Latest Netherlands Olympic Team News

US draws Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico for World Cup qualifying

Aug. 31, 2021 08:58 AM EDT

USA Basketball will face Puerto Rico, Mexico and Cuba in the first round of qualifying for the 2023 Basketball World Cup. The Americans, who won a fourth consecutive Olympic gold medal in Tokyo but finished only seventh at the most recent Basketball World Cup two years...

Federer needs 3rd surgery; has 'glimmer of hope' to return

Aug. 15, 2021 15:26 PM EDT

Roger Federer is going to miss the U.S. Open and be sidelined for months because he needs a third operation on his right knee, a procedure he said will leave him with “a glimmer of hope” that he can return to competition. Federer announced the news Sunday via a video...

Olympic Latest: Bach declares Tokyo Olympics officially over

Aug. 08, 2021 09:28 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ The Tokyo Olympics are officially over. IOC President Thomas Bach...

Kenny scores cycling gold for Brits, Valente same for US

Aug. 08, 2021 00:23 AM EDT

IZU, Japan (AP) — Jason Kenny won a record-setting gold medal for Britain on the final day of track cycling at the Tokyo Olympics. Jennifer Valente and Kelsey Mitchell each scored gold every bit as special for their countries. Valente gave the...

Kenya's Kipchoge dominates, defends Olympic marathon title

Aug. 07, 2021 22:57 PM EDT

SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Eliud Kipchoge just decided it was time to sprint away. Simple as that. He never really even looked back. Except near the finish, simply to see if anyone was there. Of course, no one was even close. Kipchoge pulled away late...

Roundup of Olympic gold medals from Saturday, August 7

Aug. 07, 2021 11:32 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — A roundup of gold medals from Saturday, August 7, at the Tokyo Games: ___ ARTISTIC SWIMMING TEAM FREE Svetlana Romashina has won the seventh gold medal of her Olympic career by leading the...

Olympic Latest: France earns gold for 1st volleyball medal

Aug. 07, 2021 10:52 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT France made sure its first Olympic volleyball medal would...

American gold bonanza as Tokyo Olympics near end

Aug. 07, 2021 10:36 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The second to last day of competition at the Tokyo Olympics produced a gold medal bonanza for the United States. The Americans kept up their domination in men's basketball and women's water polo with gold medal victories in both on Saturday, and Allyson...

US women dissect the Olympics while Canada celebrates gold

Aug. 07, 2021 07:23 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — For the U.S. women's national team, the soul-searching begins. The World Cup champions and overwhelming favorites going into the women's Olympic soccer tournament came away with a bronze medal after a disappointing run in Japan. The...

'Four Ferraris': Italy race to shock 4x100 gold at Olympics

Aug. 06, 2021 13:33 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — There are some things track fans are used to: Nobody stops the Jamaican women at these Olympics and the tireless Sifan Hassan is a contender for a medal in every distance race she enters. Other things might take some getting used to: Italy is a sprint...