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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...
Rio Olympics Team NL

Team NL brings home 19 Olympic medals from Rio

Did you know that Team NL brought home 8 gold medals, 7 silver medals and 4 bronze medals from Rio de Janeiro? Gold medals Anna van...
Hindeloopen

First Frisian Skating Museum in Hindeloopen

Did you know that the First Frisian Skating Museum in Hindeloopen houses the world's largest collection of ice skates? Also on display: memorabilia of all...
Robin van Persie

Robin van Persie: all-time top scorer for the Dutch football team

Did you know that Robin van Persie is the all-time top scorer for the Dutch football team with 49 goals? Today is exactly 10 years...
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...
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...
Giethoorn

Ice skating tour in Giethoorn

Did you know that you can take part in an 25km ice skating tour in Giethoorn tomorrow? About 10,000 ice skaters are expected tomorrow. If...
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...
Congrats to the Dutch women's volleyball team for winning silver at the 2017 Women's EuroVolley Championship! Serbia beat the Dutch ladies 20-25, 22-25, 25-18,18-25 in the thrilling final in Azerbaijan.

Dutch women’s volleyball team wins silver at EuroVolley

Congrats to the Dutch women's volleyball team for winning silver at the 2017 Women's EuroVolley Championship! Serbia beat the Dutch ladies 20-25, 22-25, 25-18,18-25 in...
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...

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