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Netherlands name 15-member squad for ICC T20 World Cup
Amsterdam, Sep 11 (IANS) Making their fourth appearance at the Men's ICC T20 World Cup, the Netherlands on Saturday named their 15-player group, as they enter the First Round of the tournament to be held in the UAE and Oman in October-November this year.
2021-09-11
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Cricket
Verstappen takes F1 title lead with dominant Dutch GP win
Zandvoort (Netherlands), Sep 6 (IANS) Red Bull's Max Verstappen retook the lead in the 2021 Formula One World Championship in dominant style with a home win at the Dutch Grand Prix.
2021-09-06
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Motorsports
Raikkonen out of Dutch GP after testing positive for COVID-19
Zandvoort, Sep 4 (IANS) Alfa Romeo's Formula 1 driver Kimi Raikkonen will not take part in the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort circuit after testing positive for COVID-19. Robert Kubica will fill in for Raikkonen for his first race since Abu Dhabi 2019 alongside Antonio Giovinazzi for the race on Sunday.
2021-09-04
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Motorsports
Organisers confirm Dutch Grand Prix to go ahead as planned
Zandvoort (Netherlands), Aug 14 (IANS) The organisers of the Dutch Grand Prix confirmed on Friday that the race will go ahead as planned at the refurbished Zandvoort track between September 3 to 5. The organisers got a green signal from Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Health Minister Hugo de Jonge.
2021-08-14
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Motorsports
Dutch journo dies 9 days after being shot
The Hague, July 16 (IANS) Dutch crime journalist Peter R. de Vries died nine days after he was shot in Amsterdam, his family announced in a statement published by national broadcaster RTL Nieuws.
2021-07-16
Category: International, Netherlands,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Media,Politics
Dutch 2010 World Cup finalist Robben announces retirement
Amsterdam, July 15 (IANS) Former Netherlands, Bayern Munich and Chelsea star Arjen Robben announced his retirement from professional football at the age of 37.
2021-07-15
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Football
Dutch PM apologises for relaxing measures too soon
The Hague, July 13 (IANS) Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has apologised on behalf of his cabinet for making what he called an error of judgment with the rapid relaxation of the Covid-19 measures at the end of June.
2021-07-13
Category: International, Netherlands,Politics
Dutch crime reporter shot in Amsterdam
Amsterdam, July 7 (IANS) Dutch crime reporter Peter R. de Vries was shot in the centre of Amsterdam, according to national broadcaster NOS.
2021-07-07
Category: International, Netherlands,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Dutch coach Frank de Boer quits after Euro 2020 loss
The Hague, June 29 (IANS) Frank de Boer has quit as the Netherlands coach following his team's failure to advance beyond the Round of 16 in Euro 2020, the Dutch football association KNVB said on Tuesday.
2021-06-29
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Football
Netherlands see off Austria to reach Euro 2020 last 16
Amsterdam, June 18 (IANS) The Netherlands reached the Euro 2020 last 16 from Group C with one game to spare after beating uninspired Austria 2-0 on the goals from Memphis Depay and Denzel Dumfries at the Johan Cruyff Arena here.
2021-06-18
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Football
Netherlands, Austria, England start with wins in Euro 2020
Amsterdam, June 14 (IANS) Gritty Ukraine bounced back from two goals down but Denzel Dumfries's late winner helped the Netherlands snatch a 3-2 win on home soil in Euro 2020 on Sunday.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Football
Leading companies respond to biodiversity loss
Amsterdam, June 9 (IANS) More than 50 companies have stepped forward to show their shared commitment as part of the 'Sharm El Sheikh to Kunming Action Agenda for Nature and People' in support of the global biodiversity framework expected to be adopted in October at Kunming in China during the 15th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP-15).
2021-06-09
Category: International, Netherlands,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Ethiopian Gidey breaks 10,000m world record
Hengelo (The Netherlands), June 9 (IANS) Ethiopia's Letesenbet Gidey clocked 29 minutes 01.3 seconds to break the women's 10,000-metre world record by five seconds during the Ethiopian athletics trials here on Tuesday night.
2021-06-09
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Athletics
UN tribunal confirms Mladic's life sentence for Srebrenica genocide
Amsterdam, June 9 (IANS) Almost 26 years after the Srebrenica genocide, the UN War Crimes Tribunal has confirmed the sentence of life imprisonment handed down to former Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladic for the Srebrenica genocide, among other crimes.
2021-06-09
Category: International, Netherlands,Politics
Sifan shatters women's 10,000 metres world record
Hengelo, June 6 (IANS) Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands ran at a blistering pace to smash the women's 10,000 metres world record, clocking 29 minutes 06.82 seconds here at the FBK Games, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting, on Sunday.
2021-06-06
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Athletics
Dutch PM announces 'actual end' of Covid lockdown
The Hague, May 29 (IANS) With fresh Covid-19 cases on the decline, the Dutch government has announced a new easing of coronavirus restrictions effective June 5, which according to Prime Minister Mark Rutte means the "actual end of the lockdown".
2021-05-29
Category: International, Netherlands,Politics
1 dead, 4 wounded in Amsterdam stabbing
Amsterdam, May 23 (IANS) A stabbing incident that took place in Amsterdam, capital of the Netherlands, has led to one death and four injuries, police said.
2021-05-23
Category: International, Netherlands,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Netherlands to miss captain Van Dijk at Euro 2020
The Hague, May 13 (IANS) Virgil van Dijk will miss this summer's European Championships, as the Netherlands captain will not be fit in time for the start of the tournament.
2021-05-13
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Football
Kipchoge ready for Tokyo, clocks world-leading time in Netherlands
Enschede (Netherlands), April 18 (IANS) Reigning Olympic champion and world record holder Eliud Kipchoge gave an indication that he is in peak form to retain the Tokyo Games marathon gold, winning the Enschede Marathon in 2:04:30 sec on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Athletics
Netherlands halts AstraZeneca vax for under-60s
The Hague, April 3 (IANS) The Netherlands has temporarily halted the use of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine for people under the age of 60, the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport.
2021-04-03
Category: International, Netherlands,Health/Medicine
Dutch PM Rutte survives no-confidence vote
The Hague, April 2 (IANS) Dutch caretaker Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Friday narrowly survived a no-confidence vote called after he was accused of misinforming Parliament and actively seeking to move an inconvenient lawmaker to another position.
2021-04-02
Category: International, Netherlands,Politics
Netherlands extends Covid lockdown to April 20
The Hague, March 24 (IANS) The Covid-19 lockdown in the Netherlands will be extended to April 20 due to the increasing numbers of Covid-19 infections and hospital admissions, Prime Minister Mark Rutte has said.
2021-03-24
Category: International, Netherlands,Health/Medicine
Dutch parties start post-poll coalition talks
The Hague, March 19 (IANS) The two biggest winners in this week's parliamentary polls in the Netherlands, Prime Minister Mark Rutte's People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD) and the liberal Democrats 66 (D66), began talks on forming a new coalition government.
2021-03-19
Category: International, Netherlands,Politics
Dutch PM's party leads parliamentary polls
The Hague, March 18 (IANS) Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte's rightist liberal People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD) were leading the parliamentary elections in the Netherlands, according to the final exit poll.
2021-03-18
Category: International, Netherlands,Politics
Hockey Pro League: Double wins for Germany, Netherlands
Amstelveen (Netherlands), March 8 (IANS) The Netherlands women and Germany men both claimed a maximum six points from their FIH Hockey Pro League fixtures at the Wagener Stadium in Amstelveen this weekend, with the two teams adding to Saturday's wins with hard-earned victories on Sunday.
2021-03-08
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Hockey
FIH Pro League: Netherlands women, Germany men win
Amsterdam, March 6 (IANS) The Netherlands women and Germany men claimed deserved FIH Hockey Pro League wins on Saturday, as the first matches of a weekend double header between two of hockey's fiercest rivals took place at the Wagener Stadium in Amsterdam.
2021-03-06
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Hockey
Blast occurs near Dutch Covid testing centre
The Hague, March 3 (IANS) An explosion occurred near a Covid-19 testing centre in the town of Bovenkarspel in the Netherlands on Wednesday morning, police said.
2021-03-03
Category: International, Netherlands,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Ajax fails to register Sebastien Haller for Europa League
The Hague, Feb 5 (IANS) Sebastien Haller is not allowed to play in the Europa League in the second half of the season, because his club Ajax failed to put the striker on the player list of the European football association UEFA, the Dutch football club has confirmed.
2021-02-05
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Football
3,600 fined for violating curfew in Netherlands
The Hague, Jan 25 (IANS) Some 3,600 people were fined and 25 others arrested for violating a curfew imposed in the Netherlands due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to police.
2021-01-25
Category: International, Netherlands,Politics
Dutch govt to impose curfew, flight ban
The Hague, Jan 21 (IANS) The caretaker government of the Netherlands has decided to ban flights from the UK, South Africa and the whole of South America and also planned to introduce a night-time curfew to curb the spread of Covid-19, outgoing Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced.
2021-01-21
Category: International, Netherlands,Politics
Netherlands extends Covid-19 lockdown
The Hague, Jan 13 (IANS) The Dutch government has extended its strict Covid-19 lockdown measures by three weeks until February 9 amid growing concerns over the spread of the new coronavirus strain.
2021-01-13
Category: International, Netherlands,Health/Medicine
Hassan breaks women's 10,000m European record
The Hague, Oct 11 (IANS) Reigning world champion Sifan Hassan shrugged off cold and rainy conditions to break the women's 10,000-metre European record at the FBK After Summer Competition in Hengelo, the Netherlands, on Saturday.
2020-10-11
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Other Sports
Frank de Boer succeeds Ronald Koeman as Netherlands coach
The Hague, Sep 24 (IANS) Frank de Boer has been named as the new head coach of the Netherlands national football team, the Dutch football association KNVB has announced.
2020-09-24
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Football
ICC condemns 'unprecedented, serious' US economic sanctions
The Hague, Sep 3 (IANS) The International Criminal Court (ICC) has condemned the economic sanctions imposed by the US on its prosecutor and a member of her office, saying it was "unprecedented and serious".
2020-09-03
Category: International, Netherlands,Politics
Vengaboys out with new version of their hit 'Up and Down'
Rotterdam, Aug 21 (IANS) Eurodance band Vengaboys have come up with a new version of their hit track, Up and Down. They have collaborated with Australian DJ Timmy Trumpet for the reworking.
2020-08-21
Category: International, Netherlands,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Van Persie returns to Dutch club Feyenoord as coach
Rotterdam, Aug 7 (IANS) Former Netherlands captain Robin Van Persie returned to Eredivisie side Feyenoord but this time, in the capacity of a coach. He had two stints with the side during the course of his illustrious playing career and in total, scored 47 goals for them.
2020-08-07
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Football
Pandemic-hit KLM airlines announces massive layoffs
The Hague, Aug 1 (IANS) The pandemic-stricken Dutch airlines, KLM has announced that it would cut 4,500 to 5,000 positions.
2020-08-01
Category: International, Netherlands,Business/Economy
Netherlands to bring Russia before human rights court over MH17 downing
The Hague, July 11 (IANS) The Dutch government has decided to bring Russia before the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) "for its role in the downing of Flight MH17" six years ago.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Netherlands,Politics
Robben comes out of retirement, set to play for boyhood club next season
Amsterdam, June 28 (IANS) Former Bayern Munich and Netherlands midfielder Arjen Robben is set to come out of retirement to play for his boyhood club FC Groningen. The 36-year-old, while making the announcement in a video on the club's website, however also said that he hopes to be fit enough to play for them next season.
2020-06-28
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Football
ICC to continue working despite US sanctions: Judge
The Hague, June 19 (IANS) The International Criminal Courts (ICC0 presiding judge Chile Eboe-Osuji has said that the US sanctions on its personnel were a "direct, undisguised attack on the rule of law" and that it will continue doing its work.
2020-06-19
Category: International, Netherlands,Politics
International Criminal Court condemns US sanctions
The Hague, June 13 (IANS) The International Criminal Court (ICC) has condemned US sanctions against its officials engaged in an investigation into possible war crimes by American forces in Afghanistan.
2020-06-13
Category: International, Netherlands,Politics
Europol launches centre against fraudsters exploiting pandemic
The Hague, June 6 (IANS) Europol has launched a European Financial and Economic Crime Centre on to crack down on fraudsters taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-06-06
Category: International, Netherlands,Politics
When Van Gaal hit Van Persie during a World Cup match
Amsterdam, May 24 (IANS) Dutch manager Louis Van Gaal was known for his tactical genius and rather eccentric nature throughout his illustrious career as a manager. He was the head coach of the Netherlands side that finished third at the 2014 World Cup and later took over at Manchester United, working with striker Robin Van Persie both times.
2020-05-24
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Football
Fans at games only after COVID-19 vaccine, says Dutch Health Minister
Amsterdam, May 7 (IANS) Netherlands Health Minister Hugo de Jonge on Thursday said fans won't be allowed at stadiums until coronavirus vaccine is developed. All sport in Netherlands have been suspended till September in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.
2020-05-07
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Other Sports
Van Gogh painting stolen from Dutch museum
The Hague, March 31 (IANS) Dutch post-impressionist artist Vincent van Gogh's painting "Spring Garden" from 1884 was stolen from a museum in The Netherlands.
2020-03-31
Category: International, Netherlands,Politics
Dutch Minister, who collapsed in parliament, resigns
The Hague, March 19 (IANS) The Netherlands' Health Minister Bruno Bruins, who had fainted in Parliament during a debate on the country's preparation for coronavirus, on Thursday resigned from his post.
2020-03-19
Category: International, Netherlands,Politics
Bopanna-Shapovalov enter Rotterdam Open semis
Rotterdam, Feb 14 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Denis Shapovalov have entered the semifinals of the Rotterdam Open with a thrilling victory over fourth seeds and 2015 champion team of Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau.
2020-02-14
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Tennis
Tata Steel Chess: Anand draws with Jorden van Foreest
Wijk Aan Zee (The Netherlands), Jan 18 (IANS) Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand was on Saturday held to a draw by Dutch Jorden Van Foreest in the sixth round of Tata Steel Masters.
2020-01-18
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Other Sports
Jaap Stam steps down as coach of Dutch club Feyenoord
The Hague, Oct 29 (IANS) Jaap Stam has resigned as coach of Feyenoord after only four months at the helm of the Dutch football club.
2019-10-29
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Football
Pakistan fail to secure Tokyo Olympics hockey berth
Amsterdam, Oct 28 (IANS) Three-time champions Pakistan have failed to secure a berth for next year's Olympic Games in the men's hockey event after registering a crushing 1-6 defeat against Netherlands in the second qualifier.
2019-10-28
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Hockey