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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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...
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...
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...
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...
Did you know that Dutch master chef Piet Brink is making over 22,000 bitterballs in Pyeonchang during the Winter Olympics?

Dutch bitterballs with a Korean twist

Did you know that Dutch master chef Piet Brink is making over 22,000 bitterballs in Pyeonchang during the Winter Olympics? That's around 1,100 to...