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...needing to finish eighth or better to win the title, finishes inches behind the winner.2012 - Esther Vergeer of the Netherlands captures her fourth straight Paralympics title in the wheelchair tennis women's singles with a 6-0, 6-3 victory...
Netherlands beats host Brazil 3-0 to finish 3rd

...scored early goals to help give the Netherlands a 3-0 win over host Brazil...Saturday.With the result, the Netherlands finishes a World Cup the Germans four days ago. The Netherlands took advantage with quick passes...
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...S. women's 400-meter freestyle relay team, anchored by 41-year-old Dara Torres, takes the silver behind the Netherlands' Olympic record effort. It's the 10th medal of Torres' career.2008 - Ireland's Padraig Harrington rallies...
Special delivery: Frozen sperm and a litter of rare pups

...frozen sperm from a stud dog in the Netherlands, Ann Boochever and Scott Miller's...The breed is more plentiful in the Netherlands where it originates (and where...there was a puppy available - in the Netherlands.Boochever said she and Miller...
Dutch play down revenge talk ahead of Spain clash

...2010 World Cup final between the Netherlands and Spain, the Dutch were playing...possible indication of the way the Netherlands will play on Friday, coach Louis...overcoming the quality deficit the Netherlands has compared to Spain.This...
Brazil, Belgium tough day; Russia-Korea draw

...thumped 5-1 last week by the Netherlands - would walk away with this should...have now played at least once. The Netherlands and Germany, which scored four...Thomas Mueller for Germany, the Netherlands' duo of Robin Van Persie and...
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World Cup Quarterfinal Capsules

...only add to his reputation as a tactical mastermind, the Netherlands coach led his team into the World Cup semifinals after...prepared for our own penalties."In the semifinals, the Netherlands will face Lionel Messi and his Argentina teammates...
Costa Rica coach learned from Dutch master

...few years later he would lead the Netherlands to its one and only international...when his Costa Rica team meets the Netherlands on Saturday in the quarterfinals...scoring the crucial opening goal in the Netherlands 2-0 defeat of Chile.Van Gaal...
Argentina reaches World Cup final after penalties

...the World Cup final with a 4-2 shootout win over the Netherlands after tough defending and a lack of creative spark...played West Germany in both the '86 and '90 finals.The Netherlands, which has never won the World Cup, was seeking...
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...women's Wimbledon final, Billie Jean King beats Chris Evert, 6-0, 7-5.1974 - In Munich, West Germany beats the Netherlands 2-1 to win soccer's World Cup.1980 - Larry Holmes retains his WBC heavyweight title with a seventh-round TKO...


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