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3 takeaways from Tuesday's Champions League action

Andrew Couldridge / Reuters<p>The Champions League returned on Tuesday, and a slate of eight games was highlighted by a 'keeper who shut down the …

Sports

Feyenoord coach bullish despite Champions League setbacks

ROTTERDAM (Reuters) - Feyenoord might have lost a third Champions League group match but their performance in their 2-1 home defeat to Shakhtar Donetsk has encouraged coach Giovanni van Bronckhorst ahead of Sunday's Dutch league clash against Ajax Amsterdam.<p>"Morale is good...really," he told …

Soccer

Bernard brace leads Shakhtar to 2-1 win at Feyenoord

Brazil winger Bernard scored twice Tuesday to lead 10-man Shakhtar Donetsk to a 2-1 victory at Feyenoord that solidified the Ukrainian team's grip on …

Soccer

Amazing Rotterdam | Stuck in Customs

Less than 3 days left!<p>The so-called 5 Day Deal now only has 3 days left. If you’re just getting started with photography, or even been at it for a …

Photography

Rare five-legged cat found wandering the streets of Rotterdam

This five-legged cat has baffled animal rescuers.<p>Quin was discovered limping around on the streets of Rotterdam, in Holland, by passers-by who then …

Cats

Rafael Nadal makes Shanghai semis, ties Andre Agassi for wins in Open Era

SHANGHAI (AP) — Rafael Nadal tied Andre Agassi for sixth place on the list of all-time Open Era wins when he reached the Shanghai Masters semifinals on Friday.<p>Topping Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria 6-4, 6-7 (6), 6-3 was his 870th match win. Nadal also improved his win streak to 15 having won the China …

Tennis

First two 3Emotion Fuel Cell Electric buses start to drive in Rotterdam

It is now widely acknowledged that the future of public transport buses will have to be zero-emission. Fuel cell electric buses (FCEB’s - also called …

Transportation

5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me When I First Started: Avram Miller, Former VP at Intel

“Learn to be both strategic and tactical. A great strategy with poor execution looks like a bad strategy.”<p><i>I had the pleasure of interviewing Avram Miller, self-proclaimed corporate trouble maker. Avram was formerly Corp. Vice President of Business Development at Intel and the Co-Founder of Intel</i> …

San Mateo County

Aussies abroad: Leckie's Hertha surprise Bayern Munich

Mathew Leckie has been part of an impressive Bundesliga comeback overnight while other Caltex Socceroos have seen game time ahead of Thursday night's …

Soccer

Aussies Abroad Weekend Wrap

UK<p>In the English Premier League, <b>Mathew Ryan</b> played a full match for Brighton & Hove Albion as they lost 2-0 to Arsenal. <b>Aaron Mooy</b> started and played …

Soccer

16 Places to Visit in the Netherlands That Aren't Amsterdam

Amsterdam is probably the first stop on anyone's trip to the Netherlands—and for good reason. But there is so much more to this small country (about one-third the size of Pennsylvania) than its capital city. Think rows of windmills, fields of tulips, and cities bursting with culture and charm. …

Europe

Netherlands has most competitive economy in EU, 4th in world

For the second year in a row, the Netherlands has the most competitive economy in the European Union, and the fourth most competitive economy in the …

Economics

Naive Feyenoord taught Champions League lesson... again

NAPLES (Reuters) - Feyenoord's naivety after a 15-year Champions League absence was cruelly exposed once more on Tuesday as Napoli pounced on the Dutch side's mistakes and cruised to a comfortable 3-1 victory, coach Giovanni van Bronckhorst said.<p>"We were competitive for a long period of the game …

Soccer

Jones Feyenoord suffer second Champions League loss

After going down 4-0 to Manchester City on Matchday 1, the Dutch champions faced a tricky away trip to Serie A leaders Napoli on Tuesday.<p>However, it …

Soccer

Sparta Rotterdam Keeper Saves Deluge Of Point-Blank Shots By Morphing Into Spider-Man

Soccer highlights generally depict the cool things players do to beat goalkeepers en route to scoring, but sometimes it’s the goalkeeper himself who …

Netherlands

Napoli's resilience impressing Sarri ahead of Feyenoord

2017-09-26 11:16<p>Dries Mertens (Getty Images)<p>Naples - Coach <b>Maurizio Sarri</b> believes <b>Napoli</b> have the resilience to bounce back from their damaging</b> …

Soccer

WATCH: Dutch Goalkeeper Makes 4 Incredible Reaction Saves in 4 Seconds

Despite suffering a 1-0 defeat at the hands of ADO Den Haag on Saturday, 25-year-old Sparta Rotterdam keeper Roy Kortsmit was still a hero after …

Soccer

Europe's Largest Port Launches Blockchain Research Lab

The Dutch port of Rotterdam, the biggest shipping hub in Europe, is opening a research lab devoted to blockchain technology.<p>Conceived as a "knowledge …

Blockchain

If a goalkeeper did this to you in FIFA 18, you’d demand a refund

This shouldn’t be possible.<p>Robert Zwinkels, the goalkeeper for Dutch team ADO Den Haag, had the highlight of his life on Saturday. Watch as he inexplicably saves four shots from Sparta Rotterdam attackers in less than 10 seconds.<p>Every time something like this happens to me in FIFA or Football …

Sports

Both High and Low Levels of Magnesium in Blood Linked to Dementia Risk

<i>Summary: A new study in Neurology reveals people whose blood magnesium levels are either too high or two low face an increased risk of developing</i> …

Diabetes

OPEN CALL ROTTERDAM PHOTO 2018

PRESS RELEASE Open call for photographers at Rotterdam Photo 2018 For the third edition of Rotterdam Photo the organization invites independent …

Photojournalism

Let me loose against Syria, says Goodwin

Named in a preliminary 30-man squad for the win-or-bust World Cup play-off against the war-ravaged nation over two legs - on October 5 and 10 - …

Soccer

Feyenoord fans banned from Champions League trip to Napoli

The San Paolo stadium will only have home supporters for the Italian side's clash with Eredivisie outfit, after a local government ruling<p>Feyenoord have revealed that the local government in Naples has banned their supporters from attending the upcoming Champions League game against Napoli on …

Soccer

'No Dutch fans will be welcome' for match between Napoli, Feyenoord

Carl Recine / Reuters<p>Feyenoord Rotterdam's fans won't be crossing Europe.<p>On Monday, Feyenoord received a copy of a document issued to SSC Napoli by …

Soccer

The Giant Of Rotterdam

A statue of the second tallest Dutchman in history.<p>Rigardus Rijnhout required about five times as much food as most men. His poor family struggled to …

Culture

Manchester City ruthlessness reminds Guardiola of great Barcelona vintage

The Premier League side have scored nine goals without reply in their last two games, reminding their manager of his ruthless Barca side<p>Pep Guardiola says Manchester City are beginning to remind him of his great Barcelona side after a dominant week domestically and abroad.<p>City demolished 10-man …

Soccer

Three players the Socceroos need for crucial World Cup play-offs

Craig Goodwin (Sparta Rotterdam - Eredivisie)<p>The 25-year-old Adelaide-born winger scored the winner in Rotterdam’s 1-0 win over FC Twente at the …

Soccer

Feyenoord 0 Manchester City 4: John Stones scores twice as City run riot

This will have been a hard watch for Feyenoord fans but the Dutch know Total Football when they see it and the purist in them must have wanted to doff their caps to Pep Guardiola’s vibrant side.<p>The Dutch champions were making their first appearance in the Champions League for 14 years and, let’s …

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UK<p>The British Virgin Islands was under curfew Tuesday as the Caribbean archipelago, still reeling from the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma...<p>1 …

Soccer

City cannot get carried away by Feyenoord win, says Guardiola

(Reuters) - Manchester City must not get carried away by their 4-0 win at Feyenoord and stay true to their attacking philosophy on the road if they are to do well in the Champions League, manager Pep Guardiola has said.<p>City equalled their biggest Champions League victory, destroying the Dutch …

Soccer