Sports

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.

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.

Aug 19 '13 08:19

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

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.

Aug 16 '13 07:55

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Aug 7 '13 09:44

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

Aug 7 '13 09:15

Premier league players Marco van Ginkel, Michel Vorm, Ron Vlaar, Jonathan de Guzman, Ricky van Wolfswinkel, and Robin van Persie may well play Portugal a few days ahead of the latest season.

Aug 6 '13 09:50

The Netherlands’ Ranomi Kromowidjojo received her first individual world title by winning gold in the women's 50-meter freestyle at the FINA World Championships.

Aug 5 '13 09:19

Defending champion Ajax defeated Roda JC Kerkrade (3-0) in Amsterdam while PSV Eindhoven beat ADO Den Haag (3-2) during their first games in the Dutch league.

Aug 1 '13 09:06

On Wednesday, the Dutch FA announced that Wesley Sneijder will not take part in the friendly match against Portugal in Faro this month.

Jul 31 '13 07:48

South Korean veteran footballer Ji-Sung Park will return to PSV Eindhoven on a season-long loan.

Jul 31 '13 07:23

Giovanni van Bronckhorst is positive that the Netherlands can bring home the World Cup title next year.

Jul 31 '13 04:52

Physiotherapist Dick van Toorn has died at the age of 81. The Dutchman died as a result of a number of strokes. That was confirmed by a trustee of the family on Tuesday.

Van Toorn was famous for his treatments of sports injuries. Many top athletes such as football players Johan Cruyff, Willem van Hanegem, Ruud Krol, Ronald Koeman and Rafael van der Vaart, tennis players Tom Okker and Betty Stöve, hockey player Ties Kruize and cyclist Jelle Nijdam let themselves be treated by van Toorn.

Jul 30 '13 09:01

Liverpool's youth and reserve team player Krisztian Adorjan has joined FC Groningen on a 2013-14 season loan.

Jul 29 '13 09:04

On Saturday, the Netherlands junior female hockey team defeated Ghana (10-0) in an opening match at the FIH U-21 Women’s World Cup.

Jul 29 '13 04:22

Dutch National Champion Johnny Hoogerland has won the Saturday ‘Profronde van Tiel’, a one day race held every summer in Tiel. The rider from Vacansoleil defeated at the finish Bauke Mollema of team Belkin, the number 6 of the Tour de France, in a sprint à deux. At an appropriate distance Bobbie Traksel became third.

In Tiel a separate race for women also took place, which was won by Marianne Vos. The Olympic and world champion defeated in the final sprint Dutch champion Lucinda Brand, her teammate at Rabobank-Liv/Giant. Ellen van Dijk finished third.

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