Southampton sign Dutch winger Eljero Elia on loan from Bremen
Southampton sign Dutch winger Eljero Elia on loan from Bremen

Southampton have agreed to sign Werder Bremen`s Netherlands winger Eljero Elia on loan until the end of the season, the Premier League club said on Tuesday.

Champions Trophy Hockey: India lose to Australia 1-2, miss bronze medal
Champions Trophy Hockey: India lose to Australia 1-2, miss bronze medal

India wasted a golden opportunity to break their 32-year-old medal jinx in the Hero Champions Trophy hockey tournament after going down to Australia 1-2 in a hard-fought bronze medal play-off match of the eight-nation meet here on Sunday.

Gonazalo Peillat fires Argentina into Champions Trophy 5th place playoff

Argentina will face the Netherlands in Sunday’s fifth place playoff at the hockey Champions Trophy here while England and Belgium will compete for the seventh place following the South American's 2-1 win against the English thanks to a penalty corner strike from Gonazalo Peillat.

Champions Trophy: Netherlands see off Belgium
Champions Trophy: Netherlands see off Belgium

The Netherlands eventually saw off Belgium in a penalty shoot-out to earn a fifth place playoff from the opening game of day five at the hockey Champions Trophy here Saturday.

Hockey CT, India vs Pakistan: Preview
Hockey CT, India vs Pakistan: Preview

Arch-rivals India and Pakistan return to centre stage in field hockey on Saturday after a controversial format helped them reach the Champions Trophy semi-finals in Bhubaneswar.

Wreckage of MH17 arrives in Netherlands

The first two convoys -- each comprising four trucks -- with wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that crashed in eastern Ukraine in July arrived at the Dutch air force base Gilze-Rijenin North Brabant province Tuesday just after 2 p.m.

Champions Trophy: India vs Netherlands - Preview
Champions Trophy: India vs Netherlands - Preview

Their morale low after two consecutive losses, Indian men's hockey team will have to plug the holes and produce a miracle performance to tame World Cup silver medallist the Netherlands in their third and final Pool B match of Hero Champions Trophy, here on Tuesday.

Peerless Dutch women break fourth world record
Peerless Dutch women break fourth world record

The Netherlands set a new world record of 1min 34.24secs in the women`s 4x50m freestyle relay en route to victory in the opening final of the concluding session at the World Short-Course Swimming Championships in Doha.

India well-prepared for Champions Trophy, says Roelant Oltmans
India well-prepared for Champions Trophy, says Roelant Oltmans

India's High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans believes that his wards are well-prepared to take on Olympic champions Germany in the Champions Trophy lung opener, here Saturday.

Australia team to beat in Champions Trophy: England skipper Barry Middleton
Australia team to beat in Champions Trophy: England skipper Barry Middleton

England hockey team captain Barry Middleton on Thursday said world champions Australia will be the team to beat in the FIH Champions Trophy, which kick starts at the Kalinga Stadikum here from Saturday.

Australia team to beat in Champions Trophy: England skipper Barry Middleton
Australia team to beat in Champions Trophy: England skipper Barry Middleton

England hockey team captain Barry Middleton on Thursday said world champions Australia will be the team to beat in the FIH Champions Trophy, which kick starts at the Kalinga Stadikum here from Saturday.

Argentina geared up for Champions Trophy
Argentina geared up for Champions Trophy

The Argentinian hockey team is all geared up to face top teams at the Champions Trophy to begin here December 6.

Dutch jihad suspect sentenced to three years in prison

A Dutch citizen, who had moved to Syria, was Monday sentenced to three years in prison for participating in jihad in Syria, while his wife was acquitted.

MH17 wreckage to be reassembled in Netherlands for investigation

Wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 recovered from its crash site in eastern Ukraine will be reassembled for an investigation at a military base in the Netherlands, Dutch authorities said on Monday.

New bird flu case in Netherlands

Dutch authorities reported a new outbreak of bird flu on Sunday at a poultry farm, but could not say if it was the worrying new strain detected elsewhere in the country.

'Inexperienced' Australia confident of defending 2014 Champions Trophy crown
'Inexperienced' Australia confident of defending 2014 Champions Trophy crown

World and defending champions Australia arrived here on Sunday for the 2014 Champions Trophy, confident of going all the way with a team in transition.

Plane carrying MH17 victims' remains arrives in Netherlands

A Dutch military plane carrying the remains of victims onboard the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived at the Eindhoven Air Base in Netherlands Friday.

MH17 remains arrive in Netherlands from Ukraine

Six more coffins carrying body parts of victims from downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived in the Netherlands from Ukraine on Friday, with nine victims of the July disaster still unidentified.

Spain's Iker Casillas a surprise inclusion on shortlist for Fifa goalkeeper award
Spain's Iker Casillas a surprise inclusion on shortlist for Fifa goalkeeper award

Iker Casillas is a surprise inclusion as one of the five goalkeepers shortlisted for the Fifa’s 2014 World XI despite a poor showing at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil last summer and after making just 12 La Liga appearances for Real Madrid.

19-year-old Dutchwoman remanded after mum rescues her from IS

A blonde, blue-eyed Dutch 19-year-old who was rescued by her mother after marrying an Islamic State fighter in Syria, was ordered on Friday to be detained pending possible terror charges.