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2014 UCI Cyclo-Cross World Championships: Hoogerheide, Netherlands: Men’s Elite

The UCI CycloCross World Championships track in Hoogerheide will, with the exception of a few minor changes, be similar to the track used for the 2013 World Cup races in Hoogerheide.

2014 UCI Cyclo-Cross World Championships: Hoogerheide, Netherlands: Men’s Under 23

The UCI CycloCross World Championships track in Hoogerheide will, with the exception of a few minor changes, be similar to the track used for the 2013 World Cup races in Hoogerheide.

2014 UCI CycloCross World Championships: Hoogerheide, Netherlands: Women’s Elite

The UCI CycloCross World Championships track in Hoogerheide will, with the exception of a few minor changes, be similar to the track used for the 2013 World Cup races in Hoogerheide.

2014 UCI Cyclo-Cross World Championships: Hoogerheide, Netherlands: Men’s Junior

The UCI CycloCross World Championships track in Hoogerheide will, with the exception of a few minor changes, be similar to the track used for the 2013 World Cup races in Hoogerheide.

2013 FIVB World Indoor Volleyball Grand Prix: Brazil vs. Netherlands

In 2013, the FIVB World Grand Prix will return to Japan for the first time in four years, which should please Olympic champions Brazil, who have won the tournament the last three times (2005, 2008, 2009) it has been played there.

2013 Volleyball Women’s World Grand Prix: USA vs Netherlands: Best Scores

Check out the best 5 saves, aces, rallies, spikes and blocks from USA vs NED.

2013 Volleyball Women’s World Grand Prix: USA vs Netherlands 

In round two pool play, Team USA swept the Netherlands with final set scores of 25-20, 25-16, and 25-12. The USA improved their record to 4-1 and are now on a 2 game winning streak.

2013 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: USA vs. Netherlands

In 2013, the FIVB World Grand Prix will return to Japan for the first time in four years, which should please Olympic champions Brazil, who have won the tournament the last three times (2005, 2008, 2009) it has been played there.

2013 Beach Volleyball World Championship: Gold: Netherlands vs Brazil

Ricardo Santos (BRA) settles for silver again, this time with new partner Alvaro Filho (BRA), as Alexander Brouwer and Robert Meeuwsen (NED) score the first championship title for the Netherlands, 21-18, 21-16.

2013 Women’s Volleyball Grand Slam: Corrientes: Netherlands win gold

Madelein Meppelink and Sophie van Gestal of the Netherlands team defeated Brazil, with two sets to 0, picking up their first ever FIVB tour gold medal.

2013 Speed Skating World Cup Finals: Men’s Team Pursuit: Netherlands wins

The Korean men were still hoping to get a win for the day, as the World Cup had already been won by the Netherleands, as they won every race this season, today by 2.05 seconds.

2013 Speed Skating World Cup Finals: Women’s Team Pursuit: Netherlands wins

Both Canada and the Netherlands were tied at the start of the final World Cup race, and although Canda chased them down, they couldn’t hold it as the Netherlands wins by three seconds.

2012 Women’s Beach Volleyball Gstaad: USA vs Netherlands

Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor (USA) get their first win of the seasons and their 4th since getting back together winning 21-10, 21-13 over Marleen Van Iersel and Sanne Keizer (NED).

Netherlands wins Women’s Team Championship

2012, Heerenveen, Netherlands, ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championship, the Women join the Men in sweeping the Team Pursuit, the American women finished 8th.

The Netherlands reclaims Team Championship Gold

2012, Heerenveen, Netherlands, ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championship, Kramer, Verweij, and Lehmann reclaim the title from the USA by 1.99 seconds.

2014 Rotterdam Marathon

The ABN AMRO Marathon Rotterdam has been the biggest one-day sporting event in the Netherlands for 14 years in a row. The world’s top athletes will be at the start on the bustling Coolsingel.

J.R. Celski Races For World Championship

J.R. Celski, who won an Olympic silver medal for the United States in Sochi, headlines the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Montreal, Canada this Saturday and Sunday at 8 PM ET. Celski will compete in the 500m, 1000m, 1500m and relay. He has already collected eight world championship medals in his career. […]

Protest group crashes Russia’s Olympics party, Norway strike gold

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/SHAMIL ZHUMATOV (Reuters) – Members of Russian protest group Pussy Riot crashed the Sochi Olympic party on Tuesday when they were detained at a police station, briefly diverting the world’s gaze from snowboarders and skiers who braved thick fog and rain to race. Five group members were among those held for around three hours […]

Injured skater Plushenko retires from Games, overshadows men’s hockey

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/LUCY NICHOLSON (Reuters) – Russia’s flamboyant figure skater Yevgeny Plushenko pulled out of the Winter Olympics through injury on Thursday in a shock twist that immediately deflated home fans pumped up by an opening victory for their beloved men’s ice hockey team. At the Iceberg Skating Palace, there was disbelief when the announcement came over the […]

2014 Cyclocross World Championships: Men’s Elite Preview

Men’s Elite Preview Courtesy of Cyclocross Magazine (link is http://www.cxmagazine.com/) Last year at this time, cycling fans from all across the globe were arriving in Louisville, KY, ready to ring cowbells and cheer for their favorite racers as they took the stage for the 2013 Cyclocross World Championships. It marked an important event in the […]

2013 ISU Speed Skating World Cup: Salt Lake City: USA 3rd in Women’s Team Pursuit

The USA finished with a time of 2:57.09 while paired against Norway. The USA were 1.07 seconds behind the 1st place Netherlands.

2013 ISU Speed Skating World Cup: Salt Lake City: NED wins Women’s Team Pursuit

The Netherlands women finished with a new national record time of 2:56.02 while paired against Japan. The USA finished 3rd in the event.

2013 ISU Speed Skating World Cup: Salt Lake City: NED wins Team Pursuit with WR time

For the second straight week in a row the Netherlands’ Skaters Verweij, Blokhuijsen, and Kramer posted a world record time. They finished with a time of 3:35.60 while paired against the USA.

2013 ISU Speed Skating Long Track World Cup: Calgary: NED wins Team Pursuit

The Netherlands won with a time of 2:57.82 over 2nd place Japan. Skaters Ireen Wust, Lotte Van Beek, and Linda de Vines represented the Netherlands.

2013 European Dressage Championships: Team Grand Prix: Germany wins

Riding on horse Damon Hill NRW, Helen Langehanenberg lead Germany to victory with a team best score of 84.377. Germany finished with a team total of 234.651 to beat out the 2nd place Netherlands.

2013 Volleyball Women’s World Grand Prix: USA vs Algeria 

In the round two pool play, Team USA easily swept Algeria with scores of 25-12, 25-15, and 25-11. Team USA will face the Netherlands next.

Alberto Contador Makes Up Time On Leader Chris Froome; Mark Cavendish Wins Stage 13

(Reuters) – Alberto Contador made up lost time with a tactical masterstroke in Friday’s 13th stage of the Tour de France, showing he would not let an opportunity slip to topple overall leader Chris Froome. During a hectic 173-km ride from Tours that ended with Britain’s Mark Cavendish crossing the line first, Contador’s Saxo-Tinkoff team […]

World Time Trial Champion Tony Martin Wins Stage 11 Time Trial

(Reuters) – Britain’s Chris Froome extended his overall lead in the Tour de France after finishing second in the stage 11 time trial behind hot favorite Tony Martin. German world time trial champion Martin, who suffered concussion in a mass crash on the race’s first stage, blasted round the flat 33-km course in 36 minutes […]

Marcel Kittel Wins His Second Stage; Chris Froome Retains Yellow Jersey

(Reuters) – Marcel Kittel won his second stage of the 2013 Tour de France on Tuesday, beating fellow German Andre Greipel in a sprint to the finish line. Briton Mark Cavendish came in third after bumping shoulders with Kittel’s Argos-Shimano team mate Tom Veelers of the Netherlands, sending him crashing to the ground just before […]

Chris Froome Blows Past Rivals To Wins Stage 8 Takes Overall Lead

By Julien Pretot AX-3-DOMAINES, France | Sat Jul 6, 2013 1:16pm EDT (Reuters) – After only the first mountain stage of the Tour de France, Team Sky’s rivals could already be aiming for second place. They may well even end up racing for third after Chris Froome and Richie Porte looked in another league with […]

Mercedes-Benz Prize, Part of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping – Aachen News

The Netherlands won under the floodlights of Aachen after a thrilling compeititon which went right to the wire.

Usain Bolt Headlines The Bislett Diamond League, Runs Year’s Fastest 200m

(Reuters) – Olympic champion Usain Bolt responded to last week’s surprise sprint defeat in Rome by storming to a world-leading time of 19.79 seconds over 200 meters at the Bislett Diamond League meeting on Thursday. The Jamaican world record holder, surprisingly beaten over 100 meters by American Justin Gatlin in Italy, streaked away from the […]

Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Jumping Recap

Team Netherlands wins the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2013 in La Baule.

Fraser-Pryce Runs Year’s Fastet 100m; Jeter Hurt At Diamond League Shanghai

(Reuters) – Olympic 100 metres champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce eased to victory on a damp evening at the Shanghai Diamond League meeting on Saturday while world champion Carmelita Jeter was stretchered off the track after finishing third. As low clouds settled around the stadium for the evening meet, the Jamaican sprinter pulled away from her American […]

Rigoberto Uran Wins Giro d’Italia Stage 10, Nibali Keeps Lead

By Alasdair Fotheringham ALTOPIANO DEL MONTASIO, Italy (Reuters) – Colombian Rigoberto Uran moved into third place overall after capturing a solo victory in the Giro d’Italia’s first summit finish on Tuesday. Italian Vincenzo Nibali strengthened his overall lead after dropping Britain’s Bradley Wiggins and the Netherlands’ Robert Gesink on the final climb. Sky rider Uran […]

Vincenzo Nibali Holds Overall Lead At Giro

FIRENZE, ITALY (Reuters) – Pre-race favourite Bradley Wiggins endured another difficult day on a rain-lashed ninth stage of the Giro d’Italia although defending champion Ryder Hesjedal suffered most, dropping to 11th overall. Britain’s Wiggins, who crashed on a descent on Friday, remained fourth overall, one minute and 16 seconds behind leader Vincenzo Nibali despite for […]

2013 Rotterdam Marathon

The Rotterdam Marathon is an annual marathon that has been held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands since 1981. It has been held in April of every year since the third edition in 1984, and attracts many top athletes. It has also been ranked as one of the top 10 marathons in the world by Runner’s World magazine.

2013 Rotterdam Marathon (mobile)

The Rotterdam Marathon is an annual marathon that has been held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands since 1981. It has been held in April of every year since the third edition in 1984, and attracts many top athletes. It has also been ranked as one of the top 10 marathons in the world by Runner’s World magazine. This event airs 4/14 @ 4:25amET/1:25amPT.

2013 Speed Skating World Cup Finals: Men’s Mass Start: NED skater crashes

One the skaters from the Netherlands team took a hard crash into the wall after skating too close to another skater. Luckily, he was able to walk away unassisted.

2013 Speed Skating short track World Cup: Sochi: RUS wins Men’s 5000m Relay

Just when it seemed like the Russians were done for, they managed to rally back in the lap to earn a close victory over the Netherlands team. Russia finished with a final time of 6:53.585.

UCI Cyclo-Cross World Cup: Hoogerheide: Elite Men’s

The final round of the UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup will be held in Hoogerheide (Netherlands).

Yearender: Armstrong case sends shockwaves, Britain rules

By Julien Pretot PARIS, Dec 28 (Reuters) – The Lance Armstrong scandal left a huge gap in cycling’s record books and further tainted the sport in a year when Britain experienced Olympic bliss in the wake of Bradley Wiggins’ Tour de France title. Armstrong was banned for life and stripped of his record seven Tour […]

2014 Tour de France to start in Yorkshire

In this July 22, 2012 file photo, Bradley Wiggins, winner of the 2012 Tour de France cycling race, celebrates as he crosses the finish line of the last stage of the the Tour de France cycling race over 120 kilometers (74.6 miles) with start in Rambouillet and finish in Paris, France. (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours, File) […]

2012 Bobsled World Cup: Winterberg: 4-Man: NED I crashes

Netherlands I, driven by E. Van Calker, took a hard crash but managed to upright themselves and finish with time of 1:52.47.

Lochte first ever with 7 medals at the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m)

Ryan Lochte of USA poses with his Gold medal after winning the Men’s 200m Individual Medley on day three of the 10th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) at the Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Sports Complex on December 17, 2010 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images) Courtesy of http://www.fina.org Ryan Lochte […]

Sky team members issued with ultimatum

Britain’s Sky Procycling team rides during the Men’s Team Time Trial at the UCI Road World Championships on September 16, 2012 in Valkenburg. The UCI Cycling Road World Championships are held in the Netherlands from September 16 until September 23. (FRANCK FIFE/AFP/GettyImages) Oct 17 (Reuters) – Members of the British cycling team Sky will be […]

2012 Rolex FEI Word Cup: Oslo news

The Netherlands’ Jeroen Dubbeldam won the thrilling opening leg of the Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping Western European League 2012/2013 series at Oslo. The competition attracted a star-studded field that included three individual Olympic champions.

Tiernan-Locke joins Team Sky on two-year deal

LONDON, Oct 4 (Reuters) – Team Sky have signed top British prospect Jonathan Tiernan-Locke on a two-year deal, the team said on Thursday. “The 27-year-old has penned a two-year deal and will join the team on the back of a remarkable season with Endura Racing which has yielded nine victories to date,” Sky said in […]

Big names triumph in Dubai on Day 1 of Swimming World Cup

Sweden’s Therese Alshammar competes in the women’s 100m butterfly final during the FINA Swimming World Cup 2012 in Dubai, October 2, 2012. (REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah) Courtesy of FINA.org October 2, 2012 DUBAI – Post-Olympic holidays from swimming were a thing of the past tonight as the big names returned to the pool tonight for their first […]

Varied 2013 Giro route tempts big guns

Bradley Wiggins of Great Britain lines up at the start of the Men’s Elite Road Race on day eight of the UCI Road World Championships on September 23, 2012 in Maastricht, Netherlands. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images) Sept 30 (Reuters) – Giro d’Italia organizers balanced mountains with time trials for the 2013 race route unveiled […]

Gilbert hopes a rainbow will shine over Il Lombardia on Gimondi’s birthday

Bergamo – 28 September 2012 – Il Lombardia, tomorrow’s 251km race from Bergamo to Lecco, will be the first in the rainbow jersey for the newly appointed World Champion, Philippe Gilbert. Taking place just one week from the UCI Road World Championships, riders will be looking to Il Lombardia to take their revenge on the […]

Contador winds down season with big win in Italy

Alberto Contador of Spain (C), Mark Cavendish (R) and Bradley Wiggins of Britain ride during the Men’s Elite Road Race at the UCI Road World Championships in Valkenburg, September 23, 2012. (REUTERS/Bas Czerwinski/Pool) Contador, Gilbert and Wiggins to Race in Saturday’s Giro di Lombardia – Watch LIVE After a stunning victory at last week’s UCI […]

World champion Gilbert keeps faith to turn season around

Philippe Gilbert of Belgium shows his gold medal on the podium after winning the Men’s Elite Road Race at the UCI Road World Championships in Valkenburg, September 23, 2012. (REUTERS/Michael Kooren) By Julien Pretot VALKENBURG, Netherlands, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Philippe Gilbert never lost faith in his own ability to eventually achieve one of his […]

Gilbert delivers to become world champion

Philippe Gilbert of Belgium breaks away from the pack to win the Men’s Elite Road Race at the UCI Road World Championships in Valkenburg, September 23, 2012. (REUTERS/Bas Czerwinski/Pool) By Julien Pretot VALKENBURG, Netherlands, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Favorite Philippe Gilbert duly delivered when he perfectly timed his final effort and won the cycling world […]

Vos powers to 11th gold with world title

Marianne Vos of The Netherlands crosses the finish line to win the Women’s Elite Road Race at the UCI Road World Championships in Valkenburg, September 22, 2012. (REUTERS/Michael Kooren) VALKENBURG, Netherlands, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Marianne Vos claimed her 11th gold medal at senior level when a brutal attack in the last climb earned the […]

 
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