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International Four Day Marches in Nijmegen

Did you know that the International Four Days Marches in Nijmegen is the largest marching event in the world? As of tomorrow 47,000 people from...
Madurodam

Madurodam honours Orange Lionesses

Did you know that the Orange Lionesses are even being honoured in Utrecht's miniature version in Madurodam? On Monday tens of thousands of fans came...
ice skating

The famous Elfstedentocht ice skating rally

Did you know that 20 years ago today the most recent Elfstedentocht took place? The famous ice skating rally is only held when the natural...
Nijmegen

Via Gladiola in Nijmegen (International Four Day Marches)

Did you know that the participants of the Four Days Marches in Nijmegen receive a glorious entry on the last day near the finish? As...
fierljeppen

Fierljeppen (‘far leaping’) in Friesland

Did you know that 'fierljeppen' (far leaping) originates with farmers who used poles to cross waterways that divided plots of land? Today fierljeppen is...
Elfstedentocht 1986

The legendary Elfstedentocht skating tour

Did you know that the second to last rarely raced Elfstedentocht took place 30 years ago today? Evert van Benthem was the winner of this edition of...
Did you know that the Holland Heineken House is the home away from home for Dutch athletes and fans in Pyeongchang?

Holland Heineken House: home away from home in Korea

Did you know that the Holland Heineken House is the home away from home for Dutch athletes and fans in Pyeongchang? Staged at the LaKai Sandpine...
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...
Enschede

The first game of football in the Netherlands in 1885

Did you know that the first game of football in the Netherlands was played in Enschede in 1885? Local textile baron Jan Bernard van Heek...
Lieke Martens and Cristiano Ronaldo

Lieke Martens voted UEFA Women’s Player of the Year

Did you know that Dutch soccer player Lieke Martens was named UEFA Women's Player of the Year tonight? Cristiano Ronaldo won his third UEFA...

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