesday's World Cup qualifying match against Andorra.

Orange will qualify for the World Cup final on Tuesday if it beats Andorra, but then Romania might not win against Turkey. However, a win against Andorra will almost certainly give the Dutch team a ticket to Brazil. Romania has to make up 6 points and a difference of 15 hits in the last two group matches.

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Sep 5 '13 05:10

At a press conference, Wesley Sneijder was wondering why so many journalists were asking him questions. “It must be because I am new in the Dutch national team,” he joked.

The midfielder was called by national team coach Louis van Gaal to join the team again against Estland on Friday. The 93-times international was a week ago sure that he had to watch the game on his television. But injuries of Wijnaldum and van der Vaart made the coach decide to call for the Help of Sneijder.

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Sep 3 '13 04:30

National team coach Louis van Gaal has called for Wesley Sneijder for the upcoming matches of the Dutch national team in the World Cup qualifiers against Estonia and Andorra . The midfielder is replacing Georginio Wijnaldum in the selection, who can’t lay because of an ankle injury.

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Aug 23 '13 07:59

26-year-old Christel Boeljon impressed the crowd during the first day of the CN Canadian Women's Open on Thursday after firing a hole-in-one from 126 yards away.

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Aug 23 '13 07:20

Pro Tour team Argos-Shimano has announced on Thursday that it has signed Houston cyclist Lawson Craddock for next season.

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Aug 22 '13 08:32

Manchester City defender Karim Rekik has been called up for the first time in his career. Wesley Sneijder, however, has been left out once again.

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Aug 20 '13 09:48

Squash and tennis will unite in the Netherlands later this month. The Double AR Rotterdam Open Squash 2013 and the HDI Gerling Rotterdam Open Tennis 2013 will be held at the same time at Victoria in Rotterdam.

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Aug 20 '13 04:10

Netherlands defeated England 2-1 Monday night at the EuroHockey Championships in their second pool match.

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Aug 19 '13 09:27

Ajax won against Feyenoord 2-1 in Amsterdam on Sunday. Kolbeinn Sigthorsson scored two winning goals and Feyenoord has lost its first 3 games.

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Aug 19 '13 08:40

Netherlands won its first World Grand Prix match against Kazakhstan at 3-0 (25-23, 25-14, 25-16) in the pool K match on August 16 in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

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Aug 19 '13 08:19

The Netherlands defeated Ireland 2-1 in an opening display at the European Championships.

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Aug 16 '13 08:06

Netherlands head coach Louis van Gaal was pleased with the first 45 minutes of his team’s performance; however, he had negative reviews about the second half act that lead to a draw with Portugal on Wednesday.

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Aug 16 '13 07:55

Former F1 pilot Jos Verstappen will be present at the Rotterdam City Racing event this weekend.

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Aug 15 '13 08:52

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie remains firm on his beliefs and shares his positive thoughts on the Netherlands' chances at the World Cup.

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Aug 15 '13 04:03

On a beautiful summer evening in Faro, southern Portugal,  the Dutch team seemed to finally break with a nasty habit on Wednesday. Team Orange was in Faro on its way to its second win in 12 meetings with Portugal, until Cristiano Ronaldo scored the equalizer in the 87th minute.

Despite the disappointment of that late hit, team Orange can be reasonably satisfied a year for the World Cup. The young team played disciplined and mature, even when it was challenged by the Portuguese. So it was a real contest in the south of Portugal

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Aug 13 '13 09:40

Schalke striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar said omitted Wesley Sneijder to perform well at home to get his spot back in the Netherlands squad.

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Aug 13 '13 09:27

The Netherlands’ women won their 100th match of the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix, their second win of the season with a 3-0 (25-15, 25-07, 25-06) victory against Algeria on Sunday in Belgrade.

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Aug 12 '13 09:41

PSV Eindhoven takes the lead in the Dutch league standings after a 5-0 win against NEC Nijmegen while Ajax was defeated (3-2) by AZ Alkmaar on Sunday.

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Aug 9 '13 09:11

The Dutch Boxing Association will be hosting another EUBC event in Rotterdam, the European Championship Boxing for Youth 2013 from August 11 to August 18.

The tournament will begin on Monday, August 12.

The weight categories include the 49 kilogrammes, 52 kilogrammes, 56 kilogrammes, 60 kilogrammes, 64 kilogrammes, 69 kilogrammes, 75 kilogrammes, 81 kilogrammes, 91 kilogrammes, and the 91+ kilogrammes.

The semifinals will be held on August 16 and the finals and the awarding ceremony on August 17. The Opening Ceremony will take place on Monday.

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Aug 9 '13 08:43

Australian professional football club Melbourne Heart has announced the signing of 14-time Dutch international Orlando Engelaar as their leading player for A-League 2013-2014.

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Aug 8 '13 10:10

On August 14, well-known Dutch kickboxing coach Eibert Beugelink will come back to Crazy 88 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to lead a Muay Thai workshop. He will also discuss the Netherlands’ kickboxing system.

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Aug 7 '13 09:44

The Eindhoven World Cup has begun today, August 7, in Eindhoven, Netherlands.

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