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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...
SC Heerenveen

The worst football uniform of all time

Did you know that SC Heerenveen's attire was selected by BBC as one of the worst football uniforms of all time? In response the Eredivisie...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Did you know that Overijssel's tallest tower hosts the 10th edition of the Dutch Championships Tower Running? Sunday 10 December vertical runners ascend as many as 450 stairs at the Alpha Tower in Enschede. The holder of the track record finished in less than two minutes.

Dutch Championships Tower Running

Did you know that Overijssel's tallest tower hosts the 10th edition of the Dutch Championships Tower Running? Sunday 10 December vertical runners ascend as...