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Nov 10 '14 13:35

As of January 1st Ziggo will be the new main sponsor of Ajax. The brand name Ziggo will appear on the official match kits of the first team and Jong Ajax from that date.

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Nov 7 '14 14:22

The Public Prosecutor demanded 120 community service, a suspended prison sentence of 2 months and area and stadium bans to 2016 against six of the suspects and Ajax supporters who through fireworks on the field during the cup final in April.

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Nov 3 '14 11:55

The match between VV Bavel and Groen-Wit was stopped after referee Luuk van Moll was threatened during half time.

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Oct 29 '14 13:08

Leerdam Sport footballer E.U. is appearing in the court in Dordrecht for the criminal case against him.

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Oct 20 '14 11:39

An elderly supporter of Go Ahead Eagles was taken to the hospital on Sunday after he was hit in the face by a football. He appears to have a severe concussion.

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Oct 14 '14 09:50

The morning newspapers were not kind to the Dutch team after the 2-0 defeat in Reykjavik on Tuesday.

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Oct 13 '14 15:25

On Sunday the Dutch team will travel to Reykjavik for the European Championship qualifier against Iceland without Tim Krul.

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Oct 9 '14 15:11

The football players of the Dutch team at the World Cup in Brazil, will soon receive their bonus of reportedly around 150 thousand euro.

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Oct 3 '14 17:05

Uefa launched an investigation Friday into crowd disturbances moments before the beginning of Thursday’s match between Feyenoord and Standard Liège, newswire ANP reports. Supporters of the Belgian side broke through fencing meant to secure the visitor’s section in Rotterdam’s De Kuip stadium, and tried to fight with the home team’s supporters.

Stadium security and mobile police units were brought in, and managed to calm the situation.

Police arrested 29 Standard Liège supporters, of which three were reportedly still in custody Friday afternoon.

Sep 29 '14 11:16

Politicians in Rotterdam have told football club Feyenoord that it may have to come up with the millions needed for the extra land that construction company BAM needs to rebuild De Kuip stadium according to their measurements, De Telegraaf reports.

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Sep 24 '14 08:10

Gym classes in 20 precent of Dutch primary schools are not taught to standard, with classes lasting half the set time. Parliament wants Inspectors to pay a lot more attention to controlling this, the Algemeen Dagblad writes.

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Sep 22 '14 11:54

In European Baseball, The Netherlands won the 21st European Baseball Championship, beating running champion Italy 6-3 in the Gold Medal Game in Brno, Czech Republic on Sunday.

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Sep 22 '14 10:48

Dutch cyclists Annemiek van Vleuten and Anna van der Breggen of the Dutch Rabo Liv team have been brought to hospital Monday morning after crashing their bicycles during the team time trial at the World Cup, the Algemeen Dagblad reports. On Twitter, Van der Breggen has announced that she is unable to take part in the race.

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Sep 19 '14 13:57

UEFA announced on Friday that Amsterdam will be one of the thirteen host cities for the European Championship 2020.

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Sep 16 '14 16:06

A new investor has approached ADO owner Mark van der Kallen to take over the club.

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Sep 15 '14 13:24

A 25 year old resident of Tilburg was arrested on Sunday, September 14th, after an assault on the football field.

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Sep 12 '14 08:33

The Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam has, for the first time, been transformed into a suitable event space for tennis with the Davis Cup launching this weekend. Laying a gravel court in place of a star-studded stage has been the most difficult in this conversion process, Het Parool reports.

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Sep 11 '14 15:55

Golfer Fabrizio Zanotti was not seriously injured when he was knocked out in the KLM Open.

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Sep 2 '14 09:34

Police in Reuver, Limburg, are looking for video material of the match on the 31st of August in which a 30-year-old footballer was shortly hospitalized after being attacked by team members of the opposition during a football match between Reuver and Venlo.

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Sep 1 '14 10:29

In Reuver, Limburg, a 30-year-old footballer was injured after a fight broke out between the two teams. Opposing teammates kicked and punched the victims several times, resulting in the footballer's hospitalization.

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Aug 28 '14 13:20

The Dutch basketball team has qualified for the European Championship for the first time since 1989 by winning their last qualifying game with 68-55 against Montenegro in Leiden.

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Aug 19 '14 14:26

Users of the Volkskrant newspaper's mobile application were shocked to see an article reporting the death of football legend Johan Cruijff on Tuesday.

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Aug 18 '14 13:59

A collision during the Formula 1 and F2 Stock Cars World Cup tournament has left one driver seriously injured. A spokesman for Raceway Vernal in Ysselsteyn, Limburg reports that the driver was airlifted to a hospital in Nijmegen after his car collided with two other vehicles.

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Aug 14 '14 11:30

On the 12th of November, Amsterdam will be the background to a re-match between Mexico and The Netherlands after their second round World Cup face-off left Mexico going home. The match is part of Mexico's autumn tour, the Mexican football federation announced Wednesday.

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