Netherlands Headlines

  • Barcelona wins at Eibar 2-0 before trip to Chelsea in Champions League

    Lionel Messi looks ready for London. Barcelona's star helped to set up two goals to beat 10-man Eibar 2-0 on Saturday as the Spanish leaders warmed up for their visit to Chelsea in the Champions League. Barcelona broke its mini-slump of back-to-back draws to remain unbeaten through 24 rounds and extend its advantage over second-place Atletico Madrid to 10 points. Barcelona visits Stamford Bridge on Tuesday in the opening leg of the round of...

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  • Suarez and Alba give Barca win, Valencia stage late comeback

    EIBAR (Reuters) - Barcelona got back to winning ways on Saturday after two consecutive draws, earning a 2-0 victory at Eibar thanks to goals from Luis Suarez and Jordi Alba to move 10 points clear at the top of the Liga standings.

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  • Federer downs Seppi to reach Rotterdam final

    (Reuters) - New world number one Roger Federer delivered another polished performance to beat Andreas Seppi 6-3 7-6(3) in the semi-final of the ABN AMRO World Tournament in Rotterdam on Saturday.

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  • Soccer: Bayern snatch win with late penalty but Cologne foiled by VAR

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Robert Lewandowski converted a 90th-minute penalty as runaway Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich hit back to beat VfL Wolfsburg 2-1 on Saturday while bottom club Cologne were denied a rare win by a video replay.

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  • Golf: Southgate endures roller-coaster round to share lead in Oman

    (Reuters) - England's Matthew Southgate dropped four shots in four holes on Saturday before recovering on the back nine to share the lead with Joost Luiten of the Netherlands and Julien Guerrier of France going into the final round of the Oman Open.

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  • Pope renews commission on sexual abuse, Vatican promises victims more say

    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis renewed a commission on clergy sexual abuse on Saturday, confirming a U.S. cardinal as its head, as the Vatican promised to give victims a greater say in its work.

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  • Turkey summons Dutch charge d'affaires over Armenian 'genocide' motions

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey summoned the Dutch charge d'affaires to Ankara on Saturday to express its unhappiness with a pair of proposed bills that would see the Netherlands recognize as genocide the 1915 killing of as many as 1.5 million Armenians.

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  • Pope renews commission on sexual abuse, Vatican promises victims more say

    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis renewed a commission on clergy sexual abuse on Saturday, confirming a U.S. cardinal as its head, as the Vatican promised to give victims a greater say in its work.

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  • Maldives seeks foreign help to investigate arrested judges' wealth

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Maldives will seek help from other countries to investigate judges suspected of taking bribes and "hijacking" the Supreme Court to drag the island nation into political crisis, a senior Maldives diplomat told Reuters in an interview.

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  • Maldives seeks foreign help to investigate arrested judges' wealth: envoy

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Maldives will seek help from other countries to investigate judges suspected of taking bribes and "hijacking" the Supreme Court to drag the island nation into political crisis, a senior Maldives diplomat told Reuters in an interview.

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  • Back on top, Federer becomes oldest ATP world number one

    (Reuters) - Roger Federer added yet another record to his vast collection when he guaranteed becoming the oldest ATP world number one by beating Dutchman Robin Haase 4-6 6-1 6-1 to reach the semi-finals in Rotterdam on Friday.

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  • Roger Federer returning to top of ATP rankings at age 36

    Roger Federer added another highlight to his age-defying career resurgence Friday, posting a victory that guarantees his return to the top of the world rankings for the first time in more than five years. He'll become the oldest player to reach the top spot. "What an amazing run its been and a journey it's been for me ... to clinch world No. 1," Federer, 36, said. Federer beat Robin Haase 4-6, 6-1, 6-1 in the quarterfinals of the ABN AMRO World Tournament in...

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  • Ageless Federer rides his time machine back to the top

    LONDON (Reuters) - They know a thing or two about time in Switzerland -- their cuckoo clocks, expensive wristwatches and unerring railway timetables are proof of that.

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  • Back on top, Federer becomes oldest ATP world number one

    (Reuters) - Roger Federer added yet another record to his vast collection when he guaranteed becoming the oldest ATP world number one by beating Dutchman Robin Haase 4-6 6-1 6-1 to reach the semi-finals in Rotterdam on Friday.

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  • Federer returning to top of ATP rankings at 36

    Roger Federer sealed a return to the top of the tennis world rankings for the first time in more than five years by winning his quarterfinal at the ABN AMRO World Tournament on Friday. Beating leading Dutch player Robin Haase 4-6, 6-1, 6-1 means the 36-year-old Federer becomes the oldest...

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  • Ageless Federer rides his time machine back to the top

    LONDON (Reuters) - They know a thing or two about time in Switzerland -- their cuckoo clocks, expensive wristwatches and unerring railway timetables are proof of that.

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  • Motor racing: Lowe expects 'ugly' halo effect to wear off quickly

    LONDON (Reuters) - Criticism of Formula One's "ugly" new head protection device should subside once the new season has started, Williams technical boss Paddy Lowe said.

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  • Motor racing: Lowe expects "ugly" halo effect to wear off quickly

    LONDON (Reuters) - Criticism of Formula One's "ugly" new head protection device should subside once the new season has started, Williams technical boss Paddy Lowe said.

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