Sports

Mar 1 '14 04:31

The incident with Graziano Pellé, where he destroyed an advertising billboard and kicked over a lamp in the stadium tunnels, immediately after a game with FC Twente, was caught on cam and aired by Fox Sports. The footage refueled the discussion about whether camera's should be allowed in the stadium tunnels.

Feb 28 '14 17:14

Netherlands football coach Louis van Gaal surprised many with his selection of players for a tune-up match against France next week, leaving Nigel de Jong (M) Stefan de Vrij (D) and Maarten Stekelenburg (G) off the sheet. Jean-Paul Boëtius (F), Davy Klaassen (M) and Quincy Promes (F) will get their Oranje debuts in the match.

Feb 25 '14 19:36

After a heartwarming reception in Assen Monday, upon their return from Sochi, the Olympic medalists were decorated in The Hague, Tuesday. Safe for Ireen Wüst and Sven Kramer, all the medalists were knighted to the Order of Oranje-Nassau.

Feb 24 '14 16:09

The Olympians' flight from Sochi to the Eelde airport in Groningen is delayed with over an hour. The athletes were expected to arrive around 16:00. Their E.T.A. is now a little after 17:00.

Feb 24 '14 07:12

The successful Dutch Olympic athletes are set to return to home soil Monday.

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Feb 21 '14 15:24

Kick boxer Badr Hari has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for aggravated assault; six months are conditional.

Feb 21 '14 15:20

Amsterdam-based professional kickboxer has repeatedly found himself on the wrong side of the law in the years leading up to his sentencing hearing today in Amsterdam. A judge in one of the city's courtrooms handed Hari an 18-month prison sentence, of which six months may be suspended, for his role in the assault of Koen Everink at the July 2012 Sensation White party in the Amsterdam ArenA.

Feb 20 '14 23:59

In an interview with CNBC, the Dutch speed skating coach, Jillert Anema, blamed the overall American sports system for the US skaters' poor performance, and particularly the American's dedication to a 'foolish' sport like football.

Feb 20 '14 09:00

The podium was colored orange again, Wednesday, after the 5,000m speed skating for women, with Irene Wüst earning a silver medal and bronze going to Carien Kleibeuker. Martina Sábliková from the Szech Republic was faster with 6:51:54 and took gold.

Feb 18 '14 17:09

With an Olympic-record time of 12 minutes, 44.45 seconds, Jorrit Bergsma led a clean sweep for The Netherlands in the ten-kilometer speed skating event at the 2014 Olympics. Bergsma beat his compatriots, Sven Kramer and Bob de Jong, by 4.57 and 22.75 seconds respectively.

Feb 17 '14 10:24

Dutch athletes have won 17 medals for the country at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, as Sunday's 'clean sweep' saw the top four places taken up by Oranje.

Feb 14 '14 15:56

While the Dutch win one medal after another, the US skaters are at a loss over their not making it to the podium. Fingers point at the Mach 39 racing suit from Under Armour, developed with the help of Lockheed Martin.

Feb 13 '14 20:08

The Winter Olympics in Sochi will go on until February 23, but only 6 days into the games the Dutch team has managed to win a record number of medals of 12.

Feb 13 '14 17:33

Ireen Wüst and Margot Boer won silver and bronze on the 1,000 m skating, bowing to the Chinese Zhang Hong with a record time of 1:14:02.

Feb 12 '14 20:48

Stefan Groothuis, the 2012 world champion sprint, won an Olympic gold medal on the 1,000 m skating.

Feb 10 '14 19:34

Michel Mulder won Olympic Gold on the 500 m skating in Sochi, the first gold medal in Dutch history on the short track.

Feb 10 '14 08:41

Ireen Wüst, the Dutch skater, has won her third gold medal as she triumphed on Sunday at the Olympic 3000 meters.

Feb 5 '14 19:30

The Dutch sports team is good for 5 gold medals in Sochi, according to Statistics agency Infostrada, who based its calculations on global tournaments.

Feb 3 '14 11:46

In the Dutch football league, Ajax dropped points for the first time in three months as it was held 1-1 by FC Utrecht.

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Feb 3 '14 09:32

The Dutch tennis team was eliminated from the Davis Cup after a defeat from defending champions Czech Republic.

Feb 3 '14 08:13

The Netherlands have lost its one day international (ODI) status after a poor performance in the World Cup Qualifier in New Zealand this month, Cricket365 reports on Sunday.

Jan 31 '14 08:57

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima will attend the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi from February 7 to February 11.

Jan 29 '14 09:17

The Dutch football association (KNVB) on Tuesday announced that the Dutch football team will play two friendlies against Ghana and Wales.

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Jan 28 '14 17:09

Corendon is giving 50 percent off tickets for people who want to add their voices to the anti-gay protests during the Winter Olympics in Sotsji.

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