The Sporting Moments That Define the Netherlands

The Netherlands has more than its fair share of sporting legends and has produced some of the most talented athletes to ever grace the world stage, including the following national heroes whose exploits led to defining moments within the country’s history. Johan Cruijff’s feint at the Fifa World Cup 1974 Dutch football legend Johan Cruijff […]

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Euro: Nathan Ake hails fighting spirit as Dutch claw back win

AMSTERDAM: Netherlands defender Nathan Ake said his team’s fighting spirit helped them to stay focused even after they surrendered a two-goal lead and snatch the dramatic 3-2 win over Ukraine in their European Championship opener on Sunday. Ake, who came on for the last 25 minutes, provided the cross that allowed Denzel Dumfries to head […]

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4 Dutch medical inventions and discoveries that changed the world

Nowadays, ask anyone about the Dutch healthcare system and they’ll either: Reply with something along the lines of “oh, the Netherlands has one of the best healthcare systems in the world!” or Bring up the apparent love that the Dutch have for paracetamol as a cure-all. But, believe it or not, there is more to […]

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