Episode 117: Soccer, basketball, handball, duathlon and ice skatingFirst aired: Monday, 8 February 2016 at 17.00 hours
In this epsiode of SPORT: a summary of Harkemase Boys – DOS'37. Furthermore, Donar will play against Zwolle, marathon ice skating from Groningen, a story on women's handball team DOS, the cross duathlon in Norg and an interview with skater Douwe de Vries, who is looking forward to the World Distance Championships in Russia.
Soccer: Harkemase Boys – DOS‘37
This weekend Harkemase Boys plays their first serious competition match in the Hoofdklasse Zaterdag. The team of coach Jan Vlap is still at the top of the Hoofdklasse and strives to be this season’s champion. Opponent DOS'37 from Vriezenveen is at the 13th place and fights against relegation.
Basketball: Donar – Zwolle
Donar Groningen is getting in shape. Last weekend they won against Aris Leeuwarden for the third time in a row. Donar will play at home against Zwolle, the leader in the Dutch Basketball League. This is a chance for Donar to show how good they really are.
Ice Skating: Marathon Cup Groningen
The marathon riders are back in the Netherlands after racing on the Weissensee in Austria. This weekend the sixteenth race of the Marathon Cup will take place in Groningen. The ladies will be skating 70 laps, the men will be skating 125 laps.
Handball: Handball in Northern Netherlands
The ladies of handball team DOS from Emmer-Compascuum are having a challenging season. The team, coached by Rob Fiege, occupies the sixth spot in the top division. With this they're allowed to participate in the champions pool. Although DOS isn't doing too well, women's handball is flourishing. The Dutch national team was the runner-up during the World Championship, which gives handball in the Northern Netherlands a big boost.
Duathlon: Crossduathlon Norg
This weekend the eighteenth edition of the Cross Duathlon will be held in Norg. First the participants need to run 6 km, then they will have to cover 19.5 km on mountainbikes and finally another 3 km run. The trail leads the participants through the beautiful area surrounding Norg.
Speed skating: Interview with Douwe de Vries
Douwe de Vries is one of the three Dutch skaters who will be riding the 5 km at the World Championship Single Distance. De Vries rides for Team Lotto NL - Jumbo and is a teammate of Sven Kramer. De Vries is hoping to win a medal in Kolomna.