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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...
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...
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...
Did you know that Team NL kicks serious ass in speed skating at the Olympics? During the last Winter Olympics in Sochi the Netherlands won 24 medals in total: 23 in long-track speed skating and one in short-track speed skating.

TeamNL kicks ass in Olympic speed skating

Did you know that TeamNL kicks serious ass in speed skating at the Olympics? During the last Winter Olympics in Sochi the Netherlands won 24...
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...
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...
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 Dutch racing driver Max Verstappen was the youngest driver ever to compete in Formula 1? Today is Max's 20th birthday. Happy birthday Max and good luck at the Grand Prix in Malaysia tomorrow!

Happy birthday, Max Verstappen

Did you know that Dutch racing driver Max Verstappen was the youngest driver ever to compete in Formula 1? Today is Max's 20th birthday. Happy...
Summer Olympics Amsterdam 2028

2028 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam?

Did you know that the Netherlands has expressed interest in hosting the Summer Olympics in 2028 as a centennial celebration of the only Olympics...