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7 February 2014 - Dutch flag-bearer Jorien ter Mors during the opening ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics

Dutch medal count for the Winter Olympics

Did you know that the Netherlands has won 37 gold medals, 38 silver and 35 bronze medals over the history of the modern Winter...
UEFA Euro 1988 Final

The Netherlands wins UEFA Euro 1988 final

Did you know that today is 25 years ago that the Dutch national football team won the UEFA European Championship in München? The Dutch...
2018 IIHF World Championship Division II

Guest blog: 42 goals to gold

Rebeka Zanechalova: "I like living in the Netherlands, however there is a part of my life that I miss here very much. I am...
Did you know that the world's best female football player comes from the Netherlands? Her name is Lieke Martens and tonight she was voted best female player of the year at the Best FIFA Football Awards in London. Tomorrow the Orange Lionesses play against Norway in the 2019 World Cup qualification.

The world’s best female football player comes from the Netherlands

Did you know that the world's best female football player comes from the Netherlands? Her name is Lieke Martens and tonight she was voted best...
Johan Cruijff

Football legend Johan Cruijff passes away at the age 68

Did you know that today football legend Johan Cruijff passed away at the age of 68 after losing the battle with cancer? Cruijff is considered...
Enschede Marathon

The oldest marathon of the Netherlands

Did you know that Enschede Marathon is the oldest marathon of the Netherlands and the second oldest marathon of Europe (after Košice Peace Marathon)? Olympic...
Guus Hiddink

Dutch football coach becomes national hero in South Korea

Did you know that Dutch football coach Guus Hiddink became a national hero in South Korea after the national team reached the semi finals...

Dutch highlights of Olympics day 1

The day after the opening of the Winter Olympics 2018 the Netherlands is second in the country medal ranking. TeamNL thrived in speed skating...
ice skating

Elfstedentocht 1963: ‘The Hell of 1963’

Did you know that only 1% of the ice skaters of the Elfstedentocht ('Eleven Cities Tour') on 18 January 1963 reached the finish due...
1920 Olympics Antwerp

The very first Dutch individual gold medal at the Olympics

Did you know that the first Dutch individual gold medal at the Olympics was earned by Maurice Peeters (1882-1957)? The track cyclist won the gold...

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