Netherlands

Formula One is targeting a return of the Dutch Grand Prix to the motor-racing championship, with a street race in a major city such as Amsterdam or Rotterdam reportedly being pursued.

The European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) has announced that the 2019 editions of its men’s and women’s EuroVolley national team competitions will be co-hosted by four nations for the first time, while Austria will stage its inaugural Snow Volleyball European Championship next year.

The Dutch city of Apeldoorn has been awarded hosting rights to the International Cycling Union’s (UCI) 2018 Track World Championships.

The Velon umbrella body of professional cycling teams and the Infront Sports & Media agency have today (Wednesday) unveiled a new team-based series which will feature the world’s leading squads.

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has awarded hosting rights for two of wheelchair tennis’s major events in 2017 and 2018 to the Netherlands.

The Dutch city of The Hague has become the latest long-term addition to the International Judo Federation’s (IJF) World Tour calendar after agreeing a four-year contract.

Fiba, basketball’s global governing body, has announced that the Dutch city of Amsterdam will host the 3x3 Europe Cup later this year and the 3x3 World Cup in 2019.

The Dutch Eredivisie has become the latest major European football league to launch its own esports competition.

The European Cycling Union (UEC) has awarded hosting rights for the second edition of its revamped Road European Championships to the Danish city of Herning.

European Athletics has approved the introduction of a new ranking system that it states will be a “revolutionary move” in promoting the sport, with the governing body also awarding its 2018 European Cross Country Championships to the Dutch city of Tilburg.

The International Skating Union (ISU) has provisionally awarded hosting rights for six of its major events to be held during the period from December 2018 to March 2019.

Organisers of the Six Day Series have added new events in Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen and Mallorca as the track cycling competition expands for its 2016-17 edition.

The International Cycling Union (UCI) has expanded its Women’s WorldTour series by adding four new events to the 2017 calendar.

The International Skating Union (ISU) has announced that the 2017 edition of its European Speed Skating Championships will take place in Heerenveen in the Netherlands after Warsaw was forced to withdraw its hosting rights for the event.

Dutch football stakeholders have launched a wide-ranging review into the domestic game that could result in an overhaul for the Eredivisie, Jupiler League and KNVB Beker competitions.

Assen in the Netherlands will continue to host a MotoGP race for the next 10 years after local organiser St Circuit Drenthe reached a fresh agreement with Dorna Sports, the motorcycling championship’s commercial rights holder.

Crisis-hit Eredivisie club FC Twente has signalled its intention to battle against the Dutch Football Association’s (KNVB) decision to relegate it to the second-tier Jupiler League for “repeatedly and deliberately misleading” football authorities and other clubs about its finances.

Crisis-hit Eredivisie club FC Twente has been docked a further three points by the Dutch Football Association (KNVB), which has warned that any further transgressions will result in its licence being withdrawn.

The Dutch city of The Hague has been chosen to host the finale of the 2017-18 edition of sailing’s Volvo Ocean Race.

The Dutch Football Association (KNVB) has announced that it has uncovered an attempt to fix a match in its top-tier Eredivisie domestic club competition seven years ago.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) mixed martial arts organisation has today (Friday) announced that it will stage events in Croatia and the Netherlands for the first time this year.

The Dutch Football Association (KNVB) has today (Tuesday) said it will submit itself to an investigation by Fifa’s Ethics Committee and ordered an independent forensic audit into its unsuccessful joint bid with neighbours Belgium for the 2018 World Cup.

Dutch Eredivisie football club FC Twente has been banned from European competition for three seasons after the Dutch Football Association (KNVB) ruled it “deliberately misled” the governing body over its relationship with Doyen Sports Investments, a subsidiary of private investment fund Doyen Group.

World Archery has announced that the Dutch city of s-Hertogenbosch – better known as Den Bosch – will host the 2019 edition of its World Archery Championships and World Archery Para Championships.