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Ajax Club
Jul 30 '15 09:49

The Austrian police arrested 10 Ajax fans at the match between Rapid Wien and Ajax in the qualifying round of the Champions league in Vienna on Wednesday.

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Jul 24 '15 12:54

The Tennis Integrity Unit is investigating the tennis match between two Kazakhstani players in the challenger tournament in Scheveningen on Wednesday for match fixing. The three sets between the two players showed suspicious patterns on the gambling market

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Jul 22 '15 13:08

A survey done by the Doping Authority has revealed that dozens of Dutch athletes that belong to the international top are doping. This involves 4.2 percent of athletes - more than is found in doping tests, but less than the Authority expected

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Jul 21 '15 13:07

Long time sports presenter Jack van Gelder has resigned from NOS. From mid-September the 64 year old Van Gleder will be working as weekend presenter at the commercial Sport 1 Studio.

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Jul 20 '15 12:19

Two of the suspicious sports marketing companies involved in the FIFA scandal has been connected to a Dutch letterbox company, which on paper is run by a 32 year old man from Geldrop.

Guus Hiddink
Jul 15 '15 11:34

It seems that Guus Hiddink made the decision to resign as Oranje coach himself. KNVB director Bert van Oostveen told NOS that if it were up to the Football Association, Hiddink would still have been employed.

KNVB
Jul 15 '15 10:14

KNVB director Bert van Oostveen thinks that the only way to really reform FIFA is for Sepp Blatter to step down and to be replaced by a non-football-man. He believes that the current UEFA president Michel Platini is the leading candidate to succeed Blatter, but he would rather see a "Kofi Annan-type" fill the position.

FC Twente
Jul 14 '15 12:27

Both football clubs Twente and Utrecht have found new shirt sponsors for the new season.

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Jul 13 '15 11:27

The Orange Angels - the Dutch women's under 20 basketball team - won a bronze medal in the European Championships in Lanzarote, beating Russia 63-51.

Ajax Club
Jul 9 '15 09:32

Ajax has been named the most fiscally stable football club in Europe for the second year in a row

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Jul 3 '15 10:08

A total of 198 racers from 22 teams arrived in Utrecht on Thursday for the start of the 2015 Tour de France. The racers were presented to the public at an outdoor festival in Lepelenburg Park, where fans gathered to see their favourite cyclists

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Jul 3 '15 09:44

It seems that the match fixing scandal surrounding Tilburg football club Willem II dates back to the KNVB Cup match against Roda JC in 2008. Emails between a match fixer and former Willem II midfielder Ibrahim Kargbo show that he was paid to ensure that Willem II would lose that match, the Volkskrant reports.

Jul 1 '15 12:20

The Eerste Kamer, Senate, has passed a legislative proposal by Minister Ard van der Steur of Security in Justice that will give mayors more power to fight football hooligans. Mayors will be able to impose a longer area ban, reporting order or group ban on people who cause a serious disturbance of public order, even if it is their first offense.

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Jun 30 '15 10:38

The Crazy Color Run in Leeuwarden on Sunday had an unfortunate end for a number joggers. Many of the about 1,800 participants can not get the paint washed out of their hair.

Guus Hiddink
Jun 30 '15 10:10

Guus Hiddink's departure as Oranje football coach came as no surprise to both former football player Ronald de Boer and sports journalist Jack van Gelder.

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Jun 29 '15 15:00

The Netherlands won a total of 29 medals at the European Games, including 8 gold, 12 silver and 9 bronze, NRC reports.

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Jun 26 '15 17:05

The Amsterdam athletics field Olympic Stadium has been provisionally rejected for the European Championships in 2016 because the track has insufficient shock absorption.

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Jun 26 '15 10:50

Rotterdam will be hosting the World Police and Fire Games in 2021. During this event employees of the police, fire department, customs and the prison system from around the world participate in 63 different sports tournaments.

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Jun 25 '15 16:05

Wednesday was the 25th anniversary of the day that former Dutch football player Frank Rijkaard earned the nickname "Llama" for repeatedly spitting on German football player Rudi Voller.

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Jun 24 '15 09:40

The new Feyenoord stadium is set to be an architectural marvel. Two global leaders in architecture have teamed up to design the stadium. The football company will also get a budget of 100 million euros for the project, the Telegraaf reports.

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Jun 24 '15 09:20

The Dutch women's football team have been eliminated in the second round of the World Cup after a 2-1 loss to Japan in Vancouver, Canada.

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Jun 17 '15 20:05

A successful performance by Dutch female footballers at the 2015 FIFA World Cup in Canada will help the team attract commercial backers, believes Bob van Oosterhout, director of the sports marketing company Triple Double.

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Jun 16 '15 16:15

Deputy Prime Minister Lodewijk Asscher called for an end to the derogatory use of the word “Jew” with regard to fans of Amsterdam football club Ajax. Many of the team’s fans often refer to themselves as “The Jews,” even though the club has no historical association with Jewish organizations or Jewish athletes.

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Jun 15 '15 15:55

Football club VVV-Venlo is mourning the death of one of its youth players. Beau Vilters was killed in a traffic accident on the A73 on Sunday.

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