THE NETHERLANDS

  • Euro Qualifiers: Italy stay perfect without Balotelli, Czechs win October 11, 2014

    Rome: Italy remained perfect without Mario Balotelli. The Netherlands, meanwhile, still appears to be in a post-World Cup slump. Giorgio Chiellini accounted for all three goals in Italy's 2-1 win over Azerbaijan in European Championship qualifying on Friday and World Cup semifinalist Netherlands labored to a surprisingly hard-earned 3-1 victory over...
  • As it happened: India v New Zealand at the FIH World League June 17, 2013

    Catch the live updates from the hockey encounter between India and New Zealand at Rotterdam A poor India will have to plug in the loopholes in defence as well as improve their finishing as they take on New Zealand in their last FIH World League Round 3 group match today. After missing...
  • A hotel room decorated with porn hidden in QR codes February 7, 2013

    New Delhi: At the first glance Room 6 at Hotel Modez in Arnhem, Netherlands, may appear to be yet another example geeky interior design. But once you fire up the QR code scanner app in your smartphone, this QR code filled room reveals its erotic side. This 119euroanight room designed by...
  • Germany faces threat of losing AAA tag July 24, 2012

    Berlin: Moody's has revised credit outlook of Germany to negative, raising the possibility of the economic major losing its coveted 'AAA' rating amid worsening European debt turmoil. Germany becomes the latest European economic power house this year after France to see its credit outlook being downgraded by the global credit rating...
  • Needles found in sandwiches on USbound flights July 17, 2012

    New York: Delta Air Lines Inc said it was working with federal authorities after what appeared to be sewing needles were found in food on four USbound flights that left on Sunday from Amsterdam, injuring one passenger. The needles were found in sandwiches made by the airline's Amsterdam caterer, Gate Gourmet,...
  • Germany face desperate Netherlands June 12, 2012

    Gdansk: Germany's second group game defeats in the past two tournaments should act as a warning when they face the Netherlands in their Euro 2012 Group B match on Wednesday in Kharkiv, team manager Oliver Bierhoff said on Tuesday. The Germans, among the title favourites, go into the game on the...
  • Netherlands strikers need to start scoring June 12, 2012

    Gdansk (Poland): Whether it's Robin van Persie or KlaasJan Huntelaar, one of the Dutch star strikers had better start scoring if the Netherlands is to live up to its billing as a European Championship favorite. With its back to the wall, the Netherlands has to beat Germany on Wednesday in...
  • Games don't get much bigger than Dutch vs Germans June 11, 2012

    Krakow (Poland): Both are ranked in FIFA's top four. They finished second and third at the last World Cup. If that were not enough it's the Netherlands vs Germany, one of the biggest grudge matches in football, and of all sport for that matter. And to compound matters, the Netherlands...