European Championships

2018 European Athletics Championships Day 2 – Carolle Zahi, Dafne Schippers, Lisa Marie Kwayie
Aug 13 '18 13:00

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.

Sep 19 '16 10:00

The Netherlands baseball team won the European championship for the 22nd time on Sunday by beating Spain 3-2 in the finals in Hoofddorp

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Jul 11 '16 08:00

A 31-year-old Dutch woman threatened Belgian football coach Marc Wilmots with death. The woman sent the death threat to the coach per SMS just before the European Championships quarter final match between Belgium and Wales

Oranje
Jun 28 '16 11:40

The fact that the Netherlands national football team is not playing in the European Championships this year, is saving employers in the country millions of euros and boosting the Dutch economy, according to Acture

Jun 8 '16 08:37

KLM CEO Pieter Elbers is concerned that the strike Air France pilots have planned for Saturday, one day after the start of the European Championships in France, will lead to reputation damage that will also effect the Dutch airline. In a message to the KLM staff, he called it a "destructive strike"

Mar 23 '16 11:18

Football stadiums are "relatively" safe and the terrorist attacks in Brussels will have no direct consequences for football matches, according to Will van Rhee, security expert at FIFA.

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Dec 16 '15 08:18

Dafne Schippers was named Sportswoman of the Year at the NOC*NSF Sports Gala in Amsterdam on Tuesday. Sportsman of the Year for 2015 went to Sjinkie Knegt

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Nov 10 '15 16:30

Yvonne Hak, the 29 year old Dutch runner, is left feeling robbed after the revelation that her silver medal in the 2010 European Championships 800 meter should have been gold. Gold medal winner, Russian Mariya Savinova, has been accused of doping during the competition.

Oranje
Nov 5 '15 16:10

After the elimination from the European Champions, the Dutch football team fell from 14th to 16h place on the FIFA rankings. Belgium is on first place for the first time ever

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Sep 7 '15 15:34

Oranje's threatening elimination from the European Championships after the 3-0 loss against Turkey could cost parts of the Dutch economy tens of millions of euros.

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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.

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Jun 15 '15 09:53

There is a good chance that Danny Blind will present the Dutch team selection for the the important European Championship qualifying double against Iceland and Turkey on August 28th. In the next evaluation in a few weeks from now, Guus Hiddink will let the KNVB know whether he will be taking a step back as coach of Oranje, the Telegraaf reports.

baseball
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.

Jan 22 '14 16:26

Dutch speed skater Sjinkie Knegt was disqualified at the European Championships after giving Viktor Ahn of Russia the middle finger and an air kick to the behind.

Jan 13 '14 10:24

Dutch speed skater Ireen Wust has retained European all-round title at the European Championships after winning the women's 1,500-meter event on Sunday.

Jul 9 '13 08:30

Wright State’s newly signed Richelle van der Keijl is participating at the European Championships in Samsun, Turkey.

Jun 6 '13 16:19

PSV Eindhoven’s 23 year-old Kevin Strootman is set to become Manchester United’s midfielder in the Premier League. Yet, Dutch football player and expert Magnus Magnusson believes Strootman is not ready for the big league.

Jun 6 '13 16:14

Netherlands are all set to face Germany U21 with midfielder Kevin Strootman. Strootman is listed to join from Manchester United.

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