Thursday 08 December 2022

Zandvoort race track will host Grand Prix in 2024 and 2025

Zandvoort race track will host Grand Prix in 2024 and 2025

Formula 1 races on the Zandvoort circuit will form part of the Grand Prix calendar in 2024 and 2025, now the racetrack owners have reached a deal with the event organisers. The Zandvoort track had a three-year agreement with Formula 1, with the option of a two year extension, which will now go ahead. ‘The Dutch Grand Prix has quickly established itself on the calendar as a fan favourite, bringing incredible energy and a great fan experience every year,’ said... More >

Máxima to support Oranje against Argentina

Queen Máxima will be cheering on the Netherlands against her native Argentina when the two countries clash in the World Cup on Friday, the palace has confirmed. A spokesman for the government press office told the Telegraaf that the Buenos Aires-born queen ‘supports the Netherlands as a Dutchwoman and queen of the Netherlands.’ Máxima acquired Dutch citizenship through an accelerated procedure in April 2001, a month before she married the then crown prince, Willem-Alexander, who became king in 2013. As... More >

Netherlands 3-1: Dumfries stars in R16 win

The Netherlands survived a second-half scare by the United States to move into the quarter-finals of the World Cup in Qatar with a 3-1 victory. Memphis Depay and Daley Blind scored their first World Cup goals for eight years to put Oranje 2-0 up at half-time, but the plaudits will go to Inter Milan’s right-back, Denzel Dumfries, who set up the first two goals and then fired in the third just as the USA were threatening to get back on... More >

No minister to Oranje-US at World Cup

The Netherlands will not send any more government officials to the World Cup in Qatar unless it is politically expedient to do so, or if Oranje reach the final, prime minister Mark Rutte told reporters on Friday. Earlier on Friday it emerged that no Dutch minister will attend Saturday’s round of 16 match against the US. If the opponent sends a political delegation, then it is more likely that we will do so, Rutte said. The cabinet did send sports... More >

Gakpo strikes again as Oranje make last 16

Cody Gakpo scored his goal in three matches as the Netherlands cruised into the World Cup knock-out stages with a 2-0 win over Qatar. Frenkie de Jong added a second after half-time as Louis van Gaal’s side were rarely troubled by the host nation, who finished bottom of Group A with three straight defeats. As expected, Memphis Depay started the match for the first time in the World Cup, with Gakpo playing alongside him and Davy Klaassen in the space... More >