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World Cup roundup: Bergwijn and Depay secure finals spot for Netherlands

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Steven Bergwijn and Memphis Depay scored late as the Netherlands qualified for next year’s World Cup with a 2-0 home victory over Norway on Tuesday to win Group G. The Dutch return to the finals after missing out on t...

Curtis Campher grabs four wickets in four balls as Ireland thrash Netherlands

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Ireland’s Curtis Campher became only the third player in history to take four wickets in four balls during a Twenty20 international to help his team to a seven-wicket World Cup stroll against the Netherlands. Campher’...

Netherlands proposes radical plans to cut livestock numbers by almost a third

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Dutch politicians are considering plans to force hundreds of farmers to sell up and cut livestock numbers, to reduce damaging ammonia pollution. After the highest Dutch administrative court found in 2019 that the gove...

World Cup roundup: Van Dijk allays injury fears after Netherlands’ 6-1 win

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Virgil van Dijk gave Liverpool an injury scare after having to leave the field during the Netherlands’ 6-1 World Cup qualifier victory over Turkey. The centre-half, who missed most of last season with an anterior cruc...

Britain’s reign as Olympic hockey champions ends in brutal loss to Netherlands

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Hockey at these Games is played at the Oi Stadium, and if that sounds impertinent it has nothing on the impudent, insolent and downright rude manner in which the Netherlands despatched Great Britain in the Olympic sem...

Naeher the hero as USWNT avoid Olympic shootout heartbreak against Netherlands

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Megan Rapinoe converted the deciding penalty in a shootout and the United States advanced to the semi-finals of the women’s Olympic soccer tournament 4-2 following a 2-2 draw with the Netherlands on Friday. US goalkee...

Aerial footage shows flooding across Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands – video

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Drone and helicopter footage shows the extent of flood damage in towns across Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands after heavy rainfall caused water levels to rise in large parts of western Europe. Footage from local ...

‘It is not healthy for me’ – Frank de Boer leaves Netherlands post

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Frank de Boer has left his post as Netherlands coach, having not fulfilled the criteria for his contract to be renewed, which was a place in the quarter-finals at Euro 2020. The 51-year-old was appointed last year aft...

‘Stars did not deliver’: Netherlands press reacts to Euro 2020 exit

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The newspapers and football websites in the Netherlands had a clear picture of where a glorious Sunday was heading. After Max Verstappen won the Styrian Grand Prix and Mathieu van der Poel took the Tour de France yell...

Total Dutch collapse: leaderless Netherlands outmuscled by Czechs

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Farewell then, the Netherlands 2021. Never mind total football: this was a total collapse. And not just a simple collapse, but an abject, jaw-dropping collapse, the kind of collapse you can see happening in front of y...

Netherlands grow in confidence as they settle into De Boer’s new shape

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Frank de Boer has a clear image of what success at Euro 2020 will entail for the Netherlands. “There is only one thing we want to achieve and that is to swim in the canals of Amsterdam having won the final,” the head ...

Netherlands offers free pickled herring as Covid jab incentive

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After Russia offered cars, Washington state spliffs, Indonesia live chickens and Hong Kong the chance of a £1.2m apartment, the latest country to reward people who show up for their Covid shots is the Netherlands – wi...

Netherlands’ Sifan Hassan smashes women’s 10,000m record by 10 seconds

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The game-changing effect of super spikes on track and field was again dramatically emphasised in Hengelo on Sunday as Sifan Hassan obliterated the women’s 10,000m record by more than 10 seconds. On a day when Britain’...

Scotland denied at the last as Memphis Depay rescues draw for Netherlands

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Scotland have become so unaccustomed to preparation work for major finals that the significance of this draw with the Netherlands is difficult to determine. There was, though, plenty for Steve Clarke to be encouraged ...

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