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Netherlands Olympic Team
July 22, 2016
IOC president has sports, personal links to Russia
The International Olympic Committee is weighing up whether to ban Russia from next month's games in Rio de Janeiro after ...
July 11, 2016
Tiny Netherlands produces big results in field hockey
A sea of bright Netherlands orange illuminated a most unlikely place. Back in 2008, the nation with about 16 million people ...
July 08, 2016
Expect another unpredictable road race at Rio Olympics
The British were supposed to dominate the Olympic road race in London, ushering sprint ace Mark Cavendish over the lumpy ...
July 05, 2016
With whistleblower Stepanova, Euros have a Day 1 star
The European Championships were supposed to be about Dafne Schippers fine-tuning for the Olympics in front of her home crowd.
July 02, 2016
Olympians who found workaround to political circumstances
Track officials say Russian whistleblower Yulia Stepanova could be allowed to compete at the Olympics even though the rest ...
July 01, 2016
Competitive fields head to gate in third Olympics for BMX
BMX racer Maris Strombergs has earned the nickname "The Machine." The Latvian is the only man to win BMX cycling gold in the ...
June 22, 2016
Many questions still open after Olympic doping summit
An Olympic summit that many hoped would bring clarity on the ban on Russia's track and field athletes and other pressing ...
June 17, 2016
Dutch seek third straight Olympic gold in field hockey
The Netherlands will chase history at the Olympics. The Oranje is trying to become the first nation to win three consecutive ...
June 17, 2016
Germany seeks spot among greats in Olympic field hockey
Germany is looking to establish a run of Olympic men's field hockey dominance unseen in more than half a century.
June 10, 2016
Jan Dijkema elected president of International Skating Union
Jan Dijkema of the Netherlands is the new president of the International Skating Union. The 71-year-old Dijkema succeeds ...
May 19, 2016
The Latest: Hoketsu misses chance to become oldest Olympian
The Latest on the developments in the Olympic world (all times local): ___ 12:30 p.m. A 75-year-old Japanese equestrian ...
May 18, 2016
Gold medalist Marianne Vos picked to ride in Rio Olympics
Marianne Vos will have an opportunity to defend her road race gold medal at the Rio Olympics. The Dutch cycling superstar has ...
April 27, 2016
France's Olympic water polo team cleared by FINA
The governing body of swimming says no action will be taken against France's water polo team for supposedly losing an Olympic ...
April 27, 2016
Former refugee wants to earn Rio taekwondo medal as Belgian
For a refugee, competing in the Olympics is an improbable dream. Now, former Iranian taekwondo fighter Raheleh Asemani seeks ...
April 15, 2016
FINA investigates France for 'tanking' at Olympic qualifier
The French men's water polo team is being investigated for possibly playing to lose an Olympic qualifying match to get a ...
February 26, 2016
IOC notified by Dutch member of published assault claims
The International Olympic Committee says it has been notified by Dutch member Camiel Eurlings of assault allegations against ...
February 07, 2016
Bertens gives Dutch a surprise win over Russia in Fed Cup
Last year's finalist Russia suffered a surprise first-round defeat in the Fed Cup on Sunday as the Netherlands built an ...
February 05, 2016
Sharapova playing doubles not singles in Fed Cup
Maria Sharapova was passed over for the singles and scheduled to play doubles for Russia against the Netherlands in their Fed ...