The Netherlands ended the joint European Championships for athletics, swimming, cycling, gymnastics, golf, rowing and triathlon in Berlin and Glasgow with 43 medals - 15 gold, 15 silver and 13 bronze. With that the Dutch athletes won the fourth most medals, after Russia, Great Britain and Italy, NU.nl reports.
Former football player and ALS sufferer Fernando Ricksen was told he could not get onto a KLM flight from Valencia to Amsterdam on Thursday. He was refused because he is unable to loosen his seat belt by himself, his biographer Vincent de Vries said to the Gelderlander.
A drunken night out in Glasgow with friends on Thursday must have taken an unexpected turn for Scottish amateur wrestler David McCallum. Because he woke up in Amsterdam on Friday morning, with no idea where he was or how he got there.
Football hooligans supporting Amsterdam club Ajax are expected to instigate multiple violent clashes in Scotland on Wednesday night, police in Glasgow told local newspaper Evening Times. Officers are concerned about Ajax fans arriving in Glasgow in advance of the Dutch team’s Europa League match against Celtic.
The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam has won the European Museum of the Year award for 2015.
UEFA announced on Friday that Amsterdam will be one of the thirteen host cities for the European Championship 2020.
Amsterdam police will have to answer for 25 claims that they were too heavy handed against supporters from Glasgow football club Celtic.The club has hired Amsterdam lawyer Jeroen Soeteman, who has since said that an admission by authorities that "something went wrong" is the top priority.
The riot police (ME) and Amsterdam police carried out charges on Ajax and Celtic soccer supporters Wednesday. The disturbances took place at the Dam. Earlier in the day the fans seemed peaceful in the city and the atmosphere was good. A total of 15 supporters was arrested during the incident.