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Dutch honeymooner survives fall from World`s End

Sri Lankan troops rescued a Dutch honeymooner who became the first person to survive a fall from the World`s End, a 4,000-foot (1,200-metre) cliff that is one of the country`s main tourist attractions, the military said Saturday.

World champions Germany stay top in FIFA rankings
World champions Germany stay top in FIFA rankings

World champions Germany remain top of the FIFA rankings for January released on Thursday as France drop one spot to eighth without having played.

Plane brings human remains from MH17 crash to Netherlands

A military transport plane has flown a coffin carrying human remains recovered from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 back to the Netherlands.

Belgium charges four after nationwide anti-terror raids

Four people arrested Friday in raids across Belgium aimed at smashing jihadist recruitment groups have been charged with "participating in the activities of a terrorist group", the federal prosecutor`s office said.

Man who forced his way into Dutch TV station had no terrorist links: Police

A man who forced his way into the Dutch national broadcaster and demanded to go on live television had no known links to terrorist organisations and had acted alone, police said Friday.

Paul van Ass, Anthony Thornton to coach Indian hockey teams
Paul van Ass, Anthony Thornton to coach Indian hockey teams

Former Dutch national coach Paul van Ass and Anthony Thornton of New Zealand were Friday named the new coaches of the Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams, respectively.

Rohan Dennis holds on to win Tour Down Under
Rohan Dennis holds on to win Tour Down Under

South Australian rider Rohan Dennis stayed out of trouble on the final stage to win the UCI season-opening Tour Down Under by two seconds from fellow Australian Richie Porte on Sunday.

World champions Germany top first 2015 FIFA rankings
World champions Germany top first 2015 FIFA rankings

World champions Germany comfortably top the year-opening FIFA national team rankings released Thursday despite a slight slump since their rampant World Cup showing.

Louis van Gaal has no right to complain about fixtures: Johan Cruyff
Louis van Gaal has no right to complain about fixtures: Johan Cruyff

Former Netherlands great Johan Cruyff has told Louis van Gaal he has no right to complain about the hectic holiday season programme in the Premier League when he chose to go and work there. 

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.