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Netherlands' midfielder Wesley Sneijder announces retirement

Sneijder, however, has signed a contract with Utrecht`s business partners and he will be able to watch the team play from a private box in the upcoming season.

Aug 13, 2019, 11:54 AM IST

Women's T20I Quadrangular Series: Ireland's record-breaking day cut short by rain

The Ireland women’s cricket team will now lock horns with Thailand at the same venue later on Tuesday. 

Aug 13, 2019, 09:56 AM IST

Scotland secure final spot at ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2020

Scotland will now join fellow regional qualifiers Canada, Japan, Nigeria and UAE at the 16-team event that takes place in South Africa in January and February 2020.

Aug 02, 2019, 17:46 PM IST

FIFA Women's World Cup to feature 32 teams from 2023

The FIFA Council unanimously agreed to a proposal to expand the number of teams taking part in World Cup from 24 to 32.

Aug 01, 2019, 12:14 PM IST

ICC U-19 World Cup Europe Qualifier: Ireland, Scotland remain unbeaten to set up final showdown

Scotland and Ireland made a one-two finish in the group stage of the International Cricket Council (ICC) U19 Cricket World Cup Europe Qualifier 2019 to set up a summit showdown clash with each other on Tuesday.

Jul 30, 2019, 12:19 PM IST

ICC U-19 World Cup Europe Qualifier: Ireland, Scotland secure convincing wins

Heavy overnight rain and thunderstorms in the Netherlands threatened to affect the second day of play in the ongoing qualifiers but the rain cleared up and the covers held to ensure all matches started on time.

Jul 29, 2019, 07:31 AM IST

Six teams bidding for final ICC U-19 World Cup spot in Division 1 Europe Qualifier

Denmark, France, Ireland, Jersey, Netherlands and Scotland will compete in the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Europe Qualifier 2019, with the team sitting top of the table at the end of fixtures qualifying for the main event in 2020.

Jul 24, 2019, 13:58 PM IST

Six teams battle it out for final ICC U19 Cricket World Cup spot in Division 1 Europe Qualifier

The team sitting on top of the table following the end of the round-robin will fill the 16th and final spot available for the tournament set to be held in South Africa.

Jul 23, 2019, 22:55 PM IST

Wanted to join Juventus even before Ronaldo asked, says Dutch footballer De Ligt

De Ligt, who captained his former club in their thrilling run to the Champions League semi-finals last season, said he did not feel any additional pressure after becoming one of the most expensive defenders in the world.

Jul 19, 2019, 16:42 PM IST

USA win Women's Football World Cup beating the Netherlands 2-0

The United States won a record-extending fourth women`s World Cup with a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands on Sunday as second-half goals from Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle confirmed their status as the leading power in the women`s game.

Jul 07, 2019, 23:21 PM IST

Indian men's recurve team beats Netherlands to reach final of Archery World Championships

The Indian team made a comeback on two occasions against the Netherlands who are placed on the second spot, in the semi-final clash.

Jun 13, 2019, 16:33 PM IST

England's Gareth Southgate defends his approach, points to big picture

John Stones was caught in possession on the edge of the area which led to the goal that saw the Dutch go 2-1 up and then put Ross Barkley under pressure with a needless short pass that the midfielder misplaced to hand the Netherlands their third goal.

Jun 07, 2019, 16:31 PM IST

Ronald Koeman praises Matthijs De Ligt's recovery from first half mistake

The Dutch coach said he saw no need to talk to the 19-year-old central defender at halftime about how he failed to control an easy pass and then tripped England`s Marcus Rashford to give away a penalty in the 32nd minute.

Jun 07, 2019, 16:19 PM IST

ICC announces squads for Women's Qualifier Europe 2019

All six matches of the ICC Women’s Qualifier Europe 2019 will be broadcast live on ICC social media channels.

May 31, 2019, 21:55 PM IST

Developing nations need focus on water research: UN

Two new papers from the university's Canada-based Institute for Water, Environment and Health on Wednesday called for reducing this 'alarming' imbalance between resources and need, which impedes the search for solutions to crucial water challenges.
 

May 30, 2019, 10:42 AM IST

Former Australian defender Graham Reid appointed Indian men's hockey coach

Reid will soon join the national side for the ongoing senior men`s national camp, which was scheduled to begin from Monday at the SAI Centre in Bengaluru.

Apr 08, 2019, 18:19 PM IST

Memphis Depay double leads Netherlands to easy 4-0 win over Belarus

The home side were ahead inside 50 seconds as Igor Shitov’s risky back-pass was latched on to by Depay and his shot trickled into the net off the post.

Mar 22, 2019, 08:56 AM IST

Need to develop world class drag-flickers: Former Indian hockey captain Dilip Tirkey

In the absence of Rupinder Pal Singh, India had three dragflickers in young Harmanpreet, Amit Rohidas and Varun Kumar but their conversion rate was poor, recording just 30.7 per cent.

Dec 23, 2018, 17:27 PM IST

Hockey World Cup: Belgium beat Netherlands in penalty shoot-out to win maiden title

Olympic silver medallist Belgium created history by eking out a 3-2 win in the penalty shoot-out after the final match of the game's showpiece event ended in a goalless draw.

Dec 16, 2018, 21:29 PM IST

India coach Harendra Singh receives official reprimand from FIH for his outburst against umpires

The reprimand was handed down to Harendra after he and India's analytical coach Chris Ciriello were called for an official hearing by the FIH on Saturday.

Dec 16, 2018, 18:14 PM IST