World No. 3 Roger Federer ended a seven-year wait for a second World Tennis Tournament title after beating Juan Martin del Potro in the Dutch city of Rotterdam.
Roger Federer is through to the final of the World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam after a hard fought semifinal victory over Nikolay Davydenko on Saturday.
World No. 3 Roger Federer moved into the semifinals of the World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam after a narrow victory over Jarkko Nieminen.
Roger Federer made light work of his opening match at the ATP Tour 500 event in Rotterdam on Wednesday beating Nicolas Mahut 6-4 6-4.
Seventh-seed Viktor Troicki from Serbia is safely through to the second round of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam after beating Thiemo de Bakker from Netherlands 7-6 (8-6) 6-0.
A Seattle Mariners outfielder was found dead Monday in Rotterdam, and police have arrested the victim's brother.
Big cities are rarely home to thriving farmlands, but a group of Dutch architects hope to change that with the "Park Supermarket" -- an urban farming project that will attempt to grow and sell all the food of a modern supermarket in one place.
In April of last year the Deepwater Horizon semi-submersible Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 men, injuring 17 others and triggering what is generally recognized as one of the greatest human errors ever made and officially the largest unforeseen marine oil catastrophe since people started drilling for oil. By the time the leak was capped in July 2010, enough oil to fill 4.9 million barrels covered the Gulf in a toxic slick.
SI.com asked several current and retired SI writers to offer reflections on the best team they ever covered as sports journalists. Here's Grant Wahl on the French national soccer team that won the 1998 World Cup and 2000 European championship: The man behind the hotel desk in Rotterdam got right to the point. "Did you come for a sex-and-drugs tour?"
A United Airlines plane made an emergency landing in Omaha on Wednesday night after the crew discovered a fuel leak, an airport spokesman said.
Australian Open finalist Andy Murray suffered his second successive defeat as he was bundled out of the World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam on Wednesday.
Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic has announced his withdrawal from next week's ATP Tour event in Rotterdam because of a shoulder injury.
The performer, who is suffering from an upper respiratory illness, will reschedule his European shows in March
About 150 firefighters worked overnight before gaining control Thursday morning of a fire that had erupted Wednesday in a chemical factory in the Netherlands, spreading plumes of thick, black smoke and widespread concern about the health of nearby residents.
An enormous fire breaks out at a plant in the Netherlands that handles both toxic and flammable chemicals.
Twelve men of Somali origin arrested in the Netherlands last week on suspicion of planning a terrorist attack have been released, but three of them are still being treated as "suspects," a government official said on Thursday.
Dutch authorities have arrested 12 men of Somali origin they believe were about to carry out a terrorist attack, authorities said Saturday.
Here are some of the most outstanding female athletes of the year in Olympic sports, listed in alphabetical order with a nod to the Korean and Chinese whose family names appear first. Next week, we'll look at some of the top males.
Icon meets the La Biennale man of the year, Rem Koolhaas and looks back at some of his achievements.
After the World Championships in Rome last summer when he won a bronze medal in the 10-kilometer open water swim event, Fran Crippen talked glowingly about how the open-water event essentially revived his career.
In 1981, Marta Karolyi defected from Romania with her husband, Bela, beginning what evolved into a coaching dynasty that transformed gymnastics in the United States. Having guided Nadia Comaneci to an Olympic all-around title in 1976, Bela opened a gym in Houston and later coached several world and Olympic gold medalists, including Mary Lou Retton, Julianne McNamara, Kim Zmeskal, Dominique Dawes and Kerri Strug. In 2000, with the U.S. program sputtering, Marta assumed the position of Olympic head coach, while Bela took over the newly formed position of national team coordinator. The following year, Marta replaced Bela as the coordinator, bringing a disposition to the task that was seemingly more acceptable to personal coaches, who often clashed with her husband. Since then, U.S. women have won multiple medals at every world and Olympic competition, something that once would have seemed impossible. On Saturday, Marta Karolyi spoke from the World Gymnastics Championships in Rotterdam,
The powerful Brazilian men's volleyball team confirmed its supremacy by winning the world championship in Rome on Sunday. Brazil downed the young, eighth-seeded Cubans in the finals 25-22, 25-14, 25-22 to avenge a loss to Cuba in the preliminary round of play. Serbia defeated host Italy to win bronze, three games to one.
World time-trial champion Fabian Cancellara has won the opening yellow jersey of the Tour de France for the third time in six years as cycling's premier event began with a prologue in the Netherlands on Saturday.
Researchers scanning the Peruvian desert for whale fossils have stumbled upon the remains of a "sea monster" three times the size of a modern day killer whale.
A Dutch entrepreneur is hoping to construct the biggest indoor golf center in the world in the Netherlands which he believes will revolutionize the sport's leisure industry.
Robin Soderling shrugged off his poor form this season to win the ATP tournament in Rotterdam as final opponent Mikhail Youzhny was forced to retire hurt on Sunday.
World No. 2 Novak Djokovic suffered a shock defeat by sixth seed Mikhail Youzhny in the semifinals of the World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam on Saturday.
World number two Novak Djokovic is through to the semifinals of the ABN AMRO tournament in Rotterdam after a comfortable straight sets victory over Marco Chiudinelli of Switzerland on Thursday.
Robin Soderling came from behind to earn his first victory of 2010 on Monday, defeating Florent Serra 4-6 6-4 6-1 in the first round of the World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam.
Add one more team to an already long list of suitors for Cuban lefthander Aroldis Chapman. The Atlanta Braves are the latest team seeking to meet with Chapman's agent, two sources told SI.com.
A highly regarded Cuban pitching prospect has defected from the national team while playing in a tournament in Rotterdam, Netherlands. His next stop could be in the major leagues, possibly with the New York Yankees.
A man with a pistol killed one person and wounded three others at a cafe in the Dutch city of Rotterdam on Saturday morning, a police spokesman said.
Members of the group Naturally 7 use their voices to impersonate instruments. They talk to CNN's Shanon Cook.
World number one Rafael Nadal will lock horns with second seed Andy Murray in the final of the ATP tournament in Rotterdam on Sunday.
World number one Rafael Nadal again showed his amazing battling qualities as he held off Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in three tough sets to reach the semifinals of the Rotterdam men's Open.
World number one Rafael Nadal was taken to a deciding third set by Bulgarian teenager Grigor Dimitrov before reaching the quarterfinals of the ATP tournament in Rotterdam.
Second seed Andy Murray battled his way into the quarterfinals of the ABN AMRO tournament in Rotterdam, but the world number four was far from his best as he struggled to beat Italian Andreas Seppi on Thursday.
Australian Open champion Rafael Nadal was made to fight through three sets on Wednesday before beating Italian Simone Bolelli 4-6 6-2 7-5 to reach the second round of the Rotterdam Open.
Andy Murray left his Australian Open disappointment behind as he moved into the second round of the Rotterdam Open with a 6-3 6-2 win over Ivan Ljubicic on Tuesday.
Would you still watch your favorite television program if you had to cycle for an hour before you could view it?
It is probably the most unusual tent you'll ever see.
The 2010 Tour de France will return to the Netherlands for the first time in 14 years with the award of the opening stage to the port-city of Rotterdam.
The 2010 Tour de France will start from the Dutch port city of Rotterdam -- race organizers organisers ASO confirmed on Thursday.
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English club Tottenham won the pre-season Feyenoord Jubileum Tournament after crushing German side Borussia Dortmund 3-0 on Sunday.
Kenyan Martin Lel won the London Marathon for the third time in four years in a course record time on Sunday when Irina Mikitenko of Germany took the women's race.
Michael Llodra of France won the Rotterdam Open title by defeating Swede Robin Soderling 6-7 6-3 7-6 in Sunday's final.
World number 24 Ivo Karlovic booked his place in the semifinals of the ABN AMRO tournament in Rotterdam on Friday with a 6-3 6-1 victory over German qualifier Mischa Zverev.
World number two Rafael Nadal slumped to a shock defeat at the Rotterdam Open on Thursday when the top three seeds were all shown the exit door.
Andy Murray's hopes of a third ATP title of a seesaw season were destroyed by Dutchman Robin Haase 7-5 6-3 in the World Indoor Tournament first round in Rotterdam.
Robin Soderling of Sweden upset eighth-seeded Marcos Baghdatis 6-3 3-6 6-4 Tuesday to advance to the second round of the ABN Amro tournament.
Ajax lost ground on Dutch league leaders PSV Eindhoven after being held to a 2-2 draw at Vitesse Arnhem on Sunday.
Dutch police raided five homes in Rotterdam early Monday, arresting three men suspected of planning an imminent act of violence, according to a spokeswoman for the Netherlands' Justice Department.
Dutch champions PSV Eindhoven will head into the winter break at the top of the table after Feyenoord were held to a draw at Heerenveen on Sunday.
A police strike has wrecked the Dutch league program this weekend, forcing the postponement of involving the top three teams of Ajax Amsterdam, PSV Eindhoven and Feyenoord.
Sunday's top Dutch match between league leaders Ajax Amsterdam and PSV Eindhoven has been postponed because of a police strike.
Ajax returned to the top of of the Dutch standings with a 4-1 thrashing of Vitesse Arnhem on Sunday.
When I learned 10 years ago that my husband's job would be moving us from New York to Munich, I had the usual worries -- schools, friends, how to say "bathroom" in German. But what actually kept me awake at night was Christmas. Having always observed the holidays with hallowed traditions, we suddenly realized we were going to be a long way from over the river and through the woods.
Dutch international striker Roy Makaay has left Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich to sign for Feyenoord.
Giovanni van Bronckhorst is returning to Feyenoord.
Serbian Novak Djokovic ousted second seed Tommy Robredo 4-6 6-4 7-5 to reach the semifinals of the World Indoor Tournament in Rotterdam on Friday.
Lleyton Hewitt, the 2004 winner, pulled out of the Rotterdam Open on Tuesday because a strained hamstring had failed to heal in time for his opening match.
At the end of August 2005 Hurricane Katrina swept up through the Gulf of Mexico battering the coastline of the southern United States.
PSV Eindhoven hit three goals in the opening 22 minutes to ease to a 4-0 win over Willem II Tilburg on Saturday, their 12th consecutive victory in the Dutch league.
Feyenoord's UEFA Cup match with Tottenham Hotspur could be played behind closed doors following a UEFA decision to appeal against the Dutch club's recent punishment for crowd trouble.
Feyenoord will be walking a tight-rope in more ways than one when they face Wisla Krakow of Poland in their decisive UEFA Cup Group E match in Rotterdam on Wednesday.
Second half goals from Diego Tardelli and Edison Mendez handed PSV Eindhoven a 2-0 win at Den Haag in the Dutch league.
AZ Alkmaar and Ajax enjoyed comfortable wins in the Dutch Premier Division on Sunday to stay on maximum points after three rounds.
Dutch Volvo Ocean Race entry ABN AMRO ONE recorded a home victory at the Rotterdam in-port race on Sunday, hanging on to an early lead in light, gusting winds.
Ruud van Nistelrooy struck midway through the first half to seal a 1-0 victory for the Netherlands over Cameroon in a World Cup warm-up match in Rotterdam on Saturday.
Ton Lokhoff has agreed a two-year deal to coach promoted Dutch side Excelsior Rotterdam -- the club have confirmed.
Shota Arveladze's goal gave AZ Alkmaar a 1-0 win over Feyenoord and moved them above the Rotterdam side into second place in the Dutch Premier Division.
Dutch leaders PSV Eindhoven struck twice in the first six minutes to secure a 2-1 victory at AZ Alkmaar on Sunday.
Radek Stepanek thrashed Christophe Rochus 6-0 6-3 in 45 minutes in the Rotterdam World Tennis final to clinch his maiden ATP title.
Greg Rusedski beat Robin Vik of the Czech Republic 6-3 7-5 in the first round of the injury-ravaged Rotterdam indoor tournament on Monday.
NAC Breda scored two late goals to draw 3-3 with Feyenoord in the Dutch Premier Division.
In late January the world's largest steel producer, Mittal Steel of Rotterdam, launched a $23 billion hostile bid for Luxembourg's Arcelor, the world's current No. 2 in steel. The Arcelor board has...
NEC Nijmegen striker Romano Denneboom struck directly after the break to give his side a stunning 1-0 win Dutch league win over Ajax.
Oil prices held below $60 on Tuesday as mild temperatures in the U.S. Northeast and Japan limited demand for heating fuel.
Kenyan Felix Limo has won the Chicago Marathon in his debut appearance on the course, beating holder and compatriot Evans Rutto.
Arsenal's Dutch striker Robin van Persie has been arrested in Rotterdam on suspicion of rape, a spokeswoman for the public prosecutor said on Tuesday.
A patient in the Dutch city of Utrecht has been diagnosed with variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, a human form of mad cow disease, the Dutch Health Ministry said.
Dutch side Feyenoord have appealed against a UEFA ruling which would see them play their next European match at the De Kuip stadium behind closed doors.
Feyenoord will have to play their next match in European competition behind closed doors after crowd trouble during an UEFA Cup match against Sporting Lisbon.
World number one and defending champion Roger Federer survived two match points in the deciding set tiebreak before squeezing past Spain's Juan Carlos Ferrero to reach the quarterfinals of the Dubai Open.
Dutch club Feyenoord beat Germans Schalke 2-1 to make the last 32 of the UEFA Cup and ease the pressure on under-fire boss Ruud Gullit.
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Striker Mateja Kezman looks set to join former PSV Eindhoven team mate Arjen Robben at Chelsea after the English side agreed a fee with the Dutch club.
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France will set an international record of 15 successive wins if they triumph in their friendly against the Netherlands in Rotterdam on Wednesday.
France playmaker Zinedine Zidane has pulled out of their friendly international against the Netherlands in Rotterdam on Wednesday with a groin injury.
Dutch title rivals Ajax and PSV Eindhoven both suffered league defeats on Sunday.
Tim Henman knocked out Roger Federer 6-3 7-6 in their ABN Amro tournament quarterfinal, and improved his record against the world's top player to 6-1.
A decision by the Dutch government to deport 26,000 failed asylum-seekers is continuing to make waves across the country.
Thai Paradorn Srichaphan has stumbled out of the 842,000 euro World Indoor Tournament.
Goran Ivanisevic is to make one final attempt at returning to competitive tennis this week after being sidelined for eight months through injury.
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