Fancied Netherlands beat South Korea 2-1 to win women's HWL
Fancied Netherlands beat South Korea 2-1 to win women's HWL

World and Olympic champions The Netherlands lifted the Women's Hockey World League Semifinals title trophy after rallying to prevail 2-1 over Asian Games gold-medallists South Korea in the summit clash here.

Netherlands, South Korea women set up contest in HWL
Netherlands, South Korea women set up contest in HWL

World champions The Netherlands outplayed Australia 5-1 to set up a title clash with South Korea on Saturday in the women's Hockey World League Semifinals at the KHC Dragons Stadium here.

Danny Blind appointed new Dutch coach
Danny Blind appointed new Dutch coach

Danny Blind was named as new Netherlands coach on Wednesday, taking over from Guus Hiddink who left the post with the Dutch team struggling to qualify for Euro 2016.

Dutch FA terminates Guus Hiddink's contract as coach
Dutch FA terminates Guus Hiddink's contract as coach

The Dutch football federation terminated the contract of national team coach Guus Hiddink, ending his second stint in charge after just one disappointing season.

India need to tighten defense ahead of Ned clash
India need to tighten defense ahead of Ned clash

 The Indian women's hockey team needs to plug the gaps in its defensive structure when going into attack, ahead of their quarterfinal clash against reigning World Cup and Olympic champions The Netherlands in the World League Semifinals here.

`Feminist drone` delivers abortion pills to Poland

Feminist activists on Saturday sent a drone from Germany to Poland carrying abortion pills to highlight the staunchly Catholic country`s restrictive abortion laws.

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Dutch state apologises for three Srebrenica deaths
Dutch state apologises for three Srebrenica deaths

 The Netherlands has for the first time apologised to relatives of Bosnian Muslim men murdered at Srebrenica in 1995, the Dutch defence ministry said on Thursday.

Netherlands, Malaysia push for UN tribunal for MH17 culprits
Netherlands, Malaysia push for UN tribunal for MH17 culprits

 The Netherlands, Malaysia and three other countries want a UN tribunal to be set up to try those responsible for the downing of the Malaysia Airlines flight over Ukraine last year, a senior diplomat said Wednesday.

Holders Japan into Women`s World Cup last eight
Holders Japan into Women`s World Cup last eight

Goals in either half from Saori Ariyoshi and Mizuho Sakaguchi put holders Japan into the quarter-finals of the Women`s World Cup on Tuesday with a 2-1 win over the Netherlands.

Norio Sasaki`s Japan not ready to pack bags at Women`s World Cup
Norio Sasaki`s Japan not ready to pack bags at Women`s World Cup

The Netherlands may have a double reason to topple the defending champions but Japan coach Norio Sasaki warned he is not quite ready to pack his bags yet at the Women`s World Cup.

Dutch challenge Japan for last quarter-final berth at Women`s World Cup
Dutch challenge Japan for last quarter-final berth at Women`s World Cup

Newcomers the Netherlands will challenge defending champions Japan for the last remaining quarter-final berth at the Women`s World Cup on Tuesday.

Australia, Malaysia, Netherlands to mark MH17 anniversary next month
Australia, Malaysia, Netherlands to mark MH17 anniversary next month

Australia, Netherlands and Malaysia will hold memorial services next month to mark the first anniversary of the shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine which claimed 298 lives, Australia's Prime Minister said on Monday.

Belgium could seek compensation over losing World Cup bid
Belgium could seek compensation over losing World Cup bid

Belgium may seek compensation over the 4.5 million euros ($5.13 million) spent on their unsuccessful 2018 World Cup bid if FIFA`s decision to award the finals to Russia is found to be fraudulent.

Promoted Betis sign Van der Vaart on three-year deal
Promoted Betis sign Van der Vaart on three-year deal

Promoted Real Betis have signed Netherlands midfielder Rafael van der Vaart on a three-year contract to bolster their top-flight ambitions next season.

Women's World Cup: Canada, China advance to last 16 despite stalemates
Women's World Cup: Canada, China advance to last 16 despite stalemates

Hosts Canada and China booked their spots in the last 16 of the Women`s World Cup on Monday despite both being held to draws in the final Group A match.

Germany, Argentina, Dutch hockey teams qualify for 2016 Olympics
Germany, Argentina, Dutch hockey teams qualify for 2016 Olympics

Reigning Olympic champions Germany, along with Argentina and the Netherlands, have qualified for the 2016 Olympics as they grabbed the top three places in the men's Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final here.

Dutchman Memphis Depay completes Manchester United move
Dutchman Memphis Depay completes Manchester United move

 Premier League giants Manchester United on Friday announced Dutchman Memphis Depay has completed his transfer to the English club from PSV Eindhoven. Memphis has agreed upon on a four-year contract with the option to extend for a further year.

Late Wang winner lifts China over Dutch
Late Wang winner lifts China over Dutch

Wang Lisi scored in the dying minutes to hand China their first win of the Women`s World Cup on Thursday, a 1-0 victory over Group A rivals the Netherlands.

Jurgen Klinsmann`s fearless USA flying high after German, Dutch wins
Jurgen Klinsmann`s fearless USA flying high after German, Dutch wins

Jurgen Klinsmann says the USA need fear none of the world`s top teams after beating both world champions Germany and the Netherlands ahead of next month`s Gold Cup title defence.