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Speed Skater Ireen Wüst Named Dutch Athlete of 2014

Dianne Lodder | Posted 02.16.2015 | Sports
Dianne Lodder

Speed skater Ireen Wüst was chosen female athlete of the year in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. It is the second time Wüst wins this award at the yearly organized sports gala, having won it before in 2006.

World Cup Over, Now What?

Rutendo Nyamuda | Posted 09.13.2014 | Sports
Rutendo Nyamuda

The top player wins a Golden Ball, the top goalie gets the Golden Glove and the top commentator should get a Golden Mic because, WOW, they can talk for days. And the thing is they sound so excited.

WATCH: It's Another Nightmare Start For Brazil

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.12.2014 | Sports

Brazil hasn't stopped making the wrong kind of history. Coming off a demoralizing 7-1 loss to Germany in the semifinals of the 2014 World Cup, Bra...

The Netherlands Stun Mexico With Late Goals

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.30.2014 | Sports

Orange is the new color of heartbreak for Mexico. With El Tri just minutes from clinching a spot in the quarterfinals of the 2014 World Cup, the N...

World Cup Goal Glut Continues, Dynamic Dutch Duo of Robin and Robben, Spain's Maracanã Misery, and the Death of Tiki-Taka?

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 08.19.2014 | Sports
Ashley Jude Collie

I previously observed that it's as if the spirit of "jogo bonito/beautiful football" has permeated this tournament and inspired the players to put on a show. And what a show it's been so far, only seven days in.

Netherlands Survives Australia's Golazo

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.18.2014 | Sports

When it comes to the World Cup, the unexpected is routine and few things comes easily. Anyone needing confirmation of those facts can consult the firs...

Defending World Cup Champions Demolished

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.14.2014 | Sports

It's not 2010 anymore. In a highly-anticipated rematch of the final of the 2010 World Cup, the Netherlands demolished defending champion Spain, 5-...

Simulation or Just Unwelcome Gamesmanship, FIFA's World Cup 2014 Drops a Rousing Kick-Off in Brazil!

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 08.13.2014 | Sports
Ashley Jude Collie

To the human eye, without the benefit of replay, it's easy to be conned by players simulating being fouled. Sorry, simulation, you ask? Okay, let's call it what it is -- cheating!

WATCH: Champions League Final Recreated With LEGO

Posted 05.29.2013 | Sports

A year removed from Arjen Robben's failed penalty kick in the 2012 Champions League final against Chelsea, the Dutch international came through for Ba...

WATCH: Robben Goal Lifts Bayern To Title

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2013 | Sports

Playing in the Champions League final for the third time in four years, Arjen Robben was not just facing Borussia Dortmund. He was also facing his own...

'It's Almost Inconceivable How Well We Played'

Posted 04.23.2013 | Sports

By Keeghann Sinanan, Goal.com Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben has labelled Tuesday's 4-0 thrashing of Barcelona as arguably the German side's fin...

World Cup Final: Finally, the Good Guys Win

Carla Seaquist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Carla Seaquist

But when the Dutch turned thuggish and began fouling, and fouling spectacularly, they turned themselves into the villains of the piece and, by default, they cast Spain as the good guys.

World Cup: Quarterfinals Preview

Oliver Haydock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Oliver Haydock

The World Cup is moving right along, and it's hard to believe that we are already in the quarterfinals. With some time off before matches resume, here is a primer on each of the games.

The Top Five (Or So) Games of the World Cup

Oliver Haydock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Oliver Haydock

The World Cup can be a little bit much for the average Amerian soccer fan. Best then to leave the television off, because the good people at ESPN are broadcasting all 64 World Cup games.