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Cabinet approves bill on implementing anti-doping policy

Following a proposal by Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport Edith Schippers, the cabinet has decided to approve the bill on ...

News item | 09-09-2016 | 17:29

Statement Minister Schippers EU council Ministers of Sport

Sport is great fun, but only if the game is played fairly: on the field and in the boardroom of sports organisations  and of ...

News item | 31-05-2016 | 21:16

National Prevention Programme to kick off in February 2014

'Health matters'. That’s the title of a new National Prevention Programme proposed by Health Minister Edith Schippers and State ...

News item | 11-10-2013 | 11:02

Tough approach to hooligans, more room for supporters

In the coming years, football hooligans will be dealt with severely in order to prevent them from disturbing the peace at or in ...

News item | 23-05-2011 | 14:55

Dutch gaming policy will be modernised

The legal offer of games of chance will be expanded. State Secretary Teeven intends for Dutch gaming policy to move with the ...

News item | 19-03-2011 | 09:15

‘Don't be blue, be orange’: England football fans ‘go Dutch’ at Euro 2008

London, Monday: European affairs minister Frans Timmermans launched the ‘ Just Go Dutch’ campaign. Its goal: to get England ...

News item | 04-06-2008 | 15:44

Home-grown players rule is “step in the right direction” say Timmermans and Bussemaker

European affairs minister Frans Timmermans and state secretary for sport Jet Bussemaker have welcomed the European Commission’s ...

News item | 30-05-2008 | 16:21

Timmermans in talks with European sports associations

Today, European affairs minister Frans Timmermans and his French counterpart Jean-Pierre Jouyet are visiting the Union of ...

News item | 24-04-2008 | 11:43

Dutch aid for sport in developing countries

On 11 February, development cooperation minister Bert Koenders and State Secretary for Health, Welfare and Sport Jet Bussemaker ...

News item | 12-02-2008 | 10:51

Olympic Games an opportunity for improving human rights

The Netherlands regards the Olympic Games as an opportunity for human rights in China to feature more prominently on the ...

News item | 14-11-2007 | 17:01

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