Germany and Netherlands in Rio Olympics 2016 Men's hockey semi-final

Germany and Netherlands in Rio Olympics 2016 Men's hockey semi-final

The last ten minutes were utterly thrilling, with Germany piling on the pressure before eventually going for broke by replacing goalkeeper Nicolas Jacobi with an outfield player with six minutes remaining.

Aug 15, 2016, 18:17 PM IST

MH17 families steel for legal fight on second anniversary

The families of the 298 people who died when flight MH17 was downed over Ukraine are steeling themselves for a slew of bitter legal battles, on the eve of the tragedy's second anniversary.

Jul 14, 2016, 15:08 PM IST

Gender-science stereotype strongest in Holland

In the largest such study, researchers have found that stereotypes associating science with men are the strongest in the Netherlands and widely prevalent in Scandinavian countries like Norway and Denmark, than in developing countries such as Pakistan or Vietnam.

May 19, 2015, 13:58 PM IST

Tata Steel opens new line in the Netherlands

The company said it had invested 12 million pounds in Finishing Line 32, which will process up to 400,000 tonnes of galvanised corrosion-resistant steel coil a year.

Sep 18, 2014, 19:16 PM IST

Max Verstappen to become youngest ever F1 driver

Verstappen, son of former grand prix racer Jos, turns 17 only next month and is still too young to take a driving test in the Netherlands.

Aug 19, 2014, 08:41 AM IST

Perez likely to replace injured Di Maria

Reaching the World Cup semifinals for the first time in 24 years, Argentina will meet the Netherlands here Wednesday for a berth in the final.

Jul 09, 2014, 11:09 AM IST

FIFA World Cup 2014: Focused Germans want title after Brazil rout

Germany insist their only focus is now on winning Sunday`s World Cup final, with the euphoria of their historic 7-1 semi-final drubbing of Brazil quickly forgotten.

Jul 09, 2014, 10:54 AM IST

Tim Krul defends penalty shootout `mind games` during Netherland`s WC quarterfinal victory

Netherlands goalkeeper Tim Krul has defended his antics during their penalty shootout victory over Costa Rica in the FIFA World Cup quarterfinal.

Jul 07, 2014, 12:02 PM IST

Di Maria ruled out, Brazil try to get Thiago Silva back

Brazil launched a desperate appeal to have skipper Thiago Silva`s ban for their World Cup semi-final against Germany overturned on Sunday but Argentine hopes of seeing Angel Di Maria in action were ended by injury.

Jul 07, 2014, 09:56 AM IST

Aguero trains, Di Maria missing for Argentina

Argentina striker Sergio Aguero trained normally on Sunday and looked fully recovered from injury, but fellow forward Angel Di Maria was missing amid speculation his World Cup is over.

Jul 07, 2014, 09:48 AM IST

Krul in dreamland after shoot-out switch

Goalkeeper Tim Krul called it a "dream come true" after he was boldly brought on as a penalty-kicks specialist and saved two against Costa Rica to put the Netherlands into the World Cup semi-finals.

Jul 06, 2014, 15:45 PM IST

Costa Rican fans didn`t celebrate penalties for long

There was something jarring about Costa Rica fans celebrating their team taking the Netherlands into penalties in their World Cup quarter-final on Saturday after a goalless 120 minutes.

Jul 06, 2014, 11:09 AM IST

Van Gaal admits underestimating his own team

Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal admitted he may be guilty of underestimating his own World Cup squad but said his players would not be making the same mistake with regard to their quarter-final opponents Costa Rica.

Jul 05, 2014, 09:19 AM IST

Ochoa the standout for valiant Mexicans

He`d stopped two of the world`s most famous forwards, and yesterday, Brazilians and Mexicans alike chanted his name.

Jun 30, 2014, 10:21 AM IST

Netherlands can win this World Cup: Sneijder

Netherlands midfielder Wesley Sneijder has stressed on his team’s ambition to win the FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

Jun 29, 2014, 17:47 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2014: Netherlands vs Chile - Preview

The Netherlands and Chile will fight it out for top spot in Group B on Monday and hope they can avoid a fearsome round two assignment against five-time World Cup winners Brazil.

Jun 23, 2014, 13:51 PM IST

Cruise ship carrying nearly 200 people evacuated in Netherlands

A cruise ship carrying 154 passengers and 40 crew was evacuated after it sprang a leak on a river in the eastern Netherlands early on Sunday morning, emergency services said.

Jun 22, 2014, 12:33 PM IST

Losses bitter pill to swallow: Iniesta

Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta was annoyed after his team’s second consecutive loss that got them eliminated from the FIFA World Cup.

Jun 19, 2014, 17:06 PM IST

We apologise, we are responsible: Casillas

Spain captain Iker Casillas has apologised to fans saying that his team was responsible for their elimination from the FIFA World Cup after their 0-2 loss to Chile Wednesday.

Jun 19, 2014, 16:41 PM IST